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NCLEX practice exam – 2013 series part 2


Take this quiz with these sample exam questions and see how you score!



[10 questions]

The client with COPD is admitted with a total hip replacement. The best position for the client with a right total hip replacement is:

An 18-month-old has been hospitalized six times for upper airway infections. Diagnostic studies including sweat analysis confirm the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, an autosomal recessive disorder affecting the exocrine system. Which of the following statements describes the inheritance pattern for autosomal recessive disorders?

A nine-month-old is seen in the well child clinic. During the nursing assessment, the mother asks, “Shouldn’t he be making baby sounds by now? My friend’s little boy is the same age and he is already saying dada.” The nurse reports the mother’s concerns to the doctor for follow-up based on the knowledge that infants should be making rudimentary sounds by age:

A football player is well paid for his superior athletic ability. Described by his friends as quiet and brooding, on the field he is known for his overly aggressive plays. The client’s behavior is an example of:

A 15-month-old continually turns his cup upside down and shakes milk from the spout. The mother is convinced that he does this on purpose and asks the nurse what she should do. The nurse’s response should be guided by the knowledge that:

A father suspected of child abuse tells the nurse, “I shouldn’t have grabbed him so hard. I had a really bad day at work and got all stressed out. The kid just wouldn’t listen to me.” The defense mechanism used by the father is:

A female client seen in the health department’s STD clinic is diagnosed with chlamydia. Before the client leaves the clinic, the nurse should:

A client with iron deficiency anemia is started on ferrous sulfate tablets. The nurse has instructed the client on the appropriate way to take her medication. Which of the following statements indicates that the client understands the nurse’s teaching?

Which of the following infants is in need of additional growth assessment?

A client on assisted ventilation develops a right-sided tension pneumothorax. Which of the following signs is associated with a right-sided tension pneumothorax?

Study material provided by NCLEX-RN Exam Cram, published by Pearson IT Certification. Part of the Exam Cram series.

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Textbook info: 

NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram, 3rd Edition 

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

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