Obstetrical Nursing Sample Questions

Obstetrical Nursing Sample Questions

1. The celient feature of Braxton Hicks contraction
(a) regular & infrequent
(b) regular & spasmodic
(c) irregular & painless
(d) irregular & infrequent

2. Recommended approximate requirement of calcium for women weighing 50 kg during second half of pregnancy is
(a) 400mg
(b) 600mg
(c) 800mg
(d) 1000mg

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3. Induction of labour is less likely to be successful in all except
(a) Preterm pregnancy
(b) Elderly primigravida
(c) Prolonged retention pof IUD fetus
(d) Bishop’s score > 5

4. The process by which a viable product of conception is expelled by the mother is called
(a) Labour
(b) Presentation
(c) Attitude
(d) denominator

5. The following are the physilogic changes during late pregnancy except
(a) blood volume is increased
(b) cardiac output is increased
(c) arterial PO2 is decreased
(d) tidal volume is increased

6. The fully mature ovum measures about
(a) 120 microns
(b) 130 microns
(c) 140 microns
(d) 150 microns

7. Morula (12-16 cell stage )enters the uterine cavity on
(a) 2nd day
(b) 3rd day
(c) 4th day
(d) 5th day

8. Volume of blood in a mature placenta approximates
(a) 300ml
(b) 500ml
(c) 700ml
(d) 1000ml

9. The amniotic fluid is completely changed and replaced in every
(a) 2 hours
(b) 3 hours
(c) 4 hours
(d) 5 hours

10. The peak level of serum beta HCG in normal pregnancy is found between
(a) 7-7 weeks
(b) 8-10 weeks
(c) 12-16 weeks
(d) 37-40 weeks

11. Intrauterine pressure is highest in
(a) first stage of labour
(b) second stage of labour
(c) third stage of labour
(d) fourth stage of labour

12. Contraction stress test is used to detect
(a) Hydramnios
(b) fetal hypoxia
(c) placenta previa
(d) head compression

13. Study of fetal parts in first trimester is best done with least radiation hazard
(a) X- ra
(b) y (b) Pelvimetry
(c) C.Tscan
(d) Ultrasound

14. Jacquemier’s sign is
(a) bluish discolouration of vagina in early pregnancy
(b) softening of cervix
(c) regular painless contractions of garvid uterus
(d) nausea & vomiting in early pregnancy

15. The total calorie requirement during preganancy is
(a) 2500kcal
(b) 3000kcal
(c) 3500kcal
(d) 4000kcal

16. The moment in pregnancy when the pregnant woman starts to feel or perceive fetal movements is called
(a) Lightening
(b) Quickening
(c) Flexion
(d) attitude

17. The vaccines contraindicated during preganacy
(a) Rubella
(b) Measles
(c) mumps
(d) all of the above

18. Causes of hydramnios are all except
(a) Anecephaly
(b) spina fida
(c) dabetes mellitus
(d) hypothyroidism

19. Pregnancies should be strongly discontinued in a woman who has
(a) atrial septal defect
(b) patent ductus arteriosus
(c) eisenmenger syndrome
(d) rheumatic mitral stenosis

20. Regarding fetal moitoring by cardiotocography
(a) a sinusoidal FHR pattern is almost always associated with fetal hypoxia
(b) fetuses with congenital abnormalities always exhibit abnormal FHR patterns
(c) deceleration in the second stage is always pathological
(d) decreased base line variability may be due to drugs .