The Ultimate Men's Health Trivia Quiz For Healthy Sexual Life

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How much do you know about men's physical and sexual health? Are you aware of the major health issues men face? Due to addictions like smoking and drinking, men are more prone to lifestyle diseases in comparison to women. This quiz is all about men's health and wellness. Take the quiz and learn about the male and female reproductive system, how men can live a healthy lifestyle and prevent diseases.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The dartos and cremaster muscles are important to the integrity of the male reproductive system. Which of the following is true about the role they play?
    • A. 

      They contract to allow ejaculation.

    • B. 

      They are responsible for penile erection.

    • C. 

      They regulate the temperature of the testes.

    • D. 

      They contract to push sperm along the ductus deferens.

  • 2. 
    The ability of sperm cells to move along the ductus deferens is due to ________.
    • A. 

      Hormonal action

    • B. 

      Enzymatic activity

    • C. 

      Peristaltic contractions

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 3. 
    The ability of a male to ejaculate is due to the action of ________.
    • A. 

      The dartos muscle

    • B. 

      The bulbospongiosus muscles

    • C. 

      Luteinizing hormone

    • D. 

      Parasympathetic nerves

  • 4. 
    The most important risk for testicular cancer in young males is ________.
    • A. 

      Sexually transmitted infections

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Nondescent of the testes

    • D. 

      A diet high in fat

  • 5. 
    Which of the following glands are responsible for 60% of the synthesis of semen?
    • A. 

      The bulbourethral glands

    • B. 

      The prostate

    • C. 

      The pituitary

    • D. 

      The seminal vesicles

  • 6. 
    Which of the following hormones controls the release of anterior pituitary gonadotropins?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      GnRH

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      LH

  • 7. 
    Development of male reproductive structures depends on which of the following events?
    • A. 

      That human gonadotropin be synthesized in the first week of the pregnancy

    • B. 

      That the female hormones are suppressed during pregnancy

    • C. 

      Secretion of male hormones prenatally and lasting into the first few months after birth

    • D. 

      The suppression of inhibin

  • 8. 
    Why is the blood-testis barrier important?
    • A. 

      Because some blood contents are toxic to the spermatozoa

    • B. 

      Because immature sperm cells lose their motility when they encounter any blood component

    • C. 

      Because spermatozoa and developing cells produce surface antigens that are recognized as foreign by the immune system

    • D. 

      Actually, the blood-testis barrier has no function.

  • 9. 
    The structures that receive the ovulated oocyte, providing a site for fertilization, are called the ________.
    • A. 

      Graafian follicles

    • B. 

      Fallopian tubes

    • C. 

      Fimbriae

    • D. 

      Infundibula

  • 10. 
     If gametes were diploid like somatic cells, how many chromosomes would the zygote contain?
    • A. 

      Half the diploid number with no change in development

    • B. 

      Twice the diploid number, and with every succeeding generation, the chromosome number would continue to double and normal development could not occur

    • C. 

      Triple the diploid number, and with every succeeding generation, the chromosome number would continue to triple and normal development would not occur

    • D. 

      There is no relationship between gametes and somatic cells.

  • 11. 
    Human egg and sperm are similar in that ________.
    • A. 

      They have the same degree of motility

    • B. 

      They have the same number of chromosomes

    • C. 

      About the same number of each is produced per month

    • D. 

      They are about the same size

  • 12. 
    The constancy of the chromosome number from one cell generation to the next is maintained through ________.
    • A. 

      DNA synthesis

    • B. 

      Meiosis

    • C. 

      Cytokinesis

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 13. 
    Fertilization generally occurs in the ________.
    • A. 

      Vagina

    • B. 

      Fallopian tubes

    • C. 

      Ovary

    • D. 

      Uterus

  • 14. 
    Spermiogenesis involves the ________.
    • A. 

      Sequence of events in the rete testis

    • B. 

      Formation of four haploid cells from a spermatogonium

    • C. 

      Formation of a functional sperm by the stripping away of superfluous cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Movement of sperm in the female genital tract

  • 15. 
    All of the following can be considered male secondary sex characteristics except the ________.
    • A. 

      Increasing mass of the skeleton

    • B. 

      Development of testes as opposed to ovaries

    • C. 

      Development of body hair

    • D. 

      Lowering of the voice

  • 16. 
    In humans, separation of the cells at the two-cell state following fertilization may lead to the production of twins, which in this case would be ________.
    • A. 

      Identical

    • B. 

      Dizygotic

    • C. 

      Fraternal

    • D. 

      Of different sexes

  • 17. 
    Characteristics of the mature sperm include the ________.
    • A. 

      Absence of an acrosome

    • B. 

      Presence of Y chromosomes in approximately half the sperm

    • C. 

      Absence of coiled mitochondria

    • D. 

      Presence of two X chromosomes in approximately half the sperm

  • 18. 
    How do the testes respond to exposure to excessive body warmth?
    • A. 

      They move away from the pelvic cavity.

    • B. 

      They move close to the pelvic cavity.

    • C. 

      Excessive warmth has no effect on the testicles because of their location in the scrotum.

    • D. 

      Excessive warmth is actually beneficial in that it speeds up the maturation of sperm.

  • 19. 
    Effects of estrogen include ________.
    • A. 

      Deepening of the voice

    • B. 

      Growth of the larynx

    • C. 

      Increased oiliness of the skin

    • D. 

      Growth of the breasts at puberty

  • 20. 
    Secretion of progesterone stimulates ________.
    • A. 

      Secretory activity of the uterine myometrium

    • B. 

      Development of the female secondary sex characteristics

    • C. 

      Preparation of the mammary glands for lactation

    • D. 

      Contraction of uterine muscles

  • 21. 
    Which of the following statements about sperm is not true?
    • A. 

      The sperm midpiece consists of mitochondria spiraled tightly around the contractile filaments of the tail.

    • B. 

      The acrosome is produced by the Golgi apparatus and contains hydrolytic enzymes.

    • C. 

      They are sluggish in an alkaline environment.

    • D. 

      They contain very little cytoplasm or stored nutrients.

  • 22. 
    The cells that produce testosterone in the testis are called ________.
    • A. 

      Spermatogonia

    • B. 

      Interstitial cells

    • C. 

      Spermatocytes

    • D. 

      Sustentacular cells

  • 23. 
    The testicular cells that construct the blood-testis barrier are the ________.
    • A. 

      Interstitial cells

    • B. 

      Sustentacular cells

    • C. 

      Spermatocytes

    • D. 

      Spermatogonia

  • 24. 
    Which of the following occurs as a result of undescended testes?
    • A. 

      Inadequate or nonviable sperm will be produced.

    • B. 

      Male sex hormones will not be circulated in the body.

    • C. 

      Sperm will have no means of exit from the body.

    • D. 

      Inadequate blood supply will retard the development of the testes.

  • 25. 
    Erection of the penis results from ________.
    • A. 

      A sympathetic reflex

    • B. 

      A parasympathetic reflex

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic activation of the bulbourethral glands

    • D. 

      Dilation of the veins in the penis

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