Obstetrics And Gynecology Quiz Questions 2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology Quiz Questions and Answers

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1. During labour, station +1 indicates that the presenting part is?
a)High in the false pelvis
b)On the perineum
c)Slightly below the ischial spine
d)Slightly above the ischial spine

2. Oral contraceptives are prescribed for a client. What side effect should the nurse inform the client might occur?
b)Ovarian cysts
c)Breakthrough bleeding
d)Fibrocystic breast disease

3. Menorrhagia means?
a)Excessive bleeding during menstruation
b)Bleeding between menstrual periods
c)Painful menstruation
d)Irregular menstruation

4. A histogram (hysterosalpingography [HSG]) is performed to determine whether there is a tubal obstruction. The nurse concludes that infertility caused by a defect in the tube
is most often related to a:
a)tubal injury.
b)past infection.
c)fibroid tumor.
d)congenital anomaly.

5. The nurse, collecting data on the reproductive system from a female patient, is told that the patient has a vaginal discharge that is cottage cheese-like in appearance. The nurse recognizes this as a common sign of?
a)Pelvic inflammatory disease
b)Trichomonas vaginalis
c)Atrophic vaginitis
d)Candida albicans infections

6. Following hysterectomy, the nurse assessing for abnormal bleeding would?
a)Record the number of perineal pads used
b)Assess the vital signs every 8 hours
c)Place the patient’s bed in a high Fowler’s position
d)Apply an abdominal binder

7. The nurse instructing a client on breast self examination, explains to the patient that the best-time of the month to perform a breast self examination is?
a)Before the menstrual period
b)During the menstrual period
c)After the menstrual period
d)On the first day of the month

8. A nurse is teaching a group of women about the side effects of different types of contraceptives. What is the most frequent side effect associated with the use of an intrauterine device (IUD)?
a)A tubal pregnancy
b)A rupture of the uterus
c)An expulsion of the device
d)An excessive menstrual flow

9. A client asks a nurse about the most common problem associated with the use of an intrauterine device (IUD). What should the nurse respond?
a)Perforation of the uterus
b)Spontaneous device expulsion
c)Discomfort associated with coitus
d)Development of vaginal infections

Obstetrics and Gynecology Quiz Questions and Answers

10. A nurse is teaching clients to determine the time of ovulation by taking the basal temperature. What change is expected to occur in the basal temperature during ovulation?
a)Slight drop and then rises
b)Sudden rise and then drops
c)Marked rise and remains high
d)Marked drop and remains lower

11. Soft issue x-ray of the breast is?

12. What is important for a nurse to discuss with a client who just had a vasectomy?
a)Recanalization of the vas deferens is impossible.
b)Unprotected coitus is safe within 1 week to 10 days.
c)Some impotency is to be expected for several weeks.
d)There must be 15 ejaculations to clear the tract of sperm.

13. A nurse teaches a client that a postcoital test to evaluate fertility should be performed:
a)1 week after ovulation.
b)immediately after menses.
c)just before the next menstrual period.
d)within 1 to 2 days of presumed ovulation.

14. A young man who is being treated for infertility is to have a semen analysis. The nurse explains that this test will?
a)Determine if he has a sexually transmitted infections
b)Evaluate for genetic problems
c)Determine if there any urethral obstructions
d)Assess sperm microscopically for number and motility

Obstetrics and Gynecology Quiz Questions and Answers

15. A nurse is counselling a couple in the fertility clinic. Which aspect of the protocol is the most stressful for the couple?
a)Planning when to have intercourse
b)Obtaining the necessary specimens
c)Visiting the fertility clinic frequently
d)Taking daily basal body temperatures

16. A nurse at the fertility clinic is counseling a couple about the tests that will be needed to determine the cause of their infertility. Which test should the nurse describe that will evaluate the woman’s organs of reproduction?

17. A client who has a diagnosis of endometriosis is concerned about the side effect of hot flashes from her prescribed medication. She tells the nurse that her mother found them very uncomfortable during her menopause. Which medication causes this side effect?

18. At 6 weeks’ gestation a client is diagnosed with gonorrhoea. What medication does a
nurse expect the health care provider to prescribe?

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Obstetrics and Gynecology Quiz Questions and Answers – Rationale


2. Breakthrough bleeding commonly occurs when clients begin taking oral contraceptives; it is midcycle bleeding, and if it persists, the dosage should be changed.


4. Past pelvic infections may result in tubal occlusions, most of which are caused by post infection adhesions.




8. Subsequent to IUD insertion there may be an excessive menstrual flow for several cycles; because the IUD is a foreign body, there is an increase in the blood supply as a result of the inflammatory process.

9. The IUD may cause irritability of the myometrium, inducing contraction of the uterus and expulsion of the device.

10. As ovulation approaches there may be a drop in the basal temperature because of an increased production of estrogen; when ovulation occurs there will be a rise in the basal temperature because of an increased production of progesterone


12. Some spermatozoa will remain viable in the vas deferens for a variable time after vasectomy.

13. At this time, because of increased oestrogen levels, the cervical mucus is abundant, and its quality changes in such a way as to optimize sperm survival time


15. A strategy for increasing the chances of conceiving requires the couple to plan intercourse only while the woman is ovulating; this removes spontaneity and is often stressful.

16. This test enables the examiner to visualize the uterus and fallopian tubes and the pelvic organs of reproduction.

17. Leuprolide is administered once a month via IM injection; it decreases LH and FSH levels, as well as hormone-dependent tissue. One of its side effects is hot flashes.

18. Ceftriaxone a broad-spectrum antibiotic and is preferred during pregnancy.