Nursing quiz

Public Health Quiz

Public Health Nursing Quiz - 1

1. Period of maximum infectivity in mumps is during

A. incubation period

B. onset of swelling

C. after swelling appears

D. prodromal period

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2. Shick test is done in:

A. meningitis

B. diphtheria

C. pertussis

D. polimyelitis

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3. Recommended site of administration of DPT in infants is:

A. gluteal

B. deltoid

C. lateral aspect of thigh

D. forearm

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4. . Major epidemics of influenza A occur at intervals of:

A. 1 year

B. 2-3 years

C. 10-15 years

D. 20-25 years

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5.  The vaccine usually given to pilgrims to the Middle East is:


B. influenza

C. yellow fever

d. meningitis

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6. Measles vaccine is given under the National Immunization Programme:

A. 6 weeks

B. 6 months

C. 9 Months

D. 18 months

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7. Modifiable risk factors in case of Hypertension include all, EXCEPT:

A. Age

B. Obesity

C. Salt intake

D. Alcohol intake

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8. Saturated fatty acids are all, EXCEPT:

A. Lauric

B. Palmitic

C. Stearic

D. Oleic

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9. Infections primarily of animals that can be transmitted through milk is all, EXCEPT:

A. Tuberculosis

B. Brucellosis

C. Q fever

D. Malaria

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10. The diseases notifiable to the WHO under the International Regulation Act are all except:

A. Cholera

B. Plague

C. Yellow Fever

D. Diphtheria

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11. Quickening means:

A. Hearing of the fetal heart sound

B. Sudden cessation of Menstruation

C. The movement of the feuts in the uterus felt by the mother

D. Nausa and vomiting in the morning

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12. Discolouration of teeth is caused by a kind of antibiotics called:

A. Streptomycin

B. Neomycin

C. Tetracycline

D. Penicillin

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1. B 2. B 3. B 4. D 5. C
6. C 7.A 8. D 9. D 10. D
11. D 12. C      
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