In this NCLEX nursing test bank, test your knowledge about pediatric nursing! Enjoy learning from our reviewer and 200+ practice questions about pediatric nursing.
Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz
Included topics in this practice quiz for pediatric nursing are nursing care management of pediatric clients and common disorders affecting them. It covers pediatric disorders that are cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, neurologic, cognitive, endocrine, musculoskeletal, hematologic, and psychiatric. Additionally, you’ll see nursing pharmacology questions (medical administration) for pediatric clients.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 50 Questions
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 50 Questions
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #4: 55 Questions
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Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 50 Questions
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Question 1 of 50
Molly, with suspected rheumatic fever, is admitted to the pediatric unit. When obtaining the child’s history, the nurse considers which information to be most important?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
The nurse is aware that the most common assessment finding in a child with ulcerative colitis is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
When developing a plan of care for a hospitalized child, nurse Mary knows that children in which age group is most likely to view illness as a punishment for misdeeds?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
A female child, age 6, is brought to the health clinic for a routine checkup. To assess the child’s vision, the nurse should ask:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
Hannah, age 12, is 7 months pregnant. When teaching parenting skills to an adolescent, the nurse knows that which teaching strategy is least effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
A 5-year-old girl Hannah is recently diagnosed with Kawasaki disease. Apart from the identified symptoms of the disease, she may also likely develop which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
When creating a teaching program for the parents of Jessica who is diagnosed with pulmonic stenosis (PS), Nurse Alex would keep in mind that this disorder involves which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
Which of the following would Nurse Tony suppose to regard as a cardinal manifestation or symptom of digoxin toxicity to his patient Clay diagnosed with heart failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
It is considered as the bluntly rounded portion of the heart.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
Which of the following disorders leads to cyanosis from deoxygenated blood entering the systemic arterial circulation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
Betty is a 9-year-old girl diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Which of the following must Nurse Archie keep in mind when developing a care plan for the child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
Alice is rushed to the emergency department during an acute, severe prolonged asthma attack and is unresponsive to usual treatment. The condition is referred to as which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
Baby Melody is a neonate who has a very-low-birth-weight. Nurse Josie carefully monitors inspiratory pressure and oxygen (O2) concentration to prevent which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
Which of the following instructions should Nurse Cheryl include in her teaching plan for the parents of Reggie with otitis media?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
When assessing a child’s cultural background, the nurse in charge should keep in mind that:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
Dustin who was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s disease has a fever and watery explosive diarrhea. Which of the following would Nurse Joyce do first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
Which of the following applies to the defect emerging from residual peritoneal fluid confined within the lower segment of the processus vaginalis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
Mr. and Ms. Byers’ child failed to pass meconium within the first 24 hours after birth; this may indicate which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
Steve is diagnosed with celiac disease and experiences celiac crisis secondary to upper respiratory tract infection; which of the following would Nurse Nancy expect to assess?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations, which result in retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus. Which statement about the esophagus is true? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
Nurse Elena is handling a 7-year-old child who has cystitis. Which of the following would Nurse Elena expect when assessing the child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
When educating parents regarding known antecedent infections in acute glomerulonephritis, which of the following should the nurse cover?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
Which of the following organisms is the most common cause of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
Which of the following should be included when developing a teaching plan to prevent urinary tract infection? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Nurse Jeremy is evaluating a client’s fluid intake and output record. Fluid intake and urine output should relate in which way?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
A child diagnosed with intellectual disability (ID) is under the supervision of Nurse Tasha. The nurse is aware that the signs and symptoms of mild ID include which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
Nurse Kathy is assessing infantile reflexes in a 9-month-old baby; which of the following would she identify as normal?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
The American Association on Mental Deficiency (AAMD), now American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) definition of mental retardation emphasizes which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
After explaining to the parents about their child’s unique psychological needs related to a seizure disorder and possible stressors, which of the following interests uttered by them would indicate further teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
Olivia is an adolescent who has seizure disorder; which of the following would not be a focus of a teaching program?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
The 6-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Peters is admitted to the healthcare facility with the diagnosis of idiopathic hypopituitarism. His height is measured below the third percentile and weight at the 40th percentile. Which of the following would be the first action of his attending nurse?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
While Lawrence is being assessed at the clinic, Nurse Rachel observed that the child appears to be small, with an immature face and chubby body build. Her parents stated that their child’s rate of growth of all body parts is somewhat slow, but her proportions and intelligence remain normal. As a knowledgeable nurse, you know that the child has a deficiency of which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
In growing children, growth hormone deficiency results in short stature and very slow growth rates. Short stature may result from which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
Mr. Lopez has a 7-year-old son with growth hormone (GH) deficiency. He shares to the nurse the desire of his son to play ball games. However, his wife feels the child will be in danger since he is smaller than the other children. In planning anticipatory guidance for these parents, the nurse should keep in mind which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
A child newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus has been stabilized with insulin injections daily. A nurse prepares a discharge teaching plan regarding the insulin. The teaching plan should reinforce which of the following concepts?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews’ child was diagnosed with Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy; which of the following usually is the first indication of the condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Which of the following is the most common permanent disability in childhood?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
When a child injures the epiphyseal plate from a fracture, the damage may result in which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
Mrs. Cooper is concerned about her 4-month-old son’s unusual condition; which of the following statements made by her would indicate that the child may have cerebral palsy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
Scott is a teenager suffering from osteomyelitis; the nurse would expect which of the following symptoms? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Nurse Emma is planning a client education program for sickle cell disease (SCD); What topic should be included in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
In children diagnosed with sickle cell disease (SCD), tissue damage results from which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
Which of the following tests is most effective in diagnosing hemophilia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
A child with thalassemia was given deferoxamine (Desferal); which of the following should alert the nurse to notify the physician?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
Mr. and Mrs. Robertson’s son was diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. They should be aware that the drug to be avoided is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
A nurse provides medication instructions to a first-time mother. Which statement made by the mother indicates a need for further instructions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
A physician prescribes an IV solution of 500 ml 0.45% Saline with an incorporation of 20mEq potassium chloride for a child with dehydration. The nurse should check which of the following before administering this IV prescription?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
An infant with a patent ductus arteriosus is admitted to the pediatric unit ward. The nurse anticipates which of the following medications will be given to the infant?CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
A child with Kawasaki disease is admitted to the pediatric ward. Which of the following medications will you expect to be a part of the treatment? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
A 6-year-old child is scheduled to have measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Which of the following routes will you expect the nurse to administer the vaccine?CorrectIncorrect
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16 thoughts on “Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (200+ Questions)”
Hi there and thank you for these quizzes! They are awesome :) Just a note that on Pediatric quiz #1, questions 26 and 42 both count the answer as incorrect even if answered correctly! TIA
Corrected, Meg! Thank you for letting us know.
Hi! Just want you to recheck the Pedia Quiz #2 Question#20 it seems that you can’t click more than one answer when the question is about SATA thank you so much:)
Hello, this is corrected. Thanks for letting us know! :)
Exam 3. Question 2. A child with a poor nutritional status and weight loss is at risk for a negative nitrogen balance. To help diagnose this problem, the nurse in charge anticipates that the doctor will order which laboratory test?
Even though I selected C. and the answer is correct. It shows the answer as incorrect.
Hello, I have corrected this item. Thank you for letting us know!
Set #2 question 19, the correct answer is A but it highlights D
This is corrected Emily, thank you for letting us know!
Quiz 1 #27. Moro reflex should disappear at around 6 months and if it persist, it is an indication of a neurological abnormality. It should be absent when assessing a 9-month old infant.
I was thinking the same thing ! RA Student here :)
Thank you so much for your precious course,it helps me to progress,but please let true response following our response and not at the end of Quizz,it will be more helpful.
Quiz 2 #40 shows option B as the correct answer instead of option D.
Hi Ruth, question is asking for how many milligrams the patient will receive per dose not per day. Option B is correct.
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In quiz #4 question 19, the correct answer was labeled as option “C” (supine position to prevent headache). In spite of the fact that patients experience a severe headache after LP, both supine and prone positions are equally effective to minimize this effect. However, after the LP procedure, the child should assume the prone role for at least 2-3 hrs to avoid possible CSF leak and puncture site bleeding. Due to this reason, a supine position is not advised after the procedure.