Journalism Quiz


Question: A individual member of the species homo sapiens who is fully expelled from his or her mother, and who is breathing or shows other signs of life, is properly referred to as:

a. a baby

 

b. an infant

 

c. a newborn

 

d. a neonate

 

e. a fetus

 

According to the editors at the Associated Press Washington Bureau, the correct answer is “e.”

For further information, see: http://www.nrlc.org/federal/bornaliveinfants/APmemo031302.