NCLEX-rn Insulin Quiz

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 2684

SettingsSettingsSettings
NCLEX-rn Insulin Quiz

As a medical practitioner, you have to take The National Council Licensure Examination before you are allowed to practice. This particular quiz is on insulin. Take it up and see how good you are. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of insulin has ONSET: 15 minutes, PEAK: 1 hour, DURATION: 3 hours?
    • A. 

      Rapid-acting

    • B. 

      Short-acting

    • C. 

      Intermediate-acting

    • D. 

      Long-acting

    • E. 

      Pre-mixed

  • 2. 
    Which type of insulin has ONSET: 30 minutes, PEAK: 2 hours, DURATION: 4 hours?
    • A. 

      Rapid-acting

    • B. 

      Short-acting

    • C. 

      Intermediate-acting

    • D. 

      Long-acting

    • E. 

      Pre-mixed

  • 3. 
    Which type of insulin has ONSET: 2 hours, PEAK: 4 hours, DURATION: 16 hours?
    • A. 

      Rapid-acting

    • B. 

      Short-acting

    • C. 

      Intermediate-acting

    • D. 

      Long-acting

    • E. 

      Pre-mixed

  • 4. 
    Which type of insulin has ONSET: 1 hour, PEAK: none, DURATION: 24 hours?
    • A. 

      Rapid-acting

    • B. 

      Short-acting

    • C. 

      Intermediate-acting

    • D. 

      Long-acting

    • E. 

      Pre-mixed

  • 5. 
    Which type of insulin has ONSET: 30 minutes, PEAK: 2 hours, DURATION: 24 hours?
    • A. 

      Rapid-acting

    • B. 

      Short-acting

    • C. 

      Intermediate-acting

    • D. 

      Long-acting

    • E. 

      Pre-mixed

  • 6. 
    Which insulins should never be mixed?
    • A. 

      Rapid-acting insulins

    • B. 

      Short-acting insulins

    • C. 

      Intermediate-acting insulins

    • D. 

      Long-acting insulins

  • 7. 
    Which insulins are rapid-acting?
    • A. 

      Regular (R)

    • B. 

      Humalog

    • C. 

      Novalog

    • D. 

      NPH (N)

    • E. 

      Apidra

  • 8. 
    Which insulins are short-acting?
    • A. 

      Lantus

    • B. 

      Lente (L)

    • C. 

      Regular (R)

    • D. 

      Humulin

    • E. 

      Novolin

  • 9. 
    Which insulins are intermediate-acting?
    • A. 

      Lente (L)

    • B. 

      NPH (N)

    • C. 

      Regular (R)

    • D. 

      Humulin

    • E. 

      Novalog

  • 10. 
    Which insulins are long-acting?
    • A. 

      Regular (R)

    • B. 

      Ultralente (U)

    • C. 

      Novolin

    • D. 

      Lantus

    • E. 

      Levemir

  • 11. 
    What is the onset, peak, and duration of regular insulin?
    • A. 

      15 min, 1 hr, 3 hrs

    • B. 

      30-60 mins, 2-5 hrs, 5-8 hrs

    • C. 

      30-60 mins, 2-3 hrs, 3-6 hrs

    • D. 

      1 hr, 2 hrs, 4-12 hrs

  • 12. 
    What is the onset, peak, and duration of NPH insulin?
    • A. 

      2-4 hrs, 4-12 hrs, 16-20 hrs

    • B. 

      1-2 hrs, 4-12 hrs, 18-24 hrs

    • C. 

      3-4 hrs, 6-12 hrs, 18-24 hrs

    • D. 

      2-4 hrs, 4-6 hrs, 16-20 hrs

  • 13. 
    What is the onset, peak, and duration of Lantus insulin?
    • A. 

      1 hr, none, 24 hrs

    • B. 

      1-1.5 hrs, none, 20-36 hrs

    • C. 

      1-1.5 hrs, none, 20-24 hrs

    • D. 

      1 hr, none, up to 24 hrs

  • 14. 
    What is the onset, peak, and duration of Humalog insulin?
    • A. 

      15-30 mins, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs

    • B. 

      10-30 mins, 1-1.5 hrs, 3-5 hrs

    • C. 

      20-30 mins, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs

    • D. 

      15-30 mins, 0.5-1.5 hrs, 3-5 hrs

  • 15. 
    What is the correct way to mix NPR insulin with Regular insulin?
    • A. 

      Air to NPH, air to Regular, draw up Regular, draw up NPH

    • B. 

      Air to Regular, air to NPH, draw up NPH, draw up Regular

    • C. 

      Air to Regular, air to NPH, draw up Regular, draw up NPH

    • D. 

      Air to NPH, air to Regular, draw up NPH, draw up Regular