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. 
    Castration or removal of the testes BEFORE puberty will interfere with development of secondary sex characteristics in males such as ____________.
    • 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