Nursing Quiz On Pediatrics Trivia!

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Kids can be a little challenging to handle when sick as compared to adults, and this is why an adult nurse cannot wake up one day and take over the duties of a pediatrician. Are you working on getting licensed as a pediatrician and have one exam between you and the certificate? This quiz is from the Nursing Care of Children. Take it up and get to refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the one group that should be constant in a child's life?
    • A. 

      Healthcare Professionals

    • B. 

      Family

    • C. 

      Peers

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 2. 
    True or False:A nurse must be aware that the child is a primary concern, the child's family is the priority concern in terms of care. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Positive family relationships are characterized by parent-child... 
    • A. 

      Obedience and discipline

    • B. 

      Obedience and respect

    • C. 

      Obedience and warmth

    • D. 

      Warmth and discipline

    • E. 

      Warmth and respect

  • 4. 
    Who is the expert regarding the child's health condition, the child's usual behaviour in different situations, and the child's routine needs?
    • A. 

      The nurse

    • B. 

      The family

    • C. 

      The primary care provider

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Recognition and respect should be given to different methods of the child's coping

    • B. 

      The nurse should perform a comprehensive family assessment to identify strengths and weaknesses

    • C. 

      The nurse should pay close attention when a family states that the child "isn't acting right"

    • D. 

      The child's opinions should be considered when providing care

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is composed of two parents and their children (e.g. biologic or adoptive)?
    • A. 

      Same-sex family

    • B. 

      Foster family

    • C. 

      Nuclear family

    • D. 

      Blended family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is composed  of one parent and one or more children?
    • A. 

      Nuclear family

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Blended family

    • D. 

      Foster family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is composed of a common-law tie between two members of the same sex who may or may not have children?
    • A. 

      Same-sex family

    • B. 

      Nuclear family

    • C. 

      Extended family

    • D. 

      Foster family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is composed of at least one stepparent, stepsibling, or half-sibling?
    • A. 

      Nuclear family

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Blended family

    • D. 

      Foster family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is composed of at least one parent, one or more children, and other individuals either related or not related?
    • A. 

      Foster family

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Single-parent family

    • D. 

      Blended family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is composed of a child or children that have been placed in an approved living environment away from the family of origin - usually with one or two parents? 
    • A. 

      Extended family

    • B. 

      Blended family

    • C. 

      Same-sex family

    • D. 

      Single-parent family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not included in positive parental influences?
    • A. 

      Structure maintained in the household

    • B. 

      Communication that validates the child's feelings

    • C. 

      Monitoring of children for safety with special consideration for their developmental needs

    • D. 

      Parents' engagement in activities with their children

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following parenting styles involves Parents try to control their children's behaviours and attitudes through unquestioned rules and expectations?
    • A. 

      Dictatorial or authoritative

    • B. 

      Dictatorial or authoritarian

    • C. 

      Permissive or authoritarian

    • D. 

      Democratic or authoritative

    • E. 

      Permissive or democratic

  • 14. 
    Which of the following parenting styles involves parents who exert little or no control over their children's behaviours?
    • A. 

      Dictatorial or authoritative

    • B. 

      Dictatorial or authoritarian

    • C. 

      Permissive or authoritarian

    • D. 

      Permissive or laissez-faire

    • E. 

      Democratic or authoritative

  • 15. 
    Which of the following parenting styles involves parents that direct children's behaviours by setting rules and explaining the reason for each rule setting and also reinforce deviations from the rules?
    • A. 

      Dictatorial or authoritative

    • B. 

      Dictatorial or authoritarian

    • C. 

      Democratic or authoritative

    • D. 

      Permissive or laissez-faire

    • E. 

      Permissive or democratic

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not one of the guidelines for promoting healthy behaviour in children?
    • A. 

      Validating the child's feelings

    • B. 

      Setting realistic limits and expectations based on developmental tasks

    • C. 

      Providing reinforcement for appropriate behaviour

    • D. 

      Focusing on the child's behaviour when disciplining the child

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Family assessment does not include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Genogram

    • B. 

      Developmental tasks

    • C. 

      Family stressors

    • D. 

      Structure

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    A collection of learned, adaptive, and transmitted social values and beliefs that form the context from which a group interprets the human experience is
    • A. 

      Ethnicity

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    True or False: When a cultural value/behaviour is a direct hindrance to the child's health/wellness, the nurse should attempt to repattern that belief to one that is compatible with health promotion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Direct questions at the interpreter

    • B. 

      Interject during patient-interpreter communication, as needed

    • C. 

      If necessary, comment about the family to the interpreter

    • D. 

      Ask several questions at a time to ensure time efficiency

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The expected range for infant temperature (axillary or rectal) is
    • A. 

      38-39C

    • B. 

      37.5-38.5C

    • C. 

      36.5-37.5C

    • D. 

      35-36C

    • E. 

      36-38C

  • 22. 
    Your infantile patient has a temperature of 97.9, this is
    • A. 

      Within normal limits

    • B. 

      Abnormal, low

    • C. 

      Abnormal, high

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is a normal pulse for an infant?
    • A. 

      115

    • B. 

      145

    • C. 

      165

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    What is the normal pulse range for infantile patients?
    • A. 

      60-100/min

    • B. 

      100-150/min

    • C. 

      120-160/min

    • D. 

      140-180/min

    • E. 

      170-200/min