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Kerala PSC RCC Staff Nurse Exam 2014
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1. Menstruation is inhibited by

Ans: progesterone

2. Epinephrine is secreted by

Ans: adrenal medulla

3. Shick test is done in

Ans: Diphtheria

4. Ascites due to liver cirrhosis is managed with the diuretic drug

Ans: Spironolactone

5. A drug used to reduce blood ammonia level to prevent hepatic encephalopathy

Ans: Lactulose

6. The most reliable physical assessment indicator of low oxygen in the blood

Ans: cyanosis of the oral mucosa or conjunctiva

7. Trendelenburg positon is not used in

Ans: Dyspnea

8. The anti tuberculosis drug that can damage the eighth cranial nerve

Ans: streptomycin

9. An antiplatlet drug given to patient with myocardial infraction

Ans: Aspirin

10. Insertion of a catheter into the renal pelvis by a percutaneous puncture is

Ans: nephrostomy

11. Tab.Digoxin should not be given when patient has

Ans: Bradycardia

12. A disease that can arise form normal bacterial flora, especially after prolonged antibiotic therapy

Ans: candidiasis

13. Blood transfusion reaction is

Ans: cytotoxic hypersensitivity

14. Blood flow in the upper extremity is assessed by;

Ans: Allen’s Test

15. Physical regulation of the body temperature by the loss of heat is

Ans: Thermolysis

16. The most common deficiency seen in alcoholics

Ans: Thiamine

17. A safe method of open the airway of an unconscious patient with suspected spinal cord injury

Ans: Jaw thrust method

18. ICN adopted the code of ethics in the year

Ans: 1973

19. Drugs used to decrease gastric motility are

Ans: anticholinergics

20. Koplik’s spots are seen in

Ans: rubeola

21. Kala azar is transmitted by

Ans: sand fly

22. An artificial method of giving fluid and nutrients through a tube passed the stomach through an opening in the abdominal wall is

Ans: gatrostomy feeding

23. A Foleys catheter operates by the principle of

Ans: osmosis

24. Temperature of water used for Sitz bath is

Ans: 110-115F

25. A suitable position of the patient for giving glycerin enema is

Ans: left lateral

26. Sewage purification takes place by the action of

Ans: anaerobic and aerobic organisms

27. The quantity of bleaching powder required to disinfect a well is

Ans: 5gm for 1000litres of water

28. When a patient develops decreased response to a drug requiring increased dosage to achieve the therapeutic effect is

Ans: Tolerance

29. Metabolic acidosis is corrected by giving

Ans: sodium bicarbonate

30. Screening and case finding methods to halt the progression of disease is focused under

Ans: Secondary prevention

31. The speech centre in the brain is

Ans: broca’s area

32. A peripheral vasodilator drug used to treat peripheral vascular occlusive disease

Ans: trental

33. An antidote used against organo phosphorous poisoning is

Ans: atropine

34. Inflammation of the veins and formation of a clot is

Ans: thrombophlebitis

35. Fertilization takes place in the ________ part of fallopian tube

Ans: ampula

36. Failure of menstrual blood to come out from genital tract is

Ans: Cryptomerrhoea

37. Timing of insertion of intrauterine device is

Ans: within 10 days of the beginning of menstruation

38. The nurse’s priority when caring for a 10 month old infant with meningitis is

Ans: maintaining adequate airway

39. The hormone responsible for the development of the ovum during the menstrual cycle

Ans: Follicle stimulating hormone(FSH)

40. The best TB control strategy under RNTCP is


41. After gastrectomy, the patient has to continue a drug life long is

Ans:Vit B12

42. Commonest causative organism of gas gangrene

Ans: clostridium

43. Hallmark finding in the ECG of acute MI include

Ans: Elevating of ST segment in the leads overlying the area of infant

44. The cardiac anomaly that produces a left to right shunt

Ans: ASD

45. The principal factor that causes vaginal PH to be acidic is

Ans: the action of the doderlein bacillus

46. Baby friendly hospital initiative is aimed at promoting

Ans: breast feeding

47. One of the best indicators of a nation’s health is

Ans: infant mortality rate

48. An exaggerated pathological fear of specific type of stimuli or situation

Ans: phobia

49. One of the major drug therapies for bipolar disorder is

Ans: lithium carbonate

50. Typical sign of trachea esophageal fistula is

Ans: continuous drooling of saliva

51. Poliomyelitis is transmitted by

Ans: Water

52. Coexistence of two opposing towards the same person at the same time

Ans: ambivalence

53. High doses of antibiotics can destroy the bacterial flora of the large intestine. This can result in impaired

Ans: blood coagulation

54. The following is the primary nursing objective in caring a child with sickle cell anemia in vaso occlusive crisis

Ans: managing pain

55. Which of the following is a first rank symptom in schizophrenia

Ans: Somatic passivity

56. Dyslexia is a specific disorder of

Ans: Learning

58. The most characteristic sign of a child with croup

Ans: barking cough

59. The cells of the pancreas which secrete insulin is

Ans: beta

60. Failure of the newborn to pass urine within the first 48 hours suggest

Ans: congenital defect

61. Low apgar score at 1 and 5 minutes are reliable markers for

Ans: need for resuscitation of newborn

62. Which is not an indication of amniocentesis

Ans: At 8 wks gestation for chromosomal study

63. The following is the best method for performing a physical examination on a toddler

Ans: From least to most intrusive

65. The following would be inappropriate when administering chemotherapy to a child

Ans: Observing the child for 10 minutes to note for signs of anaphylaxis

66. Fear of height is

Ans: acrophobia

67. The diuretic phase of burns begins

Ans: 48-72 hours

68. The health survey and development committee is

Ans: Bhore committee

69. Important health teaching for a patient with mitral valve replacement is

Ans: life long anticoagulant therapy

70. Typical symptom of Cushing’s syndrome include

Ans: Truncal obesity, thin extremity and moon face

71. The normal sound elicited by percussing over the liver would be

Ans: dullness

72. The best exercise the nurse should educate a patient with cystocele

Ans: Kegel’s exercise

73. The life span of an adult mosquito is

Ans: 2 weeks

74. Which of the following is not a psychiatric emergency

Ans: narcolepsy

75. An effective drug for filariasis

Ans: DEC

76. Birth weight of a baby double at

Ans: 6 months

77. For instilling ear drops to an infant, you will pull the pinna of the ear

Ans: back and downward

78. The absence of one or more testes from the scrotum is

Ans: cryptorchidism

79. Rabies is caused by

Ans: Lyssa virus

80. Ventriculo peritoneal shunt is the surgical management of

Ans: Hydrocephalus