ch 16- exam 3 - 1. The duration of pregnancy normally is _...

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1. The duration of pregnancy normally is ______ weeks. A. 30-34 B. 32-36 C. 35-39 D. 38-42 2. During pregnancy, symptoms such as high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine, edema, changes in blood clotting, and nervous system disorders are associated with a condition called A. essential hypertension. B. pregnancy-induced hypertension. C. primary hypertension. D. secondary hypertension. 3. The total weight gain goal of a desirable-weight pregnant woman is how many pounds? A. 10 to 15 B. 15 to 25 C. 25 to 35 D. 28 to 40 4. All of the following are true about folate and pregnancy except A. folate deficiency in pregnancy is associated with birth defects such as spina bifida. B. the RDA for folate increases by 50 percent. C. most breakfast cereals can be used by pregnant women to get folate because these cereals are fortified with folate. D. if pregnant women eat folate-rich fruits and vegetables as suggested in the MyPyramid Food Plan they cannot meet their folate needs. 5. The U.S. Public Health Service and the March of Dimes recommend that all women of childbearing age should take a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement that contains A. 400 micrograms of folic acid. B. 15 milligrams of iron. C. 500 milligrams of calcium. D. 40 micrograms of zinc.
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6. Barb wants to make sure she gets adequate folate during her pregnancy. She should do which of the following? A. Drink more milk. B. Eat more ready-to-eat breakfast cereals. C. Eat more meat. D. Eat more legumes. 7. Mineral needs generally are increased during pregnancy. All of the following are needed in higher quantities except A. iron. B. iodine. C. sodium. D. zinc. 8. Which trimester is an especially critical period when poor nutrition or drug use can result in birth defects? A. First B. Second C. Third D. Final 9. Which of the following is a suggested practice as far as exercise and pregnancy are concerned? A. Play basketball regularly in a hot, humid gym B. Drink plenty of fluids C. Strengthen the legs by performing deep knee bends D. Discontinue exercise during the third trimester 10. Carol has heartburn during her pregnancy. She should do all of the following
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