Junior Public Health Nurse Gr-II Health Municipal Common service 173/2017, 174/2017 Answer KEY

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Post : Junior Public Health Nurse Gr-II
Department : Health Services/Municipal Common Service
Category Code : 173/17, 174/17
Qualification : SSLC + Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery Certificate
Question Paper Code : 91/2017/OL
Date of Test : 14-11-2017



  1. The vaccine which is given as intramuscular injection
    • Measles vaccine
    • BCG
    • DT
    • OPV

  2. The green stick type of fracture is common in which of the following group
    • children
    • elderly people
    • women
    • obese persons

  3. Venom of cobra attacks on
    • Digestive system
    • Nervous system
    • Circulatory system
    • Respiratory system

  4. Puerperium is the period in a woman's life which is
    • First week after her first menstruation
    • First 6 weeks after delivery
    • First 2 weeks after marriage
    • Period from conception to delivery

  5. Following is not a staff under primary health center
    • Medical officer
    • Health worker female
    • Lab technician
    • CT scan technician

  6. Following is a disease spread through the urine of rats
    • Leptospirosis
    • Chikungunya
    • Malaria
    • Dengue fever

  7. Which of the following statement about rice is false?
    • Milled raw rice contains low amount of vitamin B
    • Husked raw rice is a poor source of calcium
    • Hand pounded undermilled rice is a fair source of B vitamins
    • Par boiling of rice causes loss of thiamine while milling

  8. At how many weeks of gestation, uterus reaches the level of umbilicus
    • 32 weeks
    • 20 weeks
    • 22 weeks
    • 12 weeks

  9. MDT is a treatment approach for which disease
    • AIDS
    • Leprosy
    • Tuberculosis
    • Hepatitis

  10. Mission Indradhanush is a programme related to
    • Palliative care
    • Antenatal care
    • Immunization
    • Mental health

  11. PAP smear is a simple test to predict the occurrence of __________ in females.
    • Ovarian cancer
    • Breast cancer
    • Oral cancer
    • Cervical cancer

  12. The relationship of foetal head and limb to it's trunk is ___________
    • Attitude
    • Lie
    • Presentation
    • Polarity

  13. Anganwadis function under which central government programme
    • BSS
    • ICDS
    • NMEP
    • NRHM

  14. What is the management of postpartum haemorrhage?
    • Give oxytocic drug
    • Start an IV infusion
    • Massage uterine fundus in circular motion
    • All these

  15. Which of the following is a description of a 3rd degree tear after delivery?
    • 2 cm long tear on right medio lateral area of vagina after labour
    • A tear involving vaginal muscles
    • A tear involving anal sphincter
    • A tear extending into vaginal mucosa

  16. A child doubles it's birth weight at
    • 6 months
    • 8 months
    • 10 months
    • 12 months

  17. Phototherapy is used to treat __________ in newborns.
    • Physiological jaundice
    • Anemia
    • Convulsions
    • Fever

  18. For a poor anaemic woman which of the following foods may be added to her diet in plenty
    • Milk and curds
    • Green leafy vegetables
    • Fruits
    • Cucumber

  19. Kidneys are composed of millions of functional units called ___________
    • Neurones
    • Rod cells
    • Nephrons
    • Follicles

  20. Which day is observed as world TB Day?
    • October 30
    • September 29
    • February 14
    • March 24

  21. _________ is added to water to remove temporary hardness.
    • Calcium hydroxide
    • Ion exchange resins
    • Sodium carbonate
    • Calcium carbonate

  22. __________ is the best spacing method for a woman who has one child.
    • Copper T
    • Tubectomy
    • Oral pills
    • Vasectomy

  23. MTP act came into force in India in the year _____________.
    • 1971
    • 1948
    • 1986
    • 1969

  24. Which of the following statements about the rights of children in India is false?
    • A child has the right for physical emotional and social development
    • A child's right to survival begins from birth
    • A child has the right to be protected against all sorts of abuse
    • A child has the right to participate in any decision directly involving himself

  25. The causative agent of Diphtheria is ___________.
    • Bordetella
    • Salmonella
    • Corynebacterium
    • Mycobacterium

  26. Obesity is defined as a body mass index
    • more than 30
    • less than 18
    • between 25 to 29
    • From 20 to 25

  27. AIDS is transmitted by
    • Bite of bed bugs
    • Sitting on same bench with a patient
    • Sexual contact with a patient
    • Shaking hands with a patient

  28. The incubation period of influenza is
    • 1-2 days
    • 1-2 weeks
    • 15-20 days
    • 1-6 months

  29. The following is a measure to control dengue fever epidemic in your locality
    • washing hands before eating food
    • drinking only boiled water
    • remove all collections of water from old tyres, broken toys etc
    • covering mouth and nose while in public places with a mask

  30. The following is an advice given to an antenatal woman
    • Do not wear cotton garments
    • Do not eat fruits in early pregnancy
    • Do not take vitamin supplements
    • Do not take over the counter medicines

  31. Which of the following is a true statement about breastfeeding?
    • Breastfeeding will not help in weight gain of a newborn baby
    • If a baby develops diarrhea breastfeeding may be stopped temporarily
    • Breastfeeding should be started 2 hours after normal delivery
    • Breastfeeding promotes bonding between mother and baby

  32. Meconium is __________.
    • Blood in urine
    • First stool of a newborn
    • Breast milk produced in the first few days after delivery
    • Discharge from uterus after delivery

  33. Pentavalent vaccine will NOT protect a baby against the following disease
    • Hepatitis
    • Pertussis
    • Polio
    • Diphtheria

  34. Ratio of cardiac compression to ventilation in giving basic life support for an adult is
    • 15 : 2
    • 20 : 2
    • 30 : 2
    • 40 : 2

  35. Oral pills should not be given to a woman with
    • Menstrual problems
    • Hypertension
    • Asthma
    • Vaginal infection

  36. The expected date of delivery of a woman with LMP on January 20 is
    • July 20
    • October 20
    • September 27
    • October 27

  37. The process of developing and providing planned experiences to supply information, change attitudes and influence behavior is
    • Health promotion
    • Wellness
    • Health education
    • Coordinated school health

  38. An android pelvis is one which has
    • Kidney shaped brim
    • 5th lumbar vertebra fused to sacrum
    • Heart shaped brim
    • Ovoid brim

  39. An increase in thyroid hormone results in
    • Addison's disease
    • Cretinism
    • Cushing's disease
    • Grave's disease

  40. The UV radiation from the sun is likely to cause ___________ in human.
    • Skin cancer
    • Lung cancer
    • Liver cancer
    • Brain cancer

  41. Which of the following correctly lists the items from smallest to largest?
    • DNA, genome, chromosome, gene
    • DNA, gene, chromosome, genome
    • Genome, gene, DNA, chromosome
    • Gene, genome, DNA, chromosome

  42. Which of the following is not a function of medulla oblongata?
    • Coordination of skeletal muscles
    • Control of heart beat
    • Control of respiratory rate
    • Control of digestion

  43. The normal human uterus is described as
    • unicornuate
    • anteverted
    • bicornuate
    • subseptate

  44. The normal head circumference in a new born baby is
    • 35-40 cm
    • 33-35 cm
    • 20-30 cm
    • 45-50 cm

  45. Which of the following is an indication for induction of labor?
    • Unrealiable EDD
    • Cephalopelvic disproportion
    • Malpresentation
    • Previous large baby

  46. __________ is a deworming agent.
    • Permethrin
    • Amoxycillin
    • Mebendazole
    • Lysol

  47. Bad breath is called
    • Tuberculosis
    • Halitosis
    • Pediculosis
    • Mycoses

  48. The first sign of dehydration in a child with diarrhoea is
    • pinched skin retracts slowly
    • unconsciousness
    • increased thirst
    • sunken fontanelles

  49. One sub centre covers the area of _________ population in general.
    • 5000
    • 10000
    • 20000
    • 30000

  50. ''Rules of nines'' helps to identify the severity of
    • haemorrhage
    • burns
    • growth retardation
    • physical disability

  51. The following shows bleeding from an artery
    • colour of blood is dark red
    • blood oozes slowly
    • profuse continuous bleeding
    • blood squirts intermittently

  52. Heimlich maneuver is used as a first aid for managing
    • choking
    • poisoning
    • shock
    • burns

  53. Iso sorbid dinitrate is a drug used in the treatment of which of the following diseases
    • Heart disease
    • Infection
    • Hypertension
    • Cancer

  54. Normal haemoglobin for adult female is
    • 10-12 gm%
    • 13-17 gm%
    • 16-18 gm%
    • 12-15 gm%

  55. ''Quickening'' occurs in primy gravida at __________ weeks of pregnancy.
    • 10-12 weeks
    • 18-20 weeks
    • 20-24 weeks
    • 26-28 weeks

  56. Chlorpheniramine is an _________ group of drug.
    • Anticonvulsant
    • Antihistamine
    • Antacid
    • Antibiotic

  57. One pint is equal to ________ ml.
    • 150
    • 200
    • 350
    • 500

  58. The direct cause of bedsore in a patient with incontinence of urine is __________.
    • Pathogens
    • Friction
    • Pressure
    • Moisture

  59. Inflammation of tongue is ___________.
    • Glossitis
    • Stomatitis
    • Gingivitis
    • Sinusitis

  60. Premature separation of a normally situated placenta after 28th week of pregnancy is
    • placenta praevia
    • habitual abortion
    • placental abruption
    • vesicular mole

  61. The hormone which is produced from pineal gland is
    • Calcitonin
    • Progesterone
    • Ghrelin
    • Melatonin

  62. The name of presentation in which the buttocks of fetus lies in the lower pole of uterus
    • vertex
    • face
    • brow
    • breech

  63. One gram of fat gives __________ calory energy when broken down.
    • 9 calories
    • 8 calories
    • 4 calories
    • 2 calories

  64. Which of the following is a killed vaccine?
    • OPV
    • BCG
    • MMR
    • Rabies

  65. The type of isolation technique used in conditions when pathogens are transmitted through fecal matter is
    • respiratory isolation
    • enteric isolation
    • skin isolation
    • blood isolation

  66. Immediate treatment of dog bite is
    • Hospitalize
    • Application of antiseptic
    • Wash wound with soap and water
    • Suturing of wound

  67. In an autoclave temperature set for sterilization should be
    • 63° C
    • 90° C
    • 121° C
    • 115° C

  68. Who discovered the Polio vaccine?
    • Louis Pasteur
    • Jonas Salk
    • Konrad Zuse
    • Eli Whitney

  69. Insects responsible for transmitting diseases are called
    • Transmitter
    • Drones
    • Vector
    • Conductor

  70. Which of the following blood pressure value denotes hypotension?
    • 120/80 mm of Hg
    • 130/90 mm of Hg
    • 160/110 mm of Hg
    • 80/60 mm of Hg

  71. Which of the following foods has the highest protein content?
    • Cereals
    • Legumes
    • Millets
    • Tubers

  72. Mark the correct statement :
    • All sperms fertilize all eggs
    • Eggs are fertilized by many sperms
    • Each egg is usually fertilized by one sperm
    • Each sperm fertilizes one egg

  73. The disease caused by deficiency of protein in children is called
    • Pellagra
    • Marasmus
    • Beri-Beri
    • Rickets

  74. The richest source of Vitamin A is
    • Cheese
    • Milk
    • Spinach
    • Cod liver oil

  75. The second stage of labor extends from
    • full dilatation of cervix to the birth of baby
    • starting of true labor pains to full dilatation of cervix
    • from birth of baby to the expulsion of placenta
    • from engagement of foetal head to the rupture of membranes

  76. The milk of which of the following mammal has highest content of fat?
    • Buffalo
    • Human
    • Goat
    • Cow

  77. Which of the following indicates impending eclampsia in a woman with pre eclampsia?
    • Fatigue
    • Headache
    • Oedema of feet
    • Vaginal bleeding

  78. Pigmentation of skin is due to
    • Leucocytes
    • Lymphocytes
    • Monocytes
    • Melanocytes

  79. Which of the following is a hormonal contraceptive?
    • Depo provera
    • Diaphragm
    • Male condoms
    • Spermicidal jelly

  80. Which among the following hormone can be used as a drug to treat cardiac arrest?
    • Thyroxin
    • Calcitonin
    • Epinephrine
    • Insulin

  81. The total number of members nominated by the President to Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha is
    • 40
    • 14
    • 25
    • 20

  82. Minimum age required to contest for Presidentship is
    • 40
    • 25
    • 35
    • 30

  83. When was the POCSO (Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences) Act passed
    • 2012
    • 1983
    • 2004
    • 2013

  84. SABLA Scheme focuses on
    • Destitute women
    • Maternity benefits
    • Victims of commercial sexual exploitation
    • Adolescent girls

  85. SNDP Yogam was founded in
    • 1905
    • 1903
    • 1906
    • 1910

  86. Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham was founded by
    • K.P. Kesava Menon
    • Swami Anandatheertham
    • Ayyankali
    • Poikayil Yohannan

  87. Shivayoga Vilasam is the famous magazine started by
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Vagbhadananda
    • Lalithambika Antharjanam
    • G. Sankarakurup

  88. 'Daiva Dasakam' is the work of
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Chattampi Swami
    • Ayyankali
    • V.T. Bhattatiripad

  89. Who is hailed as 'Viplavathinte Sukranakshatram'?
    • G. Sankara Kurup
    • Varghese Mappila
    • S.K. Pottekkad
    • Kumaran Asan

  90. First fully organic state of India was
    • Manipur
    • Sikkim
    • Delhi
    • Meghalaya

  91. The 16th summit of the NAM was held at
    • Iraq
    • Kuwait
    • Bahrain
    • Iran

  92. The paliyam Satyagraha was launched in 1947 by
    • K. Kelappan
    • A.K. Gopalan
    • C. Kesavan
    • G.P. Pillai

  93. The first Swadeshi printing press at Mannanam in Kottayam started by
    • Mar Kuriakos Elias Chavara
    • Makti Thangal
    • Pampadi John Joseph
    • Kandathil Varghese Mappila

  94. Who prepared the first lexicon and a grammar work in Malayalam?
    • Thomas Kathanar
    • Herman Gundert
    • Arnos Pathiri
    • Col. Macaulay

  95. Whose autobiography is this : 'In the Cause of the People'?
    • A.K. Gopalan
    • P. Krishna Pillai
    • K.P. Kesava Menon
    • T.K. Madhavan

  96. Name the agitation demanding right to vote to the Srimulam Assembly was
    • Electricity Agitation
    • Malayali Memorial
    • Ezhava Memorial
    • Nivarthana Agitation

  97. The demand for the Constituent Assembly was put forward by the INC in 1936 at its session held at
    • Kanpur
    • Bombay
    • Lahore
    • Lucknow

  98. Purogamana Sahitya Prasthanam was formed on
    • 1975
    • 1990
    • 1981
    • 1985

  99. 'Yachana Yathra' (1931) was led by
    • V.T. Bhattathiripad
    • Vaghbadananda
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Chattampi Swamikal

  100. The newspaper 'Prabhatam' was started by
    • C.V. Kunjiraman
    • EMS
    • K.P. Kesava Menon
    • Vakkom Abdul Khader Maulavi

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