HESI Grammar And Vocabulary Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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HESI Grammar And Vocabulary Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

This is the HESI Grammar and Vocabulary Practice Test. Well, there is no time limit for this practice test, but still, try getting it done in 1-hour and forty-five minutes, so you don't face any time management problem during the actual exam. All the best for your test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What sentence is grammatically correct?
    • A. 

      The little girl wanted he to read a story to her.

    • B. 

      The little girl wanted his to read a story to her.

    • C. 

      The little girl wanted him to read a story to her.

    • D. 

      The little girl wanted himself to read a story to her.

  • 2. 
    Select the word or phrase that will make the sentence grammatically correct. Within the ______________________ of the hospital, great emphasis is placed on calmness.
    • A. 

      Cafeteria

    • B. 

      Milieu

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Component

  • 3. 
    What is the best description for the term quotient?
    • A. 

      The minimum number of members needed to be present for a vote to be valid

    • B. 

      The protocol used when a sterile field must be maintained

    • C. 

      A math term naming the answer in a division question

    • D. 

      The preferred inoculation site for a newborn infant

  • 4. 
    Select the word or phrase that will make the sentence grammatically correct.The nurse has a ________________ to the Journal of Nursing Education.
    • A. 

      Subscription

    • B. 

      Prescription

    • C. 

      Recipe

    • D. 

      Receipt

  • 5. 
    Which statement uses a euphemism?
    • A. 

      The fireman bravely entered the burning building.

    • B. 

      The nurse told the family, "I'm sorry, your father has passed away."

    • C. 

      The orderly was laughing about the patient's vomiting episode.

    • D. 

      Her husband was overjoyed when she told him she was pregnant.

  • 6. 
    Select the word or phrase that will identify the correct meaning of the underlined word. Progeny is a term used to describe a person's ____________.
    • A. 

      Creditors

    • B. 

      Offspring

    • C. 

      Hereditary disease

    • D. 

      Health status

  • 7. 
    Select the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence. The proliferation of resistant bacteria has alarmed medical professionals.
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Reduction

    • C. 

      Strength

    • D. 

      Appearance

  • 8. 
    What is the best description for the word laceration?
    • A. 

      The means by which nursing mothers produce milk for their babies

    • B. 

      A deep, ragged tear

    • C. 

      A medical term used to describe the removal of the tear ducts

    • D. 

      An intolerance of dairy products

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The nurse spoke to my sister and I about our mother's condition.

    • B. 

      The nurse spoke to my sister and me about our mother's condition.

    • C. 

      The nurse spoke to me and my sister about our mother's condition.

    • D. 

      The nurse spoke to I and my sister about our mother's condition.

  • 10. 
    The nurse noted in the chart, "The patient is lethargic." How was the patient behaving?
    • A. 

      Pacing the halls, yelling at the staff

    • B. 

      Difficult to arouse

    • C. 

      Shaking uncontrollably

    • D. 

      Not responding to painful stimuli

  • 11. 
    What is the best description for the word contraction?
    • A. 

      Spasm

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Treaty

    • D. 

      Moderate

  • 12. 
    What is another word for skull?
    • A. 

      Spine

    • B. 

      Ability

    • C. 

      Cranium

    • D. 

      Zygote

  • 13. 
    Select the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.In medicine, the desired outcome is recovery.
    • A. 

      Expectation

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      Wished for

    • D. 

      Diagnosis

  • 14. 
    Select the word or phrase that makes this sentence grammatically correct.She has always been afraid of _____________ to the doctor.
    • A. 

      Have gone

    • B. 

      Going

    • C. 

      To go

    • D. 

      Go

  • 15. 
    What is the best description for the word distal?
    • A. 

      The part of the heart that receives blood from the lungs

    • B. 

      Urgent

    • C. 

      The part of the body farthest from the injury

    • D. 

      Empathetic

  • 16. 
    What is the best description for the term triage?
    • A. 

      The stand with three legs used to support an IV pump

    • B. 

      The order in which patients are to be treated

    • C. 

      The physician's prescription for a drug to be taken three times a day

    • D. 

      The shift for nursing duty beginning at 3 pm and ending at 11 pm

  • 17. 
    Select the word or phrase that makes this sentence grammatically correct. I want __________ to sing.
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Him

    • D. 

      Himself

  • 18. 
    Which word means "the thickness of a liquid"?
    • A. 

      Viscosity

    • B. 

      Zygote

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Adhesion

  • 19. 
    Select the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.The client's condition was exacerbated in the fall.
    • A. 

      Improved

    • B. 

      Made worse

    • C. 

      Eliminated

    • D. 

      Created a scar

  • 20. 
    Select the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.His skin was unevenly pigmented by the disease.
    • A. 

      Scarred

    • B. 

      Spotted

    • C. 

      Broken

    • D. 

      Colored

  • 21. 
    Select the word or phrase that will make the sentence grammatically correct.The patient asked the doctor to help him complete the ______________ needed to approve the surgery.
    • A. 

      From

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Pillow

    • D. 

      Syringe

  • 22. 
    Select the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.His metabolism could not tolerate the new medication.
    • A. 

      Digestive system

    • B. 

      Processing reaction

    • C. 

      Respiratory rate

    • D. 

      Obesity

  • 23. 
    Select the word or phrase that makes this sentence grammatically correct.She has lived in Texas ___________________ she was a child.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      From

    • D. 

      During

  • 24. 
    What is the best description for the term combination?
    • A. 

      Putting two or more things together

    • B. 

      The beginning of a fire

    • C. 

      The reason for an action

    • D. 

      The change seen when a drug is administered

  • 25. 
    What is the best description for the term febrile?
    • A. 

      Mental incompetence

    • B. 

      Having a fever

    • C. 

      Pregnant

    • D. 

      Having clogged sinuses