Veterinary Nursing Theory Level 2 Sample Paper

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RCVS Awarding Body Certificate in Veterinary Nursing Theory LEVEL 2 Sample Paper Paper 1 Understanding and maintaining animal health (Units VNT3, VNT4) Sample Paper This sample paper is provided to help candidates to familiarise themselves with multiple choice type questions and to practise answering questions under timed conditions. Each sample paper contains 30 multiple choice questions of the type which will be set in the on-screen examination. A shortened fully- functioning on-screen practice test can also be accessed online at This version works on your computer just like the real examination. You will gain the most value from the sample papers if you use them under examination conditions. This means answering…show more content…
a) aorta and trachea b) oesophagus and aorta c) vagus nerve and trachea d) vena cava and hepatic portal vein 7. Sebaceous glands are examples of a) coiled glands b) tubular glands c) saccular glands d) compound glands 2. The foramen magnum is part of the a) skull b) pelvis c) mandible d) vertebrae 8. The greater trochanter is part of the a) tibia b) radius c) femur d) humerus 3. The parietal, incisive and temporal bones are a) sesamoid bones b) bones of the skull c) bones of the pelvis d) bones of the carpus 9. The olecranon is part of the a) scapula b) humerus c) radius d) ulna 10. 4. A partially or differentially permeable membrane is called a a) diffusion membrane b) facilitated membrane c) semi-permeable membrane d) non-facilitated membrane Which hormones are responsible for calcium regulation in the body? a) thyroid hormones b) insulin and glucagon c) parathyroid hormone and calcitonin d) glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids 5. Which of these organelles is concerned with digestion "within" the cell? a) lysosomes b) Golgi body c) mitochondria d) endoplasmic reticulum 11. After leaving the right ventricle, blood enters the a) aorta b) vena cavae c) pulmonary vein d) pulmonary…show more content…
Peristalsis is a) a wave of distension b) a wave of contraction c) voluntary muscular activity d) recoil following distension 20. The term 'pica' means a) extreme weight loss b) abnormal, depraved appetite c) excessive straining to pass faeces or urine d) rapid involuntary movements of the eyeball 14. Which of the following is a function of the kidney? a) production of urea b) storage of glycogen c) assimilation of protein d) production of erythropoietin 21. Absorption of nutrients occurs mainly from the a) liver b) colon c) stomach d) small intestine 15. Prolactin is produced by the a) ovary b) adrenal gland c) anterior pituitary gland d) posterior pituitary gland 22. The beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans secrete a) insulin b) amylase c) glucagon d) histamine 16. Dyspnoea is breathing that is a) fast b) noisy c) shallow d) difficult 23. 17. The term used to describe a continuous involuntary movement of the eyeball is a) epiphora b) erythema c) ischaemia d)

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