Certified Nursing Assistant Quiz Part 3

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 1035

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Certified Nurses Assistant Quizzes & Trivia

Testing information from Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants 7th edition also Q&A from actual class quizzes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ____________ is made up of the brain and spinal cord
    • A. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • B. 

      Central nervous system

    • C. 

      Circulatory system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The smallest branch of an artery is a
    • A. 

      Capillary

    • B. 

      Arteriole

    • C. 

      Vein

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Ovaries secrete the female hormones estrogen and pogesterone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The master gland is
    • A. 

      The pancreas

    • B. 

      The thyroid

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The pancreas
    • A. 

      Secretes insulin

    • B. 

      Secretes hormones

    • C. 

      Estrogen

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 6. 
    Leukocytes are necessary for the clotting of blood
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Food mixed with gastric juice to form a semi-liquid substance is called
    • A. 

      Chyme

    • B. 

      Peristalsis

    • C. 

      Bile

    • D. 

      Feces

  • 8. 
    Clean technique keeps equipment and supplies free of all microbes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A carrier cannot pass a pathogen to others
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Transmission-based precautions are used in the care of all patients and residents
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Isolation precautions are based on
    • A. 

      Sterile technique

    • B. 

      Clean and dirty

    • C. 

      Sterilization methods

    • D. 

      The bloodborne pathogen standard

  • 12. 
    Put on sterile gloves before setting up a sterile field
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A person is on contact precautions. the person must stay in his/her room. which is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Say hello from the doorway often

    • B. 

      Treat the person with kindness and respect

    • C. 

      Provide hobby materials if possible

    • D. 

      Spend as little time in the person's room as possible

  • 14. 
    A resident is on contact precautions. before entering the person's room, you should
    • A. 

      Collect all needed equipment

    • B. 

      Put on a mask, gown and gloves

    • C. 

      Double bag items that leak in proof plastic bags

    • D. 

      Wet a mop with disinfectant solution

  • 15. 
    The following increase a person's risk for falls except
    • A. 

      Muscle weakness

    • B. 

      Memory problems

    • C. 

      Joint pain and stiffness

    • D. 

      Wearing eyeglasses

  • 16. 
    Assisted living residents provide the following except
    • A. 

      Housing

    • B. 

      Help with personal care

    • C. 

      Complex medical care

    • D. 

      Social activities

  • 17. 
    You have finished admitting a new patient. before leaving the room you need to do the following except
    • A. 

      Fill the water pitcher and cup if oral fluids are allowed

    • B. 

      Place the signal light within reach

    • C. 

      Lower the bed to the lowest position

    • D. 

      Raise the bed rails

  • 18. 
    Who assesses & plans for diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Nurse practitioner

    • C. 

      Registered nurse

    • D. 

      Physician assistant

  • 19. 
    Growth is
    • A. 

      The development of social & physical skills

    • B. 

      Physical changes that are measured and that occur in a steady, orderly manner

    • C. 

      Changes in mental, emotional, and social function

    • D. 

      A skill that must be completed

  • 20. 
    Age-related farsightedness is
    • A. 

      Dysphagia

    • B. 

      Cataract

    • C. 

      Presbyopia

    • D. 

      Glaucoma

  • 21. 
    Constipation is a common problem in older persons because of
    • A. 

      Decreased peristalsis

    • B. 

      Chewing problems

    • C. 

      Swallowing problems

    • D. 

      Decreased digestive juices