What Do You Know About Drug Effects On Infants During Pregnancy?

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 30

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This quiz has been created to make you aware of drug uses and its effects on a newborn Infant or baby during Pre and post birth or pregnancy. Please answer all questions to the best of your ability. Let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There is a lot of variation in both appearance and behaviour of drug-affected babies. Which of the following are factors that affect these infants? (Select Best Choice)
    • A. 

      How much the mother loves her child

    • B. 

      What she wears during the pregnancy

    • C. 

      Type of drugs used by mother and degree of drug use

    • D. 

      Whether or not the father is helping the mother during the pregnancy

  • 2. 
    Out of all the babies that are not born how many are exposed to illegal drugs before birth?
    • A. 

      1 in 2

    • B. 

      1 in 1000000

    • C. 

      1 in 10

    • D. 

      4 in 7

  • 3. 
    What is the most used drug during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Cigarettes

    • C. 

      Marijuana

    • D. 

      Cocaine

  • 4. 
    Drug use during pregnancy may cause abnormal development, premature birth, and withdrawal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Infants who have been exposed to stimulants throughout the course of the pregnancy may be tired for the first few days after birth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Infants who have been exposed to stimulants may exhibit,
    • A. 

      Very calm behaviors at all times

    • B. 

      Extreme behavior shifts(from sleeping to crying in a matter of seconds)

    • C. 

      Vomiting for many days

    • D. 

      Whimpering and not wanting to be held

  • 7. 
    Behaviours of stimulant exposed infants lessen over time and disappear in toddler years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Healthy Babies will experience tremors, difficulty breathing, and inability to eat properly when hungry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Failure to thrive disorder is when:
    • A. 

      Kids don’t do well in school due to laziness

    • B. 

      Children don’t go to college

    • C. 

      Kids don’t get a good job when they grow up

    • D. 

      Children do not receive or are unable to take in, retain, or consume the calories needed to gain weight and grow as expected.

  • 10. 
    Infants who have been exposed to drugs are also more likely to be victims of _____________ and __________ from their parents.
    • A. 

      Child abuse

    • B. 

      Neglect

    • C. 

      Child Abuse

    • D. 

      Child abuse

    • E. 

      Neglect

  • 11. 
    The average cost, in 1997, of a non-drug-affected infant, is approximately how much?
    • A. 

      $5,500

    • B. 

      $1,000

    • C. 

      $11,000

    • D. 

      $125

  • 12. 
    The cost of a drug-affected infant is approximately how much?
    • A. 

      $5,500

    • B. 

      $1,000

    • C. 

      $11,000

    • D. 

      $125

  • 13. 
    Drug withdrawal symptoms, not easily comforted and inability to feed properly are all problems that an infant exposed to drugs may experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    People _______(will/will not)grow out of physical and mental effects of drugs.
    • A. 

      Will not

  • 15. 
    Small eye openings, flat midface, thin upper lip, smaller than normal head size, and lower set ears are all characteristics of what?
    • A. 

      Chinese People

    • B. 

      Caucasian People

    • C. 

      Drug-affected children

    • D. 

      Non-drug-affected children