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

a) Formen ovale
b) Mitral valve
c) Ductus venosus
d) Ductus arteriosis 

Answer: a) Formen ovale

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

a) Streptomycin 
b) Neomycin 
c) Tetracycline
d) Penicillin

Answer: b) Neomycin 

3. Total weight gain during pregnancy is  
a) 7-8 kg 
b)  13-14 kg 
c) 10-11 kg
d) 15-16 kg

Answer: b)  13-14 kg 

4. .... ......... is the permanent method of sterilization.

a) MTP 
b) D & C
c) Tubectomy 
d) Diaphragm 

Answer: c) Tubectomy 

5. Mode of transmission of Pertussis: 

a) Faecoral
b) Through contaminated water  
c) Droplet infection 
d) Vector transmission 

Answer: d) Vector transmission 


1. The danger zone for bacterial growth in food is

(a) 10-99 degree C 
b) 20-79 degree C 
c)  20-60 degree C
d)10-60 degree C 

Answer: d)10-60 degree C 

2. All are components of under five clinic except

a) patient referral treatment  
b) growth monitoring 
c) oral rehydration 
d) immunization 

answer: a) patient referral treatment  

3. Zero dose of polio vaccine means

a) no vaccination
b) no antibody response
c) dose before first dose
d) vaccination at mobile camps

Answer: c) dose before first dose

4. All are suitable for disinfection of faces and urine except

a)  1-10% formalin
b) 1% crude phenol
c) 5% cresol 
d) 8% bleaching powder 

Answer: (a)  1-10% formalin

5.The control of .............. has led to the eradication of guinea worm disease

a) mosquito 
b) rat flea 
c)  cyclops
d) sand fly 

Answer: c)  cyclops

6. Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh is a voluntary agency related to the disease:

a) Tuberculosis
b) Filaria
c) Malaria 
d) Leprosy

Answer: d) Leprosy


1. Quickening means:

a) Hearing of the fetal heart sound
b) Make or become faster or quicker.
c) The movement of the feuts in the uterus felt by the mother
d)Sudden cessation of Menstruation 

2.Typhoid is transmitted through –

a) Water and food 
b) Air
c) Touch 
d) Personal contact

3. Mode of transmission of Pertussis:

a) Vector transmission 
b) Faecoaral
c) Droplet infection
d) Through contaminated water

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

a) Beri-beri
b) Kwashiorkor 
c) Marasmus 
d) Protein energy malnutrition 

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

a) Stomach 
b) Oesophagus 
c) liver 
d) Spleen



1. which of following is the characterstic feature of GB syndrome?
a) Ascending weakness
b) Fever
c) Vomiting continuously for a period of 1 weak.
d) Pain in Abdomen and pelvis

Answer: a) Ascending weakness

2) What is the major reason of MMR during pregnancy in india?
a) Malnutrition 
b) Hemorrhage
c) Lack of Hospitals
d) Lack of Gynaecologist

Answer: Hemorrhage

3) Causative agent of dengue?
a) Plasmodium
b) Anaphilis
c) Vivax
d) Aedes

Ans. Aedes

4) After above knee amputation of right leg ,Which position should be given?
a) Prone position
b) Supine Position
c) Left lateral position
d) Supine with elevatal the stump.

Ans- Supine with elevatal the stump.

5) A child with red gelly like stool is indicated diagnosis of-
a) Intususception
b) Gastro Enteritis
c) Bowel infection
d) Diarrhea 

Ans- Intususception

6) Which drug is used for the maturation of lung in a pre mature baby-
a) Atropin
b). dexamethasone
c) Hydrocortisone
d) Deriphyiline

Answer: b). dexamethasone


1. The most potent greenhouse gas among the following is __?
a. Carbon dioxide
b. Oxygen
c. Water Vapor
d. Ozone

Answer: Water Vapor

2. Potassium nitrate is used in ___________
a) Fetiliser
b) Medicine
c) Soda
d) Bleeching Powder

Answer: a) Fetiliser

3. Which among the following blood groups has A and B antigens on RBC (Red Blood Cells) ?
a. O
b. AB
c. B
d. A

Answer: AB

4. Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air?  
a. Nitrogen
b. Hydrogen sulphide
c. Carbon dioxide
d. Oxygen

Answer: Hydrogen sulphide


1. Who among the following has been honoured with Dadabhai Naoroji Award for Culture by the UK government?
A. Pandith dheerobai
B. Asha Kuriyan
C. Madhav Sharma
D. Banki moon

2. G. Sathiyan has jumped to No.1 spot in the National rankings list. Which game does he represent? 

a) Table-Tennis
b) Cricket
c) Foot Ball
d) Hockey

3. Who has been awarded as the best Central Bank Governor of the Year award 2014?

a) Raghavan rao
b) Raghuram Rajan
c) Janet Yellen
d) Keshav Madavlal

4. Which of the following countries has recently launched "Gandhi Inspired Tourist Attraction project"? 

a) South Africa
b) India
c) Indonesia
d) Korea


1) When Lifting Transferring or moving patient to a chair, the most important consideration is 
i) Comfort
ii) Safety
iii) Documentation
iv) Protocol

2) Which of the following is not present in blood ?
i) Uria
ii) Platelet
iii) Plasma
iv) CSF

3) What is QALY
i) Quality Adjusted Life Years
ii) Quantity Adjusted Life Years
iii)Quarterly average Liquid Years
iv) Quick Adjusted Life Years

4) You will get most accurate Temperature
i) At the Groin
ii) Under the Tongue
iii) Under the Arm
iv) Rectum


1) Who invented "Small Pox" Vaccination 
a) Homeo San chio
b) Edward Jenner
c) Dr. Rama Murthy
d) Dr. Erickson

2) The First Prime Minister of India to visit Siachen has been 
a)Manmohan SIngh
b) Rahul Gandhi
c) Rajiv Gandhi
d) Inder Kumar Gujaral

3) Whick of the following tribal dance is associated with Karnataka

a) Yakshgana
b) Jatra
c) Katakali
d) Dollu Kunitha

4) Primaquine Tablet is used to treat
a) Malaria
b) Typhoid
c) Dengue Fever
d) Leptospirosis

5) White lung disease is prevalant among the workers of 
a) Paper Industry
b)Cement Industry
c) Construction Industry
d) Pesticide Industry
e) Cotton Industry

6) How do most insects respire?
a) Through Lungs
b) Through Skin
c) Through tracheal system
d) Through Nose
e) Through Gills

7) In human body which one of the following hormones regulates blood calcium and phosphate?

a) Thyroxine
b) Growth Hormone
c) Glucagon
d) Projesterone
e) Parathyroid Hormone

8) Which one of the following atmospheric layers absorb ultraviolate rays of the sun?

a) Ozonoshere

b) Ionosphere
c) Stratosphere
d) Troposphere
e) Biosphere 

9) The most affected sulphur Containing amino acid by PAN is 
a) Proline
b) Methonine
c) Cryteine
d) Acitonin
e) Globuline


The following questions may be included in the written exam during time of Nurses interview,

1) Dengue Fever is also known as ...
A) Back bone fever
B) Kyasanur forest disease
C) Genus Aedes
D) Leptospirosis

2) Which one of the following rivers of Indiadoes not make a delta?
A) Ganges
B) Tapti
C) Mahanandi
D) Godavari
E) Kaveri

3) What did the first electronic digital computercontain?
A) Core memory
B) Valves
C) Transistors
D) Semiconductor memory

4) Which is the most stable eco-system?
A) Mountain
B) Ocean
C) Desert
D) Forest

5) Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?
A) Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
B) Narendra Modi
C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
E) Sardar Patel

6) Who among the following British persons admitted the Revolt of 1857 as a national revolt?
A) Lord Dalhousie
B) Lord Wellesley
C) Lord Ellen borough
D) Disraeli
E) Lord Canning

7) Saliva helps in the digestion of
A) Fats
B) Milk
C) Proteins
D) Vitamins
E) Starch

8) The word’s only floating national park is situated in
A) Manipur
B) Bangalore
C) Bilaspur
D) Dispur
E) Kula Lumpur

9) The constituents of automobile exhaust that can cause cancer is/are
A) Oxides of nitrogen
B) Carbon Dioxide
C) Polycyclic hydrocarbons
D) Lead

E) Carbon monoxide

10) For how many years have the dinosaurs been extinct?
A) About 25 million years
B) About 65 million years
C) About 100 million years
D) About 135 million years
E) About 500 years


1) The colour change in the Chameleon is due to the presence of
(A) Haemoglobin
(B) Chromatophore
(C) Platelet
(D) Pneumatophore

2) Which one of the following sensory receptors is found in epidermis?
a) Dermatosensory
b) Pacinian Corpuscles
c) Meissner’s Corpuscles
d) Merkel disc

3) The Diaphragm is formed from the following except
a) Dorsal Mesentery of esophagus
b) Paraxial mesoderm
c) Pleuroperitoneal membranes
d) Septum Transverum

4) The type of synaptic inhibition seen in cerebellum is
a) Pre-synaptic
b) Renshaw cell
c) Post-Synaptic
d) Cerebram

5) Section of the vagus nerve results in
a) Decreased depth of respiration
b) Irregular breathing patterns
c) Increased rate of respiration
d) increase in beath holding time

6) Which of the following is not a characteristic of hemoglobin S?
a) Insoluble in low o2 tension
b) Red cells are sickle shaped
c) Normal alpha chain but abnormal beta chain.
d) Abnormal heme portion


1) Bed Bugs bite cause following disease

a) Malaria
b) Herpes simplex
d) None of the above

2) Select the odd one in the following

a) Coal
b) Fuel wood
c) Electricity
d) Petroleum

3) Laterite soils are found in

a) Equatorial
b) Heavy Rainfall Region
c) Desert Region
d) Tropical Region


1) Which one is not a responsibility of a supervisor?

a) Divide work
b) Policy making
c) Training
d) Evaluation

2) Which one of the following is not a nursing care unit?

a) ICU
c) PCI

3) Hospital policies are not related to

a) Provide patient care services
b) Purchase of drugs
c) Maintaining transportation
d) Working capital investment

4) Which one of the following is not a essential characteristics of evaluation

a) Training
b) Objectivity
c) Reliability
d) Usability

5) Which one of the following is not a type of standing order

a) Specific Standing Order
b) Institutional Standing Order
c) Instructional Standing order
d) General Standing Order

6) The method is used to do the appraisal of work or is done by the personal officer at the place of work is know as

a) Confidential report
b) FIR
c) Work appraisal
d) field review


The following are the common nursing interview written test questions,

1) Which one of the following drugs can be used for the oral treatment of Epilepsy

a) Phenylbutazone
b) Acepromazine
c) Trimethropin Sulphonamide
d) Phenobarbitone

2) Define Epistaxis

a) Difficulty in swallowing
b) Low Arterial Oxygen
c) Bleeding from the nose
d) Bleeding from gums

3) What is endocadiosis

a) Infection of Umblicus
b) Congenital Heart Defect
c) Chronic degeneration of heart Muscle
d) Chronic degeneration of heart valve

4) Cushing's syndrome may develop when the adrenal cortex;

a) Decreases secretion of Aldosterone
b) Decreases secretion of Cortisol
c) Increases secretions of Cortisol
d) Increases secretion of Aldosterone

5) Glycogen is stored in 

a) Stomach
b) Liver
c) Brain
d) Pancreas

6) An organism which transfers infection by being ingested is known as a;

a) Vector
b) Paratenic Host
c) Transform Host
d) Fomite


1) Which of the following is not an indication that a skin lesion is a stage IV Pressure Ulcer

a) Blistering*

b) Sinus Tracts

c) Tissue Necrosis

d) Undermining

2) Who Established the Red Cross in the United States in 1882

a) Dorothia Dix

b) Clara Barton

c) Florence Nightingale

d) Jane Addams

3) Nursing is a Sub culture of which of the following Large cultures in our Society?

a) Health care Providers

b) Organisations of Nurses

c) Health care Systems

d) Institutions

4) Which of the following examples of basic human needs would be considered within the socio cultural dimension?

a) Fear

b) Thinking

c) Support System

d) Circulation

e) Feeling Loved by Others

f) Housing


  • When providing oral hygiene to a client with denture,

a) Brush the dentures with a toothbrush in the client's mouth

b) Scrub the dentures with very hot water

c) Remove the dentures and brush then using cool water

d) Soak the dentures in ice water to avoid damaging them with a brush.

Answer (C)

  • You are assigned to give a client a partial bath during H.S. care, you will,

a) Wash the face, underarms, hands, perineum.

b) Wash the hands and put the client to bed

c) Give the client a bed bath

d) Give a tub bath to relax the client.

Answer (C)

  • The purpose of assisting clients with daily hygienic care is to,
a) Prevent infection, enhance self-esteem, promote relaxation.

b) Prevent odours in the facility

c) Ensure that clients are clean and dry

d) Prevent pressure ulcers and contractures from developing.

Answer (A)