Study guide for nursing competitive exams

Mental Health Nursing (Question set 1)

Objective questions

1. Personality disorder in which an individual suspects that other people will harm him, is___
     a) Cyclothymic
     b) Hypomanic
     c) Melancholic
     d) Paranoid

2. In following which is not a disturbance of consciousness___
     a) Stupor
     b) Hallucination
     c) Confusion
     d) Coma

3. Delirium is a disorder of___
     a) Consciousness
     b) Perception
     c) Memory
     d) Thought

4. Hallucination is a disorder of___
     a) Perception
     b) Consciousness
     c) Memory
     d) Thought

5. Disorder of consciousness in which patient remains motionless and mute, is___
     a) Confusion
     b) Clouding of consciousness
     c) Hallucination
     d) Stupor

6. Disorder of motor activity in which the person constantly maintains a position without any movement is___
     a) Mannerism
     b) Cataplexy
     c) Verbigeration
     d) Negativism 

7. A mental disorder characterized by stereotype speech is___
     a) Mannerism
     b) Cataplexy
     c) Verbigeration
     d) Negativism

8. Perception of a stimulus in the absence of an actual stimulus is known as ___
     a) Illusion
     b) Hallucination
     c) Verbigeration
     d) Delusion

9. The type of delusion most commonly seen in manic patients is___
     a) Delusion of persecution
     b) Delusion of grandeur
     c) Delusion of guilt
     d) Nihilistic delusion

10. Which type of delusional disorder commonly found in paranoid schizophrenia___
     a) Delusion of persecution
     b) Delusion of grandeur
     c) Delusion of guilt
     d) Nihilistic delusion

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

Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism

Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism

Anatomy and physiology (Question set 1)

Objective questions

1. The innermost layer of epidermis is called as___
     a) Cornium
     b) Lucidum
     c) Granulosum
     d) Germinative

2. the pigment which is responsible for colour of the skin is___
     a) Melanin
     b) Carotene
     c) Red pigment
     d) All

3. Most part of heat loss from the body occours through the___
     a) Lungs
     b) Kidney
     c) Skin
     d) Brain

4. Epidermis is thickest on the___
     a) Elbow
     b) Palms oh the hands
     c) fingers
     d) Head

5. The most abundant tissue in human body___
     a) Epithelial
     b) Connective
     c) Muscle
     d) Nervous

6. In following which substance is not transported across the cell membrane by simple diffusion___
     a) Fatty acids
     b) Oxygen
     c) Glucose
     d) Steriods

7. The epithelial tissue which is found in the uterine tubes is___
     a) Squamous
     b) Cilliated
     c) Columnar
     d) simple

8. What is the function of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum in the cell___
     a) They form protein
     b) They synthesize lipids
     c) They synthesize ATP
     d) All of the above

9. In which body structure keratinised stratified epithelium is found___
     a) Conjuctiva of the eyes
     b) Hair
     c) Airway
     d) Stomach

10. Extrusion of waste material through the plasma membrane of a cell is known as___
     a) Pinocytosis
     b) Phagocytosis
     c) Exocytosis
     d) Leucocytosis

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

Some Facts ( Anatomy And Physiology ) Part - 3

Some Facts ( Anatomy And Physiology ) Part - 2

Some Facts ( Anatomy And Physiology ) Part - 1

Model Question paper - 1

Objective questions

1. Dementia is related to loss of
     a) Hearing 
     b) Sleep
     c) Memory
     d) Appetite

2. Beri-Beri is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin
     a) Vit B1
     b) Vit B2
     c) Vit B6
     d) Vit B12

3. "Athletes foot" is caused by
     a) Bacterial infection 
     b) Allergy
     c) Virus
     d) Fungus

4. Normal position of the uterus is;
     a) Retroverted
     b) Anteverted
     c) Retroverted, antiflexed
     d) Anteverted antiflexed

5. The placental development will complete in the following gestational week
     a) 6th week
     b) 8th week
     c) 10th week
     d) 12th week

6. Marked softening of the cervix during antenatal period is known as
     a) Osiander's sign
     b) Goodell's sign
     c) Jacquemier's sign
     d) Hegar's sign

7. _____ is not a congenital anomaly.
     a) Diaphragmatic hernia
     b) Imperforate anus
     c) Enuresis
     d) Spina bifida

8. Deficiency of posterior pituitary causes
     a) Dwarfism
     b) Diabetes insipidus
     c) Diabetes mellitus
     d) Chorea

9. Sunset eyes are seen in
     a) Dehydration
     b) Hydrocephalus
     c) Scurvy
     d) Conjunctivitis

10. In tetanus ____ is observed
     a) Lordosis
     b) Kyphosis
     c) Opisthotonos
     d) Scoliosis

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

Pharmacology (Question set 1)

Objective questions

1. Drugs are excreted from the body through.. 
     a) Kidney
     b) Breast milk, saliva, sweat & bile
     c) Intestine
     d) All of the above

2. Application of the drug to the skin usually by a friction is known as..
     a) Insertion
     b) Insufflation
     c) Instillation
     d) Inunction

3. When the drug is introduced in the bone marrow, the route is called as... 
     a) Intraperitoneal
     b) Intrathecal
     c) Intramedullary
     d) Intra-arterial

4. Test dose of penicillin is administered by which of the following route?
     a) Subcutaneous
     b) Intravenous
     c) Intramuscular
     d) Intradermal

5. Substances used to counteract the effects of poison are-
     a) Antitussives
     b) Antidotes
     c) Anti-inflammatory
     d) Anesthetics

6. Which vitamin is known as anti-sterility vitamin..
     a) Vitamin C
     b) Vitamin E
     c) Vitamin A
     d) Vitamin K

7. 5% dextrose in normal saline is ?
     a) Isotonic
     b) Hypotonic
     c) Hypertonic
     d) Neutral

8. Quantity of adrenaline in 100ml of 1 in 1000 solution is.. 
     a) 1 gm
     b) 10 gm
     c) 0.1 gm
     d) 100 gm

9. 5 pints is same as
     a) 1500 ml
     b) 1000 ml
     c) 3500 ml
     d) 2500 ml

10. Which of the following is a antiemetic drug ?
     a) Metclopramide
     b) Domperidone
     c) Ondansterone
     d) All of the above

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