NCLEX Practice Exam 2 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam 2 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A client comes to the clinic for treatment of recurrent pelvic inflammatory disease. The nurse recognizes that this condition most frequently follows which type of infection?
    • A. 

      Trichomoniasis

    • B. 

      Chlamydia

    • C. 

      Staphylococcus

    • D. 

      Streptococcus

  • 2. 
    An RN who usually works in a spinal rehabilitation unit is floated to the emergency department. Which of these clients should the charge nurse assign to this RN?
    • A. 

      A middle-aged client who says “I took too many diet pills” and “my heart feels like it is racing out of my chest.”

    • B. 

      A young adult who says “I hear songs from heaven. I need money for beer. I quit drinking two (2) days ago for my family. Why are my arms and legs jerking?”

    • C. 

      An adolescent who has been on pain medications terminal cancer with an initial assessment finding pupils and a relaxed respiratory rate of 10.

    • D. 

      An elderly client who reports having taken a “large crack hit” 10 minutes prior to walking into the emergency room.

  • 3. 
    When teaching a client with coronary artery disease about nutrition. the nurse should emphasize
    • A. 

      Eating three (3) balanced meals a day

    • B. 

      Adding complex carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Avoiding very heavy meals

    • D. 

      Limiting sodium to 7 gms per day

  • 4. 
    Which of these findings indicate that a pump to deliver a basal rate of 10 ml per hour plus PRN for pain break through for morphine drip is not working?
    • A. 

      The client complains of discomfort at the IV insertion site

    • B. 

      The client states “I just can’t get relief from my pain.”

    • C. 

      The level of drug is 100 ml at 8 AM and is 80 ml at noon

    • D. 

      The level of the drug is 100 ml at 8 AM and is 50 ml at noon

  • 5. 
    The nurse is speaking at a community meeting about personal responsibility for health promotion. A participant asks about chiropractic treatment for illnesses. What should be the focus of the nurse’s response?
    • A. 

      Electrical energy fields

    • B. 

      Spinal column manipulation

    • C. 

      Mind-body balance

    • D. 

      Exercise of joints

  • 6. 
    The nurse is performing a neurological assessment on a client post right CVA. Which finding. if observed by the nurse. would warrant immediate attention?
    • A. 

      Decrease in level of consciousness

    • B. 

      Loss of bladder control

    • C. 

      Altered sensation to stimuli

    • D. 

      Emotional ability

  • 7. 
    A child who has recently been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis is in a pediatric clinic where a nurse is performing an assessment. Which later finding of this disease would the nurse not expect to see at this time?
    • A. 

      Positive sweat test

    • B. 

      Bulky greasy stools

    • C. 

      Moist. productive cough

    • D. 

      Meconium ileus

  • 8. 
    The home health nurse visits a male client to provide wound care and finds the client lethargic and confused. His wife states he fell down the stairs 2 hours ago. The nurse should
    • A. 

      Place a call to the client’s health care provider for instructions

    • B. 

      Send him to the emergency room for evaluation

    • C. 

      Reassure the client’s wife that the symptoms are transient

    • D. 

      Instruct the client’s wife to call the doctor if his symptoms become worse

  • 9. 
    Which of the following should the nurse implement to prepare a client for a KUB (Kidney. Ureter. Bladder) radiograph test?
    • A. 

      Client must be NPO before the examination

    • B. 

      Enema to be administered prior to the examination

    • C. 

      Medicate client with Lasix 20 mg IV 30 minutes prior to the examination

    • D. 

      No special orders are necessary for this examination

  • 10. 
    The nurse is giving discharge teaching to a client  seven (7) days post myocardial infarction. He asks the nurse why he must wait six (6) weeks before having sexual intercourse. What is the best response by the nurse to this question?
    • A. 

      “You need to regain your strength before attempting such exertion.”

    • B. 

      “When you can climb 2 flights of stairs without problems. it is generally safe.”

    • C. 

      “Have a glass of wine to relax you. then you can try to have sex.”

    • D. 

      “If you can maintain an active walking program. you will have less risk.”

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