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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1
1 __________ refers to events that occur from the time of fertilization (conception) until the infant is born.
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Question 2
2 For successful fertilization to occur, coitus must occur no more than __________ and no later than __________.
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Question 3
3 The process of implantation generally begins __________, and is usually completed by __________.
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Question 4
4 Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels spike within the first two months of pregnancy and then sharply decline by four months.
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Question 5
5 By the end of the third month of pregnancy, the placenta is usually fully functional as a nutritive, respiratory, excretory, and endocrine organ.
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Question 6
6 In humans, the extraembryonic membrane that comprises the structural base for the umbilical cord is the __________.
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Question 7
7 The ectoderm is the primary germ layer from which the digestive, respiratory, and urogenital systems and the associated glands form.
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Question 8
8 The first major event in organogenesis is gastrulation.
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Question 9
9 Which of the following occurs eight weeks into pregnancy?
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Question 10
10 Which of the following occurs 17-20 weeks into pregnancy, during the fetal period?
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Question 11
11 A weight gain of approximately 13 kg (about 28 lb) usually occurs during pregnancy.
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Question 12
12 __________ and __________ are both hormones and powerful uterine muscle stimulants that cause contractions to become more frequent and more vigorous.
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Question 13
13 __________ occurs when a woman has a deformed or male-like pelvis, resulting in prolonged and difficult labor; this condition can lead to fetal brain damage, ultimately causing cerebral palsy or epilepsy.
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Question 14
14 Coitus interruptus is among the most effective birth control methods.
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Question 15
15 An Apgar score of 8 to 10 indicates a healthy baby.
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