Nurse Plantation Corporation of Kerala Limited 447/2016 Answer Key 107/2017

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Post : Nurse
Department : Plantation Corporation of Kerala Limited
Category Code : 447/2016
Question Paper Code : 107/2017
Date of Test : 19-09-2017



  1. The deficiency disease which can be avoided by consuming citrus fruits is
    • Scurvy
    • Beriberi
    • Night blindness 
    • Rickets

  2. The organ systems concerned with control and coordination of body functions are
    • Nervous system and Respiratory system
    • Circulatory system and Endocrine system
    • Respiratory system and Circulatory system
    • Nervous system and Endocrine system

  3. Identify the wrong pair of disease and pathogen.
    • Ebola – Virus
    • Chikungunya – Mosquito
    • Malaria – Plasmodium
    • Anthrax – Bacterium

  4. The agricultural product from Kerala credited with geographic indication is
    • Palakkadan Matta Rice
    • Vazhakulam Pineapple
    • Changalikodan Banana
    • All these

  5. Central Tuber Crop Research Institute is located at
    • Irapuram
    • Puttadi
    • Sreekaryam
    • Thavanoor

  6. Identify the wrong pair.
    • Wayanad : Sugarcane
    • Palakkad : Rice
    • Idukki : Pepper
    • Kasargod : Tobacco

  7. First polio free district in India is
    • Alappuzha
    • Pathanamthitta
    • Idukki
    • Thrissur

  8. World’s first Teak Museum is located at
    • Idukki
    • Malappuram
    • Wayanad
    • Kasargod

  9. Largest organ of human body is
    • Liver
    • Pancreas
    • Skin
    • Brain

  10. The coliform count and total RSPM are two important parameters to measure
    • Water and Air pollution respectively
    • Land and Water pollution respectively
    • Air and Water pollution respectively
    • Land and Air pollution respectively

  11. The mineral from which the metal can be economically and conveniently extracted is called ‘ore’. Name the ore of aluminium.
    • Galena
    • Malachite
    • Bauxite
    • Cinnabar

  12. There are chemicals which give sweetening effect to the food and enhance its flavour and odour. Name the sweetening agent used in the preparation of sweets for diabetes patients.
    • Dextrose
    • Maltose
    • Glycogen
    • Saccharin

  13. Which of the following property is the basis of the arrangement of elements in modern periodic table?
    • Atomic number
    • Mass number
    • Atomic radius
    • Ionization enthalpy

  14. Name the electromagnetic radiation which has lowest wavelength.
    • Visible light
    • X-rays
    • Gamma rays
    • Ultraviolet radiation

  15. The sound of which of the following frequency is audible to human ears?
    • 200 Hertz
    • 25 KiloHertz
    • 2 Hertz
    • 30 KiloHertz

  16. S.I. unit of work is
    • Newton
    • Joule
    • Pascal
    • Bar

  17. Who proposed a quantum theory of radiation?
    • Neils Bohr
    • Mendeleev
    • Ruther Ford
    • Max Planck

  18. The law which relates volume and temperature of a gas at constant pressure is
    • Charle’s law
    • Boyle’s law
    • Avogadro’s law
    • Dalton’s law

  19. Atoms of the same element with different mass numbers are known as
    • Isomers
    • Isobars
    • Isotopes
    • Isotones

  20. The ratio of hydrogen and oxygen in water (by volume) is
    • 1 : 8
    • 2 : 1
    • 1 : 16
    • 1 : 1

  21. What is the causative organism of smallpox?
    • Rubella
    • Varicella Zoster
    • Retrovirus
    • Variola

  22. What is the other name of domiciliary midwifery?
    • Homecare
    • Home confinement
    • Antenatal care
    • Home visit

  23. Scabies is a skin disease caused by
    • Soft ticks
    • Itch mite
    • Rodents
    • Larvae

  24. The causative organism of mumps
    • Varicella Zoster
    • Rubeola
    • Rubella
    • Paramyxovirus

  25. The causative organism of AIDS
    • HIV
    • Rubella
    • Varicella zoster
    • Variola

  26. What is the permanent termination method in males?
    • Tubectomy
    • Diaphragm
    • Vasectomy
    • Condom

  27. Poliomyelitis is a _____________ infection.
    • Fungal
    • Bacterial
    • Protozoa
    • Viral

  28. Hepatitis B is otherwise known as
    • Viral hepatitis
    • Serum hepatitis
    • Bacterial hepatitis
    • None of these

  29. Roundworm is caused by
    • Ascariasis
    • Ancylostomiasis
    • Both Ascariasis and Ancylostomiasis
    • None of these

  30. Who is the father of germ theory of disease?
    • Louis Pasteur
    • Virginia Apgar
    • Newton
    • None of these

  31. Microelements is otherwise known as
    • Trace elements
    • Macroelements
    • Both Trace elements and Macroelements
    • None of these

  32. Which vaccine is given at birth?
    • BCG and Tetanus
    • OPV and DPT
    • BCG and OPV
    • Heasles and DPT

  33. Causative organism of TB
    • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • Clostridium tetani
    • Influenza virus
    • Rubeola

  34. PEM affects the age group of
    • School age
    • Neonate
    • Toddler
    • Pre-schooler

  35. _____________ is the complete state of physical, mental and social well-being.
    • Energy
    • Health
    • Occupation
    • Positive living

  36. Vector borne diseases are transmitted by
    • Air
    • Insects
    • Animal
    • Water

  37. Disinfection means
    • Destruction of infectious agents
    • Removal of microorganism
    • Removal of microbes
    • Removal of transient bacteria

  38. Hospital waste materials are disposed by
    • Burning
    • Disinfection
    • Autoclave
    • Using halogens

  39. Fomites are
    • Non-living things
    • Living things
    • Insects
    • Animals

  40. First dose of triple vaccine is given at the age of
    • 6 weeks
    • 10 weeks
    • 14 weeks
    • 18 weeks

  41. Breast milk is contraindicated in
    • HIV+ mothers
    • Breast abscess
    • HIV+ mothers and Breast abscess
    • None of these

  42. Postnatal period means
    • After delivery to 42 days
    • Delivery to 2 weeks
    • After delivery to 70 days
    • All of these

  43. MCH Care means
    • Maternal and Child Health Care
    • Maternal and Critical Care
    • Maternal and Costly Care
    • Both Maternal and Critical Care and Maternal and Costly Care

  44. Health education is
    • Studying people’s attitude
    • Informing the public
    • Studying the peoples knowledge
    • Giving health care

  45. Interpersonal communication means
    • By radio
    • By letter
    • By radio and By letter
    • Face to face

  46. Vitamin A is necessary in
    • Healing of wounds
    • Absorption
    • Normal vision
    • Formation of cells

  47. Deficiency of calcium leads to
    • Anemia
    • Low resistance
    • Wounds
    • Tetany

  48. Salpingitis means
    • Inflammation of cervix
    • Inflammation of breast
    • Inflammation of the fallopian tubes
    • All of these

  49. ELIZA test is done for
    • TB
    • AIDS
    • Leprosy
    • All of these

  50. Temperature at which all vaccines are stored
    • 20° C
    • Below 0° Celsius
    • + 2° C to + 8° C
    • At room temperature
    Question error

  51. Immediate assessment of new-born is by
    • Apgar score
    • Glasgow coma scale
    • Both Apgar score and Glasgow coma scale
    • None of these

  52. High risk pregnancies need
    • Institutional delivery
    • Home delivery
    • Both Institutional delivery and Home delivery
    • None of these

  53. Koplik’s spots are diagnostic features of
    • Mumps
    • Chickenpox
    • Measles
    • Cholera

  54. The term incidents refers to
    • The number of new cases occurring in a defined population during a specific period of time
    • The number of old cases seen in an area
    • Both The number of new cases occurring in a defined population during a specific period of time and The number of old cases seen in an area
    • None of these

  55. Chemical used for purification of water
    • Potassium permanganate
    • DDT
    • Alum
    • Ammonia

  56. The following is one of the example for ‘iceberg’ disease
    • Common cold
    • Hypertension
    • Fever
    • Cough

  57. Test dose is not necessary before administration of following injection
    • Penicillin
    • Ampicillin
    • Tetanus toxoid
    • None of these

  58. The purpose of home visiting are
    • Prevention of diseases
    • Promotion of health
    • To carry out bag technique
    • All these

  59. The unit of study in epidemiology is
    • Family
    • Society
    • Cases
    • Defined population

  60. A carrier who excretes the infectious agent for an indefinite period is known as
    • Incubatory carrier
    • Healthy carrier
    • Convalescent carrier
    • Chronic carrier

  61. Subclinical cases are referred to as
    • Cases with mild symptoms
    • Cases without symptoms
    • Inapparent cases
    • Cases with severe illness

  62. Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus (DPT) vaccine is contraindicated in
    • Skin disease
    • Circulation disease
    • Progressive neurological diseases
    • Congenital heart disease

  63. Most heat sensitive vaccine is
    • BCG
    • Measles
    • DPT
    • OPV

  64. Content of chlorine in bleaching powder is
    • 10%
    • 21%
    • 66.6%
    • 33.3%

  65. Milk is purified through the process of
    • Pasteurization
    • Milk hygiene
    • Fortification
    • Adulteration

  66. The example of bacterial foodborne infection is
    • Botulism
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Viral hepatitis
    • Oxyuriasis

  67. Perinatal mortality means
    • Infant mortality and neonatal mortality
    • Maternal mortality rate
    • Stillbirth and early neonatal deaths
    • Infant and maternal mortality

  68. Oral Vitamin A prophylaxis is given to children in every
    • 2 months
    • 6 months
    • 9 months
    • 11 months

  69. The grass root level worker in ICDS is
    • Midwife
    • Health worker female
    • Child development project officer
    • Anganwadi worker

  70. Which side of lung having 3 lobes?
    • Right lung
    • Left lung
    • Both Right lung and Left lung
    • None of these

  71. What is the lifespan of RBCs?
    • 100 days
    • 120 days
    • 10 days
    • 50 days

  72. Pigment of skin is
    • Keratin
    • Melanin
    • Albumin
    • Globin

  73. In case of electric injury immediate action will be
    • Support the victim
    • Rescue the victim
    • Check the pulse
    • Cut of the source of current

  74. Heat application causes
    • Vasoconstriction
    • Vasodilatation
    • Both Vasoconstriction and Vasodilatation
    • None of these

  75. What are the modes of transmission of infection?
    • Direct contact
    • Air
    • Vectors
    • All of these

  76. Inability to urinate means
    • Retention of urine
    • Incontinence of urine
    • Dysuria
    • None of these

  77. DOTs stands for
    • Direct Observed Treatment Short Course
    • District Observed Treatment Short Course
    • Direct Observed Treatment Sputum Test
    • None of these

  78. Vaccine contraindicated in pregnancy
    • Typhoid
    • Diphtheria
    • Rubella
    • Hepatitis

  79. Which of the following blood group is universal donor?
    • A
    • AB
    • O
    • B

  80. The common passage for food and air is the
    • Trachea
    • Oesophagus
    • Pharynx
    • Larynx

  81. Which is the largest Inland saltwater lake in India?
    • Wular lake
    • Chilka lake
    • Sambhar lake
    • Pushkar lake

  82. Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) is situated at
    • Goa
    • Coimbatore
    • Pune
    • Mumbai

  83. Mawsynram, the rainiest place of India lies in
    • Mountain climate
    • Tropical savanna climate
    • Tropical desert climate
    • Tropical rainforest climate

  84. The number of live births per thousand persons in a year is termed as
    • Death rate
    • Birth rate
    • Density of population
    • Population growth

  85. Under the Indian Constitution, ‘Social Security and Social Insurance’ falls under the
    • Concurrent List
    • State List
    • Central List
    • None of these

  86. The only Malayalee to become the President of the Indian National Congress was
    • Ponnara Sreedar
    • G.P. Pillai
    • C. Sankaran Nair
    • V.K. Krishna Menon

  87. Who is the founder of the Party, Forward Bloc?
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Bhagat Singh
    • W.C. Banerjee
    • Subhash Chandra Bose

  88. The battle of Kolachel was held in
    • 1471
    • 1741
    • 1760
    • 1761

  89. In Kerala the Karshakothama Award is given to the best
    • Farmer
    • Vegetable Farmer
    • Coconut Farmer
    • Farm Journalist

  90. Identify an east flowing river in Kerala.
    • Pampa
    • Chaliyar
    • Pampar
    • Kadalundi

  91. Name the founder of the organization, ‘Atmavidya Sangham’.
    • Vaghbhatananda
    • Dr. Palpu
    • V.T. Bhattathirippad
    • Thycaud Ayya

  92. Who is the author of the book, ‘Sidhanubhuti’?
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Ayya Vaikundar
    • Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi
    • Kumaranasan

  93. Mannathu Padmanabhan conducted the ‘Savarna Jatha’ in connection with
    • Guruvayoor Satyagraha
    • Paliyam Satyagraha
    • Channar Revolt
    • Vaikkom Satyagraha

  94. Who is known as ‘Kerala Lincoln’?
    • Dr. Palpu
    • Poikayil Yohannan
    • Pandit Karuppan
    • Vaghbhatananda

  95. ‘Atmanutapam’ is the work written by
    • Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara
    • Ayya Vaikundar
    • Chattampi Swami
    • Vakkom Moulavi

  96. Identify the person who is not a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan Award of 2017.
    • Sharad Pawar
    • K.J. Yesudas
    • Parassala B. Ponnammal
    • Uduppi Ramachandra Rao

  97. Who is appointed as the temporary president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as per the direction of the Justice Lodha Committee?
    • Vinod Rai
    • Anurag Thakur
    • Dayana Edulgi
    • Sourav Ganguly

  98. The year 2017 is the centenary of
    • Jallian Wala Bagh Massacre
    • Ahmedabad Mill Strike
    • Kheda Satyagraha
    • Champaran Satyagraha

  99. Who is the scientific advisor to the Chief Minister of Kerala?
    • Madhavan Nair
    • N.K. Jayakumar
    • M.C. Dattan
    • K. Radhakrishnan

  100. The award for the best film of the 47th Kerala State Film Award was won by
    • Manhole
    • Kammattipadam
    • Karutha Joothan
    • Kaadu Pookkumbol

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