How Well Do You Actually Know About Pregnancy? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Actually Know About Pregnancy? Trivia Quiz

How well do you actually know about pregnancy? This process is magical, and as a medical practitioner, you should be able to understand the whole process and some of the issues that an expectant mother may experience. This quiz is perfect for helping you prepare for the exam on key concepts of understanding pregnancy from conception through delivery. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not necessarily true of contractions?
    • A. 

      The abdomen gets hard and then soft.

    • B. 

      They cause the cervix to open.

    • C. 

      They help move the baby.

    • D. 

      They mean labor has started.

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not true of lightening?
    • A. 

      Baby's head settles on top of the cervix

    • B. 

      Causes pressure to be felt in the birth canal

    • C. 

      Leads to more frequent urination

    • D. 

      Makes breathing more difficult

  • 3. 
    A pregnant woman should call her health care provider right away if her vaginal discharge?
    • A. 

      Bright red

    • B. 

      Pink

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 4. 
    Advantages of prepared childbirth include all the following except?
    • A. 

      Baby is more alert after delivery

    • B. 

      Faster recovery

    • C. 

      Medicine makes labor less painful

    • D. 

      Mother is more alert after delivery

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is true of anesthesia?
    • A. 

      Local anesthesia is often used when repairing an episiotomy

    • B. 

      Regional anesthesia can lengthen labor and make it harder to push

    • C. 

      Because it poses more risks to mother and baby, general anesthesia is reserved for emergency cesarean deliveries

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    During which stage of labor is pushing done?
    • A. 

      Stage one

    • B. 

      Stage two

    • C. 

      Stage three

    • D. 

      Transition

  • 7. 
    The delivery of the afterbirth usually takes _________ minutes.
    • A. 

      2 to 3

    • B. 

      10 to 30

    • C. 

      30 to 45

    • D. 

      45 to 60

  • 8. 
    Cesarean delivery may be done for all of the following reasons except the __________.
    • A. 

      Baby is in a breech position

    • B. 

      Mother has herpes

    • C. 

      Mother wants to avoid the pain of labor

    • D. 

      Placenta is blocking the cervix

  • 9. 
    Another name for pre-labor
    • A. 

      Braxton Hicks

    • B. 

      True Labor

    • C. 

      Active Labor

    • D. 

      Episiotomy

  • 10. 
    Which stage is considered the opening of the cervix?
    • A. 

      Stage 2

    • B. 

      Stage 4

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 1

  • 11. 
    During transition, you dilate to how many centimeters?
    • A. 

      4 to 6

    • B. 

      8 to 10

    • C. 

      6 to 8

    • D. 

      10 to 12

  • 12. 
    Effacement means _____________.
    • A. 

      Opening of the cervix

    • B. 

      Widening of the cervix

    • C. 

      Thinning of the cervix

    • D. 

      Size of the cervix

  • 13. 
    All of the following are true of an epidural except
    • A. 

      You can move around

    • B. 

      Numbness from the waist down

    • C. 

      You will be catheterized

    • D. 

      Injection in your spine

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a breathing technique?
    • A. 

      Cleansing breath

    • B. 

      4-2

    • C. 

      3-1

    • D. 

      Hee-hee-who

  • 15. 
    How many chromosomes each does a male and female contribute to their baby?
  • 16. 
    This person determines the gender of the baby.
  • 17. 
    Parts of cells that carry the traits that parents pass on to their children?
  • 18. 
    During fertilization, these chromosomes combine in one cell called a ?
  • 19. 
    How many trimesters are there in a pregnancy?
  • 20. 
    When should you consult a doctor regarding your weight?
  • 21. 
    How much is the average weight for a baby at birth?
  • 22. 
    In which trimester is the mother the most comfortable?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 23. 
    How many total pounds should a pregnant teen gain?
    • A. 

      28 to 40 lbs

    • B. 

      30-40 lbs

    • C. 

      50-60 lbs

    • D. 

      20-35 lbs

  • 24. 
    In what month of pregnancy is the baby referred to as an embryo?
    • A. 

      3 to 9

    • B. 

      1 to 2

    • C. 

      3 to 6

    • D. 

      4 to 8

  • 25. 
    In what month of pregnancy is the baby referred to as a fetus?
    • A. 

      1 to 2

    • B. 

      3 to 6

    • C. 

      1to 3

    • D. 

      3 to 9

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