Reproductive System Test A

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Reproductive System Test A

Anatomy & Physiology Unit 9 - Reproductive System Unit Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main purpose of the male reproductive system is to:
    • A. 

      Create as many sperm as possible

    • B. 

      Create egg cells

    • C. 

      Maintain erections for as long as possible

    • D. 

      Make sure each sperm cell is carefully developed

  • 2. 
    Identify the organ shown below:
    • A. 

      Epididymis

    • B. 

      Penis

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Urethra

  • 3. 
    Identify the organ shown below:
    • A. 

      Penis

    • B. 

      Epididymis

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Prostate gland

  • 4. 
    A man is able to ejaculate but has a very low sperm count. This man probably has a problem with which organ?
    • A. 

      Prostate gland

    • B. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Cowper's gland

  • 5. 
     If a man has had a vasectomy (a procedure that cuts off the vas deferens from the testes), will he still be able to ejaculate?
    • A. 

      YES, but the semen will not contain sperm

    • B. 

      YES, but he will not have an erection

    • C. 

      NO, because he will not produce any semen

  • 6. 
    Eggs are created in the:
    • A. 

      Cervix

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Fallopian tubes

  • 7. 
    Identify the organ shown below:
    • A. 

      Uterus

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Vagina

    • D. 

      Fallopian tubes

  • 8. 
     Which of the following is NOT a function of the female reproductive system?
    • A. 

      Maintaining the reproductive cycle through hormones

    • B. 

      Creating egg cells

    • C. 

      Absorbing waste created during the reproductive cycle

    • D. 

      Nurturing growing embryos

  • 9. 
    A woman and her husband are having trouble getting pregnant. The doctors tell them that they are having a problem with ovulation. This means that the problem is happening in:
    • A. 

      The woman's ovaries

    • B. 

      The man's testes

    • C. 

      The man's penis

    • D. 

      The woman's uterus

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best explains what occurs during menstruation?
    • A. 

      Follicle is released from the ovary into the fallopian tubes

    • B. 

      Egg is implanted in the wall of the uterus

    • C. 

      The lining of the uterus is shed through the vagina

    • D. 

      Uterine arteries & veins are opened and bleed through the vagina

  • 11. 
    WHY won't a woman get her period if she is pregnant?
    • A. 

      The lining of the uterus remains to help nourish the growing embryo

    • B. 

      Her cervix is completely closed off once she is pregnant

    • C. 

      Her vagina reabsorbs the menstrual secretions when she is pregnant

  • 12. 
    What happens during the menstrual phase?
    • A. 

      The uterine lining is shed through the vagina

    • B. 

      The egg matures into a follicle

    • C. 

      The uterine lining builds up with blood and nutrients

    • D. 

      The egg is released through ovulation

  • 13. 
    Which hormone causes the release of the follicle from the ovary?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

  • 14. 
    A woman has very high levels of estrogen, FSH & LH. She is probably on what day of her cycle?
    • A. 

      Day 0

    • B. 

      Day 5

    • C. 

      Day 13

    • D. 

      Day 20

  • 15. 
    Which method of pregnancy works by preventing ovulation?
    • A. 

      Condoms

    • B. 

      IUD

    • C. 

      Vasectomy

    • D. 

      Hormonal Birth Control

  • 16. 
    Which method of pregnancy works by blocking the path of sperm through the vas deferens?
    • A. 

      Vasectomy

    • B. 

      IUD

    • C. 

      Hormonal birth control

    • D. 

      Diaphragm

  • 17. 
    Which method of birth control is shown here?
    • A. 

      Tubal ligation

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Condom

    • D. 

      Hormonal birth control

  • 18. 
    A couple was recently married. They do not want to have a baby now, but they may want to have one in about a year. They are sexually exclusive and they have both been tested, so they are not worried about STIs. What would be the best method of birth control for them? 
    • A. 

      Condoms

    • B. 

      IUD

    • C. 

      Withdrawal

    • D. 

      Hormonal birth control

  • 19. 
    A 20-year old couple decides to become sexually active. They are using condoms but the man wants to stop using them. The man tells the woman that as soon as she starts taking birth control pills, they can stop using condoms. Is this true? 
    • A. 

      YES, because the pills will prevent implantation in the uterus if the egg is fertilized

    • B. 

      YES, because the progesterone in the pills will kill the sperm cells upon contact

    • C. 

      NO, because the progesterone in the pills may not effectively prevent ovulation until the next cycle

    • D. 

      NO, because the pills are only 80% effective in preventing pregnancy

  • 20. 
    Which STI cannot be prevented effectively with condoms?
    • A. 

      Gonhorrea

    • B. 

      HIV

    • C. 

      Chlamydia

    • D. 

      Herpes

  • 21. 
    True or False: Gonorrhea can be passed from mother to child, if the mother is pregnant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT an effective STI prevention method?
    • A. 

      Getting tested

    • B. 

      Abstinence

    • C. 

      Condoms

    • D. 

      Birth control pills

  • 23. 
    A middle-aged patient of yours has developed cervical cancer. This is most likely related to which of the following sexually transmitted infections?
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      HPV

    • C. 

      Herpes

    • D. 

      Chlamydia

  • 24. 
    A 25-year old man comes in complaining of burning sensation when he urinates and an unusual discharge from his penis. He says he has to urinate more frequently now. You ask him about his history and he has had multiple sex partners in the past month. He most likely has:
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      Syphilis

    • C. 

      Herpes

    • D. 

      Gonorrhea

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