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Question 1. The gastrointestinal system secretes all of the following enzymes except: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Ptyalin Lipase Pepsin Angiotensin

Question 2. The heart receives its blood supply from the left and right coronary arteries. Is this statement true or false? 1. 2. False True

Question 3. Your patient is a fit young person. He does not smoke, jogs 5 km every other day and has a heart rate of 54 beats per minute. He is asymptomatic of any disease. Which of the following terms best describe his heart rate. 1. 2. 3. 4. Normal sinus rhythm Pathological Sinus bradycardia Sick sinus syndrome Physiological Sinus bradycardia

Question 4. All of the following factors aid venous return (of blood) to heart except: 1. 2. 3. 4. Negative pressure in the thoracic cavity One way valves in the veins and the heart Squeezing action(s) of major muscles Left ventricular contraction

Question 5. The incidence of Acute Renal Failure is particularly high amongst Indigenous Australians. Which of the following is not a recognized cause of Acute Renal Failure. 1. 2. 3. 4. Gastric ulceration Chronic Dehydration Sepsis Hypotension

Question 6. Oliguria is defined as producing less than 500 ml of urine in an adult patient over a period of one day. 1. 2. False True

Question 7. A patient in a remote community has lost two litres of blood. There is no blood or albumin in the community. The patient is hypo volumic and hypo tensive. What is the doctor most likely to order for this patient? 1. 2. 3. Two litres of normal saline Two litres of D5W 500 mls NS TKVO


500 mls D5W TKVO

Question 8. The use of closed ended questions is advocated in the final stages of an interview. Which of the following best describes the reason for this approach? 1. 2. 3. 4. It brings the assessment to a quick closure It helps the assessor focus on the main problem Both of the above It conveys to the patient that the interview has ended.

Question 9. A patient with chronic respiratory failure is admitted to the ward. How much oxygen could a Registered Nurse give him safely in the absence of any hospital protocol? 1. 2. 3. 4. 0.2 liters per minute via nasal prongs 2 liters per minute by Hudsons mask or nasal prongs 20 liters per minute by any means 20 liters per minute by nasal prongs

Question 10. The SA node is located in the right atrium 100 % of the time. 1. 2. True False

Question 11. The SA node of Homo sapiens is located in the Right Atrium 87% of the time. Is this statement true or false? 1. 2. True False

Question 12. The normal adult respiratory rate is: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 44 breaths per minute 20 to 30 breaths per minute 16 25 breaths per minute 12 20 breaths per minute 22 to 44 breaths per minute

Question 13. You are assessing a patient. You note that he has an expiratory wheeze. What is the most likely diagnosis for this patient? 1. 2. 3. 4. Croup late onset COPD COAD Asthma

Question 14. What is the most likely therapeutic intervention by a Registered Medical Practitioner?

1. 2. 3. 4.

Prescribe ventolin inhalations Prescribe ventolin and a steroid inhalation Both of the above Place a chest tube to relieve the spasm

Question 15. In the NT of Australia Endorsed ENs should hold the key to schedule 8 medications. 1. 2. This is always true This is always false

Correct answers: 1d. 2b. 3d. 4d. 5a. 6b. 7a. 8b. 9b. 10b 11a. 12d. 13d. 14c. 15b.