Section 14.1 Biology (30) Quiz

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Section 14.1 Biology (30) Quiz

Quiz based on section 14. 1 in McGraww Hill Textbook. Useful for studying for your Biology 30 diploma course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ________ are the organs that produce reproductive cells: sperm in males and eggs in females.
  • 2. 
    ______ hormones are the chemical compounds that control the development and function of the reproductive system.
  • 3. 
    The structures that are not directly related to reproductive function are called what?
    • A. 

      Primary sex characteristics

    • B. 

      Secondary sex characteristics

    • C. 

      Tertiary sex characteristics

    • D. 

      Non reproductive sex characteristics

  • 4. 
    Female gametes are called ova/ovum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Primary sex characteristic of a female include more rounded shoulders, wider hips, and a deeper voice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Check the correct statement(s) below about the male reproductive system. 
    • A. 

      The two male gonads are called the testes.

    • B. 

      Sperm production is most successful around 25 degrees Celsius

    • C. 

      The testes are composed of seminiferous tubules as well as interstitial cells

    • D. 

      The interstitial cells secrete the male hormone testosterone.

    • E. 

      The seminiferous tubules are where sperm are produced.

    • F. 

      The head of a sperm contains 21 chromosomes.

    • G. 

      The head of a sperm is covered by a cap like structure called an acrosome that stores enzymes needed to penetrate the protective layer surrounding a female egg..

  • 7. 
    Developing sperm are nourished by Sertoli cells, where are Sertoli cells located?
    • A. 

      Ductus deferens

    • B. 

      Ejaculatory duct

    • C. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • D. 

      Seminiferous tubules

  • 8. 
    From each testis, sperm are transported to the _________ where the sperm mature and become motile.
  • 9. 
    Sperm move out of the epididymis through the urinary bladder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The female gonads are called _______.
  • 11. 
    The ovaries contain specialized cell structures called ________, a single ovum developes here and each month a single one matures and then ruptures, releasing the ovum into the oviduct.
  • 12. 
    Most of the structures of the female reproductive system are located outside the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Thread-like projections called ______ continually sweep over the ovary.
    • A. 

      Fimbrae

    • B. 

      Follicles

    • C. 

      Fallopian tubes

    • D. 

      Flagellum

  • 14. 
    When an ovum is released, it is swept into a cilia-lined tube about 10cm long called a(n) what?
    • A. 

      Uterus

    • B. 

      Oviduct

    • C. 

      Cervix

    • D. 

      Follicle

  • 15. 
    An egg is much smaller than a sperm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The ________ is a muscular organ that holds and nourishes a developing fetus.
  • 17. 
    The lining of the uterus is called the __________.
    • A. 

      Cervix

    • B. 

      Endometrium

    • C. 

      Vagina

    • D. 

      Fallopian Tube

  • 18. 
    The cervix connects to the vagina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The ovum survives in the oviduct for up to how many hours after ovulation?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      24

  • 20. 
    A fertilized egg still in side the oviduct is called a fetus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If after ovulation the egg is not fertilized, the endometrium disintegrates and its tissues and blood flow out the vagina in a process known as ____________. 
  • 22. 
    The vagina opens into the female external genital organs known together as the vulva.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Both eggs (ova) as well as sperm are motile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False