Health Quiz (female)

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Health Quizzes & Trivia

As females, we have undergone a lot of misplaced ideas on how a healthy female should be or look like. Over the past few weeks, we got to learn a lot about the health of females and how to maintain it. Do you wish to review all that we have covered so far? If so then the quiz below is precisely what you need before the upcoming exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Separation of chromatids occurs during anaphase I of melosis I

    • B. 

      Pairing of homologous chromosomes occurs in prophase II of meiosis II

    • C. 

      The genetic material in each of the four cells produced are identical

    • D. 

      Crossing over of genetic material occurs in prophase I of melosis I

    • E. 

      Non disjunction cannot occur in meiosis I

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Primary spermatocytes are fornied before birth

    • B. 

      The transformation from spermatogonia to spermatozoa is about 2 days

    • C. 

      Primary oocytes are all arrested in the diplotene stage of prophase I before birth

    • D. 

      Primary oocytes are all formed at the time of puberty

    • E. 

      Primary oocyte secretes the oocyte maturation inhibitor (OMI)

  • 3. 
    During the menstrual cycle
    • A. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone influences the corpus luteum to ovulate

    • B. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone causes the corpus luteum to secrete progesterone

    • C. 

      Luteinizing hormone stimulates several primordial follicles to develop

    • D. 

      The follicular cells of growing follicles secrete estrogen

    • E. 

      A primary oocyte is released at the time of ovulation

  • 4. 
    During the process of fertilization
    • A. 

      After the sperm touches the oocyte plasma membrane, a zonal reaction occurs that allows more sperm to enter the oocyte

    • B. 

      The sperm first penetrates the zona pellucida

    • C. 

      The sperm’s plasma membrane fuses with the cells of the corona radiata enzymes released from cortical granules cause the oocyte plasma membrane and the zona pellucida to undergo a conformation change

    • D. 

      In the oocyte, the tail of the sperm remains functional after zygote formation

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The morula loses its corona radiata and implants unto the endometrium

    • B. 

      The outermost layer of the blastocyst develops into a cytotrophoblast layer

    • C. 

      At around 5 6 days, the blastocyst loses its zona pellucida and implants onto the endometrium

    • D. 

      The zygote undergoes several meiotic divisions

    • E. 

      The inner cell mass of the morula gives rise to syncytiotrophoblast and cytotrophoblast

  • 6. 
    During the 2nd week of development, the
    • A. 

      Amniotic cavity is filled with nutrients such as yolk for the developing embryo

    • B. 

      Syncytiotrophoblast erodes the lining of the maternal blood vessels to establish the primitive uteroplacental circulation

    • C. 

      Maternal sinusoids are located within the secondary yolk sac

    • D. 

      Inner cell mass is still a single layer of cell

    • E. 

      Uteroplacental circulation develops within the yolk sac

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The amnion forms from the hypoblast

    • B. 

      The inner cell mass differentiates into ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm

    • C. 

      The prochordal plate develops from the hypoblast

    • D. 

      The trophoblast gives rise to the epiblast and hypoblast

    • E. 

      Placenta praevia refers to the development of the bilaminar germ disc

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      It coincides with development of ovarian follicles

    • B. 

      It depends on progesterone secretion

    • C. 

      It coincides with initial repair of the endometrium

    • D. 

      It occurs before ovulation

    • E. 

      It produces ischemia and necrosis of the functional layer of the endometrium

  • 9. 
    The oocyte of a mature Graafian follicle is induced to complete the 1st meiotic division just prior to ovulation. Which of the following hormonal stimuli causes this?
    • A. 

      The low estrogen levels associated with the maturing follicles

    • B. 

      The surge of luteinizing hormone (LH) initiated by high estrogen levels

    • C. 

      The gradual elevation of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

    • D. 

      The cessation (lack) of progesterone secretion

    • E. 

      The slow elevation of progesterone produced by the corpus luteum

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Primary oocyte surrounded by a single squamous layer of follicular cells

    • B. 

      An oogonia surrounded by a single cuboidal layer of follicular cells

    • C. 

      A primary oocyte surrounded by a multilayer of follicular (granulosa) cells

    • D. 

      A primary oocyte surrounded by the cumulus oophorus

    • E. 

      A secondary oocyte surrounded by a single squamous layer of follicular cells

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Mullerian inhibiting substance

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone

    • D. 

      Testosterone

    • E. 

      Progesterone

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Spermatogonia

    • B. 

      Leydig cells

    • C. 

      Stromal (C.T.) Cells of the ovary

    • D. 

      Primordial follicles

    • E. 

      Sertoli cells

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH)

    • B. 

      Follicle stimulating hormones (FSH)

    • C. 

      Luteinizing hormone (LH)

    • D. 

      Progesterone

    • E. 

      Prostaglandins

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone

    • B. 

      Activin

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Luteinizing hormone

    • E. 

      Human chorionic gonadotropin

  • 15. 
    During the first six days of embryonic development:
    • A. 

      The zona pellucida disappears around the 5 6 day stage of development

    • B. 

      Blastomeres divide primarily by meiosis

    • C. 

      The morula has acquired a cavity that is filled with fluid

    • D. 

      Blastomeres at the 8 cell stage not only divide by mitosis but increase in size

    • E. 

      The inner cell mass secretes human chorionic gonadotropin

  • 16. 
    During the second week of embryonic development:
    • A. 

      The embryo proper is referred to as a bilaminar germ disc

    • B. 

      The trophoblast layer forms the inner cell mass

    • C. 

      The cytotrophoblast layer secretes luteinizing hormone

    • D. 

      The amnion is connected to the hypoblast layer

    • E. 

      Syncytiotrophoblast gives rise to the secondary yolk sac

  • 17. 
    The primitive uteroplacental circulation occurs as a result of
    • A. 

      Syncytiotrophoblast cells eroding the lining of maternal blood vessels and allowing the blood to enter the lacunae (spaces)

    • B. 

      Blood vessels developing in the wall of the yolk sac

    • C. 

      Cytotrophoblast cells forming lacunae (spaces)

    • D. 

      The inner cell mass developing blood vessels

    • E. 

      Blood vessels forming in the extraembryonic mesoderm

  • 18. 
    At the time of ovulation, the developing egg is arrested at which stage of development?
    • A. 

      Leptotene stage of meiosis I

    • B. 

      Prophase 1 of meiosis 1

    • C. 

      Zygotene stage of meiosis II

    • D. 

      Diplotene stage of meiosis I

    • E. 

      Metaphase stage of meiosis II

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Primary spermatocytes

    • B. 

      Spermatids

    • C. 

      Spermatogonia

    • D. 

      Oogonia

    • E. 

      Secondary oocytes

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)

    • D. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

    • E. 

      Luteinizing hormone (LH)

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      The destruction of the zona pellucida by acrosin

    • B. 

      Alteration of the oocyte plasma membrane and zona pellucida due to the release of enzymes from the cortical granules

    • C. 

      Stabilization of the oocyte plasma membrane due to the release of enzymes from the cortical granules

    • D. 

      Release of enzymes by the sperm resulting in the breakdown of the corona radiata

    • E. 

      The widening of the perivitelline space between the oocyte plasma membrane and the zona pellucid