Virginia Apgar: Inventions, Awards & Accomplishments - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following is FALSE regarding Virginia Apgar's education?

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1. _____ is the field of medicine which explores means of rendering a mother insensitive to pain during the child birthing processes.

2. Which is the BEST description of the Apgar score?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz questions to make sure you know about the achievements of Virginia Apgar, MD. You will be asked to explain the field she worked in and how she contributed to medical science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll see how much you remember about:

  • The field of medicine concerned with reducing a mother's pain during childbirth
  • Virginia Apgar's education
  • The Apgar score

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what Dr. Apgar did during her later life
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what kind of education Virginia Apgar received
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Apgar score and how it is used

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of the life of this famous doctor, watch or read the lesson titled Virginia Apgar: Inventions, Awards & Accomplishments. It includes:

  • The number of births attended by Dr. Apgar
  • Major reasons Dr. Apgar went into the field of anesthesiology
  • The university Dr. Apgar was awarded a professorship to