Pediatrics Quiz: A Practice Test! Trivia

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Pediatrics Quiz: A Practice Test! Trivia

How much do you know about Pediatrics? After birth, it is essential to ensure the child has regular checkups with the pediatrician so that their growth can be monitored and any issues observed handle in early stages such as allergies, growth defects, and speech problems. Do you know why immunization is essential for a child? This quiz will test out your ability to take care of infants as a medical practitioner.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are ___ diseases that can be prevented with routine childhood immunizations.
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      105

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are preventable with the recommended childhood vaccinations?
    • A. 

      Diphtheria

    • B. 

      Rubella

    • C. 

      Polio

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Measles can be spread by a sneeze or cough.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    At what age should children begin to receive the influenza vaccine?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      6 months

    • C. 

      Birth

    • D. 

      3 years

  • 5. 
    The following actions and strategies are helpful in minimizing discomfort during vaccinations. 
    • A. 

      Using sing-song and high-pitched voice

    • B. 

      Providing distraction

    • C. 

      Delaying procedure

    • D. 

      Provide praise or reward after procedure

    • E. 

      Parent and nurse both talk to infant or baby rather than each other

  • 6. 
    Intramuscular injections should be administered at a ___ degree angle.
    • A. 

      10-15

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      90

  • 7. 
    The proper way to dispose of a used syringe and needle is to:
    • A. 

      Recap it with both hands and send to central processing for sterilization for reuse.

    • B. 

      Throw into biohazardous trash bag

    • C. 

      Throw into regular trash

    • D. 

      Throw into biohazardous sharps waste container

  • 8. 
    The apical pulse is measured
    • A. 

      At the wrist

    • B. 

      Behind the knee

    • C. 

      Over the heart

  • 9. 
    The average pulse rate for an infant
    • A. 

      100 to 120 beats per minute

    • B. 

      80 to 100 beats per minute

    • C. 

      120 to 160 beats per minute

  • 10. 
    When counting respirations
    • A. 

      Count each inhalation and each expiration and add them together

    • B. 

      Count one inhalation and one expiration as one respiration

    • C. 

      Tell the patient what you are doing

  • 11. 
    SIDS is the unexpected death of seemingly healthy babies ____ months or younger.
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      36

  • 12. 
    What vaccine is given from the 12-23 months range?
    • A. 

      Polio

    • B. 

      Rotavirus

    • C. 

      Influenza

    • D. 

      Hep A

  • 13. 
    What vaccine is given at the 2 months 4 months 6 months 12-15 months age range?
    • A. 

      Hib

    • B. 

      Tdap

    • C. 

      Rotavirus

    • D. 

      MMR

  • 14. 
    What vaccine is given at the 2 months 4 months 6-18 months 4-6 years age range?
    • A. 

      MMR

    • B. 

      Polio

    • C. 

      Td

    • D. 

      Hep A

  • 15. 
    Following an injection of medication at the clinic how long should the patient wait?
    • A. 

      10 minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      45 minutes

    • D. 

      1 hour

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