Practice solved Staff Nurse Previous Year Paper with Answers MCQ

1. Mode of transmission of Pertussis:

(a) Vector transmission

(b) Through contaminated water

(c) Droplet infection

(d) Faecoaral

Answer:    (c)

2. Time required to measure the Mantaux test:

(a) 24 to 48 hrs

(b) 48 to72 hrs

(c) 10 to12 hrs

(d) 2 to 4 hrs

Answer:    (b)

3. Name of the oral Polio Vaccine:

(a) BCG

(b) TAB

(c) Salk

(d) Sabin

Answer:    (d)

4. The following are the standard tuberculosis drug except:

(a) Chloromycin

(b) Streptomycin

(c) INH

(d) PAS

Answer:    (a)

5. Combination of Tripple Antigen:

(a) DPT

(b) BCG

(c) TAB

(d) ECG

Answer:    (a)

6. The time interval between infection of suspected person and the appearance of signs and symptom of the disease is called

(a) Quarrentine

(b) Recovery period

(c) Incubation

(d) Isolation period

Answer:    (c)

7. Route of transmission of Hepatitis B:

(a) Oral

(b) Potential

(c) Faeco oral

(d) Contaminated water

Answer:    (b)

8. Mode of transmission of typhoid fever:

(a) Intravenous

(b) Oro facial

(c) Respiratory

(d) Droplet

Answer:    (b)

9. Causative organism of diphtheria:

(a) Mycobacteria

(b) Streptococcus

(c) Coryne Bacterium diphtheria

(d) Staphylococcus

Answer:    (c)

10. Incubation period of measles:

(a) 1-7 days

(b) 7-14 days

(c) 14-21 days

(d) 21-28 days

Answer:    (b)

11. Site for mantaux test:

(a) Outer and upper quadrant of gluteus maximus

(b) Deltoid region

(c) Posterior left forearm

(d) Anterior left forearm

Answer:    (d)

12. Media of transmission of bovine type of tubercle bacilli:

(a) Milk

(b) Water

(c) Air

(d) Food

Answer:    (a)

13. Painful Micturition:

(a) Eneuresis

(b) Dysuria

(c) Rentention of urine

(d) Diarrhoea

Answer:    (b)

14. Amount of solution used for evacuant enema in adults:

(a) 100-250 ml

(b) 250-350ml

(c) 500-1000ml

(d) 1000-1500 ml

Answer:    (c)

15. Drugs used to relieve pain:

(a) Anti inflammatory

(b) Antipyretics

(c) Antibiotics

(d) Analgesics

Answer:    (d)

16. Hormone secreted by the testes:

(a) Oestrogen

(b) Pitocin

(c) Androgens

(d) Progesterone

Answer:    (c)

17. One teaspoon contains …………. ml

(a) 2ml

(b) 5ml

(c) 10ml

(d) 15ml

Answer:    (b)

18. One ml contains ……….. drops

(a) 5 drops

(b) 10 drops

(c) 15 drops

(d) 20 drops

Answer:    (c)

19. Average weight of a new born baby:

(a) 2 kg

(b) 4 Kg

(c) 3kg

(d) 5kg

Answer:    (c)

20. How much salt must be added to one litre of water to make a solution of normal saline?

(a) 2 grams

(b) 5 grams

(c) 6 grams

(d) 9 grams

Answer:    (d)

21. Number of vertebra in the sacrum:

(a) 5

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 1

Answer:    (a)

22. Number of chromosome in a cell:

(a) 23

(b) 44

(c) 46

(d) 40

Answer:    (c)

23. A trial septal defect occurs due to the persistence of:

(a) Formen ovale

(b) Ductus arteriosis

(c) Ductus venosus

(d) Mitral valve

Answer:    (a)

24. ………. is a water soluble vitamin:

(a) Vitamin A

(b) Vitamin K

(c) Vitamin B

(d) Vitamin D

Answer:    (c)

25. Quickening means:

(a) Hearing of the fetal heart sound

(b) Sudden cessation of Menstruation

(c) The movement of the feuts in the uterus felt by the mother

(d) Nausa and vomiting in the morning

Answer:    (c)

26. Cholera is caused by a kind of bacterium called:

(a) Tubercle bacillus

(b) Vibrio cholera

(c) Protozoa

(d) Entamoeba histolytica

Answer:    (b)

27. Drinking of alcohol will severely effects the

(a) Kidney

(b) Brain

(c) Stomach

(d) Liver

Answer:    (d)

28. The disease in which the patients blood does not clot easily is:

(a) Sickle cell anaemia

(b) Haemophilia

(c) Rabies

(d) Diabetes

Answer:    (b)

29. Discolouration of teeth is caused by a kind of antibiotics called

(a) Streptomycin

(b) Neomycin

(c) Tetracycline

(d) Penicillin

Answer:    (c)

30. ……….. is caused by the fungus

(a) Malaria

(b) Athletes foot

(c) Filariasis

(d) Typhus fever

Answer:    (b)

31. The Filariasis is transmitted by ……..

(a) Anopheles female mosquito

(b) Anopheles male mosquito

(c) Culex female mosquito

(d) Culex male mosquito

Answer:   (c)

32. The blood group contain no antibodies:

(a) A

(b) B

(c) O

(d) AB

Answer:   (d)

33. The disease that spread through sexual contact is ……….

(a) Leprosy

(b) AIDS

(c) Itches

(d) Scabies

Answer:   (b)

34. Typhoid is transmitted through –

(a) Water and food

(b) Air

(c) Touch

(d) Personal contact

Answer:   (a)

35. ………… is example for the disease caused by bacteria:

(a) Cold

(b) Typhoid

(c) Typhus fever

(d) Chicken pox

Answer:   (b)

36. ……… is the immunity get by the body after the first attack of disease.

(a) Natural immunity

(b) Passive immunity

(c) Artificial immunity

(d) Acquired immunity

Answer:   (d)

37. The cells that are responsible for the production of antibodies are …….

(a) Red blood cells

(b) Platelets

(c) Plasma

(d) White blood cells

Answer:   (d)

38. A healthy person can donate blood …… or ….. times a year.

(a) Six or seven

(b) Five or six

(c) Three or four

(d) Two or three

Answer:   (c)

39. Radio active cobalt and radium are used for the treatment of –diseases.

(a) Cholera

(b) Haemophilia

(c) Cancer

(d) Sickle cell anaemia

Answer:   (c)

40. World health day is on …….

(a) May 12th

(b) April 7th

(c) April 30th

(d) December 18th

Answer:   (b)

41. To relieve from dyspnoea the appropriate position to be used is:

(a) Prone position

(b) Supine position

(c) Side lying position

(d) Fowler’s position

Answer:   (d)

42. Protein requirement for a pregnant woman per day:

(a) 50grams

(b) 55 grams

(c) 60 grams

(d) 65 grams

Answer:   (b)

43. The findus is at the level of umbilicus during ………. week pregnancy

(a) 16

(b) 20

(c) 24

(d) 28

Answer:   (c)

44. Total weight gain during pregnancy is

(a) 7-8 kg

(b) 10-11 kg

(c) 13-14 kg

(d) 15-16 kg

Answer:   (c)

45. The birth weight of the baby doubles at the age of

(a) 3 months

(b) 6months

(c) 9months

(d) 12months

Answer:   (b)

46. Infancy period is from

(a) Birth to one month

(b) One month to 1 year

(c) 1 years to 3 years

(d) 3 years to 5 years

Answer:   (b)

47. The following are the signs of dehydration except:

(a) Sunken tearless eyes

(b) Loss of skin elasticity

(c) Diuresis

(d) depressed fintenelle

Answer:   (c)

48. The following are the contests of ORS except:

(a) Sodium chloride

(b) Sugar

(c) Potassium Chloride

(d) Calcium Carbonate

Answer:   (d)

49. The most common from of malnutrition are the following except

(a) Beri-beri

(b) Protein energy malnutrition

(c) Marasmus

(d) Kwashiorkor

Answer:   (a)

50. The first course of oral pills should be stared on the ….. day of menstrual cycle.

(a) 2nd

(b) 7th

(c) 5th

(d) 10th

Answer:   (c)

51. The following are the natural method of contraception except:

(a) Foam tablet

(b) Basal metabolic temperature

(c) Rhythm method

(d) Safe period

Answer:   (a)

52. ……… is the permanent method of sterilization.

(a) MTP

(b) Diaphragm

(c) Tubectomy

(d) D & C

Answer:   (c)

53. The following organs are situated in the abdominal cavity except:

(a) Stomach

(b) Oesophagus

(c) liver

(d) Spleen

Answer:   (b)

54. The system of body which helps for the removal of waste matter from body:

(a) Digestive system

(b) Endocrine system

(c) Respiratory system

(d) Excretory system

Answer:   (d)

55. Total number of bones in human body:

(a) 306

(b) 206

(c) 106

(d) 406

Answer:   (b)

56. Eruption of teeth starts at the age of ……. month

(a) 4 months

(b) 6 months

(c) 8 months

(d) 10 months

Answer:   (b)

57. The never, which carries messages from the brain and spinal cord muscles and glands:

(a) Motor nerve

(b) Sensory nerve

(c) Mixed nerve

(d) Autonomic nerve

Answer:   (a)

58. Speech centre is situated in:

(a) Perietal lobe

(b) Frontal lobe

(c) Occipital lobe

(d) Temporal lobe

Answer:   (a)

59. Largest gland in the body:

(a) Pituitary gland

(b) Adrenal gland

(c) Liver

(d) Gall bladder

Answer:   (c)

60. Head control of the infant occurs at the age of …… month

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 5

(d) 6

Answer:   (c)

61. Peurparium is the period begins:

(a) As soon as the placenta is expelled and last for 6 to 8 weeks

(b) As soon as the baby is expelled and last for 6 to 8 weeks

(c) As soon as the membrane ruptures and last for 6 to 8 weeks

(d) As soon as the placenta is expelled and last for 10 to 12 weeks

Answer: (a)

62. When the umbilical cord lies in front of the presenting part and the membranes are intact it is known as:

(a) Cord prolapsed

(b) Cord presentation

(c) Cord pulsation

(d) Cord delivery

Answer: (b)

63. Starting of menstrual cycle is called:

(a) Ovulation

(b) Menstruation

(c) Menarche

(d) Menopause

Answer: (c)

64. Normal blood urea level is:

(a) 40-60 mg%

(b) 20-40 mg%

(c) 10-20 mg%

(d) 80-120 mg%

Answer: (b)

65. One gram of carbohydrate yields:

(a) 4 calories

(b) 8 calories

(c) 9 calories

(d) 1 calorie

Answer: (a)

66. A method of making the victim to breath passively

(a) Artificial respiration

(b) Spontaneous respiration

(c) Deep breathing

(d) Kusmal breathing

Answer: (a)

67. Minute, this walled blood vessels between the ends of the arteries and beginning of veins is called:

(a) Arteries

(b) Veins

(c) Capillaries

(d) Alveoli

Answer: (c)

68. A waste gas produced by the body and exhaled through the lungs is:

(a) Carbon dioxide

(b) Carbon monoxide

(c) Nitrogen peroxide

(d) Oxygen

Answer: (a)

69. A condition characterized by moving of bones out joint:

(a) Fracture

(b) Sprain

(c) Strain

(d) Dislocation

Answer: (d)

70. A tube of muscular tissue carrying ingested food from the mouth to stomach:

(a) Oesophagus

(b) Duodenum

(c) Trachea

(d) Pharynx

Answer: (a)

71. A red pigment in the blood cells which combines with oxygen and carbon dioxide for carrying them:

(a) Red blood cells

(b) Haemoglobin

(c) Platelet

(d) Plasma

Answer: (b)

72. Information given by the sufferer about his illness:

(a) Sign

(b) Symptom

(c) Observation

(d) Diagnosis

Answer: (b)

73. Normal respiratory rate in adults is:

(a) 20â€╕40/min

(b) 40â€╕60/min

(c) 16â€╕20/min

(d) 10â€╕15/min

Answer: (c)

74. The normal body temperature is …….. 0C.

(a) 350C

(b) 370C

(c) 400C

(d) 420C

Answer: (b)

75. Characteristic of the blood flow due to arterial bleeding is the following except:

(a) Bright red in colour

(b) Spunts at each cartrachian of the heart

(c) Flow is pulsatile

(d) Dark red in colour

Answer: (d)

76. An agent that has power to kill Micro-organism:

 (a) Bacteriostat

(b) Bacteriocide

(c) Antiseptic

(d) Bacteriostasis

Answer: (b)

77. Strength of savlon forcleaning of wounds:

(a) 1:10

(b) 1:100

(c) 1:1000

(d) 1:10000

Answer: (a)

78. Inflammation of the tongue:

(a) Glossitis

(b) Gingivitis

(c) Stomatitis

(d) Parotitis

Answer: (a)

79. Following are predisposing cause for bedsore except:

(a) Impaired circulation

(b) Lowered vitality

(c) Emaciation

(d) Anorexia

Answer: (d)

80. Inability to sleep is termed as:

(a) Dyspepsia

(b) Dyspnaea

(c) Anorexia

(d) Insumania

Answer: (d)

81. Tobacco contains a poisonous substance called

(a) Nicotine

(b) Narcotics

(c) Alcohol

(d) Caffeine

Answer: (a)

82. A disease caused by allergic disease is called

(a) Asthma

(b) Tuberculosis

(c) Cancer

(d) Gastroenteritis

Answer: (a)

83. An adult has …… litres of blood in his body.

(a) 7-8

(b) 5-6

(c) 9-10

(d) 2-3

Answer: (b)

84. Several persons in a town got the attack of leukemia. Which of the following can be possible reason for that?

(a) Exposed to radiation

(b) Drinking polluted water

(c) Smoking

(d) Breathing in impure air

Answer: (a)

85. The energy value of ……… is more than that of others

(a) Fats

(b) Starch

(c) Protein

(d) Sugar

Answer: (a)

86. The product formed when amino acid molecules combine together is called

(a) Nucleic acid

(b) Starch

(c) Carbohydrate

(d) Proteins

Answer: (d)

87. Women having normal limbs may sometimes give birth to babies with deformed limbs. This must be due to:

(a) Spontaneous generation

(b) Mutation

(c) Inheritance of acquired character

(d) Natural selection

Answer: (b)

88. Hormones are transported to all parts of the body through the

(a) Nerves

(b) Blood

(c) Lymph

(d) Muscles

Answer: (b)

89. Deficiency of ……. in food causes simple goiter.

(a) Sodium

(b) Iron

(c) Iodine

(d) Calcium

Answer: (c)

90. Cortisone is used as an effective anti-inflamatory drug in the treatment of ……….

(a) High blood pressure

(b) Arteroisclerosis

(c) Arthritis

(d) Diabetes

Answer: (c)

91. Deficiency of thyroxin in adults leads to a condition called:

(a) Tetani

(b) Cretinism

(c) Myxoedema

(d) Graves diseases

Answer:   (c)

92. The hormone that is injected to pregnant women at the time of delivery is

(a) Vasopressin

(b) Oxytocin

(c) Androgen

(d) Oestrogen

Answer:   (b)

93. The outer layer of the eye ball is

(a) Sclera

(b) Choroids

(c) Retina

(d) Conjunctiva

Answer:   (d)

94. The smallest bone in the human body is

(a) Malleus

(b) Incus

(c) Stapes

(d) Sternum

Answer:   (c)

95. Central nervous system includes:

(a) The brain and cranial nerves

(b) The cranial nerves and spinal cord

(c) The spinal nerves and brain

(d) The spinal nerves and brain

Answer:   (c)

96. Short sightedness can be corrected by using spectacles with ….. lens.

(a) Concave

(b) Convex

(c) Cylindrical

(d) Opaque

Answer:   (a)

97. Normal sugar level in our blood is:

(a) 95-125 mg/100ml

(b) 65-130 mg/100ml

(c) 80-120 mg/100ml

(d) 90-140 mg/100 ml

Answer:   (c)

98. Labour takes place after …… days of last menstrual period

(a) 300

(b) 280

(c) 365

(d) 240

Answer:   (b)

99. Signs of true labour are the following except:

(a) Painful rhythmic uterine contraction

(b) Dilatation of the OS

(c) Fetal movement

(d) Show

Answer:   (c)

100. Signs of separation of placenta are the following except:

(a) Lengthening of the cord at vulva

(b) Gush of blood is seen

(c) Fundus risas upto umbilicus

(d) Temperature rises

Answer:   (d)