Obstetrical Nursing – Antepartum – NCLEX Quiz 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nursing instructor is conducting a lecture and is reviewing the functions of the female reproductive system. She asks Mark to describe the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and the luteinizing hormone (LH). Mark accurately responds by stating that:
    • A. 

      FSH and LH are released from the anterior pituitary gland.

    • B. 

      FSH and LH are secreted by the corpus luteum of the ovary

    • C. 

      FSH and LH are secreted by the adrenal glands

    • D. 

      FSH and LH stimulate the formation of milk during pregnancy.

  • 2. 
    A nurse is describing the process of fetal circulation to a client during a prenatal visit. The nurse accurately tells the client that fetal circulation consists of:
    • A. 

      Two umbilical veins and one umbilical artery

    • B. 

      Two umbilical arteries and one umbilical vein

    • C. 

      Arteries carrying oxygenated blood to the fetus

    • D. 

      Veins carrying deoxygenated blood to the fetus

  • 3. 
    During a prenatal visit at 38 weeks. a nurse assesses the fetal heart rate. The nurse determines that the fetal heart rate is normal if which of the following is noted?
    • A. 

      80 BPM

    • B. 

      100 BPM

    • C. 

      150 BPM

    • D. 

      180 BPM

  • 4. 
    A client arrives at a prenatal clinic for the first prenatal assessment. The client tells a nurse that the first day of her last menstrual period was September 19th. 2013. Using Naegele’s rule. the nurse determines the estimated date of confinement as:
    • A. 

      26-Jul-13

    • B. 

      12-Jun-14

    • C. 

      26-Jun-14

    • D. 

      12-Jul-14

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      G = 3. T = 2. P = 0. A = 0. L =1

    • B. 

      G = 2. T = 0. P = 1. A = 0. L =1

    • C. 

      G = 1. T = 1. P = 1. A = 0. L = 1

    • D. 

      G = 2. T = 0. P = 0. A = 0. L = 1

  • 6. 
    A nurse is performing an assessment of a primipara who is being evaluated in a clinic during her second trimester of pregnancy. Which of the following indicates an abnormal physical finding necessitating further testing?
    • A. 

      Consistent increase in fundal height

    • B. 

      Fetal heart rate of 180 BPM

    • C. 

      Braxton Hicks contractions

    • D. 

      Quickening

  • 7. 
    A nurse is reviewing the record of a client who has just been told that a pregnancy test is positive. The physician has documented the presence of a Goodell’s sign. The nurse determines this sign indicates:
    • A. 

      A softening of the cervix

    • B. 

      A soft blowing sound that corresponds to the maternal pulse during auscultation of the uterus.

    • C. 

      The presence of hCG in the urine

    • D. 

      The presence of fetal movement

  • 8. 
    A nursing instructor asks a nursing student who is preparing to assist with the assessment of a pregnant client to describe the process of quickening. Which of the following statements if made by the student indicates an understanding of this term?
    • A. 

      “It is the irregular. painless contractions that occur throughout pregnancy.”

    • B. 

      “It is the soft blowing sound that can be heard when the uterus is auscultated.”

    • C. 

      “It is the fetal movement that is felt by the mother.”

    • D. 

      “It is the thinning of the lower uterine segment.”

  • 9. 
    A nurse midwife is performing an assessment of a pregnant client and is assessing the client for the presence of ballottement. Which of the following would the nurse implement to test for the presence of ballottement?
    • A. 

      Auscultating for fetal heart sounds

    • B. 

      Palpating the abdomen for fetal movement

    • C. 

      Assessing the cervix for thinning

    • D. 

      Initiating a gentle upward tap on the cervix

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Uterine enlargement

    • B. 

      Fetal heart rate detected by nonelectric device

    • C. 

      Outline of the fetus via radiography or ultrasound

    • D. 

      Chadwick’s sign

    • E. 

      Braxton Hicks contractions

    • F. 

      Ballottement