Test Your Urinary Tract Infection Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Urinary Tract Infection Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

Urinary tract infection is contamination in any part of your urinary systems, such as your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Most infections involved in the lower urinary tract are in the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk of developing UTI than men. If you want to learn more about urinary tract infections, complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________ infections are among the most common Urinary Tract Infections. (multiple response)
    • A. 

      Urethritis

    • B. 

      Prostatitis

    • C. 

      Cystitis

    • D. 

      Nosocomial (hospital acquired)

  • 2. 
    Bacteria from the intestines (most commonly _____________) often infect the urinary tract  by ascending from the perineal area int the lower urinary tract.
    • A. 

      Escherichia coli

    • B. 

      Bacillus anthracis

    • C. 

      Staphyloccus aureus

    • D. 

      Streptococcus pyogenes, Group A

  • 3. 
    The most common upper urinary tract infection is:
    • A. 

      Urethritis

    • B. 

      Prostatitis

    • C. 

      Cystitis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

  • 4. 
    Lower urinary tract infections include:
    • A. 

      Urethritis

    • B. 

      Pyelonephritis

    • C. 

      Prostatitis

    • D. 

      Cystitis

  • 5. 
    Defenses which help maintain urinary tract sterility include:
    • A. 

      Ureterovesical junction

    • B. 

      Adequate urine volume

    • C. 

      Unimepded urine flow

    • D. 

      Alkaline urine

    • E. 

      Complete bladder emptying

  • 6. 
    ___________ is a type of Urinary Tract Disorder in which the bladder mucosa becomes inflamed and congested with blood.
    • A. 

      Pyelonephritis

    • B. 

      Cystitis

    • C. 

      Glomerulonephritis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

  • 7. 
    A client complaining of dysuria, frequency, urgency, nocturia, pyuria, hematuria, and suprapubic discomfort is showing manifestations of ____________ or ___________. 
    • A. 

      Cystitis

    • B. 

      Urethritis

    • C. 

      Glomerulonephritis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

  • 8. 
    Which diagnostic test is used to diagnose conditions that may contribute to UTIs such as an enlarged prostate, urethral strictures, bladder stones, tumors, and congenital abnormalities?
    • A. 

      Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)

    • B. 

      Urinalysis

    • C. 

      Voiding cystourethrography

    • D. 

      Cystoscopy

  • 9. 
    Acute pyelonephritis is treated with:
    • A. 

      3 - day or a 7-10-day course of antibiotics

    • B. 

      10-21 days of antibiotics

    • C. 

      Therapy with urinary anti-infectives which may last from 2 weeks to 6 or 12 months

    • D. 

      Intravenous antibiotics are required

  • 10. 
    Which is the best course of treatment necessary for resistant or recurrent UTIs?
    • A. 

      A 3-day or a 7-to 10-day course of antibiotics

    • B. 

      10-21 days of antibiotic therapy

    • C. 

      IV antibiotics

    • D. 

      Therapy with urinary anti-infectives which may last from 2 weeks to 6 or 12 months

  • 11. 
    The onset of ________ pyelonephritis is typically rapid, with chills and fever, malaise, and vomiting, as well as localized manifestations of flank pain and costovertebral tenderness.
  • 12. 
    Which type of pyelonephritis is caused by a bacterial infection?
  • 13. 
    _____________ is a condition in which urine moves from the bladder back toward the kidney.
    • A. 

      Ureterovesical junction

    • B. 

      Parenchyma

    • C. 

      Crede method

    • D. 

      Vesicoureteral reflux

  • 14. 
    Which medication is NOT used to treat a UTI?
    • A. 

      Detrol

    • B. 

      Cipro

    • C. 

      Bactrim

    • D. 

      Septra

  • 15. 
    Which is the best treatment for an uncomplicated UTI?
    • A. 

      A 3-day or a 7- to 10-day course of antibiotics

    • B. 

      10-21 days of antibiotic therapy

    • C. 

      IV antibiotics

    • D. 

      Therapy with urinary anti-infectives which may last from 2 weeks to 6 or 12 months

  • 16. 
    Which is the drug of choice for most UTIs?
    • A. 

      Urinary anti- infectives (Mandelamine, Furadantin, Macrodantin)

    • B. 

      Urinary Analgesic (Pyridium)

    • C. 

      Sulfonamides (Gantanol, Bactrim, Septra)

  • 17. 
    Which statement is NOT true of sulfonamides?
    • A. 

      The nurse should assess for allergies to sulfa drugs.

    • B. 

      It is best to take sulfonamides with cranberry juice.

    • C. 

      The client should take ALL of the medication as ordered by the physician.

    • D. 

      It is important to closely monotor diabetic clients recieving oral hypoglycemic agents for hypoglycemic reactions.

  • 18. 
    Which of these are the most commonly used Urinary Anti-infective agents to prevent UTIs in clients with chronic infections?
    • A. 

      Hiprex

    • B. 

      Mandelamine

    • C. 

      Furadantin

    • D. 

      Macrodantin

  • 19. 
    A client is prescribed Pyridium, a Urinary Analgesic. Which statement indicates that the client requires further teaching about this drug?
    • A. 

      "I can take this drug as long as my symptoms persist."

    • B. 

      "I will take this drug after I eat to prevent upset stomach."

    • C. 

      "I understand that this drug will stain my urine reddish orange, and that I should protect my clothes from staining."

    • D. 

      "If my skin or eyes appear yellow, I will stop taking my medication and contact my physician."

  • 20. 
    Urinary Anti-infectives should be taken with ____________.
    • A. 

      A tall glass of water

    • B. 

      1,000 mL of water/fluid per day

    • C. 

      6-8 glasses of water/fluid per day

    • D. 

      3,000 mL of water/fluid per day

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