Respiratory System NCLEX-Type Questions
The Respiratory System Practice Questions
1. The nurse explains that the purpose of mucus is to:
A. warm the air entering the lungs.
B. trap particles and bacteria.
C. protect the cilia.
D. clean the sinus cavity.
The Cardiovascular System Questions
1. The nurse encourages a 65-year-old female patient to get a cholesterol study because the best indicator of
possible heart disease in women is:
A. low levels of high-density lipoprotein.
B. low levels of triglycerides
Urinary System Review Questions
An 85-year-old patient was held NPO since midnight last night for diagnostic testing. The procedure is now
complete at 10:00 AM. The nurse should:
A. check urine for concentration every hour.
B. measure urine output ever
Answers: Respiratory System NCLEX-Type Questions
1. ANS: B
Mucus traps particles and bacteria that may be in the inspired air.
2. ANS: B
Coaching in pursed-lip breathing will open the respiratory tree with negative pressure. Oxygen given at
such a high co