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  • 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. 
    The most common normal position of the fetus in utero is:
    • 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. 
    What event occurring in the second trimester helps the expectant mother to accept the pregnancy?
    • 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

  • 13. 
    From the 33rd week of gestation till full term, a healthy mother should have prenatal check up every:
    • A. 

      Week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      4 weeks

  • 14. 
    The expected weight gain in a normal pregnancy during the 3rd trimester is
    • A. 

      1 pound a week

    • B. 

      2 pounds a week

    • C. 

      10 lbs a month

    • D. 

      10 lbs total weight gain in the 3rd trimester

  • 15. 
    In the Batholonew’s rule of 4, when the level of the fundus is midway between the umbilicus and xyphoid process the estimated age of gestation (AOG) is:
    • A. 

      5th month

    • B. 

      6th month

    • C. 

      7th month

    • D. 

      8th month

  • 16. 
    The following are ways of determining expected date of delivery (EDD) when the LMP is unknown EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Naegele’s rule

    • B. 

      Quickening

    • C. 

      Mc Donald’s rule

    • D. 

      Batholomew’s rule of 4

  • 17. 
    If the LMP is Jan. 30, the expected date of delivery (EDD) is
    • A. 

      Oct. 7

    • B. 

      Oct. 24

    • C. 

      Nov. 7

    • D. 

      Nov. 8

  • 18. 
    Kegel’s exercise is done in pregnancy in order to:
    • A. 

      Strengthen perineal muscles

    • B. 

      Relieve backache

    • C. 

      Strengthen abdominal muscles

    • D. 

      Prevent leg varicosities and edema

  • 19. 
    Pelvic rocking is an appropriate exercise in pregnancy to relieve which discomfort?
    • A. 

      Leg cramps

    • B. 

      Urinary frequency

    • C. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • D. 

      Backache

  • 20. 
    The main reason for an expected increased need for iron in pregnancy is:
    • A. 

      The mother may have physiologic anemia due to the increased need for red blood cell mass as well as the fetal requires about 350-400 mg of iron to grow

    • B. 

      The mother may suffer anemia because of poor appetite

    • C. 

      The fetus has an increased need for RBC which the mother must supply

    • D. 

      The mother may have a problem of digestion because of pica

  • 21. 
    The diet that is appropriate in normal pregnancy should be high in
    • A. 

      Protein, minerals and vitamins

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates and vitamins

    • C. 

      Proteins, carbohydrates and fats

    • D. 

      Fats and minerals

  • 22. 
    Which of the following signs will require a mother to seek immediate medical attention?
    • A. 

      When the first fetal movement is felt

    • B. 

      No fetal movement is felt on the 6th month

    • C. 

      Mild uterine contraction

    • D. 

      Slight dyspnea on the last month of gestation

  • 23. 
    You want to perform a pelvic examination on one of your pregnant clients. You prepare your client for the procedure by:
    • A. 

      Asking her to void

    • B. 

      Taking her vital signs and recording the readings

    • C. 

      Giving the client a perineal care

    • D. 

      Doing a vaginal prep

  • 24. 
    When preparing the mother who is on her 4th month of pregnancy for abdominal ultrasound, the nurse should instruct her to:
    • A. 

      Observe NPO from midnight to avoid vomiting

    • B. 

      Do perineal flushing properly before the procedure

    • C. 

      Drink at least 2 liters of fluid 2 hours before the procedure and not void until the procedure is done

    • D. 

      Void immediately before the procedure for better visualization

  • 25. 
    The nursing intervention to relieve “morning sickness” in a pregnant woman is by giving
    • A. 

      Dry carbohydrate food like crackers

    • B. 

      Low sodium diet

    • C. 

      Intravenous infusion

    • D. 

      Antacid

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