RCC Trivandrum Staff Nurse Exam Questions and Answers Part-1

RCC Trivandrum Staff Nurse Exam Questions and Answers Part-1

Community Health Nursing Part-1


Total Quiz Questions=25
Mark/Question= 4
Total Marks=100
RCC Trivandrum Staff Nurse Exam Questions and Answers.
You must try these nursing questions and answers before appearing any nursing interview, staff nurse exam or nursing school exam. It will be helpful for both nurses and student nurses.


  1. 1.The recommended site for intra muscular injection in an infant is?
  2. a).Dorso gluteal.
    b).Ventrogluteal.
    c).Deltoid.
    d).Vastus lateralis.

  3. 2. A child is brought to the casualty with complaints of ingesting few tablets of Aspirin. Which assessment should be made first by attending nurse?
  4. a).Height and weight.
    b).Vital signs.
    c).Abdominal examination.
    d).Blood examination.

  5. 3. The best preferred solid food to be introduced to the child in sixth month is?
  6. a).Fruit puree.
    b).Egg white.
    c).Rice cereal.
    d).Curd.

  7. 4. Which among the following instruction need to be given to the parents of a child with leukemia on chemotherapy?
  8. a).Give high carbohydrate and low protein diet.
    b).Avoid eating uncooked or unpeeled vegetables and fruits.
    c).Send him to school soon.
    d).Should not allow him sleep more.

  9. 5. A newborn not passing meconium within 24 hours after birth may be suspected to have?
  10. a).Intusussception.
    b).Celiac disease.
    c).Abdominal wall defect.
    d).Hirschsprung disease.

  11. 6. Boot shaped heart sign is seen in children with?
  12. a).TOF.
    b).ASD.
    c).VSD.
    d).Kawasaki disease.

  13. 7. Recommended compression ventilation ratio for performing CPR in children when there is only a single rescuer is?
  14. a).15:2.
    b). 30:2.
    c).15:4.
    d).30:1.




  15. 8. Which of the following position will give comfort to children with Tetralogy of Fallot?
  16. a).Squatting.
    b).High fowlers.
    c).Supine.
    d).Sitting.

  17. 9. Which of the following childhood disorder improves with age?
  18. a).Sleep disorder.
    b).Conduct disorder.
    c).Temper tantrums.
    d).Emotional problems.

  19. 10. A key sign of pyloric stenosis?
  20. a).Steatorrhoea.
    b).Jelly stools.
    c).Regurgitation.
    d).Projectile vomiting.

  21. 11. The anterior fontanellae in a child closes at?
  22. a).5 months.
    b).3 months.
    c).6 to 12 months.
    d).12 to 18 months.

  23. 12. Incubation period of Diphtheria?
  24. a).1 to 5 days.
    b).10 to 14 days.
    c).10 to 12 days.
    d).15 to 20 days.

  25. 13. According to psychosexual theory the period during 6 to 12 years is?
  26. a).Phallic.
    b).Anal.
    c).Oral.
    d).Latency.

  27. 14. Loss of interest in previously enjoyable and pleasurable activities is termed?
  28. a).Apathy.
    b).Ambivalence.
    c).Anhedonia.
    d).Annihilation.

  29. 15. A false fixed belief which cannot be removed easily is called?
  30. a).Illusion.
    b).Delusion.
    c).Hallucination.
    d).Thought block.

  31. 16. The equation used to calculate a person’s IQ score is?
  32. a).(Mental Age / Chronological Age) x 100.
    b).(Chronological Age / Mental Age) x 100.
    c).(Mental Age + Chronological Age) x 100.
    d).(Mental Age – Chronological Age) x 100.

  33. 17. The impulsive (and unconscious) part of our psyche which responds directly and immediately to the instincts?
  34. a).Id.
    b).Ego.
    c).Superego.
    d).Ego ideal.

  35. 18. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in psychology is based on?
  36. a).Motivation theory.
    b).Personality theory.
    c).Psychoanalytic theory.
    d).Behavioral theory.

  37. 19. Which of the following mosquito is responsible for causing Japanese Encephalitis?
  38. a).Anopheles.
    b).Culex.
    c).Aedes Egypti.
    d).Mansonoides.

  39. 20. Kawasaki disease affects the child’s?
  40. a).Lungs.
    b).Joints.
    c).Coronary arteries.
    d).Kidneys.

  41. 21. Which among the following is not a live attenuated vaccine?
  42. a).Salk.
    b).Sabin.
    c).BCG.
    d).Measles.

  43. 22. Absolute contraindication of pertusis vaccine?
  44. a).Diarrhea.
    b).Fever.
    c).Malnutrition.
    d).Convulsion.

  45. 23. Among the following, which will not be advised when an extravasation of chemo drug is suspected?
  46. a).Stop infusion and aspirate the drug.
    b).Flush the cannula with heparin saline.
    c).Mark the extravasated area and remove the cannula.
    d).Apply topical hydrocortisone cream.

  47. 24. Malignant tumors arising from striated skeletal muscles?
  48. a).Leiomyosarcoma.
    b).Ewing sarcoma.
    c).Rhabdomyosarcoma.
    d).Osteosarcoma.

  49. 25. Which among the following is not associated with tumor lysis syndrome?
  50. a).Hyperkalemia.
    b).Hyperuricemia.
    c).Hypocalcaemia.
    d).Hypokalemia.

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