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Nursing NCLEX Practice

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NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

Various nclex nursing questions and multiple choice answers graded on a 80 percent pass. Questions are from nclex review books and are reworded to avoid recourse.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse on the day shift walks into a clients room and finds the client unresponsive. The client is not breathing and does not have a pulse, and the nurse immediately calls out for help. The next nursing action is which of the following:
    • A. 

      Ventilate with a mouth to mask device

    • B. 

      Start chest compressions

    • C. 

      Give the client oxygen

    • D. 

      Open the airway

  • 2. 
    A nurse is performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) on an adult client. When performing chest compressins, the nurse understands that correct hand placement is located over the:
    • A. 

      Lower third of the sternum

    • B. 

      Upper half of the sternum

    • C. 

      Upper third of the sternum

    • D. 

      Lower half of the sternum

  • 3. 
    A nurse witnesses a neighbor's husband sustain a fall from the roof of his house. The nurse rushes to the victim and determines the need to open the airway. The nurse opens the aireay in this victim by using whci appropriate method?
    • A. 

      Head tilt-chin lift

    • B. 

      Flexed position

    • C. 

      Modified head tilt-chin lift

    • D. 

      Jaw thrust maneuver

  • 4. 
    A nurse is preparing to attempt to relieve an airway obstruction in a 3 year old conscious child. The nurse performs this maneuver by palcing the hands between the:
    • A. 

      Umbilicus and the groin

    • B. 

      Groin and the abdomen

    • C. 

      Umbilicus and the ziphoid process

    • D. 

      Lower abdomen and the chest

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      20

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      60 times a minute

    • B. 

      80 times a minute

    • C. 

      100 times a minute

    • D. 

      120 times a minute

  • 7. 
    A nursing instructior teaches a group of students about basic life support. The instructor asks a student to identify the most appropriate location to assess the pulse of an infant under 1 year of age. Which of the following if stated by the student, would indicate that the student understands the appropriate procedure:
    • A. 

      Carotid

    • B. 

      Popliteal

    • C. 

      Radial

    • D. 

      Brachial

  • 8. 
    A nurse is teaching cardiopulmonary resusitation to a group of community members. The nurse asks a member fo the group to describe the reswon why blind finger sweeps are avoided in infants. The nurse determines that the person understands this reason if the person makes which statement:
    • A. 

      The obuect ma be forced back further into the throat

    • B. 

      The mouth is too small to see the object

    • C. 

      The object may have been swallowed

    • D. 

      The infant may bite down on the finger

  • 9. 
    A nurse is performing CPR on an adult client. The nurse understands that, when chest compressions are performed, the sternum should be depressed:
    • A. 

      1/2 to 3/4 inch

    • B. 

      3/4 to 1 inch

    • C. 

      1 1/2 to 2 inches

    • D. 

      2 to 3 inches

  • 10. 
    A nursing instructor asks aa nursing student to describe the procedure for performing the Heimlich maneuver on an unconscious pregnant womanat 8 months gestation. The student describes the procedure correctly if the student states that which of the followig should be done:
    • A. 

      Perform abdominal thrusts until the object is dislodged

    • B. 

      Place the hands in the pelvis to perorm the thrusts

    • C. 

      Place a rolled blanket under the right abdominal flank and hip area

    • D. 

      Perform left lateral abdominal thrusts until the object is dislodged