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Competency 1: Introduction to FASD

Test Your Knowledge Questions: Pretest

Pretests are designed to gauge your knowledge. Click in the circle or box next to the correct answer. Circles indicate that only one correct answer is possible. Boxes indicate that more than one correct answer is possible. A posttest is given at the end of the module so that you can see what you've learned.


1. In 1973, who identified a specific pattern of malformations and deficits in children of alcoholic mothers?





2. Which of the following are major components of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?





3. When a pregnant woman drinks, the blood alcohol level of the fetus becomes equal to or greater than the mother’s.



4. In what year did the U.S. Surgeon General issue warnings against alcohol use during pregnancy?





5. How does the rate for FASD compare with the rate of Down syndrome or spina bifida?




6. Which substance produces the most serious neurobehavioral effects in the fetus?





7. The brain develops throughout pregnancy. Alcohol exposure at any time during the pregnancy can cause brain damage.



8. The terms FASD and FAS are interchangeable.



9. Based on which of the following factors do women experience the damaging consequences of chronic alcohol use more severely and rapidly than men?
Select all that apply.





10. Women respond to alcohol differently then men do. These differences include:
Select all that apply.





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