Nursing Question Papers 1

Nursing Question Papers 1


1. Health worker female will register:
(a) pregnant women from 3 months of pregnancy onwards
(b) married women in the reproductive period
(c) children through systematic home visits and at clinics
(d) all of these

2. The primary nursing diagnosis for a female client with a medical diagnosis of major depression would be
(a) situational low self- esteem R/T altered role
(b) powerlessness R/T loss of idealized self
(c) spiritual distress R/T depression
(d) impaired verbal communication R/T depression

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3. Desmopressin (DDAVP), an analog of ADH is administered in children to treat
(a) Convulsions
(b) neurogenic diabetes insipidus
(c) encephalitis
(d) none of these

4. Under Five clinic service includes
(a) care in illness
(b) family planning
(c) oral rehydration
(d) all of these

5. An increased pulsation, felt through the lateral fornices at 8th week of pregnancy is called
(a) Goodell’s sign
(b) Chadwick sign
(c) Osiander’s sign
(d) Piskaceli’s sign

6. During neonatal period, anaemia may be caused by
(a) Haemorrhage
(b) Hemolysis
(c) Infections
(d) all of these

7. The most crucial stage of labour is _________ of labour
(a) First Stage
(b) Second stage
(c) Third stage
(d) All stages

8. A 4years old child accidentally splashes detergents into his eyes. Eye decontamination may be achieved by copious irrigation with
(a) alkaline irrigating solution
(b) water
(c) acid
(d) none of these

9. A pregnancy in which the fertilized ovum is implanted and develops outside the normal uterine cavity is called
(a) vaginal fistula
(b) ectopic pregnancy
(c) hydramnios
(d) hydatiform mole

10. The principle of management which implies that for one action, an employee should receive orders from one superior only, is
(a) discipline
(b) division of work
(c) unity of command
(d) unity of direction

11. True postpartum haemorrhage is a blood loss in excess of 500ml which occurs
(a) subsequent to expulsion of placenta
(b) before expulsion of placenta
(c) beyond 24 hours and within puerperium
(d) none of these

12. Severe anaemia during pregnancy may contribute to complications such as
(a) pre-eclampsia
(b) heart failure
(c) pre-term labour
(d) all of these

13. In case of mild puerperal sepsis, lochial discharge is
(a) Scanty
(b) Odourless
(c) offensive and copious
(d) none of these

14. The term Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) refers to
(a) WHO recommended ORS solution
(b) food based solutions
(c) solutions made from sugar & salt
(d) all of these

15. A client with schizophrenia hears a voice telling him he is evil and must die. This implies that the client is experiencing
(a) a delusion
(b) flight of ideas
(c) ideas of reference
(d) a hallucination

16. Indications for episiotomy may include EXCEPT
(a) rigid perineum
(b) anticipating perineal tear
(c) all cases of vaginal delivery
(d) previous perineal surgery

17. The maximum possible score in Apgar scoring is
(a) 10
(b) 12
(c) 8
(d) 6

18. Prolonged deficiency of vitamin A in children’s diet may result in a syndrome of
(a) Marasmus
(b) Kwashiorkor
(c) Xerophthalmia
(d) none of these

19. The drugs of varying chemical nature that have the power to excite contractions of the uterine muscles
(a) Prostaglandins
(b) Oxytocics
(c) Oxytocin
(d) Ergot derivatives

20. The uterus, at term pregnancy, measures about ________ in length
(a) 20 cm
(b) 25 cm
(c) 30 cm
(d) 35 cm

21. Treatment for Rheumatic fever in children includes
(a) bed rest & diet
(b) penicillin
(c) suppressive therapy
(d) all of these

22. Dissolution in the continuity of the uterine wall any time beyond 28 weeks of pregnancy is called
(a) Subinvolution
(b) Oligohydramnios
(c) Rupture of uterus
(d) None of these

23. A training programme which is intended to acquaint a newly hires employee with job responsibilities, work place, clients and co- workers is called
(a) job orientation
(b) in-service education
(c) continuing education
(d) none of these

24. The process of fusion of the spermatozoon with the mature ovum is called
(a) Fertilization
(b) Implantation
(c) Ovulation
(d) Oogenesis

25. The relative indication for caesarean section is
(a) central placenta praevia
(b) malpresentation
(c) pelvic mass
(d) contracted pelvis