NCLEX Practice Exam 6 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 65-year-old man has been admitted to the hospital for spinal stenosis surgery. When should the discharge training and planning begin for this patient?
    • A. 

      Following surgery

    • B. 

      Upon admit

    • C. 

      Within 48 hours of discharge

    • D. 

      Preoperative discussion

  • 2. 
    A 5-year-old child and has been recently admitted to the hospital. According to Erik Erikson’s psychosocial development stages. the child is in which stage?
    • A. 

      Trust vs. mistrust

    • B. 

      Initiative vs. guilt

    • C. 

      Autonomy vs. shame and doubt

    • D. 

      Intimacy vs. isolation

  • 3. 
    A toddler is 26 months old and has been recently admitted to the hospital. According to Erikson. which of the following stages is the toddler in?
    • A. 

      Trust vs. mistrust

    • B. 

      Initiative vs. guilt

    • C. 

      Autonomy vs. shame and doubt

    • D. 

      Intimacy vs. isolation

  • 4. 
    A young adult is 20 years old and has been recently admitted to the hospital. According to Erikson. which of the following stages is the adult in?
    • A. 

      Trust vs. mistrust

    • B. 

      Initiative vs. guilt

    • C. 

      Autonomy vs. shame

    • D. 

      Intimacy vs. isolation

  • 5. 
    A nurse is making rounds taking vital signs. Which of the following vital signs is abnormal?
    • A. 

      11-year-old male: 90 BPM. 22 RPM. 100/70 mmHg

    • B. 

      13-year-old female: 105 BPM. 22 RPM. 105/50 mmHg

    • C. 

      5-year-old male: 102 BPM. 24 RPM. 90/65 mmHg

    • D. 

      6-year-old female: 100 BPM. 26 RPM. 90/70 mmHg

  • 6. 
    When you are taking a patient’s history. she tells you she has been depressed and is dealing with an anxiety disorder. Which of the following medications would the patient most likely be taking?
    • A. 

      Amitriptyline (Elavil)

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Pergolide mesylate (Permax)

    • D. 

      Verapamil (Calan)

  • 7. 
    Which of the following conditions would a nurse not administer erythromycin?
    • A. 

      Campylobacteriosis infection

    • B. 

      Legionnaire’s disease

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Multiple Sclerosis

  • 8. 
    A patient’s chart indicates a history of hyperkalemia. Which of the following would you not expect to see with this patient if this condition were acute?
    • A. 

      Decreased HR

    • B. 

      Paresthesias

    • C. 

      Muscle weakness of the extremities

    • D. 

      Migraines

  • 9. 
    A patient’s chart indicates a history of ketoacidosis. Which of the following would you not expect to see with this patient if this condition were acute?
    • A. 

      Vomiting

    • B. 

      Extreme Thirst

    • C. 

      Weight gain

    • D. 

      Acetone breath smell

  • 10. 
    A patient’s chart indicates a history of meningitis. Which of the following would you not expect to see with this patient if this condition were acute?
    • A. 

      Increased appetite

    • B. 

      Vomiting

    • C. 

      Fever

    • D. 

      Poor tolerance of light