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LNJP Hospital, New Delhi Staff Nurse  II Examination 2013


1. The human skeletal system consists of how many bones?
a.    201 bones
b.    206 bones
c.    198 bones
d.    105 bones

2. The blood plasma contains
a.    90 % of water
b.    80 % of water
c.    92 % of water
d.    60 % of water

3. What is the ultimate product of the 'Blood coagulation process"
a.    Fibrin
b.    Thrombin
c.    Thromboplastin
d.    prothrombin

4. Who is a universal donor : a person with
  1. Blood  Group AB
  2. Blood Group O
  3. Blood Group A
  4. Blood Group B

5. Which part of the brain is responsible for co-ordination of movements?
  1. Brain  stem
  2. Cerebellum
  3. Thalamus
  4. Hypothalamus

6. Which of the following represents the correct pathway for conduction of an action  potential throughtheheart?
a.    AVNode, AV Bundle, SA node, Purkinje fibers, Bundle branches
b.    AV node, Bundle branches, bundle of His, SA Node, Purkije fibers
c.    SA Node, Bundle of His, Bundle branches, AV Node, Purkinje fibers
d.    SA Node, AV Node, Bundle of His, Bundle Branches, Purkinje fibres

7. Which of the following  deficiencies causes "Kwashiorkor" ?
a.    Carbohydrates
b.    Proteins
c.    Fats
d.    Vitamin A

8. Fertilization of the ovum takes  place in the
a.    Vagina
b.    Uterus
c.    Oviduct (Fallopian Tube)
d.    Cervix

9. Excretory unit of kidney is :
a.    Bowman's capsule
b.    Glomerulus
c.    Nephron
d.    Henle's loop

10. A patient who decides to leave the hospital  against medical  advice (LAMA) must sign a form. What is the purpose of this form?
a.    To indicate the patient's wishes
b.    To use in the eent of readmission
c.    To release the physician and hospital from  legal responsibility for the  patient's health status
d.    To ethically inllustrate that  the patient has  control of his  or  her own care and treatment

11. Of the following which term  is used to express the difference between apical  pulse and radial pulse?
a.    Pulse deficit
b.    Pulse amplitude
c.    Rhythm deficit
d.    Heart amplitude

12. With aging blood pressure is often higher due to
a.     Loss of muscle mass
b.    Changes in exercise and diet
c.    Decreased peripheral resistance
d.    Decreased elasticity in arterial walls

13. What is the most  dangerious complication of venous thrombus?
a.     Chronic occlusion of vein
b.    Formation of veous ulcers
c.    Plmonary embolism
d.    Gangrenous development of veins

14. Of the following which degree of burns is painless?
a.    First Degree
b.    Second Degree
c.    Third degree
d.    None of the above

15. In which surgery part of stomach is removed and remaining portion is anastomosed to the duodenum ?
a.    Gastro-jejunostomy
b.    Gastro-duodenostomy
c.    Gastretomy
d.    Endoscopic mucosal resection

16. The shock which follows severe allergic reaction is called :
a.     Distributive shock
b.    Septic shock
c.    Anaphylactic shock
d.    Neurogenic shock

17. The pancreas produces which two hormones
a.    Epinephrine and Insulin
b.    Melatonin and Glucagon
c.    Glucagon and Epinephrin
d.    Insulin and Glucagon

18. Exophthalmos of the eyes is associated with which of the following disease?
a.    Myxedema
b.    Cretinism
c.    Grave's disease
d.    Cushing's disease

19. Tightness of the prepuce (foreskin of the penis) is called :
a.    Orchitis
b.    Prostatitis
c.    Phimosis
d.    Balanitis

20. Which is the commonest early symptom  of  hepatitis  A ?
a.    Loss of appetite
b.    Abdominal distention
c.    Ecchymosis
d.    Shortness of breath

21. System of storage and transport of vaccines at low temperature from the manufacturer to the vaccination site is called :
a.    Cold chain
b.    Deep freezers
c.    Deep small freezers
d.    Cold room

22.  The following is a live vaccine
a.    BCG
b.    Measles
c.    Cholera
d.    (a) & ((b)

23. Mantoux test is used to diagnose which of the following diseases ?
a.    Diphtheria
b.    AIDS
c.    TB
d.    Measles

24. Which of the following statement is false ?
a.    Infection with HIV results in a chronic disease with acute exacerbations
b.    Late stage detection is called AIDS
c.    Untreated HIV infection can remain in the early chronic stage for a decade or more
d.    Opportunistic disease occur more often when the CD4 + T-cells count is high and viral load is low.

25. Which of the following chemical is the most powerful disinfectant?
a.    Dettol
b.    Phenol
c.    Lysol
d.    KMnO4

26. Which of the following drug is not available as 'Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI)' ?
a.    Salbutamol
b.    Aminophylline
c.    Albuterol
d.    Terbutaline

27. Nephrotic syndrome is characterized by :
a.    Hematuria, Proteinuria, Hypertension
b.    Pyuria, Oliguria, Hematuria
c.    Hematuria, Azotemia, Hypertension
d.    Proteinuria, Edema, Hyperlipidemia

28. Which of the following terms denotes infection of the middle ear?
a.    Sinusitis
b.    Mastoiditis
c.    Otitis media
d.    Labyrinthitis

29. "Tracheostomy" is usually performed between the tracheal rings of cartilage of
a.    Second and third
b.    Third and fourth
c.    Fourth and fifth
d.    All of the above

30. Which of the following terms denotes "Abnormal sensitivity to light"
a.    Hydrophobia
b.    Diplopia
c.    Aphasia
d.    Photophobia

31. Visual acuity may be assessed by using a Snellen's chart. If a patient has acuity of 6/12 in both eyes, it means :
a.    The patient can see twice as well as normal
b.    The patient has double vision
c.    The patient has less than normal vision
d.    The patient has normal vision

32. Which of the following activities produces heart sounds?
a.    Blood flow through the heart
b.    Movement of blood into the heart and aorta
c.    Contraction of the cardiac muscle
d.    Closure of the heart valves

33. As a part of the assessment of the cranial nerves, the nurse asks the patient to raise the eyebrows, smile and show the  teeth. Tthese actions provide information about which cranial nerve?
a.    Olfactory nerve
b.    Optic nerve
c.    Facial nerve
d.    Vagus nerve

34. Which of the following instruments is used to measure intra-ocular pressure?
a.    Oculometer
b.    Perimeter
c.    Tonometer
d.    Manometer

35. A vaginal fistula that opens into the rectum is called :
a.    Vesico-vaginal fistula
b.    Colo-vaginal fistula
c.    Recto-vaginal fistula
d.    Entero-vaginal fistula

36. Which of the following is not  considered as an obstetrical  emergency ?
a.     Ectopic pregnancy
b.    Placenta anterior
c.    Placenta previa
d.    Eclampsia

37. Which of the following is the expansion of /  full form of 'AED' ?
a.     Arrhythmia eliminating device
b.    Authorized emergency defibrillator
c.    Advanced emergency defibrillator
d.    Automated external defibrillator

38. What is the purpose of prescribing 'Acetyl salicylic acid (Aspirin)' for the patient who has Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) ?
a.    To relieve pain
b.    To reduce fever
c.    To diminish inflammation
d.    To decrease platelet adhesion

39. When the nurse is assessing a patient who has  cirrhosis of the liver, which of the  following findings would indicate that the patient's  condition is worsening?
a.    Positive babinski sign
b.    Visual field loss
c.    Flapping hand tremors
d.    Bilateral basal lung crepitations

40. An adult patient requires CPR. What should be the "compression---Ventilation ratio ?
a.    15:2
b.    20:2
c.    25:2
d.    30:2

41. "Carotid pulse" should be checked for
a.    5-10 seconds
b.    10-15 seconds
c.    15-20 seconds
d.    Less than 5 seconds

42. Heimlich maneuver involves the following :
a.    Abdominal thrusts
b.    Chest compressions
c.    Blind finger sweep in throat
d.    Jaw thrust

43. Which is the outermost membrane of the placenta?
a.    Amnion
b.    Chorion
c.    Yolk sac
d.    Cotyledons

44. 'Recommended Disinfectant' used for handling spills is :
a.    10% Sodium Hypochlorite
b.    1% Sodium Hypochlorite
c.    5% Bleach Solution
d.    2% Bleach solution

45. Universal Precautions in hospital  involve :-
a.     Mask & Gown
b.    Hand Washing
c.    Gloving
d.    All of the above



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