Nursing Quiz Questions and Answers 2023

Nursing Quiz Questions and Answers

1. The factor responsible for prolonging already existing disease is
a. Predisposing factor
b. Perpetuating factor
c. Precipitating factor
d. Psychological factor

2. Which among the following is characterized by persistent complaints of fatigue after physical or mental effort
a. Somatization disorder
b. Neurasthenia
c. Ganser’s syndrome
d. Hypochondriasis

3. What is the intelligence quotient(IQ) of a 10-year-old child whose mental age is 8
a. 130
b. 120
c. 80
d. 50

3. An example of a secondary motive is
a. Affiliation motive
b. Hunger motive
c. Thirst motive
d. Sex motive

4. High order thinking process involving the use of cognitive skills like conceptualization, interpretation, analysis, and evaluation
a. Concrete thinking
b. Conceptual thinking
c. Creative thinking
d. Critical thinking

5. The Trial and error theory of learning was proposed by
a. E.L Thorndike
b. Ivan Pavlov
c. B.F Skinner
d. Wolfgang Kohler

6. Lobe of the brain concerned with sound and speech processing
a. Occipital lobe
b. Temporal lobe
c. Frontal lobe
d. Parietal lobe

7. Branch of psychology deals with mental process such as thoughts and memory
a. School psychology
b. Evolutionary psychology
c. Experimental psychology
d. Cognitive psychology

8. The acute phase of organic amnestic disorder is called
a. Wernicke’s encephalopathy
b. Korsakoffs psychosis
c. Delirium
d. Dementia

9. The ego defense mechanism where a person unconsciously transfers pent up emotions to less dangerous object
a. Repression
b. Displacement
c. Regression
d. Reaction formation

10. Which among the following psychoactive substance is called ‘peace pill
a. LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
b. Cannabis
c. Cocaine
d. PCP (Phencyclidine)

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11. The drug used as a deterrent agent for alcoholism
a. Chlordiazepoxide
b. Haloperidol
c. Disulfiram
d. Acamprosate

12. State of apprehension or uneasiness arising out of anticipation of danger
a. Phobia
b. Fear
c. Anxiety
d. Stress

Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

13. Disorder characterized by short periods of mild depressive episodes alternating with hypomanic episodes
a. Dysthymia
b. Cyclothymia
c. Euthymia
d. Parathymia

14. The Schizophrenia with worst prognosis
a. Catatonic schizophrenia
b. Paranoid schizophrenia
c. Hebephrenic schizophrenia
d. Simple schizophrenia

15. Rare but serious extrapyramidal side effect of antipsychotics
a. Akathisia
b. Dystonia
c. Tardive dyskinesia
d. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Burns Nursing Quiz Questions

16. Which among the following is a non-therapeutic communication technique
a. Silence
b. Advising
c. Suggestion
d. Reflecting

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17. The neurotransmitter responsible for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
a. Dopamine
b. Serotonin
d. Glutamate

18. A perceptual abnormality where stimulation in one sensory modality produces sensation in another modality is called
a. Functional hallucination
b. Scenic hallucination
c. Pseudo hallucination
d. Synesthesia

19. Who is referred to as the Mother of Psychiatric Nursing
a. Linda Richards
b. Virginia Henderson
c. Hildegard Peplau
d. Callista Roy

20. The drug used to reduce secretions during Electroconvulsive therapy
a. Thiopental sodium
b. Succinyl Choline
c. Carbamazepine
d. Atropine

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21. Menier’s disease is manifested by all of the following EXCEPT
a. Tinnitus
b. Otorrhoea
c. Vertigo
d. Deafness

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22. Sudden loss of an area of vision as if a curtain is being drawn, is a principal symptom of
a. Retinal detachment
b. Glaucoma
c. Cataract
d. Keratitis

23. Which of the following modes of ventilation ‘lockout the patient’s effort to breathe
a. Controlled Mandatory Ventilation (CMV)
c. Assist Control Mode
d. Pressure control mode

24. Which of the following drug retard the progress of Alzheimer’s disease
a. L-dopa
b. Donepezil
c. Prednisone
d. Vitamin B12

25. A person with a head injury is not able to understand or comprehend the language, but the verbal response is fluent. The condition is termed as
A: Wernicke’s aphasia
B: Broca’s aphasia
c. Conduction aphasia
d. Global aphasia

Nursing Quiz Questions

  1. Inherited pattern of thalassemia is?
  2. Autosomal recessive
    Autosomal dominant
    X-linked recessive
    X-linked dominant

  3. As per WHO classification of dehydration in children, all of the following are types of dehydration except?
  4. No dehydration
    Moderate dehydration
    Severe dehydration
    Some dehydration

  5. Confirmatory dignostic test for Hirschsprung’s disease is?
  6. Invertogram
    Suction biopsy
    Abdominal CT
    None of these

  7. The most important nursing intervention while caring a child with diarrhea?
  8. Maintain I/O chart
    Take daily weight
    Promote hand hygiene
    None of these

  9. Kernicterus, a complication of jaundice is a pathological condition of?
  10. Liver

  11. All are seen in marasmus except?
  12. Muscle wasting
    Low insulin
    All of these

  13. Identify the age independent indicators of malnutrition among the following?
  14. Mid upper arm circuference
    Shakir tape method
    Bangle test
    All of these

  15. Feeding a child with choanal atresia cause?
  16. Chokes on feeding
    Lack of swallowing reflexes
    Takes about half of feeding
    Does not appear to be hungry

  17. The term educable is used for which category of MR?
  18. Mild MR
    Moderate MR
    Severe MR
    Profound MR

  19. Child’s participation in decision making process about health care is termed as?
  20. Assent
    None of these

ICU Scenario-based Nursing Questions

Question 1: A patient in the ICU suddenly develops respiratory distress and becomes cyanotic. What is your immediate action?

  • Administer pain medication.
  • Assess the patient’s airway, breathing, and circulation (ABCs).
  • Check the patient’s temperature.
  • Notify the family.

Question 2: A patient in the ICU is receiving a continuous intravenous infusion of a vasoactive medication. What are the key nursing considerations for this patient?

  • Encourage increased fluid intake.
  • Monitor vital signs, assess perfusion status, and ensure proper line management.
  • Administer pain medication regularly.
  • Provide frequent rest periods.

Question 3: A patient in the ICU has a central venous catheter in place. How do you prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs)?

  • Increase the rate of intravenous fluid administration.
  • Use sterile technique during catheter insertion and care.
  • Change the catheter dressing weekly.
  • Maintain an open system when accessing the catheter.

Question 4: A postoperative patient in the ICU complains of severe pain. What is your initial approach to managing their pain?

  • Administer sedatives.
  • Assess the pain intensity and identify the underlying cause.
  • Increase the frequency of wound dressing changes.
  • Encourage early ambulation.

Question 5: A patient in the ICU is on mechanical ventilation and becomes agitated and non-compliant with the ventilator. What are your initial actions?

  • Increase the ventilator settings.
  • Administer a higher dose of sedatives.
  • Assess the patient’s oxygenation and ventilation status, check for equipment malfunctions, and evaluate sedation requirements.
  • Notify the physician about the patient’s behavior.

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