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Kerala PSC staff nurse grade 2 solved paper 2021

Kerala PSC staff nurse grade 2 recent solved paper 2021
Name of Post: Staff Nurse Grade II (SR for SC/ST & ST only)
Department: Health Services
Cat.No: 250/2020
Question Code: 038/2021
Medium of Question- English
Date of Test: 09/07/2021

1. Choose the correct statement.

A) Angiotensin II prevents sodium reabsorption.

B) Angiotensin I is physiologically inactive.

C) Angiotensin II is a precursor of Angiotensin I.

D) Angiotensinogen is produced by the kidneys.

Correct Answer: B


2. The axillary tail of mammary gland is known as

A) Vestigial tail

B) Mammary tail

C) Tail of pectoralis

D) Tail of spence

Correct Answer: D


3. The following are the major blood vessels which supply liver except

A) Porta hepatis artery

B) Interlobular artery

C) Hepatic artery

D) Portal vein

Correct Answer: A


4. The anterior end of the corpus callosum is known as

A) The trunk

B) The genu

C) The rostrum

D) The splenium

Correct Answer: B


5. Which is the largest branch of brachial plexus?

A) Medial nerve

B) Ulnar nerve

C) Radial nerve

D) Axillary nerve

Correct Answer: C


6. Free living microbes that live on dead or decaying organic matter are known as

A) Parasites

B) Saprophytes

C) Commensals

D) Pathogens

Correct Answer: B


7. Bacteria with a tuft of flagella at one end are called

A) Lophotrichous

B) Peritrichous

C) Amphitrichous

D) Monotrichous

Correct Answer: A


8. Biohazard symbols on a specimen represent

A) Highly explosive

B) Poisonous and corrosive

C) Volatile and unstable

D) Suspected of having highly contagious diseases

Correct Answer: D


9. The characteristics present on a primary social group is

A) Large size

B) Artificiality

C) Physical proximity

D) Conflicts

Correct Answer: C


10. The process by which social order is established and maintained is called

A) Social control

B) Socialization

C) Social stratification

D) Social relation

Correct Answer: A


11. Which statement is correct about cognitive dissonance?

A) A theory of attitude change developed by Festinger.

B) A theory based on psychoanalysis.

C) It focuses on instincts and childhood experiences as reason for problems in adulthood.

D) The theory assumes that all the behaviours are learned.

Correct Answer: A


12. According to Freudian psychology,

A) Personality is an adaptation to the environment

B) People are free agents who have control over their choices and actions

C) All the energy used for performing the work of personality is obtained from unconscious instincts

D) The whole of anything is greater than its parts

Correct Answer: C


13. Which psychological theory explains about the ‘‘Schizoparanoid position’’, as part of sychological development?

A) Gestalt theory

B) Cognitive development theory

C) Behaviour theory D) Object relation theory

Correct Answer: D


14. Which is not a correct statement about stress?

A) During the “alarm reaction stage”, the physiological responses of the “fight or flight syndrome” are initiated.

B) Cognitive appraisal is an individual’s evaluation of the personal significance of the stressful event.

C) Selye called the general reaction of the body to stress the “general adaptation syndrome”.

D) According to Lazarus and Folkman, in primary appraisal of an event, benign-positive outcome is one that holds no significance for the individual.

Correct Answer: D


15. Preventing unacceptable or undesirable thoughts or behaviors from being expressed by exaggerating opposite thoughts or types of behaviors is termed as

A) Regression

B) Reaction formation

C) Rationalization

D) Introjection

Correct Answer: B


16. Ego-ideal and the conscience are two important components of

A) Id

B) Ego

C) Super-ego

D) Temperament

Correct Answer: C


17. Emile Durkheim (1951) studied the individual’s interaction with the society in which he or she lived and described three social categories of suicide. Which of the following term is not included in his theory?

A) Egoistic suicide

B) Societic suicide

C) Anomic suicide

D) Altruistic suicide

Correct Answer: B


18. “I make this choice because it is morally right and my duty to do so.” This statement is an example of

A) Ethical egoism

B) Kantianism

C) Utilitarianism

D) Natural law

Correct Answer: B


19. Which is not an ego defense mechanism ?

A) Rationalisation

B) Obsession

C) Regression

D) Sublimation

Correct Answer: B


20. Consistent individual differences in behavior that are biologically based and are relatively independent of learning, system of values and attitudes is

A) Character

B) Conduct

C) Temperament

D) Personality

Correct Answer: C


21. What is the origin of the serotonin pathways in the brain stem?

A) Ventral tegmental area

B) Substantia niagra

C) Raphe nuclei

D) Gracile fasciculus

Correct Answer: C


22. Euphoria, lethargy, somnolence, apathy, dysphoria, impaired judgment, pupillary constriction, drowsiness, slurred speech, constipation, nausea, decreased respiratory rate and blood pressure are the intoxication features of which substance?

A) Opioids

B) Cannabis

C) Cocaine

D) Phencyclidine

Correct Answer: A


23. What is the most suitable nursing diagnosis for a person who has abuse of alcohol and cannabis, destructive behavior toward others and self, inability to meet basic needs, inability to meet role expectations, risk taking behaviours ?

A) Deficient knowledge

B) Ineffective denial

C) Ineffective coping

D) Chronic low self-esteem

Correct Answer: C


24. Which of the following statements is/are correct about schizophrenia ?

i. Autochthonous delusions are characteristic of schizophrenia.

ii. Ambivalence is a symptom under Schneider’s First Rank Symptoms of schizophrenia.

iii. Third person hallucinations’ are considered to be characteristic of schizophrenia.

iv. Tardive dyskinesia is a clinical feature schizophrenia.

A) i and iii

B) ii and iv

C) ii and iii

D) i and ii

Correct Answer: A


25. Which is/are the correct statement/s related to cognitive psychotherapy?

i. In CBT, patient monitor his or her negative, automatic thoughts.

ii. CBT is based on psychoanalysis.

iii. Free association and abreaction are the techniques used in CBT.

iv. Learn to identify and alter the dysfunctional beliefs.

 A) i and iii

B) i and iv

C) iii and iv

D) ii, iii and iv

Correct Answer: B


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