Quiz: NCLEX Practice Questions On Pediatric Nursing

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Pediatrics nursing for NCLEX is one of the most sort after exams. The quiz contains a set of questions for the pediatrics nursing exam. If you think you have prepared well for the exam and want to revise the concepts, then this quiz is for you. This quiz is specially prepared for students looking to practice their knowledge before the final exam. Take this quiz and see for yourself where you stand. If you find this quiz helpful, share it with your friends. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Molly. with suspected rheumatic fever. is admitted to the pediatric unit. When obtaining the child’s history. the nurse considers which information to be most important?
    • A. 

      A fever that started 3 days ago

    • B. 

      Lack of interest in food

    • C. 

      A recent episode of pharyngitis

    • D. 

      Vomiting for 2 days

  • 2. 
    Nurse Analiza is administering a medication via the intraosseous route to a child. Intraosseous drug administration is typically used when a child is:
    • A. 

      Under age 3

    • B. 

      Over age 3

    • C. 

      Critically ill and under age 3

    • D. 

      Critically ill and over age 3

  • 3. 
    When assessing a child’s cultural background. the nurse in charge should keep in mind that:
    • A. 

      Cultural background usually has little bearing on a family’s health practices

    • B. 

      Physical characteristics mark the child as part of a particular culture

    • C. 

      Heritage dictates a group’s shared values

    • D. 

      Behavioral patterns are passed from one generation to the next

  • 4. 
    While examining a 2-year-old child. the nurse in charge sees that the anterior fontanel is open. The nurse should:
    • A. 

      Notify the doctor

    • B. 

      Look for other signs of abuse

    • C. 

      Recognize this as a normal finding

    • D. 

      Ask about a family history of Tay-Sachs disease

  • 5. 
    The nurse is aware that the most common assessment finding in a child with ulcerative colitis is:
    • A. 

      Intense abdominal cramps

    • B. 

      Profuse diarrhea

    • C. 

      Anal fissures

    • D. 

      Abdominal distention

  • 6. 
    When administering an I.M. injection to an infant. the nurse in charge should use which site?
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Dorsogluteal

    • C. 

      Ventrogluteal

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis

  • 7. 
    A child with a poor nutritional status and weight loss is at risk for a negative nitrogen balance. To help diagnose this problem. the nurse in charge anticipates that the doctor will order which laboratory test?
    • A. 

      Total iron-binding capacity

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Total protein

    • D. 

      Serum transferrin

  • 8. 
    When developing a plan of care for a male adolescent. the nurse considers the child’s psychosocial needs. During adolescence. psychosocial development focuses on:
    • A. 

      Becoming industrious

    • B. 

      Establishing an identity

    • C. 

      Achieving intimacy

    • D. 

      Developing initiative

  • 9. 
    When developing a plan care for a hospitalized child. nurse Mica knows that children in which age group is most likely to view illness as a punishment for misdeeds?
    • A. 

      Infancy

    • B. 

      Preschool age

    • C. 

      School age

    • D. 

      Adolescence

  • 10. 
    Nurse Sunshine suspects that a child. age 4. is being neglected physically. To best assess the child’s nutritional status. the nurse should ask the parents which question?
    • A. 

      “Has your child always been so thin?”

    • B. 

      “Is your child a picky eater?”

    • C. 

      “What did your child eat for breakfast?”

    • D. 

      “Do you think your child eats enough?”

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