NCLEX Practice Exam 36 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The client with color blindness will most likely have problems distinguishing which of the following colors?
    • A. 

      Orange

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      White

  • 2. 
    The client with a pacemaker should be taught to:
    • A. 

      Report ankle edema

    • B. 

      Check his blood pressure daily

    • C. 

      Refrain from using a microwave oven

    • D. 

      Monitor his pulse rate

  • 3. 
    The client with enuresis is being taught regarding bladder retraining. The nurse should advise the client to refrain from drinking after:
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1200

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      700

  • 4. 
    Which of the following diet instructions should be given to the client with recurring urinary tract infections?
    • A. 

      Increase intake of meats.

    • B. 

      Avoid citrus fruits.

    • C. 

      Perform pericare with hydrogen peroxide.

    • D. 

      Drink a glass of cranberry juice every day.

  • 5. 
    The physician has prescribed NPH 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 2 hours 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.”

  • 6. 
    The nurse is caring for a 30-year-old male admitted with a stab wound. While in the emergency room. a chest tube is inserted. Which of the following explains the primary rationale for insertion of chest tubes?
    • A. 

      The tube will allow for equalization of the lung expansion.

    • B. 

      Chest tubes serve as a method of draining blood and serous fluid and assist in reinflating the lungs.

    • C. 

      Chest tubes relieve pain associated with a collapsed lung.

    • D. 

      Chest tubes assist with cardiac function by stabilizing lung expansion.

  • 7. 
    A client who delivered this morning tells the nurse that she plans to breastfeed her baby. The nurse is aware that successful breastfeeding is most dependent on the:
    • A. 

      Mother’s educational level

    • B. 

      Infant’s birth weight

    • C. 

      Size of the mother’s breast

    • D. 

      Mother’s desire to breastfeed

  • 8. 
    The nurse is monitoring the progress of a client in labor. Which finding should be reported to the physician immediately?
    • A. 

      The presence of scant bloody discharge

    • B. 

      Frequent urination

    • C. 

      The presence of green-tinged amniotic fluid

    • D. 

      Moderate uterine contractions

  • 9. 
    The nurse is measuring the duration of the client’s contractions. Which statement is true regarding the measurement of the duration of contractions?
    • A. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.

    • B. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the end of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.

    • C. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the beginning of one contraction to the end of the same contraction.

    • D. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the peak of one contraction to the end of the same contraction.

  • 10. 
    The physician has ordered an intravenous infusion of Pitocin for the induction of labor. When caring for the obstetric client receiving intravenous Pitocin. the nurse should monitor for:
    • A. 

      Maternal hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      Fetal bradycardia

    • C. 

      Maternal hyperreflexia

    • D. 

      Fetal movement