Insulin NCLEX Quiz Questions

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Here we bring you these Insulin NCLEX quiz questions to test your knowledge. 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. The quiz questions are designed so that you will not only test your knowledge, but your understanding will also increase with an attempt at this quiz. Let's go for it, and best of luck to you!


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. 

      Novolog

    • 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. 

      Novolog

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

      Regular (R)

    • B. 

      Ultralente (U)

    • C. 

      Novolin

    • D. 

      Lantus

    • E. 

      Levemir

  • 11. 
    What are 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 are 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 are 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 are 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.

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