Medical Quiz

Cardiovascular Quiz


PMI or apical pulse stands for:

A. Point of Maximal Impulse

B. Peri-operative Myocardial Infarction

C. Patient Master Index

D. Past Medical Illnesses

Blood vessel/s that has  pulse?

A. Artery

B. All of the above

C. Vein

D. Capillary

Mitral Valve area can be auscultated in what area?

A. 2nd left intercostal space

B. Left lower sternal border in the 4th and 5th intercostal space

C. 5th intetcostal space at around left mid clavicular line

D. 2nd right intercostal space

Heart sound  associated with the closure of the aortic and pulmonic valves:

A. S2

B. S3

C. S1

D. S4

How many types of valve present in the heart?

A. 2

B. 4

C. 1

D. 3

What possible heart disease if there is a significant deviation when you palpate the PMI?

A. Thrombophlebitis

B. Levocardia

C. Heart Failure

D. Cardiomegaly

Palpable pulse around the medial malleolus is called;

A. Popliteal pulse

B. Dorsalis Pedis

C. Brachial pulse

D. Posterior Tibial pulse

A sign that indicates that a patient has a possibility of developing thrombophlebitis?

A. Moses’ sign

B. steks’s sign

C. Homan’s sign

D. Psoas sign

Dorsalis Pedis is palpable on the?

A. Popliteal fossa

B. On the arm

C. Between malleolus and Achilles tendon

D. Lateral & parallel to the extensor tendon of the big toe

Heart sound cause by the closure of the tricuspid and mitral valves

A. S4

B. S1

C. S3

D. S2

The best action to do if you have difficulty palpating the PMI:

A. Ask him to do a sitting position

B. Stay on a supine position for a while

C. Turn patient on his left side

D. Position patient on his right side

What sound  should you expect to hear when you auscultate the carotid as a sign of narrowing of the artery?

A. Bowel sound

B. Bruits sound

C. Croup sound

D. Gurgling sound

What subjective data are you going to ask in cardiovascular assessment?

A. Previous and current medications taken

B. Age, Gender and race

C. Lifestyle

D. All of the above

In assessing for pitting edema, how severe if the result is 6mm?

A. 3+ edema

B. 1+ edema

C. 2+ edema

D. 4+ edema

What artery is palpable in the neck?

A. Carotid

B. Brachial

C. Radial

D. Temporal

Choose one of the pulses you can palpate in the arms?

A. Popliteal pulse

B. Jugular

C. Dorsalis Pedis

D. Radial pulse

What area are you auscultating with the diaphragm placed at the 2nd right intercostal space?

A. Aortic area

B. Erb’s point

C. Pulmonic area

D. Tricuspid area

What is the best position in doing precordium inspection?

A. Supine position

B. Semi-supine position

C. Side-lying position

D. Prone position

To help clarify types of heart sounds heard on auscultation, what patient’s position will be best for high-pitched sound?

A. Supine position

B. Prone position

C. Sitting position

D. Left lateral recumbent position

In cardiovascular assessment, a nurse uses the following technique except:

A. Inspection

B. Auscultation

C. Percussion

D. Palpation


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