NCLEX Practice Exam 25 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The rationale for inserting a French catheter every hour for the client with epidural anesthesia is:
    • A. 

      The bladder fills more rapidly because of the medication used for the epidural.

    • B. 

      Her level of consciousness is such that she is in a trancelike state.

    • C. 

      The sensation of the bladder filling is diminished or lost.

    • D. 

      She is embarrassed to ask for the bedpan that frequently.

  • 2. 
    A client in the family planning clinic asks the nurse about the most likely time for her to conceive. The nurse explains that conception is most likely to occur when:
    • A. 

      Estrogen levels are low.

    • B. 

      Luteinizing hormone is high.

    • C. 

      The endometrial lining is thin.

    • D. 

      The progesterone level is low.

  • 3. 
    A client tells the nurse that she plans to use the rhythm method of birth control. The nurse is aware that the success of the rhythm method depends on the:
    • A. 

      Age of the client

    • B. 

      Frequency of intercourse

    • C. 

      Regularity of the menses

    • D. 

      Range of the client’s temperature

  • 4. 
    A client with diabetes asks the nurse for advice regarding methods of birth control. Which method of birth control is most suitable for the client with diabetes?
    • A. 

      Intrauterine device

    • B. 

      Oral contraceptives

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Contraceptive sponge

  • 5. 
    The doctor suspects that the client has an ectopic pregnancy. Which symptom is consistent with a diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Painless vaginal bleeding

    • B. 

      Abdominal cramping

    • C. 

      Throbbing pain in the upper quadrant

    • D. 

      Sudden. stabbing pain in the lower quadrant

  • 6. 
    The nurse is teaching a pregnant client about nutritional needs during pregnancy. Which menu selection will best meet the nutritional needs of the pregnant client?
    • A. 

      Hamburger pattie. green beans. French fries. and iced tea

    • B. 

      Roast beef sandwich. potato chips. baked beans. and cola

    • C. 

      Baked chicken. fruit cup. potato salad. coleslaw. yogurt. and iced tea

    • D. 

      Fish sandwich. gelatin with fruit. and coffee

  • 7. 
    The client with hyperemesis gravidarum is at risk for developing:
    • A. 

      Respiratory alkalosis without dehydration

    • B. 

      Metabolic acidosis with dehydration

    • C. 

      Respiratory acidosis without dehydration

    • D. 

      Metabolic alkalosis with dehydration

  • 8. 
    A client tells the doctor that she is about 20 weeks pregnant. The most definitive sign of pregnancy is:
    • A. 

      Elevated human chorionic gonadotropin

    • B. 

      The presence of fetal heart tones

    • C. 

      Uterine enlargement

    • D. 

      Breast enlargement and tenderness

  • 9. 
    The nurse is caring for a neonate whose mother is diabetic. The nurse will expect the neonate to be:
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemic. small for gestational age

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemic. large for gestational age

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemic. large for gestational age

    • D. 

      Hyperglycemic. small for gestational age

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Weight gain should be reported to the physician.

    • B. 

      An alternate method of birth control is needed when taking antibiotics.

    • C. 

      If the client misses one or more pills. two pills should be taken per day for 1 week.

    • D. 

      Changes in the menstrual flow should be reported to the physician.