Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Quiz

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NCLEX is one of the foremost exams in the country for nurses. This informative quiz on pediatrics nursing will gauge your understanding and preparation level for the NCLEX exam. The quiz contains various questions covering all aspects of the topic that are very likely to be asked in the exam. If you find this quiz helpful in your preparation, do share it with your peers. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of the following would be inappropriate when administering chemotherapy to a child?
    • A. 

      Monitoring the child for both general and specific adverse effects

    • B. 

      Observing the child for 10 minutes to note for signs of anaphylaxis

    • C. 

      Administering medication through a free-flowing intravenous line

    • D. 

      Assessing for signs of infusion infiltration and irritation

  • 2. 
     Which of the following is the best method for performing a physical examination on a toddler
    • A. 

      From head to toe

    • B. 

      Distally to proximally

    • C. 

      From abdomen to toes. the to head

    • D. 

      From least to most intrusive

  • 3. 
     Which of the following organisms is responsible for the development of rheumatic fever?
    • A. 

      Streptococcal pneumonia

    • B. 

      Haemophilus influenza

    • C. 

      Group A ?-hemolytic streptococcus

    • D. 

      Staphylococcus aureus

  • 4. 
     Which of the following is most likely associated with a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) resulting from congenital heart disease?
    • A. 

      Polycythemia

    • B. 

      Cardiomyopathy

    • C. 

      Endocarditis

    • D. 

      Low blood pressure

  • 5. 
     How does the nurse appropriately administer Mycostatin suspension in an infant?
    • A. 

      Have the infant drink water. and then administer myostatin in a syringe

    • B. 

      Place Mycostatin on the nipple of the feeding bottle and have the infant suck it

    • C. 

      Mix Mycostatin with formula

    • D. 

      Swab Mycostatin on the affected areas

  • 6. 
     A mother tells the nurse that she is very worried because her 2-year old child does not finish his meals. What should the nurse advise the mother?
    • A. 

      Make the child seat with the family in the dining room until he finishes his meal

    • B. 

      Provide quiet environment for the child before meals

    • C. 

      Do not give snacks to the child before meals

    • D. 

      Put the child on a chair and feed him

  • 7. 
     The nurse is assessing a newborn who had undergone vaginal delivery. Which of the following findings is least likely to be observed in a normal newborn?
    • A. 

      Uneven head shape

    • B. 

      Respirations are irregular. abdominal. 30-60 bpm

    • C. 

      (+) Moro reflex

    • D. 

      Heart rate is 80 bpm

  • 8. 
     Which of the following situations increase the risk of lead poisoning in children?
    • A. 

      Playing in the park with heavy traffic and with many vehicles passing by

    • B. 

      Playing sand in the park

    • C. 

      Playing plastic balls with other children

    • D. 

      Playing with stuffed toys at home

  • 9. 
    An inborn error of metabolism that causes a premature destruction of RBC?
    • A. 

      G6PD

    • B. 

      Homocystinuria

    • C. 

      Phenylketonuria

    • D. 

      Celiac Disease

  • 10. 
    Which of the following blood study results would the nurse expect as most likely when caring for the child with iron deficiency anemia?
    • A. 

      Increased hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Normal hematocrit

    • C. 

      Decreased mean corpuscular volume (MCV)

    • D. 

      Normal total iron-binding capacity (TIBC)

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