Midwifery Revision MCQ Questions

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Midwifery Revision MCQ Questions

A midwife's main duty is to provide an expectant mother with necessary support, care and advice during normal pregnancy and the post-partum period. Having finished your first semester it is important to ensure that you are up to date with all that was covered in preparation for the MCQ midwifery exam. Take this practice questions and get some practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the lower portion of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Apex

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Mediasternum

  • 2. 
    What is the outer layer of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Epicardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

  • 3. 
    Which vavle is situated between the right atria and ventricle and is composed of three flaps?
    • A. 

      Mitral Valve

    • B. 

      Semilunar Valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid Valve

  • 4. 
    Which valve is situated between the left atrium and ventricle?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid Valve

    • B. 

      Mitral Valve

    • C. 

      Semi-Lunar Valve

  • 5. 
    Which valves are situated in the pulmonary artery and the aorta as they leave the heart?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid Valve

    • B. 

      Mitral Valve

    • C. 

      Semi-Lunar Valve

  • 6. 
    Which vessel carries oxygenated blood to the rest of the body?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Pulmonary Vein

    • C. 

      Pulmonary Artery

  • 7. 
    What is internal respiration?
    • A. 

      Gas exchange between the alveoli and the blood

    • B. 

      Gas exchange between the blood and body cells

    • C. 

      Breathing indoors

  • 8. 
    What is external respiration?
    • A. 

      Breathing outdoors

    • B. 

      Gas exchange between the blood and body cells

    • C. 

      Gas exchange between the alveoli and the blood

  • 9. 
    Which term describes the stretchability of lung tissue?
    • A. 

      Elasticity

    • B. 

      Compliance

    • C. 

      Expansion

  • 10. 
    By how much does the body cells need for oxygen increase in pregnancy?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

  • 11. 
    Which hormone causes the maturation of an immature graafian follicle?
    • A. 

      Oestrogen

    • B. 

      FSH

    • C. 

      LH

  • 12. 
    The production of oestrogen by the graafian follicle inhibits the production of which hormone?
    • A. 

      FHS

    • B. 

      LH

    • C. 

      Progesterone

  • 13. 
    A surge in which hormone causes ovulation?
    • A. 

      Oestrogen

    • B. 

      FHS

    • C. 

      LH

  • 14. 
    Which hormone is produced by the corpus luteum?
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      Oestrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

  • 15. 
    Which stage of the menstrual cycle remains fairly constant regardless of the regularity of a womans cycle?
    • A. 

      Menstruation

    • B. 

      Proliferation/Follicular

    • C. 

      Secretaory/Luteal

  • 16. 
    Which of these facts regarding the vagina is false?
    • A. 

      It is 8-10cm long

    • B. 

      It is described as a potential tube

    • C. 

      It is joined to the ovaries

  • 17. 
    Which type of fiber is the cervix made of?
    • A. 

      Collagenous

    • B. 

      Striated

    • C. 

      Columnar

  • 18. 
    Which two terms describe the position of the uterus?
    • A. 

      Anteverted & Antiflexed

    • B. 

      Fully Flexed & Anteverted

    • C. 

      Anteflexed & Fully Verted

  • 19. 
    How much does the non-pregnant uterus weigh?
    • A. 

      10g

    • B. 

      50g

    • C. 

      80g

  • 20. 
    Where is oxytocin produced?
    • A. 

      Anterior Pituitary

    • B. 

      Posterior Pituitary

    • C. 

      Placenta

  • 21. 
    The combination of which hormones stimulates contractions of the uterus?
    • A. 

      Oestrogen & Progesterone

    • B. 

      Oxytocin & Oestrogen

    • C. 

      Oxytocin & Progesterone

  • 22. 
    Amenorrhoes is ...
    • A. 

      Absence of meonthly menstrual bleeding

    • B. 

      Frequent urination

    • C. 

      Softening of the cervix

  • 23. 
    Attitude is...
    • A. 

      The relationship pf the long axis of the fetus to the long axis of the uterus

    • B. 

      Relationship of fetal limbs and head to it's trunk

    • C. 

      Part of presentation which determines the position

  • 24. 
    As the chorionic villi penetrate the decidua, they erode the walls of maternal blood vessels, allowing pools of blood to form. These are called
    • A. 

      Sinuses

    • B. 

      Exchange beds

    • C. 

      Prjections

  • 25. 
    At full term the placenta weights what fraction of the fetal weight?
    • A. 

      1/6

    • B. 

      1/10

    • C. 

      1/8

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