9.3 Menstrual Cycle

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Menstrual Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

Anatomy & Physiology Unit 9 - Reproductive System 9. 3 - I CAN describe the physiology of the menstrual cycle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best explains what occurs during menstruation?
    • A. 

      Follicle is released from the ovary into the fallopian tubes

    • B. 

      Egg is implanted in the wall of the uterus

    • C. 

      The lining of the uterus is shed through the vagina

    • D. 

      Uterine arteries & veins are opened and bleed through the vagina

  • 2. 
    Eggs are usually fertilized in the _______, and implant in the _____________.
    • A. 

      Ovary; vagina

    • B. 

      Ovary; fallopian tubes

    • C. 

      Fallopian tubes; uterus

    • D. 

      Vagina; uterus

  • 3. 
    WHY won't a woman get her period if she is pregnant?
    • A. 

      The lining of the uterus remains to help nourish the growing embryo

    • B. 

      Her cervix is completely closed off once she is pregnant

    • C. 

      Her vagina reabsorbs the menstrual secretions when she is pregnant

  • 4. 
    What happens during the follicular phase?
    • A. 

      The uterine lining is shed through the vagina

    • B. 

      The uterine lining breaks down

    • C. 

      The egg matures into a follicle and is released through ovulation

  • 5. 
    What happens during the menstrual phase?
    • A. 

      The uterine lining is shed through the vagina

    • B. 

      The egg matures into a follicle

    • C. 

      The uterine lining builds up with blood and nutrients

    • D. 

      The egg is released through ovulation