Nursing Entrance

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Entrance Exam Quizzes & Trivia

Nursing entrance is more like the SAT when it comes to the nursing branch of health studies. Are you preparing for an entrance exam? If so, this quiz will gauge your knowledge and help you revise for the exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The outer layer of the kidney is the?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Nephron

    • D. 

      Pyramid

  • 2. 
    The middle layer of the kidney is the?
    • A. 

      Nephron

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Pyramids

  • 3. 
    Deficiency of this vitamin can lead to irritability ,loss of appetite, beri beri
    • A. 

      K

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      D

  • 4. 
    Verticle columns in the periodic table are called ?
    • A. 

      Periods

    • B. 

      Rows

    • C. 

      Columns

    • D. 

      Groups

  • 5. 
    Plasma soluble substances that are secreted by gram positive bacteria are called?
    • A. 

      Endo toxin

    • B. 

      Exotoxin

    • C. 

      Toxin

  • 6. 
    Gram negative bacterial cell wall componenets are called?
    • A. 

      Endotoxins

    • B. 

      Exotoxins

    • C. 

      Toxins

  • 7. 
    Causes direct damage to cells
    • A. 

      Cytotoxins

    • B. 

      Neurotoxins

    • C. 

      Enterotoxin

    • D. 

      Leucocidins

  • 8. 
    Cause intestinal symptoms
    • A. 

      Cytoxins

    • B. 

      Neurotoxins

    • C. 

      Enterotoxins

    • D. 

      Leucocidins

  • 9. 
    AN ORGANISM WITH CHLORAPLAST IN ITS CELL IS PROBABLY
    • A. 

      Heterotroph

    • B. 

      Autotroph

    • C. 

      Herbivore

    • D. 

      Primary consumer

  • 10. 
    What property of water allows someone to fill a glass slightly above the rim without the water flowing over
    • A. 

      Specific gravity

    • B. 

      Cpillarity

    • C. 

      Opacity

    • D. 

      Surface tension

  • 11. 
    The spaces beetween neurons are called
    • A. 

      Synapses

    • B. 

      Dendrites

    • C. 

      Inter neurons

    • D. 

      Cell gaps

  • 12. 
    Which group of chemicals is NOT normally found in most living things
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Silicates

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 13. 
    The alimentary canal is associated with the
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Digestive system

    • C. 

      Urinary tract

    • D. 

      Birth canal

  • 14. 
    The numerous villi in the small intestine serve to
    • A. 

      Secrete enzymes for digestion

    • B. 

      Absorb water from disolved foods

    • C. 

      Secrete hydrochloric acid to disolve food

    • D. 

      Provide greater surface for absorption

  • 15. 
    As light passes obliqquely from air to water , it is bent . this bending is called
    • A. 

      Diffraction

    • B. 

      Reflection

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Dispersion

  • 16. 
    Which of the following organelles is not involved in protein synthesis
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Rough endoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 17. 
    To be absorbed by cells, proteins must be changed to
    • A. 

      Amino acids

    • B. 

      Sucrose

    • C. 

      Fatty acids

    • D. 

      Glycerol

  • 18. 
    A neuron that transmits impulses from the receptors to the spinal cord is called
    • A. 

      Motor neuron

    • B. 

      Associative neuron

    • C. 

      Interneuron

    • D. 

      Sensory neuron

  • 19. 
    Which group of organisms helps prevent the accumulation of organic waste in nature
    • A. 

      Rabbits

    • B. 

      Mosses

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Ferns

  • 20. 
    As the eardrum is made to vibrate more rapidly , the sound is percieved as
    • A. 

      Louder in intensity

    • B. 

      Softer in intensity

    • C. 

      Higher in pitch

    • D. 

      Lower in pitch

  • 21. 
    In a field of pure white asters , a grower noticed a single blue aster . how could the grower test whether this change affected the gamete-producing cells of the plant?
    • A. 

      Self pollinate the flower and plant the resulting seeds

    • B. 

      Examine the blue petals under an electron microscope

    • C. 

      Perform a chemical analysis to find the nature of the blue pigment

    • D. 

      Perform vegitative propagation on a cutting of the plant

  • 22. 
    A human egg will develop into a female if it is fertilized by a sperm containing
    • A. 

      X chromosome

    • B. 

      Y chromosome

    • C. 

      Xy chromosome

    • D. 

      Xxy chromosome

  • 23. 
    In a food change involving grass, grasshoppers,birds,and mammals, the original source of energy is
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Sunlight

    • C. 

      Chlorophyl

    • D. 

      Atp

  • 24. 
    Which of these food s is a good source of protein
    • A. 

      Nuts

    • B. 

      Cooked oatmeal

    • C. 

      Honey

    • D. 

      Raisins

  • 25. 
    A reading on the celcius scale is 5 a reading on the farenheigt would be
    • A. 

      225

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      95