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MPH Entrance Exam Syllabus and sample questions

THe syllabus and sample question for the entrance examinaiton of MPH- Master of Public Health  Program, for  POKHARA UNIVERSITY is described as below .
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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