CNA and HCA theory questions

1: One way to be a good listener is to:
A: ~ Finish a resident’s sentences for him to show that you understand what he is saying
B: ~ Pretend that you understand what a resident is saying even if you do not
C: ~ Restate the message in your own words
D: ~ Fill in any pauses to avoid awkwardness
2: Musculoskeletal changes in the elderly include which one of the following:
A: ~ Bones become more brittle
B: ~ Airways become narrow.
C: ~ Kidneys do not function.
D: ~ The body cannot produce insulin.
3: The body is able to fight diseases effectively when you:
A: ~ Eat well
B: ~ Get enough rest
C: ~ Exercise
D: ~ All of the above
4: When giving a bed bath, always obtain clean bathwater after washing the:
A: ~ Abdomen.
B: ~ Legs and feet.
C: ~ Armpits.
D: ~ Face.
5: Which disease is the most common cause of dementia in the elderly?
A: ~ Alzheimer’s disease
B: ~ Multiple sclerosis
C: ~ Osteoarthritis
D: ~ Congestive heart failure
6: Mr. Cane was told two years ago that a tumor in his brain was inoperable and would eventually be fatal. Since, he has visited many specialists. Despite receiving the same diagnosis from every doctor, he continues to seek further opinions, insisting that each doctor try to remove the tumor. Which stage is Mr. Cane in?
A: ~ Denial
B: ~ Anger
C: ~ Bargaining
D: ~ Depression
7: Respecting resident’s rights:
A: ~ Is a matter of choice
B: ~ Is a legal requirement
C: ~ Is not a the NAs responsibility
D: ~ Applies only to resident complaints
8: A client complains to the nurse aide that another nurse aide neglected her. The nurse aide should:
A: ~ Report the complaint
B: ~ Stand up for the other nurse aide
C: ~ Listen to the complaint, but do nothing
D: ~ Tell the client she is just confused.
9: What is perennial care?
A: ~ Washing the face, back, and armpits
B: ~ Preventing the pressure sores
C: ~ Cleaning the genitalia and rectum
D: ~ Promoting relaxation
10: The following are necessary links in the chain of infection. By wearing gloves, which link is broken, thus preventing the spread of disease?
A: ~ Reservoir (place where the pathogen lives and grows)
B: ~ Mode of transmission (a way for the disease to spread)
C: ~ Susceptible host (person who is likely to get the disease)
D: ~ Portal of exit (body opening on infected person)