AIIMS Nagpur NO Question Paper & Answer Key 2020

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Q.1. An order for prednisolone reads 10 mg four times a day. The dose for the child is 2 mg/kg/day. How many pounds does the child weigh?

  1. 36 pounds
  2. 40 pounds
  3. 46 pounds
  4. 44 pounds


Correct Answer: –  44 pounds


Q.2. Which type of leadership theories consider people inherit certain qualities that make them better suited to leadership?

  1. Situational theories
  2. Contingency theories
  3. Trait theories
  4. Behavioral theories

Correct Answer: –  Trait theories




Q.3. An acid-fast bacillus which is pathogenic:


  1. Bacillus pertussis
  2. Corynebacterium diphtheriae
  3. Salmonella typhi
  4. Mycobacterium leprae

Correct Answer: –  Mycobacterium leprae


Q.4. Which of the following help prevent water loss through skin?

  1. Keratin
  2. Melanin
  3. Collagen
  4. Carotene

Correct Answer: –  Keratin


Q.5. In depression there is deficiency of:

  1. Dopamine
  2. Acetylcholine
  3. GABA
  4. 5-HT

Correct Answer: –  5-HT


Q.6. What is the major nursing responsibility when administering sulfonamide preparation?

  1. Weigh the child daily
  2. Monitor child’s temperature
  3. Give milk with medication
  4. Administer the drug at prescribed times

Correct Answer: –  Administer the drug at prescribed times


Q.7. Based on the knowledge of electroconvulsive treatment, the nurse explains to the student nurses that atropine is given before the treatment primarily to:

  1. Increase body secretions
  2. Minimize intestinal contractions
  3. Decrease anxiety
  4. Prevent aspiration

Correct Answer: –  Prevent aspiration


Q.8. These agents decrease intestinal muscle tone to slow passage of feces:

  1. Cathartics
  2. Antidiarrheal opiate agents
  3. Hypertonic
  4. Laxatives

Correct Answer: –  Antidiarrheal opiate agents


Q.9. Ketone bodies are found in urine of patients with uncontrolled diabetes due to:

  1. Increased metabolism of protein
  2. Increased metabolism of fat
  3. Impaired kidney function
  4. Decomposition of excess sugar in blood

Correct Answer: –  Increased metabolism of fat


Q.10. Assessing the laboratory findings which results would the nurse most likely expect to find in a client with chronic renal failure?

  1. BUN 10 to 30 mg/dl, creatinine 0.5 to 1.5 mg/dl
  2. BUN 35 to 40 mg/dl, Potassium 3.5 mEq/L, Ph 7.35, decreased serum calcium
  3. BUN 15 mg/dl, increased serum calcium, creatinine 1.0 mg/dl
  4. Decreased serum calcium, blood pH 7.2, Potassium 6.5 mEq/L

Correct Answer: –  Decreased serum calcium, blood pH 7.2, Potassium 6.5 mEq/L


Q.11. The ability of a person to readily recover from stressful situations is called:

  1. Resilience
  2. Androgyny
  3. Hardiness
  4. Mental freedom

Correct Answer: – Resilience


Q.12. Epidemic dropsy is due to:

  1. Ergot
  2. BOAA
  3. Aflatoxin
  4. Sanguinarine

Correct Answer: –  Sanguinarine


Q.13. Inadequate intake by the pregnant woman of which vitamin can cause neural tube detect?

  1. Niacin
  2. Folic acid
  3. Thiamine
  4. Riboflavin

Correct Answer: – Folic acid


Q.14. A method in which several rounds of questions are given to a panel of experts is called:

  1. Meta-analysis
  2. Delphi technique
  3. Q-sort methodology
  4. Content analysis

Correct Answer: – Delphi technique


Q.15. Socialization into one’s primary culture as a child is known as:

  1. Enculturation
  2. Acculturation
  3. Biculturation
  4. Assimilation

Correct Answer: – Enculturation


Q.16. Additional defects associated with exstrophy of bladder is:

  1. Congenital heart disease
  2. Pubic bone malformation
  3. Absence of one kidney
  4. Imperforate rash

Correct Answer: – Pubic bone malformation


Q.17. 7.0 is the normal pH of the:

  1. Urine
  2. Blood in the renal artery
  3. Blood in the testicular vein
  4. Fluid within a typical cell

Correct Answer: – Fluid within a typical cell


Q.18. Which of the following statement is not applicable to using an evidence-base in nursing practice?

  1. Evidence used in nursing practice must be appraised for its validity and applicability.
  2. To ensure the best quality of care given to patients
  3. The use of research evidence in nursing practice does not need to be evaluated after it is used or implemented.
  4. To ensure that nursing decisions are based on the best quality of evidence.

Correct Answer: – The use of research evidence in nursing practice does not need to be evaluated after it is used or implemented.


Q.19. Which of the following means translating the message into verbal and nonverbal symbol to communicate the receiver?

  1. Decoding
  2. Feedback
  3. Channel
  4. Encoding

Correct Answer: – Encoding


Q.20. The junction at which an impulse travels from one neuron to another is called as:

  1. Axon
  2. Synapse
  3. Nerve message
  4. Stimulus

Correct Answer: –  Synapse


Q.21. When using nonverbal communication in a nurse-client relationship, the nurse must be most aware of:

  1. Contradictions to the clients
  2. The client’s development level
  3. Ethnic background
  4. Nervous hand movements

Correct Answer: – Nervous hand movements


Q.22. Intrinsic factor of castle is secreted by:

  1. Mucus cells
  2. Chief cells
  3. Parietal cells
  4. B Cells

Correct Answer: – Parietal cells


Q.23. Hygiene factors and motivational factors are key concepts in:

  1. Goal setting theory
  2. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
  3. Herzberg’s two factor theory
  4. Expectancy theory

Correct Answer: – Herzberg’s two factor theory


Q.24. A 34-year-old woman complaints about pain due to lower abdominal cramping, urine hCG is positive and pelvic ultrasound reveals a 10-week intrauterine pregnancy. The patient states that she is not sure whether to keep the pregnancy. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?

  1. Counsel the patient or refer to an appropriate counselor
  2. Termination of pregnancy
  3. Inform the patient’s parents
  4. Inform the patient’s partner

Correct Answer: – Counsel the patient or refer to an appropriate counselor


Q.25. Nursing care that is based on identifying and meeting the needs of a patient is called:

  1. Client-oriented
  2. Goal-oriented
  3. Hegar’s sign
  4. Prioritization

Correct Answer: – Client-oriented


Q.26. Which of the following techniques are examples of nontherapeutic communication?

  1. Restating
  2. Giving advice
  3. Focusing
  4. Paraphrasing

Correct Answer: – Giving advice


Q.27. A 45 days old infant development icterus and two days’ later symptoms and signs of acute liver failure appeared. Child was found to be +ve for HbsAg. The mother was also HbsAg carrier. The mother’s hepatitis B serological profile is likely to be:

  1. HbsAg and Ab +ve
  2. HbsAg and anti Hbe Ab +ve
  3. HbsAg +ve only
  4. Mother infected with mutant HBV

Correct Answer: – HbsAg and Ab +ve



Q.28. The spinal cord is made up of 7 cervical vertebrae, 5 lumber vertebrae, 4 or 5 fused sacral vertebrae, 4 or 5 coccygeal vertebrae and how many thoracic vertebrae?

  1. 8
  2. 5
  3. 12
  4. 10

Correct Answer: – 12


Q.29. Elements of primary healthcare are the following except:

  1. Health education
  2. Cost effectiveness
  3. Provision of essential drugs
  4. Intersectoral coordination

Correct Answer: – Cost effectiveness


Q.30. One function of parasympathetic nervous system is:

  1. Contraction of hair muscles
  2. Stimulating of sweat gland
  3. Acceleration of heart beat
  4. Constriction of pupil

Correct Answer: – Constriction of pupil


Q.31. Which of the following is most appropriate intervention to reduce stress in a preterm infant at 32 weeks gestation?

  1. Tactile stimulation until signs of over stimulation develop
  2. Sensory stimulation including several senses at a time
  3. Kangaroo care
  4. An attitude of extension when prone or side lying

Correct Answer: – Kangaroo care


Q.32. Passive immunity against tetanus is obtained by the administration of:

  1. TT
  2. DPT
  3. DT
  4. Tetanus immunoglobulin

Correct Answer: – Tetanus immunoglobulin


Q.33. A nurse demonstrates caring, sincerity, empathy and trustworthiness:

  1. Ethical nurse-patient interaction
  2. Legal nurse-patient interaction
  3. Therapeutic nurse-patient interaction
  4. Emotional nurse-patient interaction

Correct Answer: – Therapeutic nurse-patient interaction


Q.34. Lactated Ringer’s solution is contraindicated in:

  1. Lactic acidosis
  2. Fluid lost as bile or diarrhea
  3. Burns
  4. Hypovolemia

Correct Answer: – Lactic acidosis


Q.35. Acute illness refers to an illness that:

  1. Is synonymous with disease
  2. Has a short duration and is severe
  3. Causes and irreversible condition
  4. Is longer than 6 months, and can also effect functioning in any dimension

Correct Answer: – Has a short duration and is severe


Q.36. Major approaches in problem solving are:

  1. Inductive, deductive, initiative, synthetic
  2. Inductive, deductive, purposive, synthetic
  3. Inductive, deductive, analytic, synthetic
  4. Inductive, deductive, active, analytic

Correct Answer: – Inductive, deductive, analytic, synthetic


Q.37. The continuing process of measuring services, products and practices of an organization against the strongest competitors in quality control and quality assurance is known as:

  1. Bench Marking
  2. Auditing
  3. Quality Assurance
  4. Quality Improvement

Correct Answer: – Bench Marking


Q.38 Norse’s main priority assessment while caring for the client having spontaneous abortion:

  1. Dehydration
  2. Hypertension
  3. Subinvolution
  4. Hemorrhage

Correct Answer: – Hemorrhage


Q.39. A 22-year-old Megha comes to the doctor because of a missed inenstrual period. She has hypothyroidism for which the takes thyroxine, she has an artificial heart valve, for which she takes Coumadin, and she recently started tetracycline for acne. Urine human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is positive. Which of the following medication should the patient continue to take during pregnancy?


  1. Thyroxine
  2. Coumadin
  3. Tetracycline
  4. Oral contraceptive pill (OCP)

Correct Answer: – Thyroxine

Q.40.  An infant is to receive thyroxin sodium, 0.35 mg once a day orally. The medications is available in elixir from 0.25 mg/ ml. How much elixir should the nurse administer?


  1. 3ml
  2. 0ml.
  3. 4 ml.
  4. 4 ml.

Correct Answer: – 1.4 ml.



Q.41. Vaccines and toxoids produce:

  1. Acquired immunity
  2. Active immunity
  3. Natural immunity
  4. Passive immunity

Correct Answer: – Active immunity



Q.42. The characteristic of an ideal normal distribution curve is/are:


  1. Mean, median and mode do not coincide
  2. Prescription
  3. Bell shaped
  4. Its symmetrical around the mean

Correct Answer: – Bell shaped


Q.43. The best and safest method of sterilization is:


  1. Boiling for 30 minutes
  2. Flaming
  3. Autoclaving
  4. Immersion in chemical germicide

Correct Answer: – Autoclaving

Q.44. Eugenics me:

  1. Genetic preventive measures
  2. Improvement of genetic endowment
  3. Improvement of environment
  4. Genetic counseling

Correct Answer: – Improvement of genetic endowment


Q.45. Inhibin is secreted by:

  1. Corpus luteum
  2. Stroms
  3. Leydig cells
  4. Surface epithelium

Correct Answer: – Corpus luteum

Q.46. Modern concept of chemotherapy was proposed by:

  1. Paul Ehrlich
  2. Frankel
  3. Metchnikoff
  4. Joseph Lister

Correct Answer: – Paul Ehrlich


Q.47. Disposal of expired and cytotoxic drugs is by:

  1. Chemical treatment
  2. Municipal waste
  3. Separate landfill disposal
  4. Autoclaving

Correct Answer: – Separate landfill disposal


Q.48. Which is the most relevant knowledge about oxygen administration to a client with COPD!

  1. Blood gates are monitored using a pulse oximeter.
  2. Oxygen is administered best using a nonrebreather mask
  3. Hypoxia stimulates the central chemoreceptors 1 the medulla that makes the client breath.
  4. Oxygen at 1-2 L/min is given to maintain the hypoxic stimulus for breathing.

Correct Answer: – Oxygen at 1-2 L/min is given to maintain the hypoxic stimulus for breathing.  


Q.49. The following develops as a result of a nurse’s experience in a specific clinical area, the time the nurse has been in practice, and the quality of relationships the nurse has formed with clients:

  1. Personal ethics
  2. Leadership
  3. Ability to delegate care
  4. Knowing clients

Correct Answer: – Knowing clients


Q.50. OSCE Means:

  1. Objective subjective clinical examination
  2. Observation subject clinical examination
  3. Objective structured clinical examination
  4. Observation structured clinical examination

Correct Answer: – Objective structured clinical examination


Q.51. Acid medium of vaginal maintained by:

  1. Trichomonas vaginalis
  2. coli
  3. Staphylococci
  4. Döderlein’s bacilli

Correct Answer: – Döderlein’s bacilli


Q.52. Rorschach Inkblot test, Thematic apperception test are based on the phenomenon of:

  1. Transference
  2. Identification
  3. Observation
  4. Projection

Correct Answer: – Projection


Q.53. The patient has to undergo a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), which of the following represents the potential long-term complications from this procedure?

  1. Cervical incompetence and cervical stenosis
  2. Hernia and intraperitoneal adhesions
  3. Abscess
  4. Constipation

Correct Answer: – Cervical incompetence and cervical stenosis


Q.54. Causative organism of infectious mononucleosis is:

  1. Cytomegalovirus
  2. Toxoplasma
  3. Epstein-Barr virus
  4. Varicella zoster virus

Correct Answer: – Epstein-Barr virus



Q.55. The visceral pleura is:

  1. The fluid around the lungs
  2. The thinnest portion of the peritoneum
  3. The membrane lining surface of the lungs
  4. The membrane lining the wall of the thoracic cavity

Correct Answer: – The membrane lining surface of the lungs


Q.56. Lochia alba follows lochia serosa and usually lasts from the 1st to 3rd week PP. What is lochia?

  1. Creamy white-brown, contains decidual cells, may have stale odor
  2. Brown to red contains decidual cells and leukocytes
  3. Creamy white-brown, stale order
  4. Brown to red, tissue fragments, odor

Correct Answer: – Creamy white-brown, contains decidual cells, may have stale odor


Q.57. Before the placenta functions the corpus luteum is the primary source of synthesis of which of the following hormones:

  1. Cortisol and thyroxine
  2. Estrogen and progesterone
  3. T4 and TSH
  4. LH and FSH

Correct Answer: – Estrogen and progesterone


Q.58. Maize is deficit in:

  1. Tryptophan
  2. Threonine
  3. Methionine
  4. Leucine

Correct Answer: – Tryptophan


Q.59. The system of evaluation where an employee is measured against his/her co-worker is called:

  1. Reports
  2. Graphic records
  3. Critical incidents
  4. Ranking

Correct Answer: – Ranking


Q.60. Nursing has a code of ethics that professional registered nurses follow and:

  1. Protects the client from harm
  2. Ensures identical care to all clients
  3. Defines the principles by which nurses provide care to their clients
  4. Improves self-health care

Correct Answer: – Defines the principles by which nurses provide care to their clients


Q.61. Calorie intake of 1-year-old child:

  1. 1000 Kcal/day
  2. 800 Kcal/day
  3. 1200 Kcal/day
  4. 1500 Kcal/day

Correct Answer: – 1000 Kcal/day


Q.62. What is the full form of ACTH?

  1. Angiotensin converting hormone
  2. Adrenocorticotropic hormone
  3. Acetylcholine
  4. Angiotensin converting enzyme

Correct Answer: – Adrenocorticotropic hormone


Q.63. Which mode of clinical application for qualitative research is considered to be the sharing of qualitative findings with the patient?

  1. Assessment of progress
  2. Coaching
  3. Anticipatory guidance
  4. Empathy

Correct Answer: – Anticipatory guidance


Q.64. The nurse is informed that a client with a large surgical incision is being transferred from the intensive care unit to the surgical unit. What medication does the nurse anticipate the physician will order for this client?

  1. Ascorbic acid
  2. Mephyton
  3. Vitamin B12 complex
  4. Vitamin A

Correct Answer: – Ascorbic acid


Q.65. How does audit differ from research?

  1. It does not increase our understanding of the topic itself or allow us to transfer the results to other situations
  2. It is more likely to be applicable to nursing
  3. It can be carried out on inanimate objects
  4. It does not need as many people to collect the information

Correct Answer: – It does not need as many people to collect the information


Q.66. The genetic material, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is contained in:

  1. Chromatin
  2. Chromosome
  3. Nucleoli
  4. Nucleus

Correct Answer: – Nucleus


Q.67. What is the most serious complication of meningitis in young children?

  1. Peripheral circulatory collapse
  2. Blindness
  3. Communicating hydrocephalus
  4. Epilepsy

Correct Answer: – Communicating hydrocephalus


Q.68. Motilin is secreted by cells in:

  1. Liver
  2. Esophagus
  3. Pancreas
  4. Ileum

Correct Answer: – Ileum


Q.69. Modifies ECT is not given frequently on routine practice because of:

  1. Non availability of anesthetist
  2. Respiratory difficulties
  3. Osteoporosis
  4. Myocardial infarction

Correct Answer: – Non availability of anesthetist


Q.70. Thiamine has been prescribed for an alcoholic patient. The rationale for administration of this medication is the prevention of:

  1. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
  2. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  3. Alcoholic dementia
  4. Huntington’s disease

Correct Answer: – Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome


Q.71. When palpating a abdomen of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis infant, the nurse finds:

  1. An olive sized mass in right upper abdomen
  2. Marked tenderness around the abdomen
  3. Distended colon
  4. Rhythmic peristaltic waves in the lower abdomen

Correct Answer: – An olive sized mass in right upper abdomen


Q.72. Which of the following is a differentiating test between mucus and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from a nasal discharge:

  1. Glucose
  2. Specific gravity
  3. Microorganism
  4. Protein

Correct Answer: – Glucose


Q.73. All the following are a good source of Omega 3 PUFA except:

  1. Mustard oil
  2. Fish oil
  3. Corn oil
  4. Ground oil

Correct Answer: – Mustard oil


Q.74. The situation in which individuals have excessive worry of belief that they are suffering from a physical illness despite lack of medical evidence is known as:

  1. Somatoform disorder
  2. Phobic disorder
  3. Dissociative disorder
  4. Pain disorder

Correct Answer: – Somatoform disorder


Q.75. Which of the following intervention demonstrate the nurse understand about the newborn’s thermoregulatory ability?

  1. Inspecting the newborn’s umbilical cord
  2. Obtaining an APGAR score
  3. Placing the newborn under a radiant warmer
  4. Suctioning with a bulb syringe

Correct Answer: – Placing the newborn under a radiant warmer


Q.76. Oligohydramnios is related which of the following condition?

  1. Esophageal atresia
  2. Renal Agenesis
  3. Anencephaly
  4. Down syndrome

Correct Answer: – Renal Agenesis


Q.77. Using precise methods to investigate problems and arrive at solutions is called:

  1. Scientific problem solving
  2. Trial and error
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Planning and execution.

Correct Answer: – Scientific problem solving


Q.78. The famous 14 principles of Management was first defined by:

  1. Adam Smith
  2. Henri Fayol
  3. Elton Mayo
  4. James Watt

Correct Answer: – Henri Fayol


Q.79. The following delusions are common in depression except:

  1. Delusion of poverty
  2. Delusion of grandeur
  3. Delusion of persecution.
  4. Delusion of nihilism

Correct Answer: – Delusion of grandeur


Q.80. Sunken fontanelle is a sign of:

  1. Dehydration
  2. Hydrocephalus
  3. Down’s syndrome
  4. Turners syndrome

Correct Answer: – Dehydration


Q.81. Study the below series and identify which number can come in place of “?”

4, 5, 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21, 25, ?, 33, 39

  1. 31
  2. 29
  3. 27
  4. 33

Correct Answer: – 31


Q.82. Select the figure that will come next in the following figure series.






Q.83. The ‘Simon Commission’ was a group of ______ British Members of Parliament.

  1. 7
  2. 5
  3. 11
  4. 3


Q.84. Identify the country which is situated in South America from following:

  1. Nigeria
  2. Brazil
  3. Mexico
  4. Mongolia


Q.85. The famous monument ‘Gol Gumbaz’ is located in:

  1. Bijapur, Karnataka
  2. Jaipur, Rajasthan
  3. Nashik, Maharashtra
  4. Hyderabad, Telangana


Q.86. Read the below statements taking them as true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts. Then choose the option that represents the conclusion that can be definitely drawn from these statements.



(i) Some parrots are donkeys

(ii) All donkeys can sing

  1. No singer is a donkey
  2. All donkeys are parrots
  3. No parrot can sing
  4. Some parrots can sing


Q.87. Headquarter of UNESCO is situated in:

  1. Sydney
  2. London
  3. Paris
  4. New York


Q.88. Below list of words have some aspect in common. Choose the one which is least like other words and is the odd one out. Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Mauritius, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Indonesia

  1. Burma
  2. Brunei
  3. Cambodia
  4. Mauritius


Q.89. The ’24th World Energy Congress’ was held in September 2019 at:

  1. Toronto
  2. Shanghai
  3. Moscow
  4. Abu Dhabi


Q.90. If 4 is related to 64 and 5 is related to 100 in the same way 7 is related to ________

  1. 196
  2. 49
  3. 98
  4. 169



Q.91. Clinical information, such as order sets and patient education material, should be reviewed at least:

  1. Annually
  2. Monthly
  3. Biannually
  4. Biennially


Q.92. When designing a web page that should appeal to both males and females, a good choice of background color is:

  1. Orange
  2. Blue
  3. Brown
  4. Grey


Q.93. Which of the following options best describes the truthfulness of the following statements?

(i) Windows XP is an operating system.

(ii) Both Unix and Linux are multitasking operating system.

  1. (i) True, (ii) False
  2. (i) True, (ii) True
  3. (i) False, (ii) True
  4. (i) False, (ii) False


Q.94. In respect to patient data in database, the most important factor is:

  1. Transferability
  2. Accessibility
  3. Security
  4. Relevance


Q.95. Which of the following is the primary reason for conducting end-user testing?

  1. Identify user competencies
  2. Identify errors
  3. Determine on going education needs
  4. Determine volume capacity



Q.96. In MS-PowerPoint 2016, “Chart” appears under ____Menu tab.

  1. Design
  2. View
  3. Review
  4. Insert


Q.97. How many different unique codes can be generated using 5-bits?

  1. 64
  2. 32
  3. 8
  4. 16


Q.98. How many nibbles are in 128 bytes?

  1. 64
  2. 1024
  3. 512
  4. 256


Q.99. What is the shortcut key for making the text look darker in MS- Word?

  1. CTRL+Z
  2. CTRL+B
  3. CTRL+I
  4. CTRL+Y


Q.100. When doing system analysis and gathering information, the first tool is often an:

  1. RFI
  2. RFP
  3. RFT
  4. RFQ


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