Quiz: Take The Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Exam Questions

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. To be a licensed nurse, one must go through the NCLEX exam. The exam is one of the premier exams in the country. Take this quiz on Pediatric nursing, which contains questions covering all dimensions of the exam and prepares you well for the ultimate battle day. The quiz contains various questions ranging from easy, medium, and hard levels. It clears your many doubts and provides a conceptual understanding of the topics. If you find the quiz helpful, do share it with your peers. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is evaluating a female child with acute post streptococcal glomerulonephritis for signs of improvement. Which finding typically is the earliest sign of improvement?
    • A. 

      Increased urine output

    • B. 

      Increased appetite

    • C. 

      Increased energy level

    • D. 

      Decreased diarrhea

  • 2. 
    Dr. Jones prescribes corticosteroids for a child with nephritic syndrome. What is the primary purpose of administering corticosteroids to this child?
    • A. 

      To increase blood pressure

    • B. 

      To reduce inflammation

    • C. 

      To decrease proteinuria

    • D. 

      To prevent infection

  • 3. 
    Parents bring their infant to the clinic. seeking treatment for vomiting and diarrhea that has lasted for 2 days. On assessment. the nurse in charge detects dry mucous membranes and lethargy. What other findings suggests a fluid volume deficit?
    • A. 

      A sunken fontanel

    • B. 

      Decreased pulse rate

    • C. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • D. 

      Low urine specific gravity

  • 4. 
    How should the nurse prepare a suspension before administration?
    • A. 

      By diluting it with normal saline solution

    • B. 

      By diluting it with 5% dextrose solution

    • C. 

      By shaking it so that all the drug particles are dispersed uniformly

    • D. 

      By crushing remaining particles with a mortar and pestle

  • 5. 
    What should be the initial bolus of crystalloid fluid replacement for a pediatric patient in shock?
    • A. 

      20 ml/kg

    • B. 

      10 ml/kg

    • C. 

      30 ml/kg

    • D. 

      15 ml/kg

  • 6. 
    Lily . age 5. with an intelligence quotient of 65 is admitted to the hospital for evaluation. When planning care. the nurse should keep in mind that this child is:
    • A. 

      Within the lower range of normal intelligence

    • B. 

      Mildly retarded but educable

    • C. 

      Moderately retarded but trainable

    • D. 

      Completely dependent on others for care

  • 7. 
    Mandy. age 12. is brought to the clinic for evaluation for a suspected eating disorder. To best assess the effects of role and relationship patterns on the child’s nutritional intake. the nurse should ask:
    • A. 

      “What activities do you engage in during the day?”

    • B. 

      “Do you have any allergies to foods?”

    • C. 

      “Do you like yourself physically?”

    • D. 

      “What kinds of food do you like to eat?”

  • 8. 
    Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is one of the most common causes of death in infants. At what age is the diagnosis of SIDS most likely?
    • A. 

      At 1 to 2 years of age

    • B. 

      At I week to 1 year of age. peaking at 2 to 4 months

    • C. 

      At 6 months to 1 year of age. peaking at 10 months

    • D. 

      At 6 to 8 weeks of age

  • 9. 
    When evaluating a severely depressed adolescent. the nurse knows that one indicator of a high risk for suicide is:
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Excessive sleepiness

    • C. 

      A history of cocaine use

    • D. 

      A preoccupation with death

  • 10. 
    A child is diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor. During assessment. the nurse in charge expects to detect:
    • A. 

      Gross hematuria

    • B. 

      Dysuria

    • C. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • D. 

      An abdominal mass

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