NCLEX-RN Practice Test

Take this free  NCLEX-RN practice exam to see what types of questions are on the NCLEX-RN exam.

The actual NCLEX exam includes these categories: Basic Nursing Care, Management and Practice Directives, Preventing Risks and Complications, Caring for Acute and Chronic Conditions, Safety, Mental Health, Pharmacology and Growth and Development.

To prepare for your licensure exam, see the complete NCLEX-RN Practice Exam with 750 questions by nursing experts and medical writers, Eileen Johnson, RN, MSN, Alene Burke, RN, MSN, and Meg Brannagan, RN, BSN.

1. A nurse is putting together an educational seminar on advance directives. What information would be included in the materials?
2. A nurse is advising a patient with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on infection control procedures. Which of the following statements by the patient indicates that the patient understands the advice?
3. Which of the following would be an expected finding in an age assessment of a 2 year old?
4. A patient's spouse died three months before. The patient says "I would like my friend Tom to have my collection of artwork because I don't need to look at them anymore". Which of the following responses by the nurse would be proper?
5. A nurse is instructing a patient on the use of a walker. Which of the following would be included in the instructions?
6. A patient, who weighs 200 pounds, has a prescription for a Dopamine Drip at 5 mcg/kg/min. There is 400 mg per 500 ml D5W on hand. The nurse should administer __________ millimeters to the patient each hour.
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7. A patient is to get an MRI of the abdomen. Which of the following instructions should the nurse give the patient?
8. Which of the following symptoms would support a diagnosis of Crohn's disease?
9. A nurse is teaching a staff seminar on patient confidentiality. Which of the following statements would be included in the presentation?
10. A patient has a prescription for Tylenol at 650mg every 6 hours. A nurse only has 325mg pills of Tylenol available. How many pills would be administered every 6 hours?
11. A patient is suffering from heart failure. Which of the following would be recommended by a nurse as part of the patient's health care plan?
12. A patient has had diarrhea for the past 72 hours. Which of the symptoms would support a diagnosis of hypovolemia?
13. The spouse of a patient in a long term treatment facility asks a nurse for information about the patient's treatment plan. The nurse should respond as follows?
14. Which of the following infectious control methods should be used when caring for a patient with bacterial pneumonia?
15. A patient is brought to the emergency room by her spouse. The patient's injuries are indicative of physical abuse. Which of the following actions should be taken by the nurse?
16. Which of the following advisements should a patient suffering from GERG receive?
17. A patient, who weighs 143 pounds, has a prescription for Garamycin at two mg/kg, IV, every eight hours. There is 100 mg in 50 ml solution on hand. The nurse should administer __________ millimeters to the patient with each dose.
18. A patient is not to eat or drink anything 24 hours before a colonoscopy.
19. Which of the following symptoms would a patient exhibit with hyperthyroidism?
20. A patient is having a tonic-clonic seizure. A nurse should take which of the following steps?
21. A patient with a history of schizophrenia says "The medical staff is secretly employed by the CIA to take me out." The nurse should respond as follows:
22. Which of the following patients should a nurse recognize as having an increased risk of breast cancer while doing breast cancer screening?
23. A patient is scheduled for surgery to have his appendix out due to acute appendicitis. The patient says "I don't think I need surgery now because I feel better." A nurse should respond as follows: