Nursing Quiz Questions and Answers

Nursing Quiz Questions and Answers

1. The factor responsible for prolonging already existing disease is
A:-Predisposing factor
B:-Perpetuating factor
C:-Precipitating factor
D:-Psychological factor

2. Which among the following is characterised by persistent complaints of fatigue after physical or mental effort
A:-Somatization disorder
B:-Neurasthenia
C:-Ganser’s syndrome
D:-Hypochondriasis

3. What is the intelligence quotient(IQ) of a 10 year old child whose mental age is 8
A:-130
B:-120
C:-80
D:-50

3. An example of secondary motive is
A:-Affiliation motive
B:-Hunger motive
C:-Thirst motive
D:-Sex motive

4. High order thinking process involving the use of cognitive skills like conceptualisation, interpretation, analysis and evaluation
A:-Concrete thinking
B:-Conceptual thinking
C:-Creative thinking
D:-Critical thinking

5. The Trial and error theory of learning was proposed by
A:-E.L Thomdike
B:-Ivan Pavlov
C:-B.F Skinner
D:-Wolfgang Kohler

6. Lobe of the brain concerned with sound and speech processing
A:-Occipital lobe
B:-Temporal lobe
C:-Frontal lobe
D:-Parietal lobe

7. Branch of psychology deals with mental process such as thoughts and memory
A:-School psychology
B:-Evolutionary psychology
C:-Experimental psychology
D:-Cognitive psychology

8. The acute phase of organic amnestic disorder is called
A:-Wernicke’s encephalopathy
B:-Korsakoffs psychosis
C:-Delirium
D:-Dementia

9. The ego defense mechanism where, a person unconsciously transfers pent up emotions to less dangerous object
A:-Repression
B:-Displacement
C:-Regression
D:-Reaction formation

10. Which among the following psychoactive substance is called ‘peace pill
A:-LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
B:-Cannabis
C:-Cocaine
D:-PCP (Phencyclidine)

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11. The drug used as a deterrent agent for alcoholism
A:-Chlordiazepoxide
B:-Haloperidol
C:-Disulfiram
D:-Acamprosate

12. State of apprehension or uneasiness arising out of anticipation of danger
A:-Phobia
B:-Fear
C:-Anxiety
D:-Stress


Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

13. Disorder characterized by short periods of mild depressive episodes alternating with hypomanic episodes
A:-Dysthymia
B:-Cyclothymia
C:-Euthymia
D:-Parathymia

14. The Schizophrenia with worst prognosis
A:-Catatonic schizophrenia
B:-Paranoid schizophrenia
C:-Hebephrenic schizophrenia
D:-Simple schizophrenia

15. Rare but serious extrapyramidal side effect of antipsychotics
A:-Akathisia
B:-Dystonia
C:-Tardive dyskinesia
D:-Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome


Burns Nursing Quiz Questions

16. Which among the following is a non therapeutic communication technique
A:-Silence
B:-Advising
C:-Suggestion
D:-Reflecting

Nursing Quiz Questions

17. The neurotransmitter responsible for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
A:-Dopamine
B:-Serotonin
C:-GABA
D:-Glutamate

18. A perceptual abnormality where stimulation in one sensory modality produces sensation in another modality is called
A:-Functional hallucination
B:-Scenic hallucination
C:-Pseudo hallucination
D:-Synesthesia

19. Who is referred to as the Mother of Psychiatric Nursing
A:-Linda Richards
B:-Virginia Henderson
C:-Hildegard Peplau
D:-Callista Roy

20. The drug used to reduce secretions during Electroconvulsive therapy
A:-Thiopental sodium
B:-Succinyl Choline
C:-Carbamazepine
D:-Atropine


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21. Menier’s disease is manifested by all of the following EXCEPT
A:-Tinnitus
B:-Otorrhoea
C:-Vertigo
D:-Deafness

Nursing Specialty Quiz

22. Sudden loss of an area of vision as if a curtain is being drawn, is a principal symptom of
A:-Retinal detachment
B:-Glaucoma
C:-Cataract
D:-Keratitis

23. Which of the following modes of ventilation ‘lock out the patient’s effort to breathe
A:-Controlled Mandatory Ventilation (CMV)
B:-SIMV
C:-Assist Control Mode
D:-Pressure control mode

24. Which of the following drug retard the progress of Alzheimer’s disease
A:-L-dopa
B:-Donepezil
C:-Prednisone
D:-Vitamin B12

25. A person with head injury is not able to understand or comprehend the language, but verbal response is fluent. The condition is termed as
A:-Wernicke’s aphasia
B:-Broca’s aphasia
C:-Conduction aphasia
D:-Global aphasia

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