GRAMMAR HESI QUESTIONS Flashcards


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1

A tuberculin skin test should be read within 24 hrs. ____ administration.

OF

2

The student ______ for the final exam.

Was studying

3

My mother and___ went shopping for clothes yesterday.

I

4

She went to the party______ her dislike for the host

In spite of

5

The accident_________ if the motorist had obeyed the speed limit sign.

Never would have happened

6

She was so mad at her boyfriend, she_____ on him when he called

Hanged

7

____ are very ancient people

The chinese

8

If they ____ that the weather was going to be so bad, they wouldn’t have gone to the beach.

Had known

9

John Kennedy was a senator before he ____ President in 1960.

Was elected

10

It is required that he ________ the payment immediately.

Send

11

He tried to remember that names of all the people_________ were there that night.

That

12

A synonym is a word _________ a meaning similar to another word.

Who have

13

After having robbed the bank,_______.

The thief’s wife became very nervous.

14

Select the word or phrase in the sentence that is not used correctly.

After the policeman had ran for several miles, he finally caught up with the man who had stolen the purse.

Had ran

15

The man’s heart attack scared him badly and he decided having a regular check-up from then on.

badly

16

Based on the principals of asepsis, the nurse should consider a sterile packet below waist level to be contaminated.

principals

17

I will call you when I will get back from visiting my sister.

Will get

18

Her mother asked her what would she do after she graduated from college.

Her

19

When you add sugar to it, your cup of coffee becomes not only sweet, also fattening.

Becomes

20

The sales man recommended that he keeps his receipt for at least a month.

Keeps

21

It seem like the sun never shines on Saturday.

Seems

22

Of the many people what she interviewed; she chose the one with most experience.

WHAT

23

Long before his death, Pablo Picasso had became one of the most important artists in history.

had became

24

The physician started to perform the operation, but the patient was not yet completely under anesthesia.

perform

25

Before his death at age 82, comedian Rodney Dangerfield’s motto was, “I don’t get no respect.”

no

26

The mailperson’s job is to put the envelope’s in every mailbox on the block.

envelope’s

27

The charge nurse overheard the nursing assistant discussing the private details of a client medical condition with personnel friend in the hospital cafeteria.

personnel

28

The car that he had seen at the Ford dealer was the one that he final decided to buy.

Final

29

He had already finished studying at an university when he was called to join the army.

AN

30

The nurse asked the patient to choose ate items from the menu that are his favorites.

Ate items

31

He ate for pieces of fried chicken at dinner, and no vegetables.

For

32

The most important things in my life are making money, traveling abroad, and to live well.

to live

33

It’s true that children depend in their parents for food, clothing and shelter.

IN

34

Identify the dependent clause in this sentence: The mother dog left her bed as soon as the puppies were asleep.

As soon as the puppies were asleep

35

Which sentence is grammatically correct?

Somebody left his or her jacket on the train

36

Identify the incomplete sentence.

While they were sleeping.

37

Which sentence is grammatically correct?

Sarah plays her new saxophone well.

38

Select the sentence in which legal is used as an adjective.

He is a legal resident of the United States.

39

What sentence should replace the following incorrect sentence? “This door to remain unlocked when occupied.”

This door will remain unlocked when office is occupied.

40

Which word is used incorrectly? Which procedure for giving injections were explained thoroughly to the student nurses.

were

41

Which phrase should be moved to the end of the sentence? The painted decided to use the urn as his subject with flowers on the table.

As his subject

42

Select the sentence in which snake is used as a verb.

The spy had to snake his way furtively onto the train.

43

Which sentence is grammatically correct?

Gosh I could have had a V-8!

44

In which sentence is the form fast used as an adverb?

The fast car drove over the bridge.

45

Vocabulary

An apartment is advertised as being furnished. What does this mean?

It is equipped with articles

46

Select the meaning of the underlined word in this sentence

The instructions were concise.

To the point

47

This is an ominous sign.

Threatening

48

The client lost his equilibrium when he woke up.

Sense of balance

49

The doctor tried to explain the fundamental difference of the two medications.

Basic

50

The nurse assisted the physician in removing the cast from the patient’s arm.

Protective devise

51

The nurse was asked to record the residual urine in the patient’s bladder.

What is left

52

The patient’s tremors ceased when the medication was administrated.

Stopped

53

The dietician instructed the patient to supplement her diet.

Add to

54

A mother called her healthcare provider to report she had discovered a node on her child’s upper arm?

A mall rounded mass

55

The nurse reported that patient’s circulation to that foot was occluded.

Obstructed

56

The doctor wanted to ensure adequate pain relief for the patient.

Enough

57

My grandmother used to tell me, “Anything in excess can be a sin.”

More than is needed

58

Recovery is contingent on many factors.

Dependent

59

When something is diluted, what is the outcome?

The healthcare provider gave the patient a comprehensive examination.

60

The drug’s purpose was to suppress the coughing instinct.

Subdue

61

The medication was intended to constrict the pupils.

Make smaller

62

Which word means to place under observation?

Surveillance

63

The client appeared to be impervious to pain.

Not affected

64

His deteriorating condition caused the nurse to call the doctor.

Worsening

65

The topic of discussion prompted a cornucopia of stimulating questions and conversation.

Pensive

66

The medication must adhere to the patient’s skin to be effective.

Stick

67

The drizzling, cool rain felt exhilarating, especially after long, sun-scorching drought.

Refreshing

68

He complained of the adverse side effect of his new medication.

Undesirable

69

The flaccid nature of his handshake caused the nurse to look up at him.

limp

70

The doctor instructed the patient to keep his head elevated.

Raised

71

The impending operation was the subject of the conversation.

Soon to occur

72

Inoculation is the preferred way to deal with flu epidemic.

desire

73

Which word means to suggest, to hint, to express indirectly?

imply

74

As the leader of group, the charge nurse is open to new ideas and thoughts of the group. The charge nurse encourages the group to participate in making decisions. This type of leadership is called

Democratic

75

Which word describes someone who is always the last to get ready?

Lethargic

76

What does the word dynamic mean in this dialogue?

in motion

77

Choose the correct word to use in the black.

_________ Of thinking does not allow a professor to consider another point of view.

Rigidity

78

The ___________ student was not well liked by his peers.

Detestable

79

There was no ______ for the way she treated her boyfriend.

Justification

80

The number of people _______ from other countries to the United States has caused a shift in unemployment in the textile market.

Immigrating

81

In the United State, drivers drive cars on the _______

right

82

Which word denotes the description of events in the order of their occurrence?

Chronology

83

What word means “a system procedure to follow”?

Regimen

84

Which word is used to denote a comparison?

than

85

A person who is said to be “very sensible” is likely to posses which characteristic?

A reasonable understanding

86
  1. High blood pressure, or hypertension, typically has an insidious onset. What does the term insidious indicate?

No obvious symptoms of a disease.

87

A patient is scheduled for exploratory surgery. What does exploratory means?

To investigate the patient’s complaint

88

If you were asked for a receipt, what would you give the person?

A written acknowledgement for goods

89

The New coach means?

Affable

90

Which word refers to a team caption’s exaggerated claims about the amount of goals he or she scored during the game?

Hyperbole

91

Which word describes what a cat, who is clearly scared of a Rottweiler, will do when the dog enters the room?

Cower

92

Which word means to banish, to shut out, or to exclude?

Ostracize

93

Which word is descriptive of small child just learning to walk?

Toddler

94

What does the word Feasible means?

Practical

95

Affect:

to influence or to produce a change in something ;

The rain severely affected our picnic.

My sister had a flat affect through the soggy ordeal

96

Effect

the result of a change;

The effect of this weather was that we all got wet.

Our family wants effect change in the park.

97

Boorish

rough and bad-mannered

98

brawny

physically strong

99

languid

weak or faint from illness or fatigue

100

tractable

(of a person or animal) easy to control or influence

101

concomitant

naturally accompanying or associated

102

parsimonious

unwilling to spend money or use resources; stingy or frugal.

103

Labile

liable to change; easily altered

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