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NCLEX-PN practice exam – 2013 series part 1


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Calling all future LPNs! Are you ready to pass the NCLEX? Take this quiz with these sample exam questions and see how you score!

[10 questions]



A 43-year-old African American male is admitted with sickle cell anemia. The nurse plans to assess circulation in the lower extremities every two hours. Which of the following outcome criteria would the nurse use?

A 30-year-old male from Haiti is brought to the emergency department in sickle cell crisis. What is the best position for this client?

A 25-year-old male is admitted in sickle cell crisis. Which of the following interventions would be of highest priority for this client?

Which of the following foods would the nurse encourage the client in sickle cell crisis to eat?

A newly admitted client has sickle cell crisis. He is complaining of pain in his feet and hands. The nurse’s assessment findings include a pulse oximetry of 92. Assuming that all the following interventions are ordered, which should be done first?

The nurse is instructing a client with iron-deficiency anemia. Which of the following meal plans would the nurse expect the client to select?

Clients with sickle cell anemia are taught to avoid activities that cause hypoxia and hypoxemia. Which of the following activities would the nurse recommend?

The nurse is conducting an admission assessment of a client with vitamin B12 deficiency. Which finding reinforces the diagnosis of B12 deficiency?

The body part that would most likely display jaundice in the dark-skinned individual is the:

The nurse is conducting a physical assessment on a client with anemia. Which of the following clinical manifestations would be most indicative of the anemia?


Pearson IT Certification is a publishing imprint born of a tradition of proven learning tools and educational training materials such as NCLEX-PN Exam Cram (ISBN-10:  0-7897-4105-9) that have helped generations of certification exam candidates succeed. Tapping into the exciting new opportunities provided by the technology advances of online learning and web-based services, Pearson has created a suite of products and solutions that address the learning, preparation and practice needs of a new generation of certification candidates. Pearson IT Certification delivers learning formats ranging from books to online learning and practice services, network simulators and video training.

Textbook info: 

NCLEX-PN Exam Cram, 3rd Edition 

By Wilda Rinehart, Diann Sloan, Clara Hurd, Rinehart & Associates

Published by Pearson


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