NCLEX Exam NCLEX-PN questions and answers all are correct answers


Question No : 1 -

Teaching the client with gonorrhea how to prevent reinfection and further

spread is an example of:

A. primary prevention.

B. secondary prevention.

C. tertiary prevention.

D. primary health care prevention.

Answer: B Explanation:

Secondary prevention targets the reduction of disease prevalence and disease

morbidity through early diagnosis and treatment. Physiological Adaptation

Question No : 2 -

Which of the following foods is a complete protein?

A. corn

B. eggs

C. peanutsDsunflower seeds

Answer: B Explanation:

Eggs are a complete protein. The remaining options are incomplete proteins.

Health Promotion and Maintenance

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Question No : 3 -

Broccoli, oranges, dark greens, and dark yellow vegetables can be eaten to:

A. supplement vitamin pills.

B. balance body molecules.

C. cure many diseases.

D. help improve body defenses.

Answer: D


Controversy over what types of food to eat and not eat is still under

investigation. Certain foods can help improve body defenses to

possibly prevent certain diseases.

Nonpharmacological Therapies

Question No : 4 -

The major electrolytes in the extracellular fluid are:

A. potassium and chloride.

B. potassium and phosphate.

C. sodium and chloride.

D. sodium and phosphate.

Answer: C Explanation:

Sodium and chloride are the major electrolytes in the extracellular fluid.

Physiological Adaptation

Question No : 5 -

Which of the following nursing diagnoses might be appropriate as Parkinson’s

disease progresses and complications develop?

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A. Impaired Physical Mobility

B. Dysreflexia

C. Hypothermia

D. Impaired Dentition

Answer: A Explanation:

The client with Parkinson’s disease can develop a shuffling gait and rigidity,

causing impaired physical mobility. The other diagnoses do not necessarily

relate to a client with Parkinson’s disease. Reduction of Risk Potential

Question No : 6 -

Which of the following is an inappropriate item to include in planning care for

a severely neutropenic client?

A. Transfuse netrophils (granulocytes) to prevent infection.

B. Exclude raw vegetables from the diet.

C. Avoid administering rectal suppositories.

D. Prohibit vases of fresh flowers and plants in the client’s room.

Answer: A Explanation:

Granulocyte transfusion is not indicated to prevent infection. Produced in the

bone marrow, granulocytes normally comprise 70% of all WBCs. They are

subdivided into three types based on staining properties: neutrophils,

eosinophils, and basophils. They can be beneficial in a selected population of

infected, severely granulocytopenic clients (less than 500/mm3) who do not

respond to antibiotic therapy and who are expected to experience prolonged

suppression of granulocyte production. Physiological Adaptation

Question No : 7 -

A primary belief of psychiatric mental health nursing is:

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A. most people have the potential to change and grow.

B. every person is worthy of dignity and respect.

C. human needs are individual to each person.

D. some behaviors have no meaning and cannot be understood.

Answer: B Explanation:

Every person is worthy of dignity and respect. Every person has the potential

to change and grow. All people have basic human needs in common with

others. All behavior has meaning and can be understood from the client’s

perspective. Psychosocial Integrity

Question No : 8 -

A teenage client is admitted to the hospital because of acetaminophen

(Tylenol) overdose. Overdoses of acetaminophen can precipitate

lifethreatening abnormalities in which of the following organs?

A. lungs

B. liver

C. kidneys

D. adrenal glands

Answer: B Explanation:

Acetaminophen is extensively metabolized in the liver. Choices 1, 3, and 4 are

incorrect because prolonged use of acetaminophen might result in an

increased risk of renal dysfunction, but a single overdose does not precipitate

life-threatening problems in the respiratory system, renal system, or adrenal

glands. Pharmacological Therapies

Question No : 9 -

All of the following factors, when identified in the history of a family, are

correlated with poverty except:

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