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Reg. No:…………………..
First Year Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Examinations-

November 2015
Biochemistry and Biophysics

Time: 3 Hours                                                                                                                                                    Total Marks: 75
Answer all questions.
Draw diagrams wherever necessary
Write section A and section B in separate answer books(32 pages).
Do not mix up questions from section A and section B.

QP CODE: 103011 Section A
Marks: 37½
Biochemistry
Essay: (10)
1. Explain how lipids are digested and absorbed from the body.

Short notes:         (4x5=20)
2. Urea cycle
3. Glucose tolerance test
4. Diagnostic importance of enzymes
5. Properties and functions of water in human body
Answer briefly: (3x2 ½ =7 ½)
6. Hypoglycemia
7. Mention the normal level of fasting blood glucose, serum cholesterol, serum creatinine,
serum potassium and serum uric acid level.
8. Mitochondria
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QP CODE: 104011 Section B-
Marks: 37½
Biophysics

Essay:         (10)
1. Describe the regulation of body temperature. Mention the use of heat for sterilization          (5+5=10)

Short notes:         (4x5=20)
2. Define simple machines and explain the different types of simple machines.
3. Newton’s law of motion with suitable examples
4. Relative humidity and its application in nursing
5. ECT

Answer briefly:         (3x2½=7½)
6. Measurement of ocular pressure.
7. Biological effects of light.
8. Radiation hazards.



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