Test On Foundation Of Nursing Book! Trivia Quiz

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Test On Foundation Of Nursing Book! Trivia Quiz

Nurses are the caregivers that people get before they get back to health and are discharged at the hospital. Are you planning on becoming a good nurse anytime soon and are looking for a way to test your understanding? The test below is from the foundation of the nursing book and may be exactly what you need. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Opening the patient’s window to the outside environment

    • B. 

      Turning on the patient’s room ventilator

    • C. 

      Opening the door of the patient’s room leading into the hospital corridor

    • D. 

      Failing to wear gloves when administering a bed bath

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    After routine patient contact, hand washing should last at least:
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      1 minute

    • C. 

      2 minute

    • D. 

      3 minutes

  • 6. 
    Which of the following procedures always requires surgical asepsis?
    • A. 

      Vaginal instillation of conjugated estrogen

    • B. 

      Urinary catheterization

    • C. 

      Nasogastric tube insertion

    • D. 

      Colostomy irrigation

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Which of the following constitutes a break in sterile technique while preparing a sterile field for a dressing change?
    • A. 

      Using sterile forceps, rather than sterile gloves, to handle a sterile item

    • B. 

      Touching the outside wrapper of sterilized material without sterile gloves

    • C. 

      Placing a sterile object on the edge of the sterile field

    • D. 

      Pouring out a small amount of solution (15 to 30 ml) before pouring the solution into a sterile container

  • 9. 
     A natural body defense that plays an active role in preventing infection is:
    • A. 

      Yawning

    • B. 

      Body hair

    • C. 

      Hiccupping

    • D. 

      Rapid eye movements

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    When removing a contaminated gown, the nurse should be careful that the first thing she touches is the:  
    • A. 

      Waist tie and neck tie at the back of the gown

    • B. 

      Waist tie in front of the gown

    • C. 

      Cuffs of the gown

    • D. 

      Inside of the gown

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Cap all used needles before removing them from their syringes

    • B. 

      Discard all used uncapped needles and syringes in an impenetrable protective container

    • C. 

      Wear gloves when administering IM injections

    • D. 

      Follow enteric precautions

  • 13. 
    All of the following measures are recommended to prevent pressure ulcers except:
    • A. 

      Massaging the reddened are with lotion

    • B. 

      Using a water or air mattress

    • C. 

      Adhering to a schedule for positioning and turning

    • D. 

      Providing meticulous skin care