Assistant Nursing Superintendent Raipur AIIMS

Assistant Nursing Superintendent Raipur AIIMS Questions


Q. 1 An autoclave is used to sterilize hospital supplies because-

  1. Pressurized steam penetrates the supplies better 
  2. More articles can be sterilized at a time
  3. Steam causes less damage to the materials
  4. A lower temperature can be obtained

Ans- Pressurized steam penetrates the supplies better

Q.2 The best way to decrease the risk of transferring pathogens to a patient when removing contaminated gloves is to-

  1.  Wash the gloves before removing them
  2.  Gently pull on the fingers of the gloves when removing them
  3.  Remove the gloves and then turn them inside out
  4.  Gently pull just below the cuff and invert the gloves when removing them

Ans- Gently pull just below the cuff and invert the gloves when removing them

Q.3  Nurse has to insert a nasogastric tube to a stroke client and understands that the best position for the insertion is?

  1. High fowlers position 
  2. Low Fowlers position
  3. Sims position
  4.  Trendelenburg position

Ans-High fowlers position

Q.4 Source of income in budgeting terms is called as-

  1. Capitation
  2. Cash flow
  3.  Revenue
  4. Profit


Q.5  The most appropriate time for the nurse to obtain a sputum specimen for culture is-

  1.  Early in the morning
  2.  After chest physiotherapy
  3. After the patient eats a light breakfast
  4. After aerosol therapy

Ans- Early in the morning

Q.6 The theory that involves care and helps the client attain total self-care is-

  1. Nightingale theory
  2. Orem’s theory
  3. Roy’s theory
  4. Paplau’s theory

 Ans-Orem’s theory

Q.6 Five teaspoon is equivalent to how many millilitres (ml)?

  1. 30
  2. 12
  3. 25 
  4. 22

Ans- 25

Q.7  The nurse in charge is assessing a patient’s abdomen. Which examination technique should the nurse use first?

  1. Inspection 
  2. Auscultation
  3. Palpation
  4. Percussion


Q.8 Which of the following is the abbreviation of drops?

  1. gtts
  2.  dr
  3.  dp
  4.  gtt

Ans- gtt

Q.8 A client with schizophrenia is receiving chlorpromazine (Thorazine) 400mg twice a day. An adverse side effect of the medication is .....

  1.  Photosensitivity
  2.  Elevated temperature
  3.  Weight gain
  4.  Elevated blood pressure

Ans-Elevated temperature

Q.9 Which of the following is not assessed in apgar score-

  1.  Heart rate
  2.  Respiratory rate
  3.  Pupil reaction
  4.  Muscle tone

Ans-Pupil reaction

Q.10 Which of the following is not included in tetrology of Fallot?

  1.  Pulmonary stenosis
  2.   VSD
  3.  RVH
  4.  ASD

Ans- VSD

Q.11 Frequent visual examination is suggested for a patient on-

  1.  Rifampicin
  2.  Ethabutol
  3.  INH
  4.  Dapsone


Q.12 Hospital has to keep MLC record upto-

  1.  One year
  2. Ten years
  3. Five years
  4. Fifteen years

Ans- Ten years

Q.13 “Espirit de corps” refers to

  1.  Sense of achievement
  2.  Sense of humour
  3. Sense of belonging
  4. Sense of morality

Ans-Sense of belonging

Q.14 . First day of last menstrual period is October 19, 2017. What is the expected date of delivery?

  1.  July 26, 2018
  2. July 12, 2018
  3. August 12, 2018
  4. August 26, 2018

Ans-July 26, 2018

Q.15 Which one of the following antituberculosis drug can be given during pregnancy?

  1.  Rifampicin
  2.  Streptomycin
  3.  Ethambutol
  4.  INH


Q.16 Two days after having a caesarean birth, a client complains of pain in the right leg. What should be the nurse’s initial response?

  1.  Apply warm soaks
  2.  Massage the affected area
  3.  Encourage ambulation and exercise
  4.  Maintain bed rest and notify the practitioner

Ans-Maintain bed rest and notify the practitioner

Q.17 For determining the serum lithium, the blood specimen to be obtained-

  1.  Afternoon
  2.  Before breakfast
  3. Before lunch
  4. Before bed time

Ans-Before breakfast

Q.18 Which one of the following is the adverse effect resulting from the chronic use of antipsychotics?

  1.  Tardive dyskinasia 
  2. Parkinson’s tremor
  3.  Akathesia
  4.  Neurologic malignant syndrome

Ans- Tardive dyskinasia

Q.19 3% normal saline can be included under the classification of-

  1.  Isotonic solution
  2.  Hypertonic solution
  3. Hypotonic solution
  4.  Colloid

Ans-Hypertonic solution

Q.20 Probability sampling includes all the following techniques Except-

  1.  Systemic sampling
  2.  Simple random sampling
  3.  Purposive sampling
  4.  Cluster sampling

Ans-Systemic sampling

Q.21 The type of assessment where the outcome is evaluated at the end of academic year is-

  1. Formative evaluation
  2. Periodical evaluation
  3. Summative evaluation
  4. Program evaluation

Ans-Summative evaluation

Q.22 The subject in a research study behaves in a particular manner because they are aware that they are being observed. This is called as-

  1. Experimental effect
  2. Hawthorne effect
  3. Reactive effect
  4. Novelty effect

Ans- Hawthorne effect

Q.23 World’s “No Tobacco Day” is observed on-

  1. 31st May 
  2. 7th April
  3. 1st December
  4. 11th July

Ans-31st May

Q.24 Index for evaluaton of nutritional status in children is-

  1. Radiometry
  2. Anthropometry 
  3. Biometry
  4.  Netrometry

Ans- Anthropometry

Q.25 The accuracy and consistency in measurement of an instrument refers to-

  1.  Validity
  2.  Analysis
  3.  Reliability
  4. Appropriability

Ans- Reliability

Q.26 The terminology used to explain the number of subjects recruited to participate in a study declines during a course of the project-

  1.  Variability
  2.  Heterogeneitc
  3.  Attrition
  4. Homogeneity

Ans- Attrition

Q.27 Sun set sign is seen in the following condition.

  1. Pyloric Stenosis
  2. Tetralogy of Fallot
  3. Hydrocephalus
  4. Seizures


Q.28. Chieloplasty is the surgical management of-

  1. TEF
  2. Cleft lip
  3. GERD
  4. Pyloric stenosis

Ans- Cleft lip

Q.29 Intravenous catheter 14G can be identified with colour code of-

  1.  Orange
  2.  Gray
  3.  Green
  4.  Yellow


Q.30 “Tracheostomy” is usually performed between the tracheal rings of cartilage of-

  1.  Third and fourth
  2.  Fourth and fifth
  3.  Second and third
  4. All of the above

Ans-Second and third

Q.31 The study of distribution and determinants of the disease is called-

  1. Epidemiology
  2.  Entomology
  3.  Pathology
  4. Community


Q.32 Patient whose life is threatened and who is comatose is assumed to give what kind of consent for life sustaining treatment.-

  1. Informed
  2. Direct
  3. Implied
  4. Expressed


Q.33 Life style modification is an example for-

  1. Primary prevention
  2. Primordial prevention 
  3. Secondary prevention
  4. Tertiary prevention

Ans-Primordial prevention

Q.34 BCG vaccine is given-

  1.  Orally
  2.  Intradermally 
  3. Intramuscularly
  4.  Intravenously

Ans- Intradermally

Q.35 Hydramnios is a condition where there is excess volume of-

  1.  Pleural fluid
  2.  Amniotic fluid
  3. Periotoneal fluid
  4. Pericardial fluid

Ans-Amniotic fluid

Q.36 The nurse is caring for a child who is experiencing acute renal transplant rejection. Which of the following most accurately
describes the expected side effects associated with the first dose of muromonab-CD3?

  1. Cough hyperkalemia
  2. Photosensitivity, GI upset
  3. Urinary retention, decreased apetite
  4. Fever with Chills, chest tightness

Ans-Fever with Chills, chest tightness

Q.37 The ethical principle which shows obligation to tell the truth is-

  1. Autonomy
  2. Fidelity
  3. Veracity 
  4. Beneficence


Q.38  Acknowledging the performance of an employee is through the way of-

  1. Performance appraisal 
  2. Self assessment
  3. Rewards
  4. Appreciation

Ans-Performance appraisal

Q.39 Professional negligence is legally termed as-

  1. Crime
  2. Malpractice
  3. Assault
  4. Slander


Q.40 Babinsky sign is considered as normal in-

  1. Adolescents
  2. Youth
  3. Newborn
  4. Older adults

Ans- Newborn

Q.41 Movement of an extremity away from the body midline is called-

  1.  Abduction
  2. Extension
  3.  Adduction 
  4. Flexion

Ans- Adduction

Q.42 An 8 years old girl was diagnosed with a closed fracture of the radius at approximately 2 PM. The fracture was reduced in the emergency room and her arm placed in a cast. At 11 PM her mother brought her back to the emergency room due to unrelenting pain that has not been relieved by the prescribed narcotics. What should the nurse do first?

  1. Apply ice
  2. Notify the doctor immediately
  3. Elevate the arm
  4. Give additional pain medication as ordered

Ans-Notify the doctor immediately

Q.43 The nurse has applied EMLA cream as ordered. How does the nurse assess that cream has achieved its purpose?

  1.  Assess the skin for redness
  2.  Lightly tap the area where the cream is
  3.  Note any blanching of the skin
  4. Gently poke the individual with a needle

Ans- Lightly tap the area where the cream is

Q.44 The parents of a 2 day old girl baby are concerned because her feet and hands are slightly blue. How should the nurse respond?

  1.  “Your daughter has acrocyanosis; this is causing her blue hands and feet”
  2.  “Let’s watch her carefully to make sure she does not have a circulatory problem”
  3.  “This is normal; her circulatory system will take a few days to adjust”
  4.  “This is vaso-motor response caused by cooling or warming

Ans-“This is normal; her circulatory system will take a few days to adjust”

Q.45 The nurse is examining an 8 years old boy with tachyecardia and tachypnea. Which one of these non invasive tests can determine the extent of hypoxia?

  1.  Pulmonary function test
  2.  Peak expiratory flow
  3. Pulse oxymetry
  4. Chest x-ray

Ans-Pulse oxymetry

Q.46 Which measure would be most appropriate for the nurse to do to ensure that a child’s ET tube is correctly positioned?

  1.  Auscultate for abdominal breath sounds
  2.  Watch for yellow display o CO2 monitor
  3. Mark the tracheal tube at the child’s lip
  4. Inspect for water vapour in the tracheal tube

Ans- Watch for yellow display o CO2 monitor

Q.47 The nurse is caring for a child who is taking corticosteroids for systemic Lupus erythematosus. The nurse carefully monitors child’s condition because the nurse is aware that corticosteroids can have what major action?

  1.  They increase liver enzymes
  2.  They cause bone marrow suppression
  3.  They decrease renal function
  4. They can mask signs of infection

Ans-They can mask signs of infection

Q.48 A nurse has just administered medication via orogastric tube. What is the priority nursing action following nursing action?

  1. Check tube placement
  2.  Flush the tube
  3. Retape the tube
  4. Remove the tube

Ans- Flush the tube