All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar Senior Nursing Officer Question Paper & Answer Keys 2019 Download
AIIMS Bhubaneswar SNO Question Paper 2019
Q.1) The contraceptive method that also offers protection against sexually transmitted infection is:
(A) Latex condom use
(B) Oral contraceptive use
(C) Intrauterine device insertion
(D) Withdrawal method.
Correct Answer: Latex condom use
Q.2) Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by the compression of:
(A) The median nerve
(B) The radial nerve
(C) The ulnar nerve
(D) The femoral nerve
Correct Answer: The median nerve
Q.3) Amoebiasis is caused by:
(A) Entamoeba histolytica
(B) Toxoplasma gondii
(C) Leishmania donovani
(D) Trypanosoma cruzi
Correct Answer: Entamoeba histolytica
Q.4) __________________is a family therapy approach that focuses on both the biological and the psychosocial components of a problem.
(A) Integrative approach
(B) Bowen approach
(C) Psychoanalytic approach
(D) Structural approach
Correct Answer: Integrative approach
Q.5) Which of the following is NOT a physical assessment finding in Parkinson’s disease?
(A) Absence of cognitive impairment
(B) Mask-like expression
(D) Pill rolling tremors of the fingers
Correct Answer: Absence of cognitive impairment
Q.6) The neonatal period is defined as:
(A) The first 7 days of life
(B) The first 28 days of life
(C) The first day of life
(D) From 1 month to 1 year of life.
Correct Answer: The first 28 days of life
Q.7) Individuals who do NOT make decision unless they are aware of all the facts pertaining to a certain situation are called:
(B) Open minded
Correct Answer: Open minded
Q.8) The pH of arterial plasma in healthy individuals is:
Correct Answer: 7.4
Q.9) A client with C4 spinal cord injury is at greatest risk for:
(A) Neurogenic shock
(B) Respiratory compromise.
(C) Paralytic ileus
(D) Stress ulcer
Correct Answer: Respiratory compromise.
Q.10) Which of the following is NOT a feature of a healthy mouth?
(A) Dry and rough lips
(B) Pink and moist mouth
(C) Teeth free of debris
(D) Adequate salivation
Correct Answer: Dry and rough lips
Q.11) In HIV, the virus CANNOT be transmitted by:
(A) Shaking hands
(B) Blood transfusion
(C) Sexual intercourse
(D) Sharing of needles
Correct Answer: Shaking hands
Q.12) The major class of immunoglobulin present in human serum is:
d . IgG
Correct Answer: IgG
Q.13) All of the following are true regarding deontology except?
(A) It focuses on the consequences of actions
(B) It encompasses natural law.
(C) It incorporates dutiful actions of an individual.
(D) It is also known as formalism
Correct Answer: It focuses on the consequences of actions
Q.14) Which of the following is NOT a common problem of infants born to diabetic mothers?
Correct Answer: Hyperglycemia
Q.15) The gold standard for the treatment of hot flushes is:
(A) Oxytocin administration
(B) Progesterone administration
(C) Estrogen administration
(D) Serotonin administration
Correct Answer: Estrogen administration
Q.16) When the posterior bladder wall protrudes downward through the anterior vaginal wall. It is known as:
Correct Answer: Cystocele
Q.17) In Duvall’s eight developmental stages of a family life cycle. Couples come under:
(A) Stage 1
(B) Stage 7
(C) Stage 8
(D) Stage 5
Correct Answer: Stage 1
Q.18) Nursing was defined as “the art of utilizing the environment of patients to assist them in their recovery” by:
(A) Florence Nightingale
(B) Virginia Henderson
(C) Linda Richards
(D) Mary Breckinridge
Correct Answer: Florence Nightingale
Q.19) Which of the following is NOT an expected finding in the assessment of a client having increased intracranial pressure?
(A) Unequal pupils
(B) Clear consciousness
Correct Answer: Clear consciousness
Q.20) Which of the following is INCORRECT with regard to bathing a baby or child?
(A) It involves topping and tailing
(B) It is usually undertaken with bath toys
(C) It does not have a calming effect on the babies.
(D) It offers an ideal opportunity for activities other than for their hygienic needs
Correct Answer: It does not have a calming effect on the babies.
Q.21) A food item commonly associated with Bacillus cereus food poisoning is:
(B) Green beans
(C) Baked potato
(D) Fried rice
Correct Answer: Fried rice
Q.22) The WHO initiative ‘Right to Sight’ is named as:
(A) Vision 2015
(B) Vision 2020
(C) Vision 2030
(D) Vision 2025
Correct Answer: Vision 2020
Q.23) Withdrawal symptoms do NOT usually occur in case of which of the following medications?
(A) Monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
(B) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(C) Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
(D) Tetracyclic anti-depressants.
Correct Answer: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Q.24) All of the following is true about positive-end expiratory pressure (PEEP) except?
(A) It reduces venous return
(B) It improves alveolar gas exchange
(C) It prevents alveolar collaps
(D) It decrease mean airway pressure
Correct Answer: It decrease mean airway pressure
Q.25) Which of the following is NOT a normal skin variation of newborns?
(A) Vernix caseosa
(C) Nervus vasculosus
(D) storks bites
Correct Answer: bruises
Q.26) A newborn temperature on an average range from:
(A) 36.5 to 37.5°C
(B) 34.5 to 35.5° C
(C) 38.5 to 39.5° C
(D) 36.5 to 37.5°F
Correct Answer: 36.5 to 37.5°C
Q.27) Which of the following is NOT true regarding Brief Cognitive Therapy?
It puts greater emphasis on the cause of the problem
It uses here-and now approach
It uses goal-oriented approach
It uses time-limited approach
Correct Answer: It puts greater emphasis on the cause of the problem
Q.28) Anosmia is:
(A) Difficulty in swallowing
(B) Lack of appetite
(C) Inadequate absorption from the gut
d Loss of sense of smell
Correct Answer: Loss of sense of smell
Q.29) The pathway through which a cell produces the maximum number ATP molecules is:
(A) Pentose phosphate pathway
(C) Lactic acid fermentation
(D) TCA cycle
Correct Answer: TCA cycle
Q.30) Which of the following is NOT a visual aid used in health education?
(C) Film Strips
(D) Audio Cassettes
Correct Answer: Audio Cassettes
Q.31) The microorganism closely associated with dental caries is:
(A) Corynebacterium species
(B) Urea plasma species
(C) Candida albicans
(D) Streptococcus sanguis
Correct Answer: Streptococcus sanguis
Q.32) Which of the following is NOT true regarding the birth weight of a newborn?
(A) Birth weight less than 5% of normal on the day of birth requires further investigation
(B) Typical birth weight of newborn is between 2.7 kgs.-4.0 kgs
(C) Newborn lose 10% of their birth weight by 3-4 days of age
(D) Newborn gain the lost birth weight by 10th day of life
Correct Answer: Birth weight less than 5% of normal on the day of birth requires further investigation
Q.33) The type of pelvis most suited for delivery is:
Correct Answer: Gynecoid
Q.34) Which of the following CANNOT cause a low pulse oximetry ding in a patient with respiratory distress?
(A)Inadequate peripheral circulation
(D) Nail polish
Correct Answer: Hyperthermia
Q.35) Which of the following is a model based on an individual’s relationship to stress the reaction to it and reconstitution factors that are dynamic in nature?
(A) Parse’s Human Becoming Theory
(B) Universality Theory
(C) Roy’s Adaptation Model
(D) Neuman’s system model
Correct Answer: Neuman’s system model
Q.36) Which of the following is NOT true about sleep?
(A) It consists of REM and non-REM sleep.
(B) Sleep cycles are controlled by the suprachiasmatic nucleus.
(C) Most growth hormones are produced during stage 3 and 4 of sleep
(D) Dreams occur during non-REM sleep
Correct Answer: Dreams occur during non-REM sleep
Q.37) Which of the following will NOT be observed in a client with a right hemispheric stroke?
(A) Impulse control difficulty
(B) Loss of depth perception
(C) Right hemiplegia
(D) Lack of awareness
Correct Answer: Right hemiplegia
Q.38) Which of the following does NOT contribute to the functions of innate immunity?
(A) Epithelial layer of the body surface
(B) Peptide defensing
(D) Mucus from the epithelium of the respiratory tract
Correct Answer: Granulocyte
Q.39) Which of the following is NOT true about nursing informatics?
(A) It is not a multidisciplinary science practice
(B) It is specific to nursing and nursing practice
(C) Graves and Corcoran provided the first definition
(D) It is not to be equated with the generic term informatics
Correct Answer: It is not a multidisciplinary science practice
Q.40) Small for gestational age and large for gestational age infants have polycythemia because of :
Correct Answer: Hypoxia
Q.41) Ovulation usually occurs in a 28-day cycle on:
(A) The 14th day
(B) The 12th day
(C) The 16th day
(D) The 20th day
Correct Answer: The 14th day
Q.42) Adult basal metabolic rate decreases with an increase in:
(A) Muscle mass
(C) Body fat
(D) Body surface area
Correct Answer: Body fat
Q.43) Measles is caused by:
(A) Nipah virus
(B) Rubeola virus
(C) Hendra virus
Correct Answer: Rubeola virus
Q.44) Antibodies are produced by:
(A) NK cells
(C) T lymphocytes
(D) B lymphocytes
Correct Answer: B lymphocytes
Q.45) Which of the following is INCORRECT about SWOT analysis for decision making?
(A) S is for strengths
(B) W is for weaknesses
(C) O is for opportunities
(D) T is for time
Correct Answer: T is for time
Q.46) The communication in which managers interact with managers, physicians and groups of people in other departments in the organization who are NOT at the same level in the hierarchy as them is called:
(A) Vertical communication
(B) Horizontal communication
(C) Diagonal communication
(D) Upward communication
Correct Answer: Diagonal communication
Q.47) Which of the following is NOT true about mastitis?
(A) It is an infection of the connective tissue of the breast.
(B) Ductal ectasia is the most common cause of the non-lactational type
(C) It can be of lactational or non-lactational type.
(D) It presents with no nipple discharge and cyclical pain.
Correct Answer: It presents with no nipple discharge and cyclical pain.
Q.48) Descent of the testes into the scrotum normally occurs:
(A) After 7 months of life
(B) Just after birth
(C) Before birth
(D) Before the 5th month of intrauterine life
Correct Answer: Before birth
Q.49) The largest synovial joint in the body is:
(A) The knee joint
(B) The shoulder joints
(C) The ankle joint .
(D) The wrist joints
Correct Answer: The knee joint
Q.50) The most common causative agent of rheumatic fever is:
(A) Streptococcus pyogenes
(B) Actinomyces viscosus
(C) Listeria monocytogenes
(D) Mycobacterium kansasii
Correct Answer: Streptococcus pyogenes
Q.51) The type of assessment that includes data related to a clients’s biological, cultural, spiritual and social need is called:
(A) Behavioral assessment
(B) Screening assessment
(C) Comprehensive assessment
(D) Focused assessment
Correct Answer: Comprehensive assessment
Q.52) Which of the following is a substance that decrease pain transmission and causes an inflammatory response?
(A) Substance P
Correct Answer: Endorphin
Q.53) The optimum fluoride concentration in drinking water in India is recommended to be:
(A) 1-2 ppm
(B) 3-5 ppm
(C) 0.3-0.5 ppm
(D) 0.1-0.2 ppm
Correct Answer: 1-2 ppm
Q.54) Foot drop is caused by an injury to:
(A) The tibial nerve
(B) The common peroneal nerve
(C) The obturator nerve
(D) The sciatic nerve
Correct Answer: The common peroneal nerve
Q.55) Smallpox was officially declared eradicated by the WHO in:
Correct Answer: 1980
Q.56) The two-factor employee theory of motivation was given by:
Correct Answer: Herzberg
Q.57) In healthy individuals, plasma osmolality ranges from:
(A) 300-310 mOsm/kg of H2O
(B) 270-280 mOsm/kg of H2O
(C) 280-295 mOsm/kg of H2O
(D) 320-325 mOsm/kg of H2O
Correct Answer: 280-295 mOsm/kg of H2O
Q.58) Which of the following is NOT an ethical principle?
Correct Answer: Non-beneficence
Q.59) Who is known as the Father of Scientific Management?
(A) Max Weber
(B) Henri Foyal
(C) Frederic Winslow Taylor
(D) Elton Mayo
Correct Answer: Frederic Winslow Taylor
Q.60) Which of the following is not an autoimmune disease?
(A) Multiple sclerosis
(B) Myasthenia gravis
(D) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Correct Answer: Dementia
Q.61) Which of the following is NOT a broad mechanism that mediates efficient movement of DNA between cells?
Correct Answer: Mutation
Q.62) The level of conversation in which no sharing of oneself occurs is:
(A) Level 1: Open conversation
(B) Level 5: Cliché conversation
(C) Level 4: Reporting of facts
(D) Level 2: Spontaneous conversation
Correct Answer: Level 5: Cliché conversation
Q.63) Which of the following is NOT true about pre-menstrual syndrome?
(A) It occurs during the last half of menstrual cycle
(B) It resolves with the onset of menstruations
(C) It occurs during the luteal phase
(D) It resolves with the onset of ovulation
Correct Answer: It resolves with the onset of ovulation
Q.64) Which of the following theories states that integrated social or cultural factors can causes anxiety?
(A) Psychoanalytic theory
(B) Integrated theory
(C) Biologic theory
(D) Cognitive behavioral theory
Correct Answer: Integrated theory
Q.65) The normal newborn hemoglobin level is:
(A) 17-20 g/dl
(B) 12-14 g/dl
(C) 10-12 g/dl
(D) 20-25 g/dl
Correct Answer: 17-20 g/dl
Q.66) The type of loss in which the client is aware that a loss will occur is known as:
(A) Anticipatory loss
b . Observable loss
(C) Actual loss
(D) Perceived loss
Correct Answer: Anticipatory loss
Q.67) Thyroxin is secreted by:
(A) The thyroid gland
(B) The thymus
(C) The pituitary gland
(D) The hypothalamus
Correct Answer: The thyroid gland
Q.68) When fully saturated, 1 gm of hemoglobin contains:
(A) 1.39 ml of oxygen
(B) 2.39 ml of oxygen
(C) 3.39 ml of oxygen
(D) 0.39 ml of oxygen
Correct Answer: 1.39 ml of oxygen
Q.69) The umbilical cord at term contains:
(A) Two arteries and two veins
(B) Two veins and on artery
(C) Two arteries and one vein
(D) One artery and one vein
Correct Answer: Two arteries and one vein
Q.70) Which of the following is NOT true regarding meconium aspiration syndrome?
(A) It is common cause of respiratory distress
(B) It occurs when a newborn inhales particulate meconium mixed with amniotic fluid in utero
(C) It does not progress to persistent pulmonary hypertension in severe cases
(D) Chest X-ray shows fluffy infiltrates with areas of atelectasis.
Correct Answer: It does not progress to persistent pulmonary hypertension in severe cases
Q.71) An aged client with diabetes mellitus complaining of a painless peripheral loss of vision is at risk for:
(C) Angle-closure glaucoma
(D) Open-angle glaucoma
Correct Answer: Open-angle glaucoma
Q.72) Which of the following is NOT a triggering factor for seizures and epilepsies?
(A) Acute alcohol ingestion
(B) Exposure to flashing lights
(D) Decreased physical activity
Correct Answer: Decreased physical activity
Q.73) Which hepatitis is often seen as outbreaks in camps and institutions?
(A) Hepatitis A
b . Hepatitis C
(C) Hepatitis D
(D) Hepatitis B
Correct Answer: Hepatitis A
Q.74) Which of the following is NOT a value essential for a professional nurse?
(A) Human dignity
(C) Social Justice
Correct Answer: Dependence
Q.75) In schizophrenia, gradual subtle behavioral changes occur in:
(A) The premorbid phase
(B) The prodromal phase
(C) The onset phases
(D) The progressive phase
Correct Answer: The prodromal phase
Q.76) Fortification of food with specific nutrients. Such as salt with iodine. Is an example of:
(A) Secondary prevention
(B) Primary prevention
(C) Primordial prevention
(D) Tertiary prevention
Correct Answer: Primary prevention
Q.77) Max Weber is known for the development of the theory of:
(A) Transformational Leadership
(B) Bureaucratic Management
(C) Humanistic Management
(D) Scientific Management
Correct Answer: Bureaucratic Management
Q.78) Which of the following is NOT true about universal precautions in health care system?
Reducing level of contact with blood and body fluids
Maintaining confidentiality of known carriers
Aiming at reducing cross-infection
Assuming that all blood and body fluids are safe
Correct Answer: Assuming that all blood and body fluids are safe
Q.79) Which of the following is NOT an adverse effect of morphine?
(B) Respiratory stimulation
(D) Histamine release
Correct Answer: Respiratory stimulation
Q.80) Which of the following is NOT a reason for nosocomial infections in ICU patient?
(A) Contact with other patients
(B) Immunocompromised state of patient
(C) Frequently subjecting to invasive procedures
(D) Decreased length of stay in ICU
Correct Answer: Decreased length of stay in ICU
Q.81) Which of the following is true regarding macular degeneration?
(A) It is the central loss of vision
(B) Wet macular degeneration is more common in this.
(C) Dry macular degeneration is less common in this.
(D) It affects the cornea of the eye
Correct Answer: It is the central loss of vision
Q.82) Which of the following is a type of pain that is protective, temporary and usually self-limiting and resolves with tissue healing?
(A) Acute pain
(B) Chronic pain
(D) Neuropathic pain
Correct Answer: . Acute pain
Q.83) In male individuals, testosterone is normally produced by:
(A) The Sertoli cells
(B) The interstitial cells of Leydig
(C) The vas deferens
(D) The epididymis
Correct Answer: The interstitial cells of Leydig
Q.84) Which of the following is NOT a nursing intervention to maintain the temperature of a newborn?
(A) Dry the newborn immediately after birth
(B) Wrap the newborn in warmed blankets
(C) Use a warmed cloth for weighing the unclothed newborn.
(D) Place the newborn near draughts or air vents.
Correct Answer: Place the newborn near draughts or air vents.
Q.85) Dysmenorrhea is:
(A) Painful menstruation
(B) Increased frequency of menstruation
(C) Increased menses during reproductive period
(D) The absence of menses during reproductive period
Correct Answer: Painful menstruation
Q.86) Which of the following is NOT a sign of respiratory distress in a newborn?
(B) Expiratory grunting
(C) Sternal retractions
(D) Respiratory rate varying according to the newborn’s activity
Correct Answer: Respiratory rate varying according to the newborn’s activity
Q.87) Age-related hearing loss is known as:
(B) Otitis media
Correct Answer: Presbycusis
Q.88) Capnography is monitoring the partial pressure of:
(A) Carbon monoxide during expiration
(B) Nitrogen during expiration
(C) Oxygen during expiration
(D) Carbon dioxide during expiration
Correct Answer: Carbon dioxide during expiration
Q.89) Sex ratio is defined as:
(A) The number of female individuals for every 1000 male individuals
(B) The number of male individuals for every 1000 female individuals
(C) The number of female individuals for every 100 male individuals
(D) The number of male individuals for every 100 female individuals.
Correct Answer: The number of female individuals for every 1000 male individuals
Q.90) Which of the following is a Broncho-pulmonary disease caused by the inhalation of fibrous residue of sugarcane?
Correct Answer: Bagassosis
Q.91) Which of the following is NOT a type of vaccine? (MICRO)
Correct Answer: Steroid
Q.92) Which of the following is NOT a common cause for vaginitis?
Correct Answer: Salmonella
Q.93) The main arterial stem of the upper limb is:
(A) The femoral artery
(B) The basilar artery
(C) The carotid artery
(D) The axillary artery
Correct Answer: The axillary artery
Q.94) A lack of oxygen in blood is called:
Correct Answer: Hypoxemia
Q.95) In a laboratory cultures most, human pathogens grow best at:
(A) 30 to 37°C
(B) 15 to 20°C
(C) 38 to 50°C
(D) 20 to 30°C
Correct Answer: 30 to 37°C
Q.96) Which of the following theories stresses the importance of change within organizations?
(A) Neoclassical Theory
(B) Classical Theory
(C) System Theory
(D) Chaos Theory
Correct Answer: Chaos Theory
Q.97) Which of the following is an unexpected finding during an otoscopic examination of the ear?
(A) Malleus visible behind the tympanic membrane
(B) Pearl grey tympanic membrane
(C) Flaky skin in the external canal near the tympanic membrane
(D) Black cerumen occluding the tympanic membrane
Correct Answer: Black cerumen occluding the tympanic membrane
Q.98) The largest gland in the body is:
(A) The pancreas
(B) The liver
(C) The kidney
(D) The spleen
Correct Answer: The liver
Q.99) The Rural Health Scheme was based on the recommendation of which committee?
(A) Srivastav Committee
(B) Chadha Committee
(C) Kartar Singh Committee
(D) Jungalwalla Committee
Correct Answer: Srivastav Committee
Q.100) An example of type IV hypersensitivity is:
(A) Arthus reaction
(B) Tuberculin-type reaction
(D) Anaphylactic reaction.
Correct Answer: Tuberculin-type reaction
AIIMS Bhubaneswar SNO 2019 Question Paper & Answer Keys Download