Study guide for nursing competitive exams

Fundamentals of nursing (Question set 1)

Objective questions
1. Collapsing pulse is also known as.....
   (a) Bounding pulse
   (b) Water-hammer pulse
   (c) Pulse-alternos
   (d) Bigeminal pulse

2. In an healthy person stroke volume is about
   (a) 50 ml
   (b) 100 ml
   (c) 70 ml
   (d) 170 ml

3. In children calculation of drug is done on the basis of
   (a) Age
   (b) Weight
   (c) Height
   (d) Lenght

4. Drug that cause expulsion of gas from intestinal tract
   (a) Astringent
   (b) Carminatives
   (c) Catharatics
   (d) Emetics

5. 1 gallon is equal to
   (a) 2000 ml
   (b) 3000 ml
   (c) 4000 ml
   (d) 5000 ml

6. The most preferred intramuscular injection site for children and infant is
   (a) Deltiod site
   (b) Dorsogluteal site
   (c) Ventro gluteal site
   (d) Vastus lateralis site

7. Insomnia means
   (a) Inability to walk
   (b) Unconsciousness
   (c) Inability to sleep
   (d) Inability to eat

8. Term malena means
   (a) Dark coloured stool, containing blood
   (b) Pus in the urine
   (c) Painful micturation
   (d) Sugar in the urine

9. The enema given to relieve gaseous distention is
   (a) Cold enema
   (b) Antihelminthic enema
   (c) Carminative enema
   (d) Purgative enema

10. Involuntary passing of urine is known as
   (a) Enuresis
   (b) Elimination
   (c) Micturation
   (d) Defecation

Answer keys
1.B 2.C 3.B 4.B 5.C 6.D 7.C 8.A 9.C 10.A