Types Of Shock Quiz Questions And Answers

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Do you really know what shock is and what its types are? If yes, take up this "Types of Shock Quiz Questions and Answers" and check for the same. Shock is a critical (or sometimes life-threatening) condition that occurs due to insufficient oxygen supply. There are generally five types of shock- Cardiogenic, Hypovolemic, Anaphylactic, Septic, and Neurogenic shock. The below quiz consists of some basic questions related to these types. Play it out and give the correct answers. All the best, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following causes of fluid volume loss is considered to be Absolute Hypovolemia?
    • A. 

      Ascites

    • B. 

      Burns

    • C. 

      GI Bleed

    • D. 

      Bowel obstruction

  • 2. 
    What is the treatment of choice to correct Hypovolemic Shock?
    • A. 

      Have the patient drink a large bottle of Gatorade.

    • B. 

      Replace fluids intravenously as quickly as possible.

    • C. 

      Administer a vasopressor (ex: Dopamine or Norepinephrine)

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    The most common risk factor for cardiogenic shock is anyone who has had open heart surgery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You must have 5 out of the 9 signs and symptoms listed to be in cardiogenic shock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What causes decreased BP in neurogenic shock?
    • A. 

      Movement of fluid into the cells

    • B. 

      Movement of fluid into the vasculature

    • C. 

      Disrupted SNS communication

    • D. 

      Polyuria

  • 6. 
    What class of drug is typically used to treat neurogenic shock?
    • A. 

      Beta-blocker

    • B. 

      Calcium-channel blocker

    • C. 

      Loop diuretic

    • D. 

      Vasopressor

  • 7. 
    What type of sensitivity reaction is anaphalactic shock?
    • A. 

      Type I, Immediate Hypersensitivity Disorder

    • B. 

      Type II, Antibody-mediated Disorder

    • C. 

      Type III, Immune Complex-Mediated Disorder

    • D. 

      Type IV, Cell Mediated Hypersensitivity Disorder

  • 8. 
    What is the preferred treatment for an anaphalactic shock?
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Placing the patient in a sitting position and administer oxygen

    • C. 

      Preventing the reaction from occurring through patient teaching

    • D. 

      Placing a bag of ice on the area, administer antihistamines and corticosteroids.

  • 9. 
    What is the primary cause of septic shock?
    • A. 

      Bleeding

    • B. 

      Medication Allergy

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Poison

  • 10. 
    Which of the following could be a sign of septic shock upon assessment? Choose from the combinations listed below. A. Hyperthermia (fever) or hypothermia B. Confusion C. Tachycardia D. Poor Skin Turgor
    • A. 

      A,B,C

    • B. 

      B,C

    • C. 

      A,D

    • D. 

      A,C

    • E. 

      A,B,C,D

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