Growth And Development NCLEX Exam! Trivia Quiz

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Growth And Development NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

What do you know about growth and development? This quiz will determine your knowledge of the subject. Development is a continual process. It is gradual, and it varies from person to person. Development proceeds from general to specific. Growth and development is a result of both heredity and environment. If you are willing to attempt to broaden your knowledge of growth and development, then this quiz is for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse is evaluating the developmental level of a two (2)-year-old. Which of the following does the nurse expect to observe in this child?
    • A. 

      Uses a fork to eat

    • B. 

      Uses a cup to drink

    • C. 

      Uses a knife for cutting food

    • D. 

      Pours own milk into a cup

  • 2. 
    The nurse is providing an educational session to new employees. and the topic is abuse to the older client. The nurse tells the employees that which client is most characteristic of a victim of abuse
    • A. 

      A 90-year-old woman with advanced Parkinson’s disease

    • B. 

      A 68-year-old man with newly diagnosed cataracts

    • C. 

      A 70-year-old woman with early diagnosed Lyme’s disease

    • D. 

      A 74-year-old man with moderate hypertension

  • 3. 
    The home care nurse is visiting an older female client whose husband died six (6) months ago. Which behavior. by the client. indicates ineffective coping?
    • A. 

      Visiting her husband’s grave once a month

    • B. 

      Participating in a senior citizens program

    • C. 

      Looking at old snapshots of her family

    • D. 

      Neglecting her personal grooming

  • 4. 
    A clinic nurse assesses the communication patterns of a five (5)-month-old infant. The nurse determines that the infant is demonstrating the highest level of developmental achievement expected if the infant:
    • A. 

      Uses simple words such as “mama”

    • B. 

      Uses monosyllabic babbling

    • C. 

      Links syllables together

    • D. 

      Coos when comforted

  • 5. 
    A nurse is preparing to care for a five (5)-year-old who has been placed in traction following a fracture of the femur. The nurse plans care. knowing that which of the following is the most appropriate activity for this child?
    • A. 

      Large picture books

    • B. 

      A radio

    • C. 

      Crayons and coloring book

    • D. 

      A sports video

  • 6. 
    A 16-year-old is admitted to the hospital for acute appendicitis. and an appendectomy is performed. Which of the following nursing interventions is most appropriate to facilitate normal growth and development?
    • A. 

      Allow the family to bring in the child’s favorite computer games

    • B. 

      Encourage the parents to room-in with the child

    • C. 

      Encourage the child to rest and read

    • D. 

      Allow the child to participate in activities with other individuals in the same age group when the condition permits

  • 7. 
    The mother of a nine (9)-year-old who is four (4) feet tall asks a nurse which of the following car safety devices is the most appropriate to use. The best nursing response is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Front-facing convertible seat

    • B. 

      Rear-facing convertible seat

    • C. 

      Seat belt

    • D. 

      Booster belt

  • 8. 
    The nurse is caring for an agitated older client with Alzheimer’s disease. Which nursing intervention most likely would calm the client?
    • A. 

      Playing a radio

    • B. 

      Turning the lights out

    • C. 

      Putting an arm around the client’s waist

    • D. 

      Encouraging group participation

  • 9. 
    The nurse who volunteers at a senior citizens center is planning activities for the members who attend the center. Which activity would best promote health and maintenance for these senior citizens?
    • A. 

      Gardening every day for an hour

    • B. 

      Cycling 3 times a week for 20 minutes

    • C. 

      Sculpting once a week for 40 minutes

    • D. 

      Walking 3 to 5 times a week for 30 minutes

  • 10. 
    A 16-year-old child is hospitalized. according to Erik Erikson. what is an appropriate intervention?
    • A. 

      Tell the friends to visit the child

    • B. 

      Encourage patient to help child learn lessons missed

    • C. 

      Call the priest to intervene

    • D. 

      Tell the child’s girlfriend to visit the child.

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