Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Exam VIII (Exam Mode) By Rnpedia.Com

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following conditions of the inner ear is associated with normal hearing?
    • A. 

      Meniere’s disease

    • B. 

      Vestibular neuronitis

    • C. 

      Labyrinthitis

    • D. 

      Endolymphatic hydrops

  • 2. 
     Of the following terms, which refers to the progressive hearing loss associated with aging?
    • A. 

      Otalgia

    • B. 

      Sensorineural hearing loss

    • C. 

      Presbycusis

    • D. 

      Exostoses

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements describes benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)?
    • A. 

      The vertigo is usually accompanied by nausea and vomiting; however hearing impairment does not generally occur.

    • B. 

      The onset of BPPV is gradual.

    • C. 

      BPPV is caused by tympanic membrane infection.

    • D. 

      BPPV is stimulated by the use of certain medication such as acetaminophen.

  • 4. 
    Nursing management of the patient with acute symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Meclizine for 2-4 weeks

    • B. 

      The Dix-Hallpike procedure.

    • C. 

      Bed rest

    • D. 

      The Epley repositioning procedure

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms refers to the inability to recognize objects through a particular sensory system?
    • A. 

      Agnosia

    • B. 

      Dementia

    • C. 

      Ataxia

    • D. 

      Aphasia

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terms refers to weakness of both legs and the lower part of the trunk?
    • A. 

      Paraplegia

    • B. 

      Paraparesis

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Quadriparesis

  • 7. 
     Of the following neurotransmitters, which demonstrates inhibitory action, helps control mood and sleep, and inhibits pain pathways?
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine

    • B. 

      Serotonin

    • C. 

      Enkephalin

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 8. 
    The lobe of the brain that contains the auditory receptive areas is the ____________ lobe.
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Temporal

    • C. 

      Parietal

    • D. 

      Occipital

  • 9. 
     The lobe of the brain that is the largest and controls abstract thought is the __________ lobe.
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Temporal

    • C. 

      Parietal

    • D. 

      Occipital

  • 10. 
    Which of the following terms is used to describe the fibrous connective tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord? 
    • A. 

      Arachnoid mater

    • B. 

      Pia mater

    • C. 

      Meninges

    • D. 

      Dura mater

  • 11. 
    The cranial nerve that is responsible for salivation, tearing, taste, and sensation in the ear is the _____________________ nerve.
    • A. 

      Facial

    • B. 

      Vestibulocochlear

    • C. 

      Oculomotor

    • D. 

      Trigeminal

  • 12. 
     The cranial nerve that is responsible for muscles that move the eye and lid is the _____________________ nerve.
    • A. 

      Vestibulocochlear

    • B. 

      facial

    • C. 

      Oculomotor

    • D. 

      Trigeminal

  • 13. 
    The cranial nerve that is responsible for facial sensation and corneal reflex is the _____________________ nerve.
    • A. 

      Facial

    • B. 

      Trigeminal

    • C. 

      Oculomotor

    • D. 

      Vestibulocochlear