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NST10_Spr08_PractExam3KEY[1] - NST10 Midterm Practice Exam...

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NST10 - Midterm Practice Exam III – Spring 2008 It is the student’s responsibility to know the following instructions. Failure to adhere to the following instructions may result in 0 points earned on the exam. Print your name on the line provided on the scantron sheet. On the next line print your section number and the first name of your GSI . Turn the sheet “longways”. Fill in your complete SID in the spaces provided. Use only a #2 pencil on your scantron. ABSOLUTELY NO Cell Phones , No Calculators . Choose the best answer for each question. You may keep these question sheets. 1. You have version a of the exam. Please mark a as the answer to question one. 2. Which statement is true? Heat stroke is: a. Inconvenient, but not a serious health hazard b. A result of inadequate core body temperature regulation c. The failure to lose sodium during perspiration d. Inadequate functioning of the body’s osmotic balance mechanisms e. Headache due to mild dehydration 3. Why does a woman’s blood volume increase during pregnancy? a. It increases only if she gains too much weight b. It increases so that the extra blood goes to the placenta, providing nutrients for the fetus c. It increases because her blood must circulate through the entire fetus’ body d. It increases only if she is at risk of premature delivery e. A woman’s blood volume does not increase; she just gains extra weight from fat stores 4. Theresa is in her 40th week of pregnancy. Before becoming pregnant, she weighed 125 pounds and was considered to be at a normal weight. What would be an appropriate amount of weight gain for Theresa by this point in her pregnancy? a. 28-40 pounds b. 25-35 pounds c. 15-25 pounds d. 10-15 pounds e. Who cares? Eat as much as you want Theresa! 5. Inferior learning ability in childhood has been linked to: 1
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6. Why does dehydration (3-5% of body weight loss) cause reduced muscle strength and endurance? a. Dehydration causes an increased sweat rate which depletes the sodium needed by muscles b. Dehydration leads to decreased cardiac output that results in less blood flow to the muscles c. Dehydration leads to build up of ketones in the muscles d. Dehydration indicates a lack of training, a person who has trained sufficiently knows how to retain water e. Dehydration makes to the kidney retain water and sodium
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