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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

kerala psc nursing exam previous questions and answers


Staff nurse grade 2 previous questions and answers
Part 1

1. Most important indicator of the health status of a community is:
a)MMR
b)IMR(√)
c)Morbidity rate
d)Vital statistics

2. Deficiency of fluorine result in …………..
a)Dental carries(√)
b)Osteoporosis
c)Anemia
d)Tetany

3. The health directorate is headed by …………
a)DHS
b)Secretory of health service
c)Minister(√)
d)DME

4. The official organ of TNAI is …………..
a)Nursing journal of India(√)
b)SNA
c)INC
d)None of the above

5. The judicial organ of Gramasabha is:
a)Gram panchayath
b)Sarpanch
c)Nyana Panchayath(√)
d)Panchayath Samithi

6. The most sensitive vaccine to heat:
a)DPT(√)
b)BCG
c)OPV
d)None of the above

7. A modern method of sewage purify caption:
a)Rapid sand filters
b)Slow sand filters
c)Activated sludge process(√)
d)None of the above

8. A surface cleansing agent which act by lowering surface tension …………..
a)Detergent(√)
b)Deodorant
c)Surfactant
d)None of the above

9. The most abundant element in the human body ……………….
a)Calcium(√)
b)Phosphorus
c)Iron
d)None of the above

10. False harmful oral report about another person :
a)Slander(√)
b)Libel
c)Summon
d)None of the above

11. False harmful written report about another person:
a)Slander
b)Act
c)Summon
d)Libel(√)

12. While calculating birth rates, the denominator used is:
a)Live birth
b)Mid year population(√)
c)Census
d)None of the above

13. ………… is a food borne intoxication due to bacteria.
a)Diphtheria
b)Botulism(√)
c)Cholera
d)Diarrhea

14. Free and combined chlorine in water can be determined using:
a)Orthotoludine test(√)
b)Methylene blue test
c)Phosphatese test
d)None of the above

15. Zilla parishad is at the ………
a)Village level
b)Town level
c)Block level
d)District level(√)

16. Water from a community which doesn’t contain solid and liquid excreta:
a)Sewage
b)Sullage(√)
c)Effluent
d)Sludge

17. Dragon orserpent worm is:
(a)Dracunculus(√)
(b)Distoplasma
(c)Trichuris
(d)Enterobius

18. Mosquito which lays eggs on the leaves of certain aquatic plants is:
a)Aedes
b)Anopheles
c)Mansonia(√)
d)Culex

19. Supplementary feeding should start at the age of:
a)4-6 months(√)
b)2-4 months
c)6-8 months
d)8-12 months

20. According to 2000 census India’s population was between:
a)959 and 1052 million(√)
b)900 and 950 million
c)500-900 million
d)400-500

21. Govt. of India launched the programmed Reproductive and child health care in the year:
a)1996
b)1997(√)
c)1998
d)1999

22. DOTS is a method of treatment related to:
a)Diphtheria
b)TB(√)
c)Pertussis
d)Leprosy

23. Raising eyebrow is an example of ………….. communication
a)Verbal
b)Nonverbal(√)
c)Formal
d)None of the above

24. Vitamin useful in the prevention and treatment of bleeding
a)Vitamin K(√)
b)Vitamin D
c)Vitamin B
d)Vitamin E

25. Wells should be disinfected every day during epidemic of:
a)Fever
b)Cholera(√)
c)Botulism
d)Chicken pox

26. In women, the reproductive span is generally assumed between …………
a)18-44 years
b)14-45 years(√)
c)20-50 years
d)25-35 years

27. Percentage of protein a child should get from the midday school meal provided is:
a)30 %
b)50 %(√)
c)25 %
d)10 %

28. Anti-infective vitamin is:
a)Vitamin C
b)Vitamin D
c)Vitamin K
d)Vitamin A(√)

29. Following are the social problems except:
a)Alcoholism
b)Malnutrition(√)
c)Prostitution
d)STDs

30. Major signs and symptoms of AIDS are the following except:
a)weight loss
b)Dehydration(√)
c)Kaposi’s sarcoma
d)None of these

31. The population given to a family welfare centre is:
a)1000
b)2000
c)5000(√)
d)10000

32. Oral rehydration fluid contains the following except:
a)NaCl
b)KCl
c)Sodium citrate
d)Calcium carbonate(√)

33. Aspesis means:
a)Absence of pathogenic organisms(√)
b)Growth and multiplication of germs
c)Presence of Pathogens
d)None of the above

34.Mode of transmission of hepatitis?
a)Parental or vertical(√)
b)Vector borne
c)Droplet infection
d)Feco-oral route

35. Permanent method of family planning for males?
a)Tubectomy
b)Copper T
c)Vasectomy(√)
d)None of the above

36.Best source of calcium:
a)Meat
b)Vegetables
c)Fruits
d)Milk(√)

37. Hardness of water that can be removed by boiling:
a)Permanent hardness
b)Immunity(√)
c)Both a and b
d)None of the above

38. Following are the live vaccines except:
a)BCG
b)OPV
c)Cholera(√)
d)Measles

39. Following are the live vaccines except:
a)Protein deficiency(√)
b)Iron deficiency
c)Vitamin A deficiency
d)Poverty

40. Acute watery diarrhea with visible blood in stool is called:
a)Cholera
b)Diarrhea
c)Dysentery(√)
d)Typhoid

41.Pyorrhea means:
a)Dental carries(√)
b)Diarrhea
c)Dysentery
d)Typhoid

42. Sanitary installation for the purification of human excreta:
a)Water
b)Septic tank(√)
c)Tetanus
d)Shallow trench latrine

43. An outbreak of disease in a community in excess of normal expectation is called as:
a)Sporadic
b)Epidemic(√)
c)Endemic
d)Pandemic

44. World health day is:
a)April 7(√)
b)May 1
c)Jan 7
d)June 5



45. Lodine is essential for the synthesis of:
a)Thyroxine(√)
b)Aldosterone
c)Gonadotrophine
d)Protein

46. Risk factors for developing coronary heart disease include:
a)Smoking
b)Hypertension
c)Serum cholesterol
d)All of the above(√)

47. The recommended illumination required for casual reading is:
a)50lux
b)100lux(√)
c)300lux
d)25lux

48. Effective method of health education:
a)Symbosium(√)
b)Panel discussion
c)Group discussion
d)Lecture

49. A forum of conjunctivitis causes by a virus:
a)Glucoma
b)Style
c)Paronychia
d)Trachoma(√)

50. Milk protein more in human milk:
a)Casein
b)Lactalbumin(√)
c)Lucin
d)Mucin



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