Study guide for nursing competitive exams

Medical-Surgical Nursing (Question set 1)

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The following defects are all partially associated with marfan's syndrome, Except:
    A) Aortic aneurysm
    B) Retinal detachment
    C) Kyphosis
    D) Pectus deformity

2. HIV-1 belongs to one of the families of retroviruses.Which one?

    A) Lentivirus
    B) Tachyvirus
    C) Paromovirus
    D) Parvovirus

3. Cysts of Echinococcus are seen most commonly in___

    A) Liver
    B) Lung
    C) Abdominal cavity
    D) Brain

4. A liver hydatid is best imaged by___

    A) Plain X-ray abdomen
    B) Tc-99m isotope scan
    C) Ultrasound
    D) CT scan

5. In a wound abscess, the commonest bacterium found is___

    A) Staphylococcus aureus
    B) Streptococcus pyogenes
    C) Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    D) Bacteroides

6. Which of the following contributes LEAST to persistent foot infection in diabetics?

    A) Poor immunity
    B) Peripheral neuropathy
    C) Severe peripheral vascular disease
    D) Frequent deformities

7. How many cells does the human cochlea contain?

    A) 15,000
    B) 150,000
    C) 1,500,000
    D) 15,000,000

8. A 70 year old heavy smoker presents with hoarseness. Which of the following cancers is least likely cause of his hoarseness?

    A) Laryngeal cancer
    B) Thyroid cancer
    C) Lung cancer
    D) Esophageal cancer

9. The following is not a complication of tracheostomy:

    A) Subcutaneous emphysema
    B) Pneumomediastinum
    C) Pneumothorax
    D) Increased work of breathing

10. Immediate treatment of dog bite?

    A) Hospitalize
    B) Application of antiseptic
    C) Wash the wound with soap and water
    D) Suturing