Chapter 28 - The Reproductive System

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Reproductive System Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The period of time when secondary sexual characteristics begin to develop and the potential foe sexual reproduction is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Testosterone/estrogen surge

    • B. 

      Maturity

    • C. 

      Puberty

    • D. 

      Troublesome

  • 2. 
    The first menses is called ______ and the permanent cessation of menses is called ______.
    • A. 

      Menopause, menarche

    • B. 

      Menarche, menopause

  • 3. 
    Spermatogenesis does not occur at normal core body temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The route of sperm from the production in the testes to the exterior of the body is: seminiferous tubules, straight tubules, rete testes, epididymis, ductus (vas) deferens, ejaculatory duct, prostatic urethra, membranous urethra, spongy urethra, external urethral orifice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are functions of Setolli cells? (1) protection of developing spermatogenic cells; (2) nourishment of spermatocytes, spermatids, and sperm; (3) phagocytosis of excess sperm cytoplasm as development proceeds; (4) mediation of the effects of testosterone and FSH; (5) control of movements of spermatogenic cells and release of sperm into the lumen of seminiferous tubules.
    • A. 

      1, 2, 4, 5

    • B. 

      1, 2, 3, 5

    • C. 

      2, 3, 4, 5

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3, 4

    • E. 

      1, 2, 3, 4, 5

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are true concerning estrogens?  (1) They promote development and maintenance of female reproductive structures and secondary sex characteristics; (2) They help control fluid and electrolyte balance; (3) They increase protein catabolism; (4) They lower blood cholesterol; (5) In moderate levels, they inhibit the release of GnRH and the secretion of LH and FSH.
    • A. 

      1, 4, 5

    • B. 

      1, 3, 4, 5

    • C. 

      1, 2, 3, 5

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3, 4

    • E. 

      1, 2, 3, 4, 5

  • 7. 
    Oral contraceptives work by (1) causing a thickening of the cervical mucus; (2) blocking the uterine tubes; (3) inhibiting the release of FSH and LH; (4) preventing ovulation; (5) disrupting the plasma membranes of sperm; (6) irritating the endometrial lining so that it is inhospitable for fetal development.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      3, 4

    • C. 

      1, 2, 5

    • D. 

      1, 3, 4

    • E. 

      1, 2, 3, 4, 5

  • 8. 
    Modified sudoriferous glands involved in lactation.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 9. 
    A small, cylindrical mass of erectile tissue and nerves in the female; homologue of the male glans penis.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 10. 
    Produce mucus in the female during sexual arousal and intercourse; homologus to the male bulbourethral glands.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 11. 
    The group of cells that nourish the developing oocyte and begin to secrete estrogens.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 12. 
    A pathway for sperm to reach the uterine tubes; the site of menstration; the site of implantation of a fertilized ovum; the womb.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 13. 
    Produce progesterone, estrogens, relaxin, and inhibin.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 14. 
    Draw the ovum into the uterine tube.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 15. 
    The opening between the uterus and vagina.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 16. 
    Muscular layer of uterus; responsible for expulsion of fetus from uterus.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 17. 
    Mucus-secreting glands in the female that are homologus to the prostate gland.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium11
  • 18. 
    The female copulatory organ; the birth canal.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 19. 
    Passageway for the ovum to the uterus; usual site of fertilization; site of tubal ligation.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 20. 
    Refers to the external genitals of the female.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 21. 
    The layer of uterine lining that is partially shed during each monthly cycle.Enter choice 1-14 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) follicle; (2) corpus luteum; (3) uterine tube; (4) fimbriae; (5) uterus; (6) cervix; (7) endometrium; (8) vagina; (9) vulva; (10) clitoris; (11) paraurethral glands; (12) greater vestibular glands; (13) mammary glands; (14) myometrium
  • 22. 
    Site of sperm maturation.  Enter choice 1-15 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) spermatogenic cells; (2) Sertoli cells; (3) Leydig cells; (4) penis; (5) scrotum; (6) epididymis; (7) ductus deferens; (8) ejaculatory duct; (9) seminiferous tubules; (10) seminal vesicle; (11) prostate gland; (12) bulbourethral glands; (13) urethra; (14) spermatic cord; (15) cremaster muscle
  • 23. 
    The male copulatory organ; a passageway for ejaculation of sperm and excretion of urine.Enter choice 1-15 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) spermatogenic cells; (2) Sertoli cells; (3) Leydig cells; (4) penis; (5) scrotum; (6) epididymis; (7) ductus deferens; (8) ejaculatory duct; (9) seminiferous tubules; (10) seminal vesicle; (11) prostate gland; (12) bulbourethral glands; (13) urethra; (14) spermatic cord; (15) cremaster muscle
  • 24. 
    Sperm-forming cells.Enter choice 1-15 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) spermatogenic cells; (2) Sertoli cells; (3) Leydig cells; (4) penis; (5) scrotum; (6) epididymis; (7) ductus deferens; (8) ejaculatory duct; (9) seminiferous tubules; (10) seminal vesicle; (11) prostate gland; (12) bulbourethral glands; (13) urethra; (14) spermatic cord; (15) cremaster muscle
  • 25. 
    Produce an alkaline substance that protects sperm by neutralizing acids in the urethra.Enter choice 1-15 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) spermatogenic cells; (2) Sertoli cells; (3) Leydig cells; (4) penis; (5) scrotum; (6) epididymis; (7) ductus deferens; (8) ejaculatory duct; (9) seminiferous tubules; (10) seminal vesicle; (11) prostate gland; (12) bulbourethral glands; (13) urethra; (14) spermatic cord; (15) cremaster muscle
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