Menstrual Cycle Quiz Questions And Answers

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Check out this interesting ' menstrual cycle quiz' that is designed to test your knowledge about the menstrual cycle. We all know that menstruation is the vaginal bleeding that occurs as part of a woman's monthly cycle. But do you think you have a good understanding of all the concepts related to menstruation? If yes, then take this test and show us how well you can score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At which stage of the uterine cycle does the menstrual phase occur? 
    • A. 

      Days 1 to 5

    • B. 

      Days 5 to 14

    • C. 

      Days 14 to 28

    • D. 

      Days 0 to 5

  • 2. 
    At which stage of the uterine cycle does the menstrual phase occur? 
    • A. 

      Days 1 to 5

    • B. 

      Days 5 to 14

    • C. 

      Days 14 to 28

    • D. 

      Days 0 to 5

  • 3. 
    Where are Luteinizing hormone (LH) & Follicle Stimulating hormone (FSH) produced?
    • A. 

      Anterior Pituitary

    • B. 

      Posterior Pituitary

    • C. 

      Adrenal Glands

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 4. 
    Which hormone is responsible for producing symptoms of PMS?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements are true about menstruation?
    • A. 

      During menstruation only the functional layer of the endometrium is shed, with the basal layer remaining intact

    • B. 

      Absence of menstruation always indicates an active pregnancy

    • C. 

      During menstruation the entire endometrium is shed

    • D. 

      During menstruation the basal layer of the endometrium is shed, with the functional layer remaining intact

  • 6. 
    In a normal 28 day menstrual cycle when would you expect the LH surge to occur?
    • A. 

      Days 8 to 10

    • B. 

      Days 11 to 13

    • C. 

      Days 14 to 16

    • D. 

      Days 17 to 19

  • 7. 
    At which stage in the uterine cycle does the proliferative phase occur?
    • A. 

      Days 1 to 5

    • B. 

      Days 5 to 14

    • C. 

      Days 14 to 28

    • D. 

      Days 0 to 5

  • 8. 
    At which stage in the uterine cycle does the secretory phase occur?
    • A. 

      Days 1 to 5

    • B. 

      Days 5 to 14

    • C. 

      Days 14 to 28

    • D. 

      Days 0 to 5

  • 9. 
    In a normal 28 day menstrual cycle when would you expect ovulation to take place? 
    • A. 

      Day 11

    • B. 

      Day 12

    • C. 

      Days 13

    • D. 

      Days 14

  • 10. 
    During the menstrual cycle, progesterone levels are at their highest during the: 
    • A. 

      Follicular phase (first part of the cycle)

    • B. 

      Menstruation (end of cycle)

    • C. 

      Luteal phase (second half of the cycle)

    • D. 

      Ovulation (mid-cycle)

  • 11. 
    During the menstrual cycle, a surge of luteinizing hormone causes:
    • A. 

      Puberty

    • B. 

      Ovulation

    • C. 

      Menstruation

    • D. 

      Menopause

  • 12. 
    Of the following which one is in the correct order for the production of hormones during the monthly cycle? 
    • A. 

      LH, estrogen, FSH, progesterone

    • B. 

      Estrogen, progesterone, LH, FSH

    • C. 

      FSH, estrogen, LH, progesterone

    • D. 

      FSH, LH, estrogen, progesterone

  • 13. 
    Which hormone is responsible for release of dominant follicle from ovary into the oviduct?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 14. 
    Which hormone is responsible for hormone stimulating the growth of ovarian follicles in the ovary prior to ovulation? 
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following is the primary source of progesterone in the later stages of pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Placenta

    • B. 

      Fetus

    • C. 

      Endometrium

    • D. 

      Corpus Luteum

  • 16. 
    Which hormone is the Corpus Luteum responsible for producing?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 17. 
    Where are hormones estrogen and progesterone produced?
    • A. 

      Anterior Pituitary

    • B. 

      Ovary

    • C. 

      Adrenal Glands

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is correct about Toxic Shock Syndrome? 
    • A. 

      Caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.

    • B. 

      Has symptoms of high fever accompanied by vomiting or diarrhea

    • C. 

      Has led to the recommendation that women should change tampons frequently.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 19. 
    The term for painful menstruation is ___________. 
    • A. 

      Oligomenorrhea

    • B. 

      Polymenorrhea

    • C. 

      Menorrhagia

    • D. 

      Dysmenorrhea

  • 20. 
    Where is Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone produced?
    • A. 

      Anterior Pituitary

    • B. 

      Posterior Pituitary

    • C. 

      Adrenal Glands

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 21. 
    Progesterone levels begin to rise after ovulation. Progesterone levels peak at around ________. 
    • A. 

      Day 5

    • B. 

      Day 13

    • C. 

      Day 18

    • D. 

      Day 22

  • 22. 
    The follicle from which the egg was released becomes the corpus luteum during 
    • A. 

      Days 1 to 5

    • B. 

      Days 5 to 13

    • C. 

      Days 14 to 28

    • D. 

      Day 28

  • 23. 
    Some women feel pain in the abdomen or pelvis during ovulation when an egg is released from the ovary. This usually happens midway between menstrual cycles. What is the medical term for this? 
    • A. 

      Mittelschmerz

    • B. 

      Maturation

    • C. 

      Menstruation

    • D. 

      Menopause

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is NOT a cause of secondary amenorrhoea?
    • A. 

      Delayed puberty

    • B. 

      Hyperprolactinaemia

    • C. 

      Polycystic ovary syndrome

    • D. 

      Premature menopause

  • 25. 
    The term for excessive frequency of menstruation is ___________. 
    • A. 

      Oligomenorrhea

    • B. 

      Polymenorrhea

    • C. 

      Menorrhagia

    • D. 

      Dysmenorrhea

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