Biology : Reproduction Quiz

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Biology : Reproduction Quiz

College freshman level reproduction quiz for biology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The two hormones of birth control would be ___________.
    • A. 

      Testosterone and estrogen

    • B. 

      Testosterone and progesterone

    • C. 

      Progesterone and FSH

    • D. 

      Estrogen and progesterone

    • E. 

      FSH and LH

  • 2. 
    After about 4 months into pregnancy the placenta begins to produce __________.
    • A. 

      Human chorionic gonadotropin

    • B. 

      LH

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      LTH

    • E. 

      Estrogen

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Voice

    • B. 

      Muscle mass

    • C. 

      Hairyness

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In controlling "male/bull" fertility, the urethra is ligated/ cut to stop sperm from leaving the testes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Follicles in the ovary rupture to release the egg on/or about  ________ days into the cycle.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 7. 
    The fertilized egg develops to term (to birth) in the ______.
    • A. 

      Oviduct

    • B. 

      Vagina

    • C. 

      Ovary

    • D. 

      Uterus

  • 8. 
    The characteristic/ gene that causes maleness is located on the __________.
    • A. 

      An autosome

    • B. 

      "y" chromosome

    • C. 

      "X" chromosome

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 9. 
    The tip of the clitoris which has lots of touch responding sensory neurons like its homolog, the penis, would be called the ___________.
    • A. 

      Corpora spongiosum

    • B. 

      Prostate

    • C. 

      Cowper's gland

    • D. 

      Glans clitoris

  • 10. 
    More than one sperm is required to fertilize an egg because the __________ surrounding the egg must be separated.
    • A. 

      Myometrial cells

    • B. 

      Fuctionalis cells

    • C. 

      Endometrial cells

    • D. 

      Follicle cells

    • E. 

      Serosal cells

  • 11. 
    Seminal fluid, excluding sperm, is produced by all EXCEPT 
    • A. 

      Cowper's gland

    • B. 

      Prostate

    • C. 

      Seminal vesicle

    • D. 

      Vas deferns.

  • 12. 
    Approximately how many sperm probably actually reach the egg for fertilization?
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      20 million

    • C. 

      Hundreds of thousands

    • D. 

      Several hundreds

  • 13. 
    Which hormone stimulates uterine smooth muscle activity and causes milk release from mammary glands during sucking?
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      FSH

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

  • 14. 
    The sugar fructose in the seminal fluid provides the sperm nutrition, while pH buffers protect the sperm from acids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The labia major and minor of females are derived from the same tissue as the supporting tissue of the scrotal sac and penis of males.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The hormone progesterone inhibits production of __________?
    • A. 

      Estrogen and FSH

    • B. 

      LH and FSH

    • C. 

      LH and oxytocin

    • D. 

      Oxytocin and inhibin

    • E. 

      Inhibin and LH

  • 17. 
    Initiation of both egg and sperm production is controlled by ___________, whereas testosterone production by the interstitial cells of Leydig is controlled by ___________.
    • A. 

      Proesterone, estrogen

    • B. 

      LH , FSH

    • C. 

      FSH , LH

    • D. 

      LH, oxytocin

    • E. 

      Oxytocin, inhibin

  • 18. 
    The egg must be fertilized in the upper 1/3 of the oviduct because the egg only lives about 24 hours after ovulation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Sperm are no longer ejected after a vasectomy because the  __________ is cut or ligated.
    • A. 

      Epididymis

    • B. 

      Urethra

    • C. 

      Ureter

    • D. 

      Vas deferens

  • 20. 
    Sperm is produced by the seminiferous tubules of the testes, while eggs are produced by the germinal epithelium of the ovaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Both the clitoris and penis become erect because of ___________
    • A. 

      The bone hardens

    • B. 

      Penile vein dilates

    • C. 

      Blood pressure

  • 22. 
    By filling with blood, which tissues plays a major role in penile erection?
    • A. 

      Corpora cavernosa

    • B. 

      Corpora spongiosum

    • C. 

      Prostate

    • D. 

      Cowper's gland

    • E. 

      Both a and b

  • 23. 
    The femal hormone that influences female secondary characters (higher voice , less hairiness, less muscular), female behavior, and guides femal development in the fetus would be ___________.
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Testosterone

  • 24. 
    The so called abortion pill, RU-486,blocks the action of  _____.
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      LH

    • E. 

      FSH

  • 25. 
    In females the urogenital opening and canal of the developing fetus becomes the _______ and ________.
    • A. 

      Urethra, vagina

    • B. 

      Urter, urethra

    • C. 

      Vagina, seminiferous tubules

    • D. 

      Vagina, oviduct

  • 26. 
    The menstrual cycle begins when which hormone starts being produced again?
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      FSH

    • E. 

      Testosterone

  • 27. 
    In a day it takes about how long for an ovum or egg to travel down the oviduct 
    • A. 

      1-2

    • B. 

      2-3

    • C. 

      3-4

    • D. 

      4-6

    • E. 

      0-1

  • 28. 
    The endometrium or lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy each moth by becoming more cellular and vascular under the influence of which two hormones
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Both b and c

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Corpora cavenosa

    • B. 

      Copora spongiosum

    • C. 

      Endometruim

    • D. 

      Fuctionalis layer

    • E. 

      Myometrium

  • 30. 
    Sperm are stored mostly in
    • A. 

      Cowpers gland

    • B. 

      Prostate

    • C. 

      Seminal vesicle

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Seminiferous tubules, LH

    • B. 

      Vas deferns, estrogen

    • C. 

      Uterus, seminiferous tubules

    • D. 

      Urethra, ureter

    • E. 

      Only the urthra..

  • 32. 
    If the ovidcut is ligated/ cut, the egg can not be fertilized or reach the uterus/ womb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    IN the human ejeculate of 2.5 ml, if ther are ________ million sperm or less a person is considered sterile.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      20

  • 34. 
    In men when the supply of sperm is adequate which hormone is produced to stop more sperm being made?
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      FSH

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

    • E. 

      Inhibin

  • 35. 
    The egg must be fertilized before ovulation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Which of the following will give males trouble in the future if they long enough?
    • A. 

      Corpora cavernosa

    • B. 

      Corpora spongiosum

    • C. 

      Prostate gland

    • D. 

      Cowpers gland

    • E. 

      A and b

  • 37. 
    Two hormones that occur in both males and females would be _________-
    • A. 

      Testosterone and estrogen

    • B. 

      Testosterone and progesterone

    • C. 

      Progesterone and FSH

    • D. 

      Estrogen and progesterone

    • E. 

      FSH and LH

  • 38. 
    When pregnancy occurs the hormone that will keep the corpus luteum functiong is ___________
    • A. 

      Human chorionic gonadotropin

    • B. 

      LH

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      LTH

    • E. 

      Estrogen

  • 39. 
    Castration or removal of the testes after puberty will effect _________.
    • A. 

      Deep voice

    • B. 

      More muscle mass

    • C. 

      Hairyness

    • D. 

      Aggressiveness

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 40. 
    The initiation of egg formation and development at the beginning of each menstrual cycle is caused by __________
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      Estrogen and progesterone

    • E. 

      FSH, LH

  • 41. 
    Follicles in the ovary rupture to release the egg, some blood, and their are many follicle cells surrounding the egg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    The fertilized egg develops initially deep inside the __________ of the uterus.
    • A. 

      Myometrium

    • B. 

      Vagina

    • C. 

      Ovary

    • D. 

      Endometrium

  • 43. 
    Some of the anabolic steroids taken by athletes cause a lower production of testosterone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    In mammals the testes must be descended outside of the body for sperm to be viable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    The midpeice of the sperm carries the hyaluronidae while the acrosome contains mitochondrium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    The energy used by the sperm to swim up the female system comes primarily from glycosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    If two sperm enter the ovum at the same time, the embryo will develop into a functioning triploid adult.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    Which ingredient of the semen is used in glycolysis by the sperm?
    • A. 

      Fructose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Maltose

    • D. 

      Lactose

  • 49. 
    The labia major and minor of females are openings  that open and lead directly into the uterus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    In the breasts the milk producing glands are modified sweat glands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    Sex interest or drive of females is controlled by __________
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Prolactin

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 52. 
    Sperm is produced by the seminiferous tubules of the testes, whereas eggs are produced by the germinal epithelium of the ovaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    The so called abortion pill, "RU-486", blocks the action of _________.
    • A. 

      Testosterone

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Estrogen

  • 54. 
    In females the urogenital opening and canal of the developing fetus becomes the ________and _________.
    • A. 

      Urethra,vagina

    • B. 

      Ureter,urethra

    • C. 

      Vagina,seminiferous tubules

  • 55. 
    The uterus from outside to inside has which layers?
    • A. 

      Endometrium,myometrium,serosa

    • B. 

      Myometrium, serosa, endometrium

    • C. 

      Serosa,endometrium, myometrium

    • D. 

      Serosa, myometrium, endometrium

  • 56. 
    The endometrium or lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy each month by becoming more cellular and vascular under the influence of which two hormones 
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Both b and c

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 57. 
    The highest concentrations of FSH, LH and estrogen ___________ovulation, whereas progesterone levels are highest __________.
    • A. 

      After, after

    • B. 

      Before, before

    • C. 

      After, before

    • D. 

      Before, after