Cardiovascular Nursing Quiz Questions Part-2

Cardiovascular system Nursing Quiz Questions

Total Quiz Questions=23
Mark/Question= 5
Total Marks=115
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Cardiac Enzyme Normal Values

Troponin I: < 0.3 mcg/L

Tropinin T: < 0.1 mcg/L


Male: 55 – 175 IU/L

Woman: 30 – 135 IU/L

CK MB: < 3 ng/mL

Myoglobin: 0.85 ng/mL

1. What is the normal cardiac index?
(Cardiac index= Cardiac output/ Body surface area)

a). 2.5 to 4 L/min./m².
B). 15 to 20 L/min./m².
C). 25 to 30 L/min./m².
D). 18 to 22 L/min./m²

2. The first indicator of graft occlusion after revascularization?

A). A sharp increase in pain.
B). Hypotension.
C). Bradycardia.
D). Bradypnea.

3. The ability of cardiac pacemaker cells to initiate an impulse spontaneously and repetitively, without external neurohormonal control?

A). Excitability.
B). Contractility.
C). Refractoriness.
D). Automaticity.

4. The causes of cardiac murmurs include all of the following except?

A). Increased rate or velocity of blood flow.
B). Abnormal flow across stenosed or incompetent valves.
C). Flow into the dilated chamber.
D). Flow-through the atrioventricular valve.

5. The dyspnea during sleep that suddenly awakens the sleeper with a “terrifying breathing attack” is known as?

A). Orthopnea.
B). Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea.
C). Syncope.
D). Exertional dyspnea.

6. The contraction of the atria propels a small amount of blood into the ventricles, which known as?

A). Systole.
B). Diastole.
C). Atrial kick.
D). Isovolumic contraction.

7. Systolic murmurs are common in the following group except?

A). More than 60 years of age.
B). Children.
C). Pregnant women.
D). Adults were younger than 50 years of age.

8. The ECG shows changes of myocardial infarction in lead 2, 3 and aVF, it suggests the area of infarct at?

A). Anterior wall.
B). Posterior wall.
C). Septal wall.
D). Inferior wall.

9. Which of the following is the most common cause of aortic aneurysm?

A). Trauma.
B). Marfan syndrome.
C). Atherosclerosis.
D). Syphilis.

10. Which among the following is the characteristic feature of rheumatic heart disease?

A). Septic emboli.
B). Microthrombi in coronary vessels.
C). Valvular involvement.
D). Subendocardial fibrosis.

11. The ECG shows changes of myocardial infarction in lead V2, V3 & V4, it suggests the area of infarct at?

A). Anterior wall.
B). Posterior wall.
C). Septal wall.
D). Lateral wall.

12. When a client receives streptokinase, the nurse must monitor for which adverse effect?

A). Hypertension.
B). Hyperthermia.
C). Bleeding.
D). Tachypnea.

13. Which among the following is not a Contraindication to exercise testing?

A). Unstable angina.
B). Heart Failure.
C). Coronary artery disease.
D). Myocarditis.

14. Which of the following medicine should withhold before giving cardioversion?

A). Diazepam.
B). Digoxin.
C). Heparin.
D). Warfarin.

15. Which is the most common blood vessel used in CABG surgery?

A). The saphenous vein.
B). The femoral artery.
C). The popliteal vein.
D). The iliac artery.

16. In which stage the majority (about 75%) of the coronary artery blood flow occurs?

a). During diastole.
b). During systole.
c). During high systolic BP.
d). During low systolic BP.

17. Which among the following is not influenced in the excitability of cardiac muscle?

a). Hormones.
b). Electrolytes.
c). Emotion.
d). Oxygen supply.

18. Which is the heart’s largest and most muscular chamber?

a). Right Ventricle.
b). Right atrium.
c). Left ventricle.
d). Left atrium.

19. How many cup-like cusps are consisted in (each side) right and left semilunar valves of heart?

a). 2.
b). 3.
c). 4.
d). 5.

20. Endocarditis is most commonly seen in?

A). Mitral stenosis.
B). Mitral regurgitation.
C). Mitral valve prolapse.
D). Tricuspid stenosis.

21. After the coronary arteriogram, the nurse must keep the client flat in bed with the affected leg in which position?

A). Extended
B). Flexed
C). Abducted
D). Adducted

22. In which condition, the excruciating, tearing, knife-like pain with lower blood pressure in one arm, absent pulses et cetera are seen?

A). Pleurisy.
B). Dissecting aortic aneurysm.
C). Pericarditis.
D). Pulmonary embolism.

23. What is the normal range of Troponin I level?

a). 0.6 to 1.2 mg / dl.
b). 2 to 4 mg /dl.
c). Less than 0.6 ng / ml.
d). 1.5 to 3.5 ng / ml.

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