Medical Surgical Nursing Interview Quiz

Medical Surgical Nursing Interview Quiz

1. In which type of lung Cancer is Gynecomastia common:
(a) Small cell
(b) Large cell.
(c) Epidermoid
(d) Adeno Ca

2. Which of the following IOP lowering drug causes dry mouth:
(a) Brimonidine
(b) Brinzolamide
(c) Tafluprost
(d) Timolol

3. Most common premalignant oral lesion is:
(a) Leukoplekia
(b) Submucus fibrosis
(c) Oral lichen planus
(d) Oral hairy leukoplakia

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4. Burnt Rope Odour is associated with which poisoning:
(a) Hydrogen sulphide
(b) Cyannide
(c) Nirtobenzene
(d) Cannabis

5. Back’s triad consist of all except:
(a) Hypotension
(b) Distended neck veins
(c) Muffled heart sounds
(d) Decrease JVP

6. Ideal body weight is used in dosage calculation for:
(a) Suxamethonium
(b) Vecuronium
(c) Bupivacaine
(d) Adrenaline

7. PGMI classification is used for
(a) Brain
(b) Breast
(c) Liver
(d) Retinoblstoma

8. A client is to receive antivenin following a snake bite. Before administering the antivenin, the nurse should give priority to:
(a) Administering a local anesthetic
(b) Checking for an allergic response
(c) Administering an anxiolytic
(d) Withholding fluids for 6–8 hours

9. The emergency room staff is practicing for its annual disaster drill. According to disaster triage, which of the following four clients would be cared for last?
(a) A client with a Pneumothorax
(b) A client with 70% TBSA full thickness burns
(c) A client with fractures of the tibia and fibula
(d) A client with smoke inhalation injuries

10. Direct pressure to a deep laceration on the client’s lower leg has failed to stop the bleeding. The nurse’s next action should be able to:
(a) Place a tourniquet proximal to the laceration
(b) Elevate the leg above the level of the heart
(c) Cover the laceration and apply an ice compress
(d) Apply pressure to the femoral artery

11. What is your first action after a shock is delivered?
(a) Wait for the AED to analyze the patient
(b) Check pulse
(c) Clear the patient
(d) Begin CPR

12. The nurse is preparing to administer Ringer’s lactate to a client with hypovolaemic shock. Which intervention is important in helping to stabilize the client’s condition?
(a) Warming the intravenous fluids
(b) Determining whether the client can take oral fluids
(c) Checking for the strength of pedal pulses
(d) Obtaining the specific gravity of the urine

13. An unresponsive client is admitted to the emergency room with a history of diabetes mellitus. The client’s skin is cold and clammy, and her blood pressure reading is 82/56. The first step in emergency treatment of the client’s symptoms would be:
(a) Checking the client’s blood sugar
(b) Administering intravenous dextrose
(c) Intubation and ventilator support
(d) Administering regular insulin

14. The nurse is called to the room of a client experiencing a tonic-clonic seizure. Which action would the nurse perform first?
(a) Loosen restrictive clothing
(b) Turn the client to the side-lying position
(c) Ensure patency of the client’s airway
(d) Document the sequence of the client’s movements

15. Using the coding system for triaging mass casualties, which of the following clients would receive treatment first?
(a) The client with a black tag
(b) The client with a green tag
(c) The client with a yellow tag
(d) The client with a red tag

16. The client sustains a contusion of the eyeball following a traumatic injury with a blunt object which intervention is initiated immediately?
(a) Notify the physician
(b) Irrigate the eye with cool water
(c) Apply ice to the affected eye
(d) Accompany the client to the emergency room

17. The nurse is caring for a client who is 1 day postoperative from a total thyroidectomy. The nurse determines it is necessary to call the rapid response team (RRT) when the client displays which of the following?
(a) Blood pressure of 150/92 mm Hg
(b) Harsh, high-pitched respiratory sounds
(c) Weak voice and / or hoarseness
(d) Decreased deep tendon reflexes

18. A client is scheduled for several tests. Which test should be performed after the thyroid function tests?
(a) Ultrasound of the carotid arteries
(b) EEG
(c) Chest X-ray
(d) Contrast CT

19. The nurse is caring for a client who has experienced a cerebral vascular accident. The client is displaying oliguria and hyponatremia. The nurse suspects which of the following disorders?
(a) Thyrotoxic crisis
(b) Diabetes insipidus
(c) Primary adrenocortical insufficiency
(d) Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic harmone (SIADH)

20. A nurse is caring for a client with diabetes insipidus. Which laboratory value is most important for the nurse to monitor?
(a) Glucose
(b) Hemoglobin
(c) Creatinine
(d) Sodium