This is a comprehensive examination in order to serve as a reviewer for the upcoming Nursing Board Examination for Nurses. Read the questions carefully before answering them. Please choose the best answer.

nursing-research practice test

This test covers nursing research topics in easy to difficult questions. Each question is designed in order to equip the nursing student with the testing skills needed for the comprehensive examination. Nursing Research is an essential part of the core concepts in Nursing. In this examination, the nursing student is expected to be equipped with information about Nursing Research and Nursing Process, Ethics in Nursing Research, the Research Process, and Essentials of Statistics.

Nursing Research Questions

1. Nursing Research can be classified according to the time frame the research study has been made. As a nurse, you know that the study entitled “Knowledge and practice of Staff Nurses in preventing needle prick injuries in a private hospital in Manila is classified as:

A. Basic Research
B. Historical Research
C. Descriptive Research
D. Experimental Research

2. Nursing Research has a lot of purposes. Which of the following category do the study about the sociodemographic profile of nursing students and their risk for depression belong?

A. Prescription
B. Exploration
C. Prediction and control
D. Explanation

3. In experimental research, as a nurse there must be an essential activity wherein the participants of the study will be able to understand the whole experimental design. This term is called:

A. Desensitization
B. Experimental Proper
C. Research Proper
D. Debriefing

4. Ethics in Nursing Research has always been an issue when it comes to the identity of the respondents. When the topics of research are very sensitive, which of the following rights of individual participants must be ensured when the researcher cannot link the information given by the respondent from the source of the information?

A. Confidentiality
B. Anonymity
C. Virility
D. Volunteerism

5. In starting a focused group discussion, Nurse Dina wants to stress out the confidentiality of the topics that they will be discussing. Which of the following instruction convey confidentiality?

A. “This discussion should not only be confined within this group of people. Any information discussed should be told publicly.”
B. “This discussion should only be confined within this group of people. Any information discussed should not be told publicly.”
C. “This discussion should not be confined within this group of people. Any information discussed should not be told publicly.”
D. “This discussion should only be confined within this group of people. Any information discussed should be told publicly.”

No. 6 – 10. Situation No.1 – “Knowledge and practice of prevention of needle prick injuries of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital in Metro Manila”

6. Based on the research title which of the following will be the general objective?

A. This study aims to determine the level of knowledge and practice of prevention of needle prick injuries of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.
B. This study aims to determine if there is a significant relationship between levels of knowledge regarding prevention of needle prick injuries and sociodemographic of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.
C. The study aims to determine the levels of knowledge regarding the prevention of needle prick injuries of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.
D. This study aims to determine the sociodemographic of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.

7. All of these are specific objectives except:

A. This study is for nursing researchers in the future.
B. This study aims to determine if there is a significant relationship between levels of knowledge regarding prevention of needle prick injuries and sociodemographic of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.
C. The study aims to determine the levels of knowledge regarding the prevention of needle prick injuries of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.
D. This study aims to determine the sociodemographic of Staff Nurses in a certain private hospital.

8. As a nurse, you know the appropriate data-gathering tool, this is?
A. Survey
B. Questionnaire
C. Structured Discussion
D. Interview Method

9. As a nurse, these are the following topics in the scope and limitations except:

A. Limited to the hospital personnel of a private hospital
B. Limited only to the practice of preventing needle prick injuries of nursing personnel
C. The scope of the study involves the knowledge about prevention of needle prick injuries
D. The scope of the study involves the sociodemographic profile of nursing personnel

10. Which of the following is not a null hypothesis?

A. There is no relationship between the level of knowledge and practice of prevention of needle prick injuries
B. There is no relationship between the practice of prevention of needle prick injuries and the sociodemographic profile of staff nurses
C. There is a significant relationship between the knowledge and sociodemographic profile of staff nurses
D. All of the above.

11. Which of the following would correspond to Intervene in Nursing Process?
A. Select design plan
B. Report findings
C. Implement planned study
D. Select a plan analysis

12. Which of the following would correspond to the Plan in Nursing Process?
A. Select design plan
B. Report findings
C. Implement planned study
D. Change the objectives after implementation

13. When it comes to steps in Problem Solving, which of the following would be similar in research wherein you implement the planned study?
A. Theorize about facts and possible relationships
B. gather, analyze relevant information
C. Report findings
D. Determine information needs

14. Using the Research perspective, when is the time that a nurse makes inferences?
A. Define the purpose of review of literature
B. Formulate a problem, define variables
C. Select design sample
D. Report findings

15. Which of the following is does not belong to the group?

A. Assess: Identify the problem
B. Plan: Theorize
C. Intervene: Gather relevant information
D. Evaluate: Outcomes

16. In selecting a problem, these are the following consideration except:
A. Time Factor
B. Talents
C. Cost
D. Data availability

17. These are the purpose of Review of Related Literature except:
A. Reveal investigations
B. Reveal sources of data
C. Reveal what is the problem
D. Reveal the significant research personalities

18. As a nurse, you know the following functions of theoretical framework, except:
A. Specifies relationship among the concepts
B. Give a graphic view of the data
C. Clarifies the concept on which the study is built
D. States assumptions

19. Which of the following would not be Qualitative Research?
A. Case study of Myocardial Infarction
B. A Review on Corona Trial
C. A Review on the Nursing Uniform
D. A Review on the Performance in Related Learning Experience of student nurses

20. Using statistics in nursing research is a very vital tool in presenting the data. As a nurse, you know the definition of sampling as:
A. Taking certain areas of the population dividing the areas into sections
B. process of selecting a portion of the population to represent the entire population
C. Using every Nth name from the list of participants
D. Taking any sample as long as it comes up with the quota

21. In gathering information, as a nurse these are the reliable sources except:
A. Interview
B. Observation
C. Grapevine
D. Records

22. As a nurse educator, you want to know the reasons behind the leave of absences of student nurses. These tools can be used except?
A. Interview
B. Records
C. Pre-Test & Post-Test
D. Questionnaire

23. Upon gathering the data, which of the following can describe the most number of reasons for leave of absence?
A. Median
B. Mode
C. Frequency
D. Deviance

24. If you want to know the average age of the nursing students who has the most number of leave of absence you will need:

A. Median
B. Mode
C. Mean
D. Deviance

25. After all the data presented, what part of descriptive statistics will you use in order to place a systematic arrangement of numerical values from lowest to highest?

A. Deviance
B. Central Tendency
C. Mode
D. Frequency Distribution

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