Vital Signs Quiz: Multiple Choice Questions

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Vital Signs Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Vital signs includes, blood pressure, Pulse, Temp. Resp. rate & Oxygen saturation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Where is temperature is regulated?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Heat & Cold

    • D. 

      By what a person wear

  • 3. 
    What is the normal range of temperature?
    • A. 

      36.6-37.5 c

    • B. 

      34-36 c

    • C. 

      34.6-36 c

    • D. 

      35.6-38 c

  • 4. 
    What is the normal pulse rate?
    • A. 

      12-20

    • B. 

      15-20

    • C. 

      60-100

    • D. 

      50-80

  • 5. 
    A weak pulse is rated as
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1+

    • C. 

      2+

    • D. 

      3+

    • E. 

      4+

  • 6. 
    A patient have a pulse rate of 102, resp. rate of 25, a B/P of 139/90 and a temp. of 103 F. As a nurse which will you assess first?
    • A. 

      B/P of 139/90

    • B. 

      Pulse of 102

    • C. 

      Resp. rate of 25

    • D. 

      Temp. of 103 F

  • 7. 
    What is the maximum of oxygen can you give a patient with COPD?
    • A. 

      2 L/min

    • B. 

      10 L/min

    • C. 

      4 L/min

    • D. 

      6 L/min

  • 8. 
    Blood pressure is the force against the aterial wall
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A person that is dehydrated will experience a low B/P
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What factor does not influence Resp. rate?
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Medication

    • E. 

      Pain

  • 11. 
    COPD regulation is by hypoxemia via chemoreceptors in the brain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Eupnea is another word for difficulty breathing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Pulse deficit is the difference between the apical and radial rate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A patient has a radial pulse of 65 & a apical rate of 66, What is the pulse deficit?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      1+

    • D. 

      131

  • 15. 
    A patient with a Temp. of 104 F and a damage hypothalamus, will you give antipyretic to lower the temperature?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False