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Q.1.Volume remaining in the lungs & airways following a maximum expiratory effort is known as :-
  1. Vital capacity
  2. Residual volume
  3. Tidal volume
  4. Total lungs capacity
Correct answer-Residual volume

Q.2.Functional residual capacity is:
  1. 1200 ml
  2. 2200 ml
  3. 3000 ml
  4. 4800 ml
Correct answer- 2200 ml

Q.3.Identify the image shown below ?

  1. Ambu bag
  2. Ventilator line
  3. Bain circuit
  4. Catheter mount
Correct answer-Catheter mount

Q.4. LEMON SCORE is used to assess ?
  1. Assessment of bleeding
  2. Assessment of difficult intubation
  3. Assessment of GI tract
  4. Assessment of Head injury

Correct answer-Assessment of difficult intubation

Q.5. in ABCDE For trauma patient E st& for:-
  1. Evaluation
  2. Education
  3. Exposure/environment control
  4. Evaporation
Correct answer-c

Q.6. identify the image shown below ?

  1. Cricothyroidotomy tube
  2. Guedel airway
  3. Laryngeal tube
  4. Normal ET tube
Correct answer- Cricothyroidotomy tube

Q.7. Identify the device shown below ?

  1. Laryngeal mask airway
  2. I-gel Airway
  3. Buska mask
  4. Combitube
Correct answer - Laryngeal mask airway

Q.9. Identify the image shown below ?

  1. Buska mask
  2. Combitube mask
  3. Face mask
  4. Supraglottic mask
Correct answer-c

Feedback-This is an anesthesia face mask also called a resuscitator mask.

Q.10. Dead space air present in lungs is ?
  1. 150 ml
  2. 350 ml
  3. 500 ml
  4. 1000 ml
Correct answer-150 ml

Q.11. Below listed image device used in ?

For NG tube insertion

For difficult Intubation

For arterial pressure measurement

For chest tube insertion

Correct answer- arterial pressure measurement

Q.12. The nurse reviews wound culture results & learns that an assigned client has methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a wound bed. Which Type of transmission-based precautions should the nurse implement for this client ?
  1. Enteric precaution
  2. Droplet precaution
  3. Contact precaution
  4. Airborne precaution
Correct answer-Contact precaution

Q.13.The nurse prepares for the admission of the child with a diagnosis of tonic-clonic seizures & plans to place which items at the bedside?

  1. A tracheotomy set & oxygen
  2. Suction apparatus & oxygen
  3. An endotracheal tube & an airway
  4. An emergency cart & laryngoscope
Correct answer-b

Q.14. identify the image shown below ?

  1. Suction apparatus
  2. Ambu bag
  3. Gastric lavage device
  4. Smart ventilators
Correct answer-Gastric lavage device

Q.16.In a client with chest tube lack of fluctuation of water in a water seal Chamber occur because of ?

  1. Kinking of tube
  2. Re expansion of lung
  3. Both A & B
  4. None of the above

Correct answer-c

Q.17. identify the sign of pulmonary consolidation among the following:
  1. Dullness
  2. Increased framitus
  3. Crackles
  4. All of the above
Correct answer-All of the above

Q.18.Highest oxygen concentration will be delivered by ?
  1. Nasal catheter
  2. Nasal cannula
  3. Partial non rebreather mask
  4. Simple oxygen mask

Correct answer-Partial non rebreather mask

Q.19. complication of bronchiectasis is ?
  1. Cerebral abscess
  2. Lung abscess
  3. Amyloidosis
  4. All of the above
Correct answer-b

Q.20.Which of the following lung volume is the base of functioning of heimlich maneuver(abdominal thrust).?
  1. Tidal volume
  2. IRV
  3. Residual volume
  4. TLC
Correct answer-c

Q.21. A factor predisposing a person to nosocomial pneumonia is :
  1. Oropharyngeal colonization due to mouth breathing
  2. Use of nasogastric tube
  3. Endotracheal intubation
  4. Use of H2 antagonist
Correct answer-c

Q.22.Which of the following artificial ventilation mode is best suitable for a patient with respiratory arrest ?
  1. Continues positive airway pressure
  2. Continues m&atory ventilation
  3. Assist controlled m&atory ventilation
  4. Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation
Correct answer-Continues m&atory ventilation

Q.23. which of the following drug in DOTs therapy can cause deadness ?
  1. Ethambutol
  2. Isoniazid
  3. Streptomycin
  4. Rifampicin
Correct answer-c

Q.24. The normal mean pulmonary artery pressure is :
  1. 5-10 mm hg
  2. 10-20 mm hg
  3. 20-30 mm hg
  4. 30-40 mm hg
Correct answer-10-20 mm hg

Q.25. Identify the image shown below ?

  1. Nasopharyngeal tube
  2. Oropharyngeal tube
  3. ET tube
  4. Guedel airway
Correct answer-ET tube

Q.26. which of the following drug is prescribed for the treatment of histoplasmosis ?
  1. Penicillin
  2. Chloromycetin
  3. Streptomycin
  4. Amphotericin B
Correct answer-Amphotericin B

Q.27. prolonged clamping of chest tube will lead to ?
  1. Atelectasis
  2. Tension pneumothorax
  3. Emphysema
  4. Pneumonia

Correct answer-Tension pneumothorax

Q.28.Injury to the which nerve cause vocal cord palsy ?

  1. Glossopharyngeal
  2. Acoustic nerve
  3. Spinal accessory
  4. Recurrent laryngeal nerve
Correct answer-Recurrent laryngeal nerve

Q.29. Thoracentesis is contra indicated in client with :-
  1. Bleeding & clotting disorder
  2. Uncooperative patient
  3. Sever cardiac problem
  4. all…
Correct answer-c

Q.31. stimulation of vagus nerve result in ?
  1. Increase in heart rate
  2. Decrease in heart rate
  3. Dilatation of bronchioles
  4. Dilatation of coronary artery
Correct answer-Decrease in heart rate

Q.32. Compression & ventilation ratio during CPR in adult with 2 Rescuer is ?
  1. 30:1
  2. 15:2
  3. 30:2
  4. 15:1
Correct answer-c

Q.33.Compression to ventilation ratio during 2 rescuer Child/infant in CPR is:-
  1. 15:1
  2. 30:2
  3. 15:2
  4. 3:1
Correct answer-c

Q.34. Compression to ventilation ratio during 1 rescuer in Child/infant CPR is:-
Correct answer-30:2

Q.35. Identify the device shown below ?

  1. Busca mask
  2. T-piece resuscitator
  3. Venti circuit
  4. Close suction device
Correct answer-T-piece resuscitator

36. Arterial blood gas results indicate hypoxia. nurse would the implement best improvement in the client’s hypoxia?
  1. Elevate the head of the bed 90°
  2. Encourage diaphragmatic breathing
  3. Initiate an Alupent nebulizer treatment
  4. Start O2 at 2L/min
Correct answer-Elevate the head of the bed 90°

Feedback-The delivery of oxygen is the best measure to correct hypoxia, that would deliver immediate relief.but oxygen is the pre-Scription need dr. that would deliver immediate relief.

Q.38. The nurse is caring for a client admitted with congestive heart failure.Which finding would the nurse expect if the failure was on the right sideof the heart?
  1. Jugular vein distention
  2. Dry, nonproductive cough
  3. Orthopnea
  4. Crackles on chest auscultation

Correct answer-Jugular vein distention

Feedback-The increase venous pressure causes jugular veins to dis-

tend. Other symptoms of right-sided heart failure include ascites, weakness, anorexia,

dependent edema, & weight gain.

option B, C, & D result from the left ventricle inability to pump blood out of the ventricle to the body & are specific for left-sided,not right-sided, heart failure.

Q.40. nurse performing suctioning tracheostomy, would know that the suction pressure should not exceed:

  1. 120mmHg
  2. 145mmHg
  3. 160mmHg
  4. 185mmHg

Correct answer-120mmHg

Q.42. The nurse is assessing a client for tactile fremitus. client would most likely exhibit a decreased tactile fremitus? A client with:
  1. Emphysema
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Tuberculosis
  4. A lung tumor

Correct answer-Emphysema

Q.43. A client with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is admitted to the respiratory unit. Which physician prescription should the nurse question?

  1. O2 at 5L/min by nasal cannula
  2. Solu Medrol 125mg IV push every 6 hours
  3. Ceftriaxone (Rocephin) 1gram IVPB daily
  4. Darvocet N 100 po prn pain

Correct answer-O2 at 5L/min by nasal cannula


client with COPD uses hypoxemia it stimulus to breathe.

Raising the client’s O2 blood level can suppress the respiratory drive; therefore, this is

the prescription the nurse should question. Answers

Q.46. Which of the following drug is not available as metered dose inhaler (MDI) ?

  1. Salbutamol
  2. Aminophylline
  3. Albuterol
  4. Terbutaline

Correct answer-Aminophylline

Q.47.Capnography is a measurement of ?

  1. Bicarbonate concentration
  2. H+ ion concentration
  3. Co2 concentration
  4. anion gap
Correct answer-Co2 concentration

Q.48. The main muscle of inspiration is ?
  1. Diaphragm
  2. Rectus abdominus
  3. Scalenus anterior
  4. Internal intercostal

Q.49. Atmospheric pressure is important in the process of :-
  1. Blood flow
  2. Micturation
  3. Reproduction
  4. Breathing
Correct answer-Breathing



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