NCLEX Practice Exam 30 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is caring for a client hospitalized with a facial stroke. Which diet selection would be suited to the client?
    • A. 

      Roast beef sandwich. potato chips. pickle spear. iced tea

    • B. 

      Split pea soup. mashed potatoes. pudding. milk

    • C. 

      Tomato soup. cheese toast. Jello. coffee

    • D. 

      Hamburger. baked beans. fruit cup. iced tea

  • 2. 
    The physician has prescribed Novolog insulin for a client with diabetes mellitus. Which statement indicates that the client knows when the peak action of the insulin occurs?
    • A. 

      “I will make sure I eat breakfast within 10 minutes of taking my insulin.”

    • B. 

      “I will need to carry candy or some form of sugar with me all the time.”

    • C. 

      “I will eat a snack around three o’clock each afternoon.”

    • D. 

      “I can save my dessert from supper for a bedtime snack.”

  • 3. 
    The nurse is teaching basic infant care to a group of first-time parents. The nurse should explain that a sponge bath is recommended for the first 2 weeks of life because:
    • A. 

      New parents need time to learn how to hold the baby.

    • B. 

      The umbilical cord needs time to separate.

    • C. 

      Newborn skin is easily traumatized by washing.

    • D. 

      The chance of chilling the baby outweighs the benefits of bathing.

  • 4. 
    A client with leukemia is receiving Trimetrexate. After reviewing the client’s chart. the physician orders Wellcovorin (leucovorin calcium). The rationale for administering leucovorin calcium to a client receiving Trimetrexate is to:
    • A. 

      Treat iron-deficiency anemia caused by chemotherapeutic agents

    • B. 

      Create a synergistic effect that shortens treatment time

    • C. 

      Increase the number of circulating neutrophils

    • D. 

      Reverse drug toxicity and prevent tissue damage

  • 5. 
    A 4-month-old is brought to the well-baby clinic for immunization. In addition to the DPT and polio vaccines. the baby should receive:
    • A. 

      HibTITER

    • B. 

      Mumps vaccine

    • C. 

      Hepatitis B vaccine

    • D. 

      MMR

  • 6. 
    The physician has prescribed Nexium (esomeprazole) for a client with erosive gastritis. The nurse should administer the medication:
    • A. 

      30 minutes before meals

    • B. 

      With each meal

    • C. 

      In a single dose at bedtime

    • D. 

      30 minutes after meals

  • 7. 
    A client on the psychiatric unit is in an uncontrolled rage and is threatening other clients and staff. What is the most appropriate action for the nurse to take?
    • A. 

      Call security for assistance and prepare to sedate the client.

    • B. 

      Tell the client to calm down and ask him if he would like to play cards.

    • C. 

      Tell the client that if he continues his behavior he will be punished.

    • D. 

      Leave the client alone until he calms down.

  • 8. 
    When the nurse checks the fundus of a client on the first postpartum day. she notes that the fundus is firm. is at the level of the umbilicus. and is displaced to the right. The next action the nurse should take is to:
    • A. 

      Check the client for bladder distention

    • B. 

      Assess the blood pressure for hypotension

    • C. 

      Determine whether an oxytocic drug was given

    • D. 

      Check for the expulsion of small clots

  • 9. 
    A client is admitted to the hospital with a temperature of 99.8°F. complaints of blood-tinged hemoptysis. fatigue. and night sweats. The client’s symptoms are consistent with a diagnosis of:
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Reaction to antiviral medication

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Superinfection due to low CD4 count

  • 10. 
    The client is seen in the clinic for treatment of migraine headaches. The drug Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate) is prescribed for the client. Which of the following in the client’s history should be reported to the doctor?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Prinzmetal’s angina

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Cluster headaches