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As it is commonly used, the word abortion means A. spontaneous expulsion of the fetus. B. the same thing as miscarriage. C. artificially induced expulsion of the fetus. D. any intervention in a pregnancy. Page(s): 176

c. artificially induced expulsion of the fetus

2. __________ is a spontaneous expulsion of an embryo or a fetus from the uterus occurring naturally with no causal intervention. A. Abortion B. Miscarriage C. Evacuation D. Aspiration Page(s): 176

b miscarriage

3. Originally, abortion policy in the United States was dictated by A. contemporary medical opinion. B. religious dogma. C. an individual's conscience. D. quickening Page(s): 176-177

a. a contemporary medical opinion

4. "Quickening" is A. rapidly induced abortion. B. contractions precipitating miscarriage. C. fetal movement beginning at about 20 weeks of pregnancy. D. equivalent to individuation. Page(s): 176-177

c. fetal movement

5. By what year were there laws against abortion in practically every state in the U.S.? A. 1800 B. 1850 C. 1900 D. 1950 Page(s): 177

c. 1900

6. Abortion was made legal by the U.S. Supreme Court in A. 1965. B. 1969. C. 1973. D. 1980. Page(s): 177

c. 1973

7. The Supreme Court case that legalized abortion was A. Roe v. Wade. B. Knight v. U.S. C. Hart v. James. D. Webster v. Reproductive Health. Page(s): 177

a. roe v wade

8. The Supreme Court's division of pregnancy into three parts or trimesters A. gave a woman less choice about abortion as she advanced toward full term. B. prohibited all abortions in the third trimester. C. permitted abortions only in the first trimester. D. permitted abortions only during the first two trimesters. Page(s): 177

a. gave less choice about abortion as she advanced full term

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C. permitted abortions only in the first trimester. D. permitted abortions only during the first two trimesters. Page(s): 177

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9. During the second trimester, abortion rights remain up to the point when the fetus is deemed viable, which means that the fetus A. has a heart rate and brain activity. B. only has a heart rate. C. has the capability of surviving outside of the uterus. D. has detectable brain waves. Page(s): 177

c. is capable of surviving outside the womb

10. Most clinicians define a fetus as viable at ______ weeks of gestation. A. 24 B. 20 C. 18 D. 16 Page(s): 177

a. 24 weeks

11. What did Roe v. Wade establish as the key criterion in establishing the point beyond which a woman's right to choose abortion becomes markedly restricted? A. circumstance of impregnation B. age of the mother C. viability of the fetus D. prevailing community attitude Page(s): 177

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12. According to the Supreme Court, a state may NOT bar abortion A. in the third trimester. B. in the case of rape. C. in the case of incest. D. if the woman's health is in jeopardy. Page(s): 177

d if the womans health is in jeopardy

13. A reversal of Roe v. Wade would A. make third-term abortion illegal. B. identify penalties for illegal abortion. C. permit states to prohibit abortion. D. increase abortion in Midwestern states. Page(s): 178

a. make third term abortion illegal

14. Recent states laws regulating abortion have focused on A. federal funding for abortions. B. the banning of certain types of late-term abortions. C. regulations concerning parental notification. D. all of the above choices. Page(s): 177-178

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15. Current state laws concerning abortion include all of the following, EXCEPT A. bans on the use of public funding. B. mandatory prayer sessions for abortion candidates. C. insurance prohibitions. D. requirements for parental consent for minors. Page(s): 177-178

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16. A judicial bypass procedure means that A. a woman can obtain permission from a judge to have an abortion without notifying her spouse. B. a woman can obtain permission from a judge to obtain state funds to pay for an abortion. C. a minor can obtain permission from a judge to have an abortion in the third trimester. D. a minor can obtain permission from a judge instead of a parent to have an abortion. Page(s): 177

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17. The belief that any abortion is murder is representative of what group? A. pro-choice B. pro-abortion C. pro-life D. pro-intervention Page(s): 177

c. pro life

18. Which of the following is a pro-life view? A. Abortion has an overall destructive effect on society. B. Distinction needs to be made between different stages of fetal development. C. Preserving the fetus in the early gestation period may not be the ultimate moral concern. D. Discrimination in health care may result from banning abortion. Page(s): 177-178

a.

19. The belief that women must have the freedom to decide whether and when to have children is representative of what view? A. pro-life B. pro-choice C. pro-abortion D. pro-intervention Page(s): 178

b. pro choice

20. Which of the following is a pro-choice view? A. Putting the child up for adoption should always be the first choice for women who cannot care for the child. B. Abortion has an overall destructive effect on our society. C. Women who have sex know the potential consequences and need to accept those consequences. D. Women would continue to have abortions even if abortion was made illegal. Page(s): 178

c

21. The pro-choice view holds that discrimination in health care will result from banning legal abortions because A. there is a stigma associated with middle-class unwed pregnancies. B. adoption would be very expensive. C. public assistance for abortion would not be available for the medically indigent. D. wealthy women could more easily travel to access safe, legal abortion. Page(s): 178

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22. The attitude of most adult Americans toward abortion is A. they do not care either way. B. that it should be legal under any circumstances. C. that it should be illegal in all circumstances. D. that it should be legal under certain circumstances. Page(s): 178

d. legal under certain circumstances

23. The personal considerations for a woman considering abortion should include A. whether the decision is compatible with her moral and religious beliefs. B. what her partner's feelings about abortion are. C. whether she has a supportive network to assist her through a difficult time. D. all of the above choices. Page(s): 178-179

d. all of the above

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C. whether she has a supportive network to assist her through a difficult time. D. all of the above choices. Page(s): 178-179

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24. Most induced abortions occur _______________ weeks of gestation. A. in the first 8 B. at 9-12 C. at 13-16 D. at 16-20 Page(s): 179

a. in the first 8 weeks

25. Which one of the following statements about abortion rates is generally TRUE? A. Abortion rates are consistently higher in countries that recognize legal abortions. B. Abortion rates are lowest in countries that ban or restrict the procedure. C. Abortion rates are higher in countries where contraceptives are widely available. D. Abortion rates are lower in countries where contraceptives are widely available. Page(s): 179

a

26. The decision to go through with an unwanted pregnancy and give the baby up for adoption takes all of the following, EXCEPT A. maturity. B. love. C. low self-esteem. D. courage. Page(s): 180

c low self esteem

27. The birth parents and the adoptive parents never know each other in a(n) ________ adoption. A. private B. open C. temporary D. confidential Page(s): 180

d confidential

28. The birth parents and the adoptive parents know something about one another and may meet in a(n) ________ adoption. A. private B. open C. temporary D. confidential Page(s): 180

b.open

29. At current rates, about ______ percent of American women will have had an abortion by age 45. A. 10 B. 25 C. 33 D. 45 Page(s): 179

c.33

30. The top reason a woman chooses an abortion is A. her health. B. she was too young. C. she doesn't want people to know she had sex/is pregnant. D. it would change her life (job, school). Page(s): 179

d. it would change her life

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31. Which of the following is the MOST common abortion method? A. emergency contraception B. medical C. surgical D. IUD Page(s): 181

c. surgical

32. Another name for suction curettage is A. medical abortion. B. saline instillation. C. dilation and evacuation. D. dilation and curettage. Page(s): 181

d. dilation and curettage

33. Suction curettage is the most common method of abortion in A. the first trimester. B. the second trimester. C. the third trimester. D. all trimesters. Page(s): 181

a. first trimester

34. A newer abortion option available in some locations to women in the earliest stages of pregnancy is A. suction curettage. B. dilation and evacuation. C. miscarriage. D. manual vacuum aspiration. Page(s): 181-182

d. manual vacuum aspiration

35. The most common method of abortion during the 13th to 24th weeks of pregnancy is A. medical abortion. B. vacuum aspiration. C. dilation and evacuation. D. prostaglandins. Page(s): 182

c. dilation and vacuation

36. Which of the following statements about dilation and evacuation is TRUE? A. It requires cervical dilation overnight before the procedure is completed. B. It is used primarily in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. C. It typically does not involve anesthesia. D. The more advanced the pregnancy, the easier this procedure is. Page(s): 182

a. it requires cervical dilation overnight

37. A method of late-term abortion that makes use of prostaglandins to cause uterine contractions is called A. labor induction. B. D & E. C. suction curettage. D. MVA. Page(s): 182-183

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38. Medical abortion is approved for use A. at 10 or more weeks since the last menstrual period. B. within 49 days of the last menstrual period. C. 3 months after suspected conception. D. at any time. Page(s): 183

b. within 49 days oflast menstrual cycle

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39. All of the following are TRUE about mifepristone, EXCEPT that it A. causes the uterine lining to shed. B. is the same as emergency contraception. C. is an abortion pill. D. blocks uterine absorption of progesterone. Page(s): 184

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40. How does mifepristone cause an abortion? A. It blocks estrogen hormone in the uterus. B. It blocks the effect of progesterone. C. It blocks the capability of the blastocyst to bond to the uterus. D. It is unknown how the drug causes an abortion. Page(s): 184

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41. Which of the following is TRUE about abortion with mifepristone? A. It is a faster procedure than surgical abortion. B. It is also available as a once-monthly contraceptive. C. Its success rate is highest in early pregnancy. D. It is not currently available in the United States. Page(s): 184

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42. Methotrexate, when used with prostaglandin, induces an abortion by A. stopping the embryonic cells from dividing. B. increasing uterine secretions so the blastocyst can not attach. C. disabling the ability of the uterus to supply a viable blood source. D. causing a woman to start her menstrual cycle and expel the embryonic cells. Page(s): 184

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43. The most common physical complication of abortion is A. cervical trauma. B. cervical laceration. C. uterine perforation. D. infection. Page(s): 184

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44. Which of the following is a post-abortion danger sign? A. abdominal tenderness B. nausea C. indigestion D. headaches Page(s): 184

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45. Surgical abortion techniques can fail to end a pregnancy if A. there are multiple embryos. B. the woman is obese. C. there is an ectopic pregnancy. D. the woman is too thin. Page(s): 185

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46. Overall, mortality from abortion A. is low. B. is high. C. has increased since legalization in 1973. D. has not changed since legalization in 1973. Page(s): 185

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