MCQs on Amniocentesis For NEET and Medical Exam 2022

NEET Biology is the scoring paper in the medical entrance examination. Here, you will discover the NEET Biology MCQ Questions for all Concepts as per the latest syllabus. Practice more on a regular basis with these NEET Biology objective questions on air pollution and improve your subject knowledge & problem-solving skills along with time management. NEET Biology Amniocentesis Multiple Choice Questions make you feel confident in answering the question in the exam & increases your scores to high.


Q.1. Amniocentesis is a prenatal diagnostic test, which can also determine whether an unborn child will have ___________or not.

(a) Obesity
(b) Diabetes
(c) Down’s syndrome
(d) All of the above

(c) Down’s syndrome


Q.2. Which of the following sentence is true for the chorion?

(a) The organ in the uterus connected to the fetus by the umbilical cord
(b) The sac or pouch-like organ within uterus containing the amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus
(c) A membrane developing around an embryo, contributing to the formation of the placenta
(d) None of the above

(c) A membrane developing around an embryo, contributing to the formation of the placenta


Q.3. Which of the following procedure is involved in injecting a small flexible plastic tube into the uterus through the vagina?

(a) Amniocentesis
(b) Alpha-fetoprotein screening
(c) Chorionic villi sampling
(d) None of the above

(c) Chorionic villi sampling


Q.4. Which of the following medical conditions are responsible for producing incorrect Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) screening results and indicating a fetus has genetic defects?

(a) The mother is anaemic
(b) The mother has Rh-negative blood
(c) The date of conception has been miscalculated
(d) All the above

(b) The mother has Rh-negative blood


Q.5. How many days are required for the Amniocentesis tests results?

(a) 1 day
(b) 1-2 days
(c) 1-2 weeks
(d) 3-4 weeks

(d) 3-4 weeks


Q.6. The amniocentesis procedure is not done before the ___________ week after conception.

(a) 4th-5th
(b) 6th-8th
(c) 10th-12th
(d) 15th-16th

(d) 15th-16th


Q.7. Which of these procedures has the least risk for an unborn child?

(a) Amniocentesis
(b) Alpha-fetoprotein sampling
(c) Chorionic villi sampling
(d) All have the same risk level

(b) Alpha-fetoprotein sampling


Q.8. Amniocentesis, chorionic villi and alpha-fetoprotein sampling are performed to determine ___________.

(a) The most likely date of birth of the foetus
(b) Whether the baby will be normal or abnormal
(c) Whether the mother has a genetic abnormality
(d) A and B

(b) Whether the baby will be normal or abnormal


Q.9. Which of the following tests cannot be examined by Amniocentesis procedure?

(a) Chromosome analysis
(b) Detecting genetic defects
(c) Maturity of fetal lungs
(d) None of these

(d) None of these


Q.10. The fluid sample required for performing the Amniocentesis test is _________.

(a) The amnion
(b) The placenta
(c) The liquid surrounding the immediate fetus
(d) All of the above

(c) The liquid surrounding the immediate fetus

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