Dietician exam question papers with answers

Dietician/dietitian Exam Question Papers with Answers

In this article, you have been provided with the dietician exam paper, which was conducted for the recruitment of dieticians in railway hospitals.
Which was organized on 20 July 2019, you can also get the paper in pdf format at the end of this article. For this, you have to click on the given link.

For admission to undergraduate courses, a candidate must pass the Higher Secondary School Certificate Class 12 examination with science subjects.
There is also a course for a dietician in these courses. To get admission in the dietician’s course, one must have a 12th pass from science subject. After studying these, posting of dieticians is done in various institutes.

A dietitian is a person whose expertise is in the regulation of human nutrition and diet, from which patients should eat diet according to their illness. Along with this, the dietician has to prepare food from the kitchen according to all the patients. In this, the nutrition needs of all types of patients are also taken care of.

Dieticians are required in all institutions of government and private. Dieticians have to pass the written examination for recruitment.
Which is organized by the respective recruitment department.

Registered dietitian exam question papers with answers

Question No. 1. Wheat proteins are rich in amino acid.

(A) Tryptophan
(B) Gluten
(C) Glutamic acid ✅
(D) Acarbose

Question No. 2. The apex body in India for the formulation and promotion of medical research is

(C) ICMR ✅

Question No. 3. The process by which nutrients are added to foods to improve the quality of the food is

(A) Enrichment
(B) Fermentation
(C) Fortification ✅
(D) Radiation

Question No. 4. The Government of India gives the Arjuna Award in order to recognize outstanding achievement in

(A) Personnel of armed forces
(B) Cinema
(C) Sports ✅
(D) Military services

Question No. 5. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is found primarily in

(A) Pulses and legumes
(B) Whole grains
(C) Beef and milk ✅
(D) Vegetables

Question No. 6. A common method of drawing a random sample is

(A) Snowball draw
(B) Accidental draw
(C) Fishbowl draw ✅
(D) Judgemental draw

Question No. 7. The number of the nutrient particles in a litre of solution is

(A) Viscidity
(B) Viscosity
(C) Osmolality
(D) Osmolarity ✅

Question No. 8. The difference between the smallest and largest value in a given set of values is

(A) Mean
(B) Average
(C) Mode
(D) Range ✅

Question No. 9. Fatty acids with 4 to 6 carbons atoms, produced in the human colon are

(A) Non-essential fatty acids
(B) Medium-chain fatty acids
(C) Short-chain fatty acids ✅
(D) Long-chain fatty acids

Question No. 10. What is called the speed of an object moving in a definite direction? (dietician exam paper with an answer)

(A) Force
(B) Velocity ✅
(C) Motion
(D) Speed

Question No. 11. The word nutrition comes from the Latin word ‘nutrire’, and the meaning is nutrition

(A) To eat
(B) To nourish ✅
(C) To taste
(D) To grow

Question No. 12. Find the next number in the series.
11, 17, 29, 53, 101, ?

(A) 197 ✅
(B) 172
(C) 178
(D) 168

Question No. 13. What is the chemical formula of ozone?

(A) O
(B) O2
(C) O3 ✅
(D) O5

Question No. 14. In a certain code language, if BOARD is coded as QDCFT, then how is FALSE coded in that language?


Question No.15. Treatment that encourages the alleviation of physical symptoms, anxiety, and fear as well as maintaining the patient’s ability to function independently is

(A) Critical care
(B) Choleric care
(C) Intensive care
(D) Palliative care ✅

Question No. 16. Growth in living organisms that occur by cell multiplication is

(A) Fragmentation
(B) Cell division
(C) Mitosis ✅
(D) Meiosis

Question No. 17. When a base combines with a pentose sugar, is formed

(A) Acid
(B) Amine
(C) Aldehyde
(D) Nucleotide ✅

Question No. 18. The calculates an earthquake’s magnitude (size) from the amplitude of the earthquake’s largest seismic wave recorded by a seismograph dietician exam paper

(A) Mercalli scale
(B) Richter scale ✅
(C) Point scale
(D) Spatial scale

Question No.19. refers to calcium-binding proteins found in intestinal absorbing cells and other cells of the body

(A) Biotin
(B) Calbindins ✅
(C) Carnitine
(D) Ceruloplasmin

Question No. 20. The pink skin of peanuts contain

(A) Resveratrol ✅
(B) Xanthophyll
(C) Anthocyanins
(D) Quercetin

Question No. 21. On dividing a number by 539, we get 76 as the remainder. On dividing the same number by 77, what will be the remainder?

(A) 80
(B) 76 ✅
(C) 82
(D) 78

Question No. 22. Emulsion is a colloid of and

(A) solid, gas
(B) liquid, solid
(C) solid, solid
(D) liquid, liquid ✅

Question No. 23. Thiamine deficiency causes

(A) Night blindness
(B) Arthritis
(C) Wernicke’s Encephalopathy ✅
(D) Scurvy

Question No. 24. Carcasses of animals may be contaminated with

(A) Pediococcus
(B) Mycobacterium
(C) Salmonella ✅
(D) Proteus

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Question No. 25. The period of rapid growth and development during which a child physically develops into an adult is called as

(A) Growth spurt
(B) Teenage
(C) Puberty ✅
(D) Adolescence

Question No. 26. The primary emphasis in the dietary management of gas production in the colon is to reduce the intake of carbohydrates like (dietician exam question paper with an answer)

(A) Yoghurt
(B) Legumes and fermentable starches ✅
(C) Wheat
(D) Rice

Question No. 27. A dry food like bread is most likely to be spoiled by

(A) Yeasts
(B) Thermophilic bacteria
(C) Mesophilic bacteria
(D) Molds ✅

Question No. 28. Polysaccharides that are more soluble and found in oats and barley are

(A) Acetyl CoA
(B) Purine
(C) Beta-glucans ✅
(D) Choline

Question No. 29. The ratio of the number of girls to boys in a school of 5220 students is 57:59. How many more girls should be admitted to make the ratio 1:1?

(A) 94
(B) 90 ✅
(C) 86
(D) 82

Question No. 30. In this question, the relationship between different elements is shown in the statement. This statement is followed by three conclusions. Assume the given statement to be true and choose the answer from the given options:
Statement: B < R < O = A ≥ D > S
i) R < S ii) O > D
iii) A > S

(A) All follow
(B) Only ii) follows
(C) Only iii) Follows ✅
(D) Only i) and ii) follow

Question No. 31 _ refers to the growth of malignant tissue that spreads to surrounding tissues or organs.

(A) Neutropenia
(B) Metastasis ✅
(C) Cachexia
(D) Neoplasm

Question No. 32. The formation of glucose or glycogen from non-carbohydrate source is known as

(A) Glycolysis
(B) Glycogenolysis
(C) Gluconeogenesis ✅
(D) Glucogenesis

Question No. 33. Who is the founder of Satyashodhak Samaj?

(A) Swami Vivekananda
(B) Jyotirao Phule ✅
(C) Kanshi Ram
(D) Gulamgiri

Question No.34. A worldwide outbreak of any disease in numbers clearly in excess of normal is

(A) Epidemic
(B) Pandemic ✅
(C) Generic
(D) Widespread

Question No. 35. The vaccines to be given to a pregnant women are

(A) Rabies vaccine
(B) Smallpox vaccine
(C) TT vaccine ✅
(D) Polio vaccine

Question No. 36. Prolonged and persistent vomiting during pregnancy results in

(A) Heartburn
(B) Gestational diabetes
(C) Hyperemesis gravidarum ✅
(D) Neural tube defect

Question No. 37. A cluster of metabolic disorders, including type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, that is characterized by insulin resistance is

(A) Caplan’s syndrome
(B) Babinski syndrome
(C) Diploid syndrome
(D) Metabolic syndrome ✅

Question No. 38. Microminerals are required by humans in amounts of less than

(A) 100 mg/day ✅
(B) 150 mg/day
(C) 125 mg/day
(D) 110 mg/day

Question No. 39. Which one of the following States is known for Bommalattam?

(A) Tamil Nadu ✅
(B) Uttarakhand
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Himachal Pradesh

Question No. 40. A malabsorption syndrome resulting from major resections of the small bowel; characterized by diarrhea, steatorrhea, and malnutrition is

(A) Crohn’s disease
(B) Diverticulitis
(C) Short bowel syndrome ✅
(D) Sprue

Question No. 41. Nutrigenomics has been applied in the development of to reduce malnutrition globally

(A) Iron-fortified table salt
(B) Golden milk
(C) Golden rice ✅
(D) Protein-rich honey

Question No. 42. Example of prebiotic component is

(A) Fructose
(B) Lactose
(C) Fructooligosaccharides ✅
(D) Glucose

Question No. 43. Invertase is used in the manufacture of

(A) Jams
(B) Fruit juices
(C) Confectionery ✅
(D) Jellies

Question No. 44. Periods during which foods that were previously liked are refused or a particular food is requested at every meal, common in children is (dietician exam paper)

(A) Picky eating
(B) Food Jags ✅
(C) Tantrums
(D) Food lags

Question No. 45. Two bells ring at intervals of 67 seconds and 78 seconds. If they both ring at 10 o’clock in the morning together, after how many seconds will they ring together again?

(A) 5336
(B) 5116
(C) 5446
(D) 5226 ✅

Question No. 46. Developmental anomaly, related to a folic acid deficiency in infants is

(A) Neural crest defect
(B) Encephalopathy
(C) Neural tube defects ✅
(D) Neonatal Jaundice

Question No. 47. How many members can be nominated by the President to the Rajya Sabha?

(A) Nine
(B) Ten
(C) Twelve ✅
(D) Six

Question No. 48. The term nutraceuticals was coined by

(A) DeFelice ✅
(B) San Byron
(C) Louis Caltex
(D) Flemming

Question No. 49. Traveler’s diarrhea is caused due to the toxins produced by

(A) Escherichia Coli ✅
(B) Bacillus
(C) Yersinia
(D) Clostridium

Question No. 50. What is the S.I unit of momentum?

(A) Kg ms-2
(B) Kg/ ms-1
(C) Kg ms-1 ✅
(D) Kg ms

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Question No. 51. The complex of symptoms that involve weight loss and lessening of the body’s fat and muscle stores that accompany advanced cancer is

(A) Cachexia ✅
(B) Hypogeusia
(C) Dysgeusia
(D) Ageusia

Question No. 52. Albinism is an inborn error of metabolism of

(A) Phenylalanine
(B) Thyroxine
(C) Melanin ✅
(D) Adrenaline

Question No. 53. Gathering and evaluating a patient’s medical, nutritional, physical examination, laboratory data, and medication history is

(A) Nutritional assessment ✅
(B) Nutrition Intervention
(C) Nutrition screening
(D) Nutrition diagnosis

Question No. 54. Inborn error of metabolism in which urine turns black in colour when exposed to air is

(A) Alkaptonuria ✅
(B) Cystinuria
(C) Aminoaciduria
(D) Phenylketonuria

Question No. 55. Any claim that states, suggests, or implies that a relationship exists between a food category, a food, or one of its constituents and health is

(A) Nutritional Claim
(B) Deficiency Claim
(C) Structure claim
(D) Health claim ✅

Question No. 56. A girl started to walk 4 km in the North direction. She turned towards her right and walked 3 km and walked 4 km again towards her right. Once again she took a right turn to walk 3 km. How far is she from the starting point?

(A) 4 km
(B) 3 km
(C) 0 km ✅
(D) 2 km

Question No. 57. Which of the following is not a source of Air pollution?

(A) Smog
(B) Chlorofluorocarbons
(C) Electronic wastes ✅
(D) Fossil Fuels

Question No. 58. The iron-binding protein in human milk is

(A) Cuproferrin
(B) Transferrin
(C) Lactoferrin ✅
(D) Calciferrin

Question No. 59. ____is a concept that can be used to measure the effects of current health conditions on a person’s day-to-day life.

(A) Health-related quality of life ✅
(B) Psycinfo scale
(C) Food security
(D) Current health satisfaction

Question No. 60. The process of adding hydrogen across the unsaturated fatty acid double bond of oil to increase saturation is

(A) Emulsification
(B) Deamination
(C) Hydrogenation ✅
(D) Transamination

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Question No. 61. A train passes a station platform in 73 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 57 seconds. If the speed of the train is 29 m/s, what is the length of the platform? (meter)

(A) 464 ✅
(B) 474
(C) 484
(D) 494

Question No. 62. Which one of the following states is the largest producer of Rice in India?

(A) Assam
(B) Haryana
(C) West Bengal ✅
(D) Punjab

Question No. 63. The android obesity is most commonly found in

(A) Elderly
(B) Male ✅
(C) Female
(D) Children

Question No. 64. Aromatic rice varieties contain a major aroma principle

(A) Proanthocyanidin
(B) Acetyl pyrroline ✅
(C) Oryzenin
(D) Anthocyanin

Question No. 65. Laboratory test for allergy includes

(A) Fluoroimmnoassay
(B) Radioallergosorbent test ✅
(C) Chemiluminescence assay
(D) Counting Immunoassay

Question No. 66. Prevention of self decomposition in vegetables can be achieved by

(A) Washing
(B) Heat
(C) Chemicals
(D) Blanching ✅

Question No. 67. A substance added to a drug, such as a binder, filler, diluent, flavouring, a preservative that sometimes produce allergy are

(A) Recipient
(B) Excipient ✅
(C) Buffer
(D) Allergen

Question No. 68. What is one of the symptoms of goiters disease?

(A) Very short
(B) Swelling in the neck ✅
(C) Swelling in both hands
(D) Extremely tall

Question No. 69. Most common type of glycogen storage disease is

(A) Wilson’s disease
(B) Maple syrup urine disease
(C) Von Gierke’s Disease ✅
(D) Diabetes insipidus

Question No. 70. An illness acquired as the result of consumption of contaminated foods is (After reading the dietician exam paper you can download the paper in pdf format for further exam preparation )

(A) Allergy
(B) Atopy
(C) Anaphylaxis
(D) Foodborne illness ✅

Question No. 71. By selling a CPU for Rs.8855, a man makes a profit of 15%. At what price should he sell it to make a profit of 25%? (in Rs.)

(A) 9425
(B) 9525
(C) 9325
(D) 9625 ✅

Question No. 72. Brain cells and RBCs are wholly dependent on as the energy source

(A) Carbohydrates ✅
(B) Proteins
(C) Vitamins
(D) Lipids

Question No. 73. Khecheopalri lake is found in which one of the following States?

(A) Tripura
(B) Sikkim ✅
(C) Nagaland
(D) West Bengal

Question No. 74. Which of the following is a restriction to contest in the Lok Sabha election?

(A) Religion
(B) Gender
(C) Education
(D) Age ✅

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Question No. 75. An abnormal accumulation of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces or body cavities is known as

(A) Alkalosis
(B) Edema ✅
(C) Acidosis
(D) Intoxication

Question No. 76. Example of non-communicable disease is

(A) Cancer ✅
(B) Enteritis
(C) Diarrhea
(D) Tuberculosis

Question No. 77. A diagnostic test in which a small quantity of suspected food is given in disguise to the patient is

(A) Replacement diet
(B) Substitution diet
(C) Provocative test ✅
(D) Elimination diet

Question No. 78. Molecular species with unpaired electrons that are highly reactive and can cause cell destruction are called as

(A) Free radicals ✅
(B) Ketone bodies
(C) Cobalamin
(D) Fructans

Question No. 79. The process of progressing from one method of nutrition support to another or to oral feeding is known as

(A) Enteral feeding
(B) Transitional feeding ✅
(C) Home tube feeding
(D) Parenteral feeding

Question No. 80. The insufficient production of stomach acid due to age as well as atrophic gastritis is referred as

(A) Normochlorhydria
(B) Achlorhydria ✅
(C) Dyschlorhydria
(D) Euchlorhydria

Question No. 81. The women’s safety app ‘My Circle’ has been launched by which telecom company?

(A) Jio
(C) Bharti Airtel ✅
(D) Aircel

Question No. 82. Constant Variable has category or value

(A) Four
(B) Three
(C) One ✅
(D) Two

Question No. 83. Generally, air is optically compared to water and glass.

(A) equal medium
(B) double the time denser medium
(C) denser medium
(D) rarer medium ✅

Question No. 84. Phenylketonuria is an inborn error of metabolism of

(A) Melatonin
(B) Phenylalanine ✅
(C) Serotonin
(D) Tryptophan

Question No. 85. What is the symbol of the element Radon?

(A) Ro
(B) Rn ✅
(C) Ra
(D) R

Question No. 86. The concept of functional food was first developed in

(A) Japan ✅
(B) New York
(C) Canada
(D) Chicago

Question No. 87. A complication caused by both enteral and parenteral feeding is

(A) Tube obstruction
(B) Thrombophlebitis
(C) Refeeding syndrome ✅
(D) Aspiration

Question No. 88. Provision of nutrients into the gastrointestinal tract through a tube or catheter when oral intake is inadequate is

(A) Parenteral nutrition
(B) Nasal feeding
(C) Transistional nutition
(D) Enteral nutrition ✅

Question No. 89. 2850 boys and 2150 girls are examined in a test; 42% of the boys and 36% of the girls pass the test. The percentage of the total who failed is (this dietician exam paper download from the end of the article)

(A) 63.58
(B) 61.58
(C) 62.58
(D) 60.58 ✅

Question No. 90. The process by which the posterior pituitary stimulates the mammary gland to contract, causing movement of milk through the duct is referred as

(A) Lactation
(B) Geophagia
(C) Let down reflex ✅
(D) Amylophagia

Question No. 91. Dryness of mouth resulting from diminished or arrested salivary secretion in old age is referred as

(A) Ageusia
(B) Keratostomia
(C) Ptylinism
(D) Xerostomia ✅

Question No. 92. Pregnancy-induced hypertension with proteinuria developing after the 20th week of gestation is

(A) Gestational diabetes
(B) Hypermesis gravidarium
(C) Preeclampsia ✅
(D) Ptylinism

Question No. 93. Oxidative shunt is also called

(A) Beta oxidation
(B) Cori cycle
(C) Urea cycle
(D) HMP shunt pathway ✅

Question No. 94. What is the full form of PFRDA?

(A) Payment Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
(B) Policy Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
(C) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority ✅
(D) Provident Fund Regulatory and Development Authority

Question No. 95. Bitots Spot is a deficiency symptom caused by

(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin D
(C) Vitamin K
(D) Vitamin E

Question No. 96. Comfort measures provided for terminally ill patients to reduce the stress caused by illness is

(A) Palliative care
(B) Patient focus care ✅
(C) Standard care
(D) Patient-centered care

Question No. 97. Foods rich in protein are called as

(A) Nutritive foods
(B) Immune enhancing foods
(C) Health foods
(D) Bodybuilding foods ✅

Question No. 98. A posterior pituitary hormone that stimulates uterine contractions during labor and postpartum is

(A) Thyroxine
(B) Oxytocin ✅
(C) Epinephrine
(D) Cortisol

Question No. 99. What is an example of tendrils?

(A) Papaya
(B) Touch-me-not Plants
(C) Pea plants ✅
(D) Cactus

Question No. 100. The sum of protons and neutrons present in the nucleus of atoms is called

(A) atomic number
(B) parity
(C) mass number ✅
(D) valency

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