Practice Test 2

Q. 1
Which of the following needs an urgent thoracotomy?
  • a. Hemothorax draining 1.5 liters as tube is inserted or draining more than 200mL every hour
  • b. Fall chest
  • c. Tension pneumothorax
  • d. Hemothorax draining 1.5 liters in 24 hours
  • e. Hemothorax draining 1.5 liters in 48 hours
  • Answer: A

Q. 2
What is considered as the turnover time in an operation room?
  • a. Delay between cases
  • b. Delayed interval between cases
  • c. Time for patient to relax
  • d. Time for nurses to relax
  • e. Time between a patient’s exit until the next patient’s entry in the same OR.
  • Answer: A

Q. 3
When cleaning surgical instruments, which of the following detergents must be used?
  • a. High pH detergent
  • b. Low pH detergent
  • c. Neutral pH detergent
  • d. Both high and low pH detergent
  • e. Highest pH detergent
  • Answer: A

Q. 4
Which of the following is known as autoclaving?
  • a. Ethylene oxide sterilization
  • b. Chemical sterilization
  • c. Dry heat sterilization
  • d. Glass bead sterilization
  • e. Steam sterilization
  • Answer: A

Q. 5
Which of the following is used for opening skin and ribs?
  • a. Retractors
  • b. Distractors
  • c. Mechanical cutters
  • d. Dilators
  • e. Drills
  • Answer: A

Q. 6
Which of the following instruments is used for occluding the blood vessels?
  • a. Anaesthesia forceps
  • b. Biopsy forceps
  • c. Bone-cutting forceps
  • d. Magill forceps
  • e. Kelly’s forceps
  • Answer: A

Q. 7
When is Deaver’s retractor used in a surgery?
  • a. To hold the edges of an abdominal opening
  • b. To widen an incision
  • c. To keep the wound dry
  • d. To hold the tissues in neuro-surgery
  • e. To expose bones
  • Answer: A

Q. 8
Which of the following instruments will hold the tissue without slipping?
  • a. Rat tooth forceps
  • b. Adson tissue forceps
  • c. Allis intestinal tissue forceps
  • d. Babcock intestinal tissue forceps
  • e. Sponge forceps
  • Answer: A

Q. 9
When dropping instruments from sterile packs into a sterile tray, how much distance must the packs be held at by the nurse?
  • a. 1 inch
  • b. 2 inches
  • c. 3 inches
  • d. 4 inches
  • e. 5 inches
  • Answer: A

Q. 10
What is antisepsis in a surgical unit?
  • a. Use of sterile instruments
  • b. Use of gloves
  • c. Use of no touch technique
  • d. Absence of infectious organism
  • e. Removal of transient micro-organisms from skin
  • Answer: A

Q. 11
Which one of the following surgical skin-preparation agents acts by oxidation?
  • a. Isopropylene
  • b. Isopropyl alcohol
  • c. Chlorhexidine
  • d. Hexidine
  • e. Povidone-iodine
  • Answer: A

Q. 12
When pouring fluids in the sterile operation tray, which area or method is considered as sterile?
  • a. Outer cap of pouring container
  • b. Inner cap and lip of the container
  • c. Whole container
  • d. Splashing the fluid in the tray
  • e. Spraying the fluid
  • Answer: A

Q. 13
Which one of the following statements is not correct about surgical asepsis?
  • a. All articles in the sterile tray must be sterile
  • b. Moist areas are always sterile
  • c. Gowns are sterile in the front, from chest to waist
  • d. Tables are sterile when seen at or above the level of the table
  • e. Non-sterile items should not cross above a sterile field
  • Answer: A

Q. 14
Which of the following rejections is caused by preformed anti-donor antibodies?
  • a. Acute rejection
  • b. Hyperacute rejection
  • c. Chronic rejection
  • d. Non-adherence rejection
  • e. Non-rejection
  • Answer: A

Q. 15
Which of the following is not a complication of post kidney transplantation?
  • a. Rejection
  • b. Infection
  • c. Sepsis
  • d. Obesity
  • e. Tuberculosis
  • Answer: A

Score: 0/15