What Do You Know About Lactation?

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What Do You Know About Lactation?

Lactation is the process that involves the secretion and feeding of the offspring with milk from the mammary glands of the mother. It is a vital process that ensures survival of lines.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following hormones is important in lactation?
    • A. 

      Aldosterone

    • B. 

      Growth hormone

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

  • 2. 
    Which of the following doesn't lactate?
    • A. 

      Platypus

    • B. 

      Hen

    • C. 

      Man

    • D. 

      Dogs

  • 3. 
    In humans, the process of lactation is usually initiated in pregnancy at the 
    • A. 

      18th week 

    • B. 

      20th week

    • C. 

      14th week

    • D. 

      15th week

  • 4. 
    Which of the following hormones is not vital in lactation?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Testosterone

  • 5. 
    Colostrum contain the following substances except 
    • A. 

      Antibodies

    • B. 

      Immunoglobulin A

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Proteolytic enzymes

  • 6. 
    The following are immune components present in colostrum except 
    • A. 

      Lactoferrin

    • B. 

      Lactoperoxidase

    • C. 

      Complement

    • D. 

      Hyaluronidase

  • 7. 
    The autocrine control of lactation is called 
    • A. 

      Galactopoiesis

    • B. 

      Pumping

    • C. 

      Milk ejection reflex

    • D. 

      Lactation control

  • 8. 
    What part of the brain is stimulated when a baby begins to suck?
    • A. 

      Supraoptic nucleus

    • B. 

      Ventromedullary nucleus

    • C. 

      Red nucleus

    • D. 

      Paraventricular nuclei

  • 9. 
    Which of these hormones stimulates growth and differentiation of the alveoli?
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Growth hormone

  • 10. 
    Concerning milk ejection mechanism which of these is odd? 
    • A. 

      Spinothalamic tract

    • B. 

      Posterolateral tract

    • C. 

      Anterior white commisure

    • D. 

      Broca's area