Foundation Of Nursing Ultimate Test! Trivia Quiz

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Foundation Of Nursing Ultimate Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following patients is at greater risk for contracting an infection?
    • A. 

      A patient with leukopenia.

    • B. 

      A patient receiving broad-spectrum antibiotics.

    • C. 

      A postoperative patient who has undergone orthopedic surgery.

    • D. 

      A newly diagnosed diabetic patient.

  • 2. 
    The nurse explains to a patient that a cough:
    • A. 

      Is a protective response to clear the respiratory tract of irritants.

    • B. 

      Is primarily a voluntary action.

    • C. 

      Is induced by the administration of an antitussive drug.

    • D. 

      Can be inhibited by “splinting” the abdomen.

  • 3. 
    The two blood vessels most commonly used for TPN infusion are the:
    • A. 

      Subclavian and jugular veins.

    • B. 

      Brachial and subclavian veins.

    • C. 

      Femoral and subclavian veins.

    • D. 

      Brachial and femoral veins.

  • 4. 
    The primary purpose of a platelet count is to evaluate the:
    • A. 

      Potential for clot formation.

    • B. 

      Potential for bleeding.

    • C. 

      Presence of an antigen-antibody response.

    • D. 

      Presence of cardiac enzymes.

  • 5. 
    Parenteral penicillin can be administered as an:
    • A. 

      IM injection or an IV solution.

    • B. 

      IV or an intradermal injection.

    • C. 

      Intradermal or subcutaneous injection.

    • D. 

      IM or a subcutaneous injection.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following blood tests should be performed before a blood transfusion?
    • A. 

      Prothrombin and coagulation time.

    • B. 

      Blood typing and cross-matching.

    • C. 

      Bleeding and clotting time.

    • D. 

      Complete blood count (CBC) and electrolyte levels.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a sign or symptom of a hemolytic reaction to blood transfusion?
    • A. 

      Hemoglobinuria

    • B. 

      Chest pain

    • C. 

      Urticaria

    • D. 

      Distended neck veins

  • 8. 
    Which of the following white blood cell (WBC) counts clearly indicates leukocytosis?
    • A. 

      4,500/mm³

    • B. 

      7,000/mm³

    • C. 

      10,000/mm³

    • D. 

      25,000/mm³

  • 9. 
    Which of the following conditions may require fluid restriction?
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • C. 

      Renal Failure

    • D. 

      Dehydration

  • 10. 
    The purpose of increasing urine acidity through dietary means is to:
    • A. 

      Decrease burning sensations.

    • B. 

      Change the urine’s color.

    • C. 

      Change the urine’s concentration.

    • D. 

      Inhibit the growth of microorganisms.

  • 11. 
    The most appropriate time for the nurse to obtain a sputum specimen for culture is:
    • A. 

      Early in the morning.

    • B. 

      After the patient eats a light breakfast.

    • C. 

      After aerosol therapy.

    • D. 

      After chest physiotherapy.

  • 12. 
    After routine patient contact, hand washing should last at least:
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      1 minute

    • C. 

      2 minutes

    • D. 

      3 minutes

  • 13. 
    A patient has returned to his room after femoral arteriography. All of the following are appropriate nursing interventions except:
    • A. 

      Assess femoral, popliteal, and pedal pulses every 15 minutes for 2 hours.

    • B. 

      Check the pressure dressing for sanguineous drainage.

    • C. 

      Assess a vital signs every 15 minutes for 2 hours.

    • D. 

      Order a hemoglobin and hematocrit count 1 hour after the arteriography.

  • 14. 
    Effective skin disinfection before a surgical procedure includes which of the following methods?
    • A. 

      Shaving the site on the day before surgery.

    • B. 

      Applying a topical antiseptic to the skin on the evening before surgery.

    • C. 

      Having the patient take a tub bath on the morning of surgery.

    • D. 

      Having the patient shower with an antiseptic soap on the evening before and the morning of surgery.

  • 15. 
    A clinical nurse specialist is a nurse who has:
    • A. 

      Been certified by the National League for Nursing.

    • B. 

      Received credentials from the Philippine Nurses’ Association.

    • C. 

      Graduated from an associate degree program and is a registered professional nurse.

    • D. 

      Completed a master’s degree in the prescribed clinical area and is a registered professional nurse.

  • 16. 
    Thrombophlebitis typically develops in patients with which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Increases partial thromboplastin time

    • B. 

      Acute pulsus paradoxus

    • C. 

      An impaired or traumatized blood vessel wall

    • D. 

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • 17. 
    Effective hand washing requires the use of:
    • A. 

      Soap or detergent to promote emulsification

    • B. 

      Hot water to destroy bacteria

    • C. 

      A disinfectant to increase surface tension

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Which element in the circular chain of infection can be eliminated by preserving skin integrity?
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Reservoir

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

    • D. 

      Portal of entry

  • 19. 
    The physician orders an IV solution of dextrose 5% in water at 100ml/hour. What would the flow rate be if the drop factor is 15 gtt = 1 ml?
    • A. 

      5 gtt/minute

    • B. 

      13 gtt/minute

    • C. 

      25 gtt/minute

    • D. 

      50 gtt/minute

  • 20. 
    All of the following are good sources of vitamin A except:
    • A. 

      White potatoes

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Apricots

    • D. 

      Egg yolks

  • 21. 
    Immobility impairs bladder elimination, resulting in such disorders as
    • A. 

      Increased urine acidity and relaxation of the perineal muscles, causing incontinence.

    • B. 

      Urine retention, bladder distention, and infection.

    • C. 

      Diuresis, natriuresis, and decreased urine specific gravity.

    • D. 

      Decreased calcium and phosphate levels in the urine.

  • 22. 
    All of the following statement are true about donning sterile gloves except:
    • A. 

      The first glove should be picked up by grasping the inside of the cuff.

    • B. 

      The second glove should be picked up by inserting the gloved fingers under the cuff outside the glove.

    • C. 

      The gloves should be adjusted by sliding the gloved fingers under the sterile cuff and pulling the glove over the wrist

    • D. 

      The inside of the glove is considered sterile

  • 23. 
    All of the following are common signs and symptoms of phlebitis except:
    • A. 

      Pain or discomfort at the IV insertion site

    • B. 

      Edema and warmth at the IV insertion site

    • C. 

      A red streak exiting the IV insertion site

    • D. 

      Frank bleeding at the insertion site

  • 24. 
    Sterile technique is used whenever:
    • A. 

      Strict isolation is required.

    • B. 

      Terminal disinfection is performed.

    • C. 

      Invasive procedures are performed.

    • D. 

      Protective isolation is necessary.

  • 25. 
    All of the following nursing interventions are correct when using the Z-track method of drug injection except:
    • A. 

      Prepare the injection site with alcohol.

    • B. 

      Use a needle that’s a least 1” long.

    • C. 

      Aspirate for blood before injection.

    • D. 

      Rub the site vigorously after the injection to promote absorption.