Midwifery Quiz Questions And Answers

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  • 1. 
    The number of times a woman has been pregnant, regardless of the outcome, including the current pregnancy, is defined as:
    • A. 

      Parity

    • B. 

      Gravida

    • C. 

      Prognosis

    • D. 

      Fundus

  • 2. 
    Parity is defined as
    • A. 

      The strength of the uterine muscle.

    • B. 

      The dilation of the cervix.

    • C. 

      The number of times a woman has been pregnant.

    • D. 

      The number of a woman has given birth.

  • 3. 
    LNMP stands for:
    • A. 

      Labor Not Making Progress

    • B. 

      Legal Natural Mother's Parity

    • C. 

      Last Normal Menstrual Period

    • D. 

      Ligand Neurotransmitter Myofibril Perisome

  • 4. 
    Excessive vomiting in early pregnancy is known as:
    • A. 

      Morning sickness

    • B. 

      Hyperemesis

    • C. 

      Normal in most pregnancies.

    • D. 

      Hypervomitus.

  • 5. 
    The premature exit of the products of conception is known as:
    • A. 

      Abortion.

    • B. 

      Miscarriage.

    • C. 

      Chemical pregnancy.

    • D. 

      Stillbirth.

  • 6. 
    A uterine contraction is:
    • A. 

      Sometimes referred to as "Braxton Hicks."

    • B. 

      A tightening and shortening of the uterine muscles.

    • C. 

      A signal to the midwife to perform an artificial rupture of membranes.

    • D. 

      The stretching of the pelvic floor muscles.

  • 7. 
    Labour is defined as:
    • A. 

      The voluntary pushing and effort of the mother during childbirth.

    • B. 

      The process during which the maternal hormones relax the uterine tissue.

    • C. 

      The process during which the uterus contracts and the cervix opens to allow the passage of the fetus into the vagina.

    • D. 

      Contractions closer than five minutes apart cause the waters to break, signaling birth is imminent.

  • 8. 
    According to the Births, Deaths & Marriages Registration Act, 2003 Qld, a stillbirth is:
    • A. 

      A child born before the second trimester and weighing less than 1 kilogram.

    • B. 

      A baby who stops breathing after being born.

    • C. 

      A neonate who does not show signs of movement upon exiting the birth canal.

    • D. 

      The birth of a child who shows no sign of respiration, heartbeat, or other sign of life after completely leaving the child's mother after 20 weeks gestation or weighing 400 grams or more.

  • 9. 
    According to the Births, Deaths & Marriages Registration Act, 2003 Qld, spontaneous abortion is:
    • A. 

      A sudden miscarriage by a woman who has experienced physical or psychological trauma.

    • B. 

      A medically induced termination of pregnancy.

    • C. 

      Pregnancy loss before the 20th week of pregnancy.

    • D. 

      Pregnancy loss before a woman knows she is pregnant.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a barrier to effective communication:
    • A. 

      Sitting at eye level with the client.

    • B. 

      Using clarifying statements.

    • C. 

      Using terms of endearment.

    • D. 

      Paraphrasing what the patient has said.

  • 11. 
    The term fetus is defined as:
    • A. 

      The baby, once it is mature enough to survive outside the womb.

    • B. 

      The maternal tissue, plus the umbilicus and placenta.

    • C. 

      The unborn offspring, from the end of the 8th week of conception until birth.

    • D. 

      The unborn child, as soon as conception occurs.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit for the midwife of quality documentation in clinical records:
    • A. 

      Prevention of cross-contamination from patient to patient.

    • B. 

      Evidence of care.

    • C. 

      Reflective practice.

    • D. 

      Communication of information with other HCPs.