MPH - Entrance Examination :syllabus & sample questions 2073 - Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES/ POKHARA UNIVERSITY

Master of Public Health (Health Promotion Education / Health Service Management)- 2073



Information on Entrance Examination
Time:  Paying-2 hours, Scholarship -3 hours
Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions with four options
Number of Questions:  Paying -100, Scholarship- 150
Marking System: No negative marking
Full Marks:  Paying -100, Scholarship- 150
MCQ setting: Based on bachelor level of health sciences

Content and Mark Distribution:

S.No.
Subject
Questions
paying
Scholarship
       1
Public health theory and practice
10
15
       2
Epidemiology
10
15
      3
Bio-Statistics and demography
10
15
       4
Environmental and occupational health
10
15
       5
Reproductive and family health
10
15
      6
behavioral sciences
10
15
      7
Health promotion & education
10
15
       8
Research methodology
10
15
       9
Health service management
10
15
  
Epidemiology of disease and health problems
10
15
Total
100
150



Sample questions
The most important element of ethical research on human subjects is:
a.       Beneficence
b.      Justice
c.       A methodologically sound study design
d.      Informed consent
2 The prime cause of illness resulting in death in the poor countries of the tropical and subtropical regions today is –
a.       Plague
b.      Malaria
c.       Dengue
3The most appropriate measure of association for these data is the:
a.       Attributable risk percent
b.      Chi-square
c.       Odds ratio
d.      Risk ratio
4Health promotion includes the alleviation of:
a.       Psychical symptoms
b.      Causative factors
c.       Illness/pain
d.      Physical symptoms and causative factors
 One of the most effective strategies for changing behaviors is often learned by watching others. This is called
a.       Reinforcement
b.      Shaping
c.       Modeling
d.      Rational-emotional therapy
6 The theory that states that our behaviors are often influenced by our beliefs is called
a.       The Health Belief Model
b.      Modeling
c.       Cues to action
d.      The Theory of Reasoned Action

7The person or organization responsible for rehabilitation is-
a.       An employer’s doctor
b.      the insurance company
c.       the employer
d.      the employee, when better

8Substance abuse is:
a.       Not a health and safety concern.
b.      A problem that rarely results in death.
c.       Reducing in importance in Australia.
d.      A social and workplace problem
e.        
 Provision of condoms to individuals is what kind of intervention
a.       Biomedical intervention
b.      Structural intervention
c.       Behavioral intervention
d.      Educational intervention
10.   In constructing an “epidemic curve” the ordinate (vertical axis) displays a measure of:
a.       Time
b.      Magnitude of outcome
c.       Gender
d.      Sexual activities





















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