Basic Midwifery Revision

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Basic Midwifery Revision

Getting to help in the process of birthing a new generation is very satisfying and most midwifes will tell you that every successful birth feels like a blessing. Are you planning on becoming a certified midwife? The quiz below on midwifery is perfect to give you some practice. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      Which hormone is produced by the graafian follicle?
    • A. 

      Oestrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Adrenaline

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

  • 2. 
     Which hormone stimulates ovulation?
    • A. 

      Oestrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      LH

  • 3. 
    Which are the pituitary hormones in females?
    • A. 

      FHS & LH

    • B. 

      LH & Oestrogen

    • C. 

      FHS & Progesterone

    • D. 

      Oestrogen & Progesterone

  • 4. 
    Which hormone stimulates lactation?
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      FHS

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Oestrogen

  • 5. 
    At approximately which day does ovulation occur?
    • A. 

      Day 1

    • B. 

      Day 14

    • C. 

      Day 22

    • D. 

      Day 28

  • 6. 
    Where is testosterone made?    
    • A. 

      Interstitial cells

    • B. 

      Testes

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Seminal Vesicles

  • 7. 
    Where are sperm made?
    • A. 

      Vas Deferens

    • B. 

      Prostate Gland

    • C. 

      Seminiferous Tubules

    • D. 

      Penis

  • 8. 
    Under which category does female fertility fall?
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      Optimal

    • C. 

      Primary

    • D. 

      Cyclical

  • 9. 
    Which hormones stimulates contractions of the uterus?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      FHS

    • D. 

      LH

  • 10. 
    Which branch of hormones target the reproductive systems in both males and females?
    • A. 

      Gonadotrophic Hormones

    • B. 

      Growth Hormones

    • C. 

      HGC

    • D. 

      Ovarian Hormones

  • 11. 
    Which organ destroys hormones?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 12. 
    Which hormone prevents the monthly occurrence of menstruation in pregnancy?
    • A. 

      FHS

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Adrenaline

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 13. 
    Where are sperm stored and matured?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Interstitial Cells

    • C. 

      Seminal Vesicles

    • D. 

      Epididymis

  • 14. 
    What hormone does the corpus luteum release?
    • A. 

      Progesterone

    • B. 

      Oestrogen

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      FSH

  • 15. 
    What is the function of FHS in males?
    • A. 

      Stimulates Sperm Production

    • B. 

      Stimulates Testosterone Production

    • C. 

      Stimulates Erections

    • D. 

      Stimulates Semen Production

  • 16. 
    What is the function of FSH in females?
    • A. 

      Stimulate degeneration of graafian follicle & ovarian release of progesterone

    • B. 

      Stimulate degeneration of corpus luteum & ovarian release of progesterone

    • C. 

      Stimulate development of graafian follicle & ovarian release of oestrogen

    • D. 

      Stimulate development of corpus luteum & ovarian release of oestrogen

  • 17. 
    What is the function of LH in females?
    • A. 

      Triggers menstruation and conversion of corpus luteum to graafian follicle

    • B. 

      Triggers ovulation and conversion of corpus luteum to graafian follicle

    • C. 

      Triggers menstruation and conversion of graafian follicle to corpus luteum

    • D. 

      Triggers ovulation and conversion of graafian follicle to corpus luteum

  • 18. 
    Testosterone production is stimulated by the release of
    • A. 

      FHS

    • B. 

      LH

    • C. 

      ICSH

    • D. 

      Prostaglandins

  • 19. 
    Which term refers to the initial dividing of the zygote cells?
    • A. 

      Differentiation

    • B. 

      Implantation

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Cleavage

  • 20. 
    Which term refers to unspecialised cells which have no specific function
    • A. 

      Differentiation

    • B. 

      Implantation

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Cleavage

  • 21. 
    HCG prevents the corpus luteum from breaking down, which hormone does it release?
    • A. 

      Oestrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      LH

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