CNA Sample Final Examination Questions

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CNA Sample Final Examination Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ADL means:
    • A. 

      All Dead and Living

    • B. 

      Association of Drugs and Licensing

    • C. 

      Activities of Daily Living

    • D. 

      Actions Dumb and Low

  • 2. 
    IADL means:
    • A. 

      Instruments Associated with D and L

    • B. 

      Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

    • C. 

      In All Diseases and Life

    • D. 

      Nothing – it’s a trick question

  • 3. 
    The primary goal of caregiving is:
    • A. 

      To get revenge on those older than you

    • B. 

      To improve the quality of someone's life

    • C. 

      To have a job and make money

    • D. 

      To make beds professionally

  • 4. 
    Factors that affect the quality of healthcare include:
    • A. 

      Population in the area

    • B. 

      Technology available in the area

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Population, technology and culture all have an effect

  • 5. 
    ADL includes:
    • A. 

      Personal Care and social activities

    • B. 

      Feeding, personal care and social activities

    • C. 

      Social activities and bathing

    • D. 

      Personal care, feeding and bathing

  • 6. 
    IADL includes:
    • A. 

      Cleaning, cooking, shopping and social activities

    • B. 

      Cooking, shopping and bathing

    • C. 

      Shopping, cooking and feeding

    • D. 

      All the options that are listed in this question

  • 7. 
    Medical education was first accredited in:
    • A. 

      Aristotle’s time (300 BCE)

    • B. 

      By the Romans (400 AD) and Chinese (50 AD)

    • C. 

      The Industrial Revolution (1870’s)

    • D. 

      Last century (1900's)

  • 8. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      All healthcare is regulated in most countries

    • B. 

      Only some healthcare is regulated in most countries

    • C. 

      Healthcare regulations are always optional

    • D. 

      Healthcare regulations are only suggestions which need not be followed

  • 9. 
    The first principle of health care is:
    • A. 

      Do good and heal

    • B. 

      Love your neighbour as yourself

    • C. 

      Do no harm

    • D. 

      Do as you are told to do

  • 10. 
    Who are the aged?
    • A. 

      Those over 40 years of age

    • B. 

      Those over 60 years of age

    • C. 

      Those over 80 years of age

    • D. 

      The term Aged depends on health, wealth and other factors

  • 11. 
    The older we become, the more likely we are to
    • A. 

      Develop health disorders and conditions

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Have children

    • D. 

      Develop health disorders and conditions and fall

  • 12. 
    As we age, our skin
    • A. 

      Becomes thinner

    • B. 

      Becomes thicker

    • C. 

      Doesn't change

    • D. 

      Becomes less wrinkled

  • 13. 
    Caregivers need to be _______________ careful with older clients:
    • A. 

      More

    • B. 

      Less

    • C. 

      Doesn’t matter because the aged are less sensitive

    • D. 

      Doesn’t matter because they will tell us if we are wrong.

  • 14. 
    Exercise is important for the elderly because:
    • A. 

      It slows muscle atrophy (shrinkage)

    • B. 

      It increases balance

    • C. 

      It helps with breathing

    • D. 

      It slows muscle atrophy and increases balance and helps with breathing

  • 15. 
    Poor dental hygiene (mouth and teeth care) can lead to:
    • A. 

      Poor appetite

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Heart disease

    • D. 

      Poor appetite, dehydration and heart disease

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is most correct?  As we age:
    • A. 

      Our bodies become slower

    • B. 

      Our taste buds improve

    • C. 

      Our eyes can see better

    • D. 

      We stop having sex

  • 17. 
    Dementia strikes slowly while delirium can strike quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Infectious diseases are still a major cause of death worldwide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Six (6) of the top ten (10) causes of death in 1998 CDC data (all except Diabetes Mellitus, Accidents, Suicides and "other causes" are more common amongst the elderly than the young.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Who are caregivers?
    • A. 

      Anyone who provides care

    • B. 

      Only aides and nurses;

    • C. 

      Only Physicians

    • D. 

      Only family members

  • 21. 
    If a client is having trouble understanding you, first try:
    • A. 

      Cleaning his ears

    • B. 

      Speak slowly and distinctly

    • C. 

      Speak more loudly

    • D. 

      Tell him to pay attention to what you are saying

  • 22. 
    If an elderly woman suddenly becomes confused, it might be useful to have her examined for:
    • A. 

      Dementia

    • B. 

      UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

    • C. 

      Prostate trouble

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 23. 
    Sudden confusion in an elderly client may be a sign of dementia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Delirium in the elderly is always accompanied by fever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Symptoms of infections in the elderly look the same as in the young.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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