Third Trimester Fetal Development


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During month seven, the fetus's eyes begin to distinguish _____.

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1. Which of the following occurs during the 3rd trimester?

2. Which of the following DOES NOT occur during the 3rd trimester?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of how a fetus develops in the final trimester of pregnancy. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include how much weight is gained by the fetus during the third trimester and what a viable fetus is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of fetal development, including:

  • What change happens to the fetus's eyes during the seventh month
  • Events that do and do not occur during the third trimester
  • A viable fetus
  • Amount of weight gained by a fetus during the third trimester

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related fetal development lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as what does and doesn't occur during the third trimester
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about the amount of weight that is gained by a fetus during the third trimester

Additional Learning

To learn more about fetal development, review the corresponding lesson called Third Trimester Fetal Development. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what occurs during the seventh month of pregnancy, such as continued brain development
  • Recall the fetal development in the eighth month of pregnancy
  • Understand how the fetus changes during the ninth month of pregnancy, such as developing a firm hand grasp