Maternity Nursing Test I

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You performed the leopold’s maneuver and found the following: breech presentation, fetal back at the right side of the mother. Based on these findings, you can hear the fetal heart beat (PMI) BEST in which location?  
    • A. 

      Left lower quadrant

    • B. 

      Right lower quadrant

    • C. 

      Left upper quadrant

    • D. 

      Right upper quadrant

  • 2. 
     In Leopold’s maneuver step #1, you palpated a soft broad mass that moves with the rest of the mass. The correct interpretation of this finding is:
    • A. 

      The mass palpated at the fundal part is the head part.

    • B. 

      The presentation is breech.

    • C. 

      The mass palpated is the back

    • D. 

      The mass palpated is the buttocks.

  • 3. 
     In Leopold’s maneuver step # 3 you palpated a hard round movable mass at the supra pubic area. The correct interpretation is that the mass palpated is:
    • A. 

      The buttocks because the presentation is breech.

    • B. 

      The mass palpated is the head.

    • C. 

      The mass is the fetal back.

    • D. 

      The mass palpated is the fetal small part

  • 4. 
    The hormone responsible for a positive pregnancy test is:
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

    • D. 

      Follicle Stimulating hormone

  • 5. 
    The hormone responsible for the maturation of the graafian follicle is:
    • A. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Estrogen

    • D. 

      Luteinizing hormone

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Transverse position

    • B. 

      Vertical position

    • C. 

      Oblique position

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    In the later part of the 3rd trimester, the mother may experience shortness of breath. This complaint maybe explained as:
    • A. 

      A normal occurrence in pregnancy because the fetus is using more oxygen

    • B. 

      The fundus of the uterus is high pushing the diaphragm upwards

    • C. 

      The woman is having allergic reaction to the pregnancy and its hormones

    • D. 

      The woman maybe experiencing complication of pregnancy

  • 8. 
    Which of the following findings in a woman would be consistent with a pregnancy of two months duration?
    • A. 

      Weight gain of 6-10 lbs. and presence of striae gravidarum

    • B. 

      Fullness of the breast and urinary frequency

    • C. 

      Braxton Hicks contractions and quickening

    • D. 

      Increased respiratory rate and ballottement

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a positive sign of pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Fetal movement felt by mother

    • B. 

      Enlargement of the uterus

    • C. 

      (+) pregnancy test

    • D. 

      (+) ultrasound

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Lightening

    • B. 

      Ballotment

    • C. 

      Pseudocyesis

    • D. 

      Quickening

  • 11. 
    Shoes with low, broad heels, plus a good posture will prevent which prenatal discomfort?
    • A. 

      Backache

    • B. 

      Vertigo

    • C. 

      Leg cramps

    • D. 

      Nausea

  • 12. 
    When a pregnant woman experiences leg cramps, the correct nursing intervention to relieve the muscle cramps is:
    • A. 

      Allow the woman to exercise

    • B. 

      Let the woman walk for a while

    • C. 

      Let the woman lie down and dorsiflex the foot towards the knees

    • D. 

      Ask the woman to raise her legs