Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element.
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation
Home  arrow Book1  arrow Birth and the Newborn Child  arrow Practice Test

Practice Test

This activity contains 23 questions.

Question 1.
James and Julie are twins. Not only is one male and the other female, but they look nothing alike. James and Julie are ________.

End of Question 1

Question 2.
An individual's particular set of observed characteristics is referred to as the ________.

End of Question 2

Question 3.
All people with curly hair do not have equally curly hair. This is because genes differ in ________.

End of Question 3

Question 4.
Geneticists believe that people get three genes from each parent for skin color. The result is that skin tones blend rather than one parent's genes being truly dominant over the other's. This is an example of ________.

End of Question 4

Question 5.
________ growth proceeds from the head downward.

End of Question 5

Question 6.
The fluid-filled sac in which a fetus floats until just before birth is called the ________.

End of Question 6

Question 7.
When a fetus reaches a point where it can survive outside the womb, it is said to have achieved ________.

End of Question 7

Question 8.
Chromosomes that are not sex chromosomes are called ________.

End of Question 8

Question 9.
Sylvia and Aaron have just had their first child. Because they are both Jewish, before they decided to have a child they went to see a genetic counselor. What were they most likely to be concerned about?

End of Question 9

Question 10.
Red-green color blindness is a fairly common ________.

End of Question 10

Question 11.
Drugs, lead and solvents are examples of ________.

End of Question 11

Question 12.
________ is a substance sometimes found in a woman's blood that is associated with a number of abnormalities of the brain and spinal cord.

End of Question 12

Question 13.
In stage one of labor, there are two important processes that must occur, ________ & ________.

End of Question 13

Question 14.
________ is a birth complication in which the fetus experiences oxygen deprivation during labor and/or delivery.

End of Question 14

Question 15.
A low birth weight baby is defined as one whose newborn weight is below ________.

End of Question 15

Question 16.
The sex of an individual child is determined by the mother.

End of Question 16

Question 17.
AB blood type is an example of co-dominance.

End of Question 17

Question 18.
Morning sickness is primarily a feature of the second trimester of pregnancy.

End of Question 18

Question 19.
Growth that proceeds from the middle of the body outward is called proximodistal.

End of Question 19

Question 20.
Joyce is in the ninth month of her pregnancy. Her baby has moved into the birth position, where the head is in the lower neck of the uterus, a position known as engagement.

End of Question 20

Question 21.
African American babies are more likely than Caucasian babies to suffer from sickle-cell anemia.

End of Question 21

Question 22.
Down's syndrome is a trisomy.

End of Question 22

Question 23.
Beverly's cervix is 100% effaced, meaning that the cervix has now opened enough for the baby to pass through.

End of Question 23

Copyright © 1995 - 2016 Pearson Education . All rights reserved. Pearson Allyn & Bacon is an imprint of Pearson .
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

Return to the Top of this Page