Nursing Quiz - Topic: Behavioral Science 1.

Which of the following is not one of the key steps in the grief process? a. Denial b. Anger c. Bargaining d. Rejection 2. Which of the following matches the definition: covering up a weakness by stressing a desirable or stronger trait? a. Compensation b. Projection c. Rationalization d. Dysphoria 3. Which of the following waveforms is most commonly found with light sleepers? a. Theta b. Alpha c. Beta d. Zeta 4. Which of the following months matches with an infant first having the ability to sit-up independently? a. 4 months b. 6 months c. 8 months d. 10 months 5. Object permanence for toddlers develops in this age range? a. 5-10 months b. 10-14 months c. 12-24 months d. 15-24 months 6. Which of the following matches the definition: attributing of our own unwanted trait onto another person? a. Compensation b. Projection c. Rationalization d. Dysphoria 7. Which of the following matches the definition: the justification of behaviors using reason other than the real reason? a. Compensation b. Projection c. Rationalization d. Dysphoria 8. Which of the following matches the definition: response to severe emotion stress resulting in involuntary disturbance of physical functions? a. Conversion disorder b. Depressive reaction c. Bipolar disorder d. Alzheimer’s disease 9. Which of the following waveforms is most commonly found when you are awake? a. Theta b. Alpha c. Beta d. Zeta

10. The REM sleep cycle occur approximately every ____ minutes? a. 45 b. 60 c. 75 d. 90 11. Which of the following reflexes is not found at birth? a. Babinski b. Palmar c. Moro d. Flexion 12. Parallel play for toddlers develops in this age range? a. 5-10 months b. 10-14 months c. 12-24 months d. 24-48 months 13. Which of the following is not a sign of anxiety? a. Dyspnea b. Hyperventilation c. Moist mouth d. GI symptoms 14. Which of the following best describes a person that is completely awake falling asleep spontaneously? a. Cataplexy b. Narcolepsy c. Transitional sleep d. REM absence 15. Which of the following best describes a person that is unable to tell you were there hand or foot is? a. Autotopagnosia b. Cataplexy c. Ergophobia d. Anosognosia 16. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a panic disorder? a. Nausea b. Excessive perspiration c. Urination d. Chest pain 17. Which of the following categories would a 70 year old adult be placed in? a. Intimacy vs. Isolation b. Generativitiy vs. Stagnation c. Integrity vs. Despair d. Longevity vs. Guilt 18. Which of the following categories would a 60 year old adult be placed in? a. Intimacy vs. Isolation b. Generativitiy vs. Stagnation c. Integrity vs. Despair d. Longevity vs. Guilt 19. Which of the following categories would a 20 year old adult be placed in?

a. Intimacy vs. Isolation b. Generativitiy vs. Stagnation c. Integrity vs. Despair d. Longevity vs. Guilt 20. Which of the following describes a person using words that have no known meaning? a. Neologisms b. Neolithic c. Verbalism d. Delusional blocking

Circulatory System NCLEX Practice Test
1. Prothrombin is a ____ globulin and is produced by the _____. a. Alpha, Kidney b. Alpha, Liver c. Beta, Kidney d. Beta, Liver 2. The right coronary artery divides to form the posterior interventricular artery and the ___ artery. a. Marginal b. LVC c. RVC d. LAD 3. Blood flowing into the cardiac veins enters the _______ next. a. Coronary Sinus b. Left Ventricle c. Right Ventricle d. Left Atrium 4. If you are using a stethoscope and trying to detect the tricuspid valve which of the following would be the best location? a. Within 2 inches of the xyphoid process b. On the right side of the sternum c. On the left side of the sternum near the midpoint d. On the left side of the sternum near the midpoint of the sixth rib 5. Which of the following occurs during ventricular systole? a. Increased aortic pressure b. Increased ventricular volume c. Dup heart sound d. P wave 6. Which of the following occurs during ventricular diastole? a. Increased aortic pressure b. Increased ventricular volume c. Lub heart sound d. T wave 7. The innermost layer of a blood vessel is lined with _______ ______ cells a. Simple squamous b. Stratified squamous c. Simple cuboidal epithelium d. Stratified cuboidal epithelium

8. Angiotension can directly cause the release of ____ from the adrenal cortex. a. Renin b. Aldosterone c. Calcitonin d. Thyroxine 9. Cardiac output is the product of ____ and ____. a. HR and Disastolic pressure b. HR and Stroke Volume c. HR and EF d. Diastolic and Systolic pressure 10. Pulmonary edema is most like associated with a failing _____ _____. a. Right atrium b. Left atrium c. Right ventricle d. Left ventricle 11. Which of the following is the first branch off the aortic arch? a. Common carotid b. Brachiocephalic c. Right Subclavian d. Thoracic 12. The brachiocephalic artery divides to form the right common carotid and the ____ ____ artery. a. Left subclavian b. Right subclavian c. Left common carotid d. Right thoracic artery 13. Which of the following arteries creates the left spenic, hepatic and gastric arteries? a. Left sacral artery b. Celiac artery c. Suprarenal artery d. Phrenic artery 14. Which of the following is not considered a major branch off of the descending thoracic aorta? a. Mediastinal artery b. Renal artery c. Bronchial artery d. Posterior intercostals artery 15. Which of the following is not considered a major branch off of the abdominal aorta? a. Phrenic artery b. Common iliac artery c. Gonadal artery d. Mediastinal artery 16. Which of the following is not considered a major branch off of the femoral artery? a. Superficial pudendal arteries b. Deep external pudendal arteries c. Superficial circumflex iliac artery d. Deep circumflex iliac artery 17. Which of the following is not considered a tributary of the portal vein?

a. Inferior mesenteric vein b. Splenic vein c. Left gastric vein d. Subclavian vein 18. Inside the cranial cavity the vertebral arteries form the ____ artery. a. Basilar b. Common Carotid c. MCA d. PCA 19. Pulse pressure (pp) is considered the _____. a. Difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure b. The sum of the systolic and diastolic pressure c. The inverse of the blood pressure d. Half of the systolic pressure 20. _____ nerves can be found joining the SA and AV nodes in the heart. a. Accelerator b. Phrenic c. Thoracic d. Gastric

NCLEX Question & Answer Part 1
1. A patient tells you that her urine is starting to look discolored. If you believe this change is due to medication, which of the following patient’s medication does not cause urine discoloration? a. Sulfasalazine b. Levodopa c. Phenolphthalein d. Aspirin 2. You are responsible for reviewing the nursing unit’s refrigerator. If you found the following drug in the refrigerator it should be removed from the refrigerator’s contents? a. Corgard b. Humulin (injection) c. Urokinase d. Epogen (injection) 3. A 34 year old female has recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. She has also recently discovered that she is pregnant. Which of the following is the only immunoglobulin that will provide protection to the fetus in the womb? a. IgA b. IgD c. IgE d. IgG 4. A second year nursing student has just suffered a needlestick while working with a patient that is positive for AIDS. Which of the following is the most important action that nursing student should take? a. Immediately see a social worker b. Start prophylactic AZT treatment c. Start prophylactic Pentamide treatment d. Seek counseling 5. A thirty five year old male has been an insulin-dependent diabetic for five years and now is unable to

urinate. Which of the following would you most likely suspect? a. Atherosclerosis b. Diabetic nephropathy c. Autonomic neuropathy d. Somatic neuropathy 6. You are taking the history of a 14 year old girl who has a (BMI) of 18. The girl reports inability to eat, induced vomiting and severe constipation. Which of the following would you most likely suspect? a. Multiple sclerosis b. Anorexia nervosa c. Bulimia d. Systemic sclerosis 7. A 24 year old female is admitted to the ER for confusion. This patient has a history of a myeloma diagnosis, constipation, intense abdominal pain, and polyuria. Which of the following would you most likely suspect? a. Diverticulosis b. Hypercalcaemia c. Hypocalcaemia d. Irritable bowel syndrome 8. Rho gam is most often used to treat____ mothers that have a ____ infant. a. RH positive, RH positive b. RH positive, RH negative c. RH negative, RH positive d. RH negative, RH negative 9. A new mother has some questions about (PKU). Which of the following statements made by a nurse is not correct regarding PKU? a. A Guthrie test can check the necessary lab values. b. The urine has a high concentration of phenylpyruvic acid c. Mental deficits are often present with PKU. d. The effects of PKU are reversible. 10. A patient has taken an overdose of aspirin. Which of the following should a nurse most closely monitor for during acute management of this patient? a. Onset of pulmonary edema b. Metabolic alkalosis c. Respiratory alkalosis d. Parkinson’s disease type symptoms 11. A fifty-year-old blind and deaf patient has been admitted to your floor. As the charge nurse your primary responsibility for this patient is? a. Let others know about the patient’s deficits b. Communicate with your supervisor your concerns about the patient’s deficits. c. Continuously update the patient on the social environment. d. Provide a secure environment for the patient. 12. A patient is getting discharged from a SNF facility. The patient has a history of severe COPD and PVD. The patient is primarily concerned about their ability to breath easily. Which of the following would be the best instruction for this patient? a. Deep breathing techniques to increase O2 levels. b. Cough regularly and deeply to clear airway passages. c. Cough following bronchodilator utilization d. Decrease CO2 levels by increase oxygen take output during meals. 13. A nurse is caring for an infant that has recently been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. Which

of the following clinical signs would most likely be present? a. Slow pulse rate b. Weight gain c. Decreased systolic pressure d. Irregular WBC lab values 14. A mother has recently been informed that her child has Down’s syndrome. You will be assigned to care for the child at shift change. Which of the following characteristics is not associated with Down’s syndrome? a. Simian crease b. Brachycephaly c. Oily skin d. Hypotonicity 15. A patient has recently experienced a (MI) within the last 4 hours. Which of the following medications would most like be administered? a. Streptokinase b. Atropine c. Acetaminophen d. Coumadin 16. A patient asks a nurse, “My doctor recommended I increase my intake of folic acid. What type of foods contain folic acids?” a. Green vegetables and liver b. Yellow vegetables and red meat c. Carrots d. Milk 17. A nurse is putting together a presentation on meningitis. Which of the following microorganisms has noted been linked to meningitis in humans? a. S. pneumonia b. H. influenza c. N. meningitis d. Cl. difficile 18.A nurse is administering blood to a patient who has a low hemoglobin count. The patient asks how long to RBC’s last in my body? The correct response is. a. The life span of RBC is 45 days. b. The life span of RBC is 60 days. c. The life span of RBC is 90 days. d. The life span of RBC is 120 days. 19. A 65 year old man has been admitted to the hospital for spinal stenosis surgery. When does the discharge training and planning begin for this patient? a. Following surgery b. Upon admit c. Within 48 hours of discharge d. Preoperative discussion 20. A child is 5 years old and has been recently admitted into the hospital. According to Erickson which of the following stages is the child in? a. Trust vs. mistrust b. Initiative vs. guilt c. Autonomy vs. shame d. Intimacy vs. isolation 22. A young adult is 20 years old and has been recently admitted into the hospital. According to Erickson

which of the following stages is the adult in? a. Trust vs. mistrust b. Initiative vs. guilt c. Autonomy vs. shame d. Intimacy vs. isolation 23. A nurse is making rounds taking vital signs. Which of the following vital signs is abnormal? a. 11 year old male – 90 b.p.m, 22 resp/min. , 100/70 mm Hg b. 13 year old female – 105 b.p.m., 22 resp/min., 105/60 mm Hg c. 5 year old male- 102 b.p.m, 24 resp/min., 90/65 mm Hg d. 6 year old female- 100 b.p.m., 26 resp/min., 90/70mm Hg 24. When you are taking a patient’s history, she tells you she has been depressed and is dealing with an anxiety disorder. Which of the following medications would the patient most likely be taking? a. Elavil b. Calcitonin c. Pergolide d. Verapamil 25. Which of the following conditions would a nurse not administer erythromycin? a. Campylobacterial infection b. Legionnaire’s disease c. Pneumonia d. Multiple Sclerosis

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