The Ultimate NAAC Practice Test For PSW Part- II

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Welcome to part two of the ultimate practice test on NAAC for Personal Support Worker (PSW). A PSW has the responsibility of helping its clients deal with problems in their everyday life by identifying those issues and referring their clients to the agencies that can help. If you are looking towards working in the same field, or are already a trainee, then you must take it right away.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If the seal on the sterile package gauze is broken, the PSW should
    • A. 

      Consider the package contaminated

    • B. 

      Sterilize in the autoclave

    • C. 

      Use a disinfectant on the package before use

    • D. 

      Note the seal is broken on the chart and use it

  • 2. 
    The substance that makes food more easy to swallow is called
    • A. 

      Bile

    • B. 

      Chyme

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 3. 
    You are caring for Mr. Clark, you are feeling frustrated by his slow progress. You should
    • A. 

      Tell him that you are frustrated

    • B. 

      Be firm and tell him that he must work harder

    • C. 

      Discuss your feelings with the supervisor

    • D. 

      Ask a co-worker to care for Mr Clark

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following is not a long bone in the body
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 5. 
    Bile is needed to digest
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Fibre

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 6. 
    A splint is an appliance that
    • A. 

      Supports injured or wounded body parts

    • B. 

      Measures blood presure

    • C. 

      Holds soft tissues together

    • D. 

      Aligns teeth in the dental arch

  • 7. 
    The best method for sterilization of a stainless steel instrument is to
    • A. 

      Wash it with soap and water

    • B. 

      Autoclave it (steam under pressure)

    • C. 

      Soak it in chemical disinfectant

    • D. 

      Sanitize with chemical spray

  • 8. 
    Aging begins at
    • A. 

      Birth

    • B. 

      30 years old

    • C. 

      50 years old

    • D. 

      65 years old

  • 9. 
    What is the best action to take when assisting a blind person to walk
    • A. 

      Walk on the side, while holding the person's elbow

    • B. 

      Instruct the person to hold onto your arm

    • C. 

      Walk alone side while the person uses a cane

    • D. 

      Stand behind the person and provide directions

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following statements is true regarding the care plan
    • A. 

      It is written by the physician

    • B. 

      It is the same for all residents

    • C. 

      It provides for consistency and continuity of care

    • D. 

      It is stable and fix for a period of time

  • 11. 
    The process of rehabilitation emphasizes the 
    • A. 

      Disability

    • B. 

      Limitations

    • C. 

      Abilities

    • D. 

      New activities

  • 12. 
    Accidental poisoning is most common with
    • A. 

      The elderly

    • B. 

      Teenagers

    • C. 

      Children 14 years of age

    • D. 

      Infants

  • 13. 
    Bed cradles are used to
    • A. 

      Keep the weight of the top linens off the feet

    • B. 

      Keep the hips abducted

    • C. 

      Promote plantar flexion

    • D. 

      Prevent the mattress from sagging

  • 14. 
    Subjective symptoms are
    • A. 

      Felt and described only by the client

    • B. 

      Observed by the psw

    • C. 

      Difficult to reconize

    • D. 

      Related only to what the doctor determines

  • 15. 
    Yelling at a resident is considered to be
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Physical abuse

    • C. 

      Emotional abuse

    • D. 

      Neglect

  • 16. 
    Which formula is the best to feed a newborn infant
    • A. 

      The powdered formula

    • B. 

      The one on sale

    • C. 

      The one ordered by the doctor

    • D. 

      The one that can be left open for a week

  • 17. 
    Common emotions experienced  by a person going through rehabilitation are
    • A. 

      Optimism and cheerfulness

    • B. 

      Frustration and depression

    • C. 

      Satisfaction and increased self-esteem

    • D. 

      Humiliation and despair

  • 18. 
    Professionalism involves 
    • A. 

      Discussing a problem you have with a client in a cafeteria

    • B. 

      Reporting the nurse in charge each time you leave the unit

    • C. 

      Waiting for someone else to answer the call bell

    • D. 

      Removing the call bell from a client that's always ringing

  • 19. 
    Dementia often develops in persons with
    • A. 

      Angina pectosis

    • B. 

      Bulimia

    • C. 

      AID's

    • D. 

      Spinal cord injuries

  • 20. 
    Seen things from another's point of view, refers to
    • A. 

      Confidentiality

    • B. 

      Enthusiasm

    • C. 

      Sympathy

    • D. 

      Empathy

  • 21. 
    A normal temperature reading for a healthy adult is
    • A. 

      35.5 C

    • B. 

      37 C

    • C. 

      38.5 C

    • D. 

      39.9 C

  • 22. 
    Gloves should be worn when in contact with
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Body secretions

    • C. 

      Body fluids

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    The first step in effective care planning is
    • A. 

      Determining goals

    • B. 

      Identifying needs

    • C. 

      Setting dead lines

    • D. 

      Selecting resources

  • 24. 
    Rashes, sores, lice on the elder, or the elder is inadequately clothed, malnourished or dehydrated are indicators of
    • A. 

      Neglect

    • B. 

      Physical abuse

    • C. 

      Sexual abuse

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 25. 
    The bone that protects the brain is called the
    • A. 

      Cranium

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Xiphoid process

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