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1 SEMESTER SY 2015-2016
1. What is the vision of the Department of Health
a. To be responsible for the formulation, planning, implemented, and coordination of policies and programs in the field of health
b. To regulate health goods and services
c. A global leader for attaining better health outcomes, competitive and responsive health care system, and equitable health financing.
d. All of the above
2. DOH should work to make enjoyment of the right to health a reality. What is the mission of DOH?
a. promoting the means to better health
c. encouraging providers of health goods and services
b. planning the programs in the field of health
d. none of the above
3. In a certain area, a district hospital is providing care given by physicians with basic health training. Minor surgeries and some simple
laboratory examinations are executed also in this hospital. Basing on the given data this facility is of what level?
a. Primary
b. Secondary
c. Tertiary
d. B and C
4. The Philippine Heart Center is under what level of health care?
a. Primary
b. Secondary

c. Tertiary

d. B and C

5. The following measures is used as a numerator to capture for the infant mortality rate:
a. Total number of deaths from maternal causes in same year
b. Total number of registered live births of a given year
c. Total number of deaths less than 1 year of age registered in same calendar year
d. Total number of deaths registered in same calendar year
6. The organism that harbors and provide nourishment for another organism is called a:
a. Host
b. Mode of transmission
c. Agent

d. Environment

7. The sum total of all external condition and influences that affects the development of an organism pertains to:
a. Infectious agents
c. Environment
b. Biological environment
d. Socio-economic environment
8. Health Sector Reform Agenda (HSRA) is the overriding goal of the DOH. The reform is established because although there has been
a significant improvement in the health status of the Filipinos negative conditions are still seen among the population which does not
a. Slowing down in the reduction in the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)
b. Increase reduction of Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR)
c. Rising Burden from chronic diseases
d. Unattended emerging health risks from environmental and work related factors
9. Nurse Diane influenced the Sangguniang Bayan to ban smoking in public areas to minimize if not prevent the exposure of
population to smoking. She is performing her role as:
a. Educator
b. Trainer
c. Advocate
d. Researcher
10. Pandemic occurrence of a disease means:
a. The intermittent occurrence of a few isolated and unrelated cases in a given locality.
b. The simultaneous occurrence of epidemic of the same disease in several countries.
c. The unusually large number of cases in a relatively short period of time.
d. The continuous occurrence throughout a period of time of the usual number of cases in a given locality.
11. Which element of FOURmula one aims to ensure quality and affordability of health services?
a. Health financing
b. Health regulation
c. Health service delivery
12. Pillars of primary health care include all of the following, except:
a. Active community participation
b. Provision of medical care and emergency treatment

d. Good governance

c. Support mechanism made available

d. Use of appropriate technology

13. MWSS provides water to Manila and other cities in Metro Manila. This is an example of which level of water facility?
a. I
b. II
c. III
d. IV
14. A systematic approach of obtaining, organizing and analyzing numerical facts so that conclusion may be drawn from them is called:
a. Vital statistics
b. Statistics
c. Crude Birth Rate
d. All of the above
15. If there were 250 deaths and 36,114 live births registered in Region III, with a total population of 200,000, the fetal death rate would
a. 6.9 per 1000 live births
c. 0.16 per 1000 live births
b. 7.8 per 1000 live births
d. 0.0014 per 1000 live births
16. During a meeting, the public health nurse together with the other barangay health workers and midwives, are developing evaluation
parameters. In a nursing process, the public health nurse and her subordinates are going through what step?
a. Assessment
c. Implementation of planned care
b. Planning nursing action
d. Evaluation of care and services rendered
17. During what phase of nursing process do data analysis and interpretation is done and mutual trust and confidence is developed?
a. Assessment
c. Implementation of planned care
b. Planning nursing action
d. Evaluation of care and services rendered
18. Coordinating care and services and the utilization of community resources is under what step in the nursing process?
a. Assessment
c. Implementation of planned care
b. Planning nursing action
d. Evaluation of care and services rendered
19. The importance of outbreak investigation includes which of the following?
a. Control and prevention measure
c. Training
b. Severity and risk to others
d. All of these
20. R.A. 7160 mandates devolution of basic services from the national government to local government units. Which of the following is
the major goal of devolution?
a. To strengthen local government units
c. To empower the people and promote their self-reliance
b. To allow greater autonomy to local government units
d. To make basic services more accessible to the people
21. Which level of health facility is the usual point of entry of a client into the health care delivery system?
a. Primary
b. Secondary
c. Intermediate

d. Tertiary

22. Which disease was declared through Presidential Proclamation No. 4 as a target for eradication in the Philippines?
a. Poliomyelitis
b. Measles
c. Rabies
d. Neonatal tetanus
23. Which step in community organizing involves training of potential leaders in the community?
a. Integration
c. Community study
b. Community organization
d. Core group formation
24. The public health nurse takes an active role in community participation. What is the primary goal of community organizing?
a. To educate the people regarding community health problems
b. To mobilize the people to resolve community health problems
c. To maximize the communitys resources in dealing with health problems
d. To maximize the communitys resources in dealing with health problems

A 2-months old infant was brought to the health center for immunization.
During assessment, the infants temperature registered at 38.1C. Which of the
following is the best course of action by the nurse?
A. Give Paracetamol and wait for his fever to subside
B. Advise the infants mother to bring him back for immunization when he is well
C. Refer the infant to the physician for further assessment
D. Go on with the infants immunizations