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Nurses Students Frequently Asked Examination Questions and Answers

Nurses students Frequently asked examination questions and answers

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1. The most common site of involvement of the gastrointestinal tuberculosis is

A. Duodenum

B. Jejunum

C. Ileocecal region

D. Colon.



Answer: Ileocecal region.

2. Which Main organ in the digestive system is one of the detoxification organ of the body?

A. Pancreas

B. Gall bladder

C. Stomach

D. Liver



Answer: liver.


3. Inflammation of the lining of the stomach is termed as?

A. Gastritis

B. Stomatitis

C. Sinusitis

D. Salpingitis




Answer: Gastritis.

4. Which of the following signs is indicative of a severe attack of acute pancreatitis?

A. Babinski sign

B. Grey- Turner sign

C. Chadwick sign

D. Hegar,s sign




Answer: Grey- Turner sign.


5. Positive Rovsing’s sign is indicative of which disease?

A. Gastritis

B. Stomatitis

C. Appendicitis

D. Parotitis



Answer: appendicitis


6. Twisting of the bowel is termed as?

A. Hernia

B. Obstruction

C. Volvulus

D. Adhesion



Answer: Volvulus


7. Which of the following is secreted by Von Abner’s gland?

A. Lingual lipase

B. Hydrochloric acid

C. Bile juice

D. Growth hormone



Answer: lingual lipase

8. Saliva contains which of the following enzymes?

A. Pepsin.

B. Ptyalin

C. Lipase

D. Gastrin



Answer: ptyalin


Enzyme salivary amylase also called ptyalin converts carbohydrates or cooked starch to maltose and dextrin.

9. The initial diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is confirmed if the patients blood work shows significant elevation in which of the following serum values?

A. Sodium or potassium

B. Trypsin

C. Blood glucose

D. Amylase or lipase



Answer: Amylase or lipase.


10. A patient has undergone Esophago- gastroduodenoscopy recently, which nursing action has high priority during preparation of Care plan?

A. Monitoring complaints of heartburn

B. Monitoring the temperature

C. Assessing for the return of the gag reflex

D. Giving sips of water



Answer: Assessing for the return of the gag reflex

11. A nurse is reviewing the records of a patient with Crohn’s disease. Which stool characteristic should the nurse expect to note documented in the patients hospital records?

A. Chronic constipation

B. Diarrhoea

C. Constipation alternating with diarrhoea

D. Both A and C



Answer: Diarrhoea


12. Which is the most common cause of small intestine obstruction?

A. Trauma

B. Malignant tumor

C. Adhesions from previous abdominal surgery

D. Volvulus



Answer: Adhesions from previous abdominal surgery.


No13. Which of the following protects the inner lining of the stomach from the action of hydrochloric acid under normal conditions?

A. Gall bladder

B. Saliva

C. Mucus

D. Thyroid stimulating hormone



Answer: Mucus


14. The scientific study of the structure and disease of the teeth is called?

A. Odontology

B. Anthropology

C. Archaeology

D. Ecology



Answer: Odontology

 Mental health

15. What is stroke?

A. Loss of oxygen to a part of the brain

B. Bleeding in the brain from a blood vessel

C. Blocked blood vessel in the brain

D. All of the above



Answer: All of the above


16. What is the most common treatment for stroke for stroke?

A. Potassium chloride

B. Aerobic exercise

C. Shock therapy

D. Blood thinner medications



Answer: Blood thinner medications

However, the following conditions maybe red flag for future stroke occurrence:

– heart disease

– atrial fibrillation

– heart valve disorder

– hypercoagulable states.

– previous cerebral vascular disease.


17. Is stroke a medical emergency?

A. No.

B. Yes.

C. Needs immediate intervention

D. Both B and C.



Answer: Both B and C


18. What is the major risk factor for stroke?

A. Obesity

B. Diabetes

C. High blood pressure

D. Family history of stroke



Answer: High blood pressure


High blood pressure is the main risk factor for stroke. After high blood pressure, other factors include:

– obesity

– smoking

– diabetes

– cholesterol

– physical inactivity

– artery disease.

– age over sixty- five.


19. What is the risk factor of stroke that can be changed?

A. Age.

B. Family history

C. High cholesterol

D. Race



Answer: High cholesterol


20. What is the risk factor of stroke that can not be changed?

A. Tobacco use

B. Age

C. High blood pressure

D. Weight



Answer: Age.



Nurses students Frequently asked examination


21. Which of the following is a symptom of stroke?

A. Sudden confusion or trouble seeing or both.

B. Sudden severe headache with no cause

C. Sudden weakness in an arm or leg

D. All the above



Answer: All of the above

22. Which of the following is another term for stroke?

A. Brain attack

B. Complex migraine

C. Clot attack

D. All of the above



Answer: Brain attack


23. Blood supply to the brain that is briefly interrupted describe a?

A. Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

B. Mini stroke

C. Stroke

D. Both A and B

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