Do You Have The Knowledge To Become A Nurse?

Nurses are a truly special group of people who give more than they take. The question is, do you have the knowledge and fortitude to cut it as a nurse? Take these 12 nursing trivia quiz questions and find out!
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A heart rate between 60 and 100 beats per minute is considered to be...
Too high
Too low
Normal
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What is the standard fifth vital sign?
Pain
Blood glucose
Blood pressure
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The conditions of the joints, tendons, ligaments, and muscles in different body positions are known as....
Body mechanics
Body wheels
Body anatomy
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Which are symptoms of neuropathy?
Weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands or feet
Tender or swollen lymph nodes
Headaches and nausea
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Intravenous drip needles are also known as what?
Angiocaths
Mod nasal specula
Forced drip tubes
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If a patient is lying in bed at a 30 to 45 degree angle, then their position is at what?
Supine
Full fowler's
Semi fowlers
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What is "contracture?"
Shortening and hardening of the muscles
Collapse of the lungs due to cancer
A double bone fracture
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If a nurse says a medication is emetogenic, that means that it does what?
Causes rapid heart rate
Causes vomiting
Causes muscle weakness
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What does "B&B" stand for on a chart?
Black and blue
Bacterial biopsy
Bowel and bladder
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A nurse describes something as “subcutaneous.” What does that mean?
Outside the skin
Under the skin
In the stomach lining
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What does "PRN" stand for on a chart?
Isolated symptoms
Showing imporvement
No longer progressing
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If a patient is suffering from aphasia, they are having difficulty doing what?
Understanding speech
Breathing on their own
Swallowing solid food
Result
Unfortunately, you likely won't be going into the nursing field any time soon! While you may know basic first aid procedures, many of these nursing terms left you scratching your head. Don't worry, you gave this quiz your all and challenged yourself to do better! Keep it up!

C+, Nursing Novice

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You have an average knowledge on nursing terms and practices! Though you may not be ready to enter nursing school just yet, you've got a strong foundational knowledge that you can keep on building upon. We couldn't be more impressed!

B+, Nursing Average

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Right!
You are 100% nursing knowledgable! We think you've likely spent some time as a nurse or in the medical field because your knowledge of nursing is off the charts. You know way more about this field than the average American quiz taker. Keep it up!

A+, Nursing Knowledgable

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1
A heart rate between 60 and 100 beats per minute is considered to be...
Too high
Too low
Normal
2
What is the standard fifth vital sign?
Pain
Blood glucose
Blood pressure
3
The conditions of the joints, tendons, ligaments, and muscles in different body positions are known as....
Body mechanics
Body wheels
Body anatomy
4
Which are symptoms of neuropathy?
Weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands or feet
Tender or swollen lymph nodes
Headaches and nausea
5
Intravenous drip needles are also known as what?
Angiocaths
Mod nasal specula
Forced drip tubes
6
If a patient is lying in bed at a 30 to 45 degree angle, then their position is at what?
Supine
Full fowler's
Semi fowlers
7
What is "contracture?"
Shortening and hardening of the muscles
Collapse of the lungs due to cancer
A double bone fracture
8
If a nurse says a medication is emetogenic, that means that it does what?
Causes rapid heart rate
Causes vomiting
Causes muscle weakness
9
What does "B&B" stand for on a chart?
Black and blue
Bacterial biopsy
Bowel and bladder
10
A nurse describes something as “subcutaneous.” What does that mean?
Outside the skin
Under the skin
In the stomach lining
11
What does "PRN" stand for on a chart?
Isolated symptoms
Showing imporvement
No longer progressing
12
If a patient is suffering from aphasia, they are having difficulty doing what?
Understanding speech
Breathing on their own
Swallowing solid food