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1
Adult male and female reproductive structures derived from common developmental structures and serving a common function in both sexes are called
A)sexually indifferent
B)primordia
C)homologues
D)all of the above
2
Which of the following arenot reproductive organs?
A)gonads
B)external genitalia
C)mammary glands
D)gametes
3
Puberty begins when which hormone is secreted by the hypothalamus?
A)LH
B)FSH
C)GnRH
D)hCG
4
In both sexes, the area between the thighs that is circumscribed by the pubic symphysis, ischial tuberosities, and coccyx is called the
A)perineum
B)urogenital triangle
C)anal triangle
D)pubic region
5
Located within the pelvic cavity lateral to the uterus, the small organs that produce oocytes and female sex hormones are the
A)uterine tubes
B)ovaries
C)ampullae
D)fimbriae
6
Oocyte development, or ____________, occurs on a monthly basis as part of the ovarian cycle, within specialized structures called ____________.
A)meiosis, polar bodies
B)ovulogenesis, oogonia
C)ovulation, corpora lutea
D)oogenesis, ovarian follicles
7
Ovulation is induced only when there is a peak in secretion of which hormone?
A)LH
B)FSH
C)estrogen
D)progesterone
8
What marks the end of the luteal phase of the ovarian cycle?
A)ovulation
B)a surge in estrogen and progesterone levels
C)menstruation
D)a sudden drop in LH and FSH levels
9
The main event that occurs in the ovaries during childhood is
A)atresia of primordial follicles
B)formation of secondary oocytes
C)hormonal fluctuations caused by follicular growth
D)completion of metaphase II by some oocytes
10
Which one of the following does not accurately describe the uterine tubes?
A)each is covered and suspended by the mesosalpinx
B)the lumen is lined with a ciliated columnar epithelium
C)the muscularis contains a circular and a longitudinal layer of smooth muscle
D)a tough, fibrous adventitia forms the outer layer of the wall
11
Fertilization of an oocyte typically occurs in which segment of the uterine tube?
A)infundibulum
B)ampulla
C)isthmus
D)interstitial segment
12
From superior to inferior, the structural parts of the uterus are the
A)cervix, isthmus, body, and fundus
B)body, fundus, cervix, and isthmus
C)fundus, body, isthmus, and cervix
D)isthmus, fundus, body, and cervix
13
What are the three tunics of the uterus, from external to internal?
A)endometrium, myometrium, perimetrium
B)perimetrium, myometrium, endometrium
C)stratum basalis, stratum functionalis, endometrium
D)myometrium, stratum basalis, stratum functionalis
14
During the secretory phase of the uterine cycle, elevated progesterone levels result in
A)increased vascularization and development of the uterine glands
B)initial restoration of the functional layer of the endometrium
C)wholesale destruction of the functional layer of the endometrium
D)increased secretion of LH and FSH by the anterior pituitary
15
Estrogen is secreted by which of the following?
A)ovarian follicles (before ovulation)
B)corpus luteum (after ovulation)
C)placenta (during pregnancy)
D)all of the above
16
Levels of which hormone drop dramatically as the corpus luteum degenerates, triggering the onset of menses?
A)FSH
B)LH
C)progesterone
D)estrogen
17
Which of the following isnot a function of the vagina?
A)functions as the birth canal during childbirth
B)serves as the passageway for menstruation
C)receives the penis during sexual intercourse
D)produces a basic secretion that activates sperm
18
The mammary glands are characterized by all of the following except
A)a single lactiferous sinus opens onto the surface of each nipple
B)suspensory ligaments structurally link the breast and pectoralis major muscle
C)each gland has a number of lobes, with several lobules in each lobe
D)one lactiferous duct receives milk from all of the lobules in each lobe
19
What is the primary function of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)?
A)stimulates the anterior pituitary to produce and secrete FSH and LH
B)initiates and maintains growth of the functional layer of the endometrium
C)triggers continued production of progesterone by the corpus luteum
D)stimulates development and maturation of ovarian follicles
20
In the male, the gonads are
A)androgens
B)the external genitalia
C)the testes
D)spermatozoa
21
The spermatic cord contains which of the following?
A)ductus deferens
B)testicular artery and nerve
C)pampiniform plexus
D)all of the above
22
The epididymis functions to
A)secrete one of the three major components of seminal fluid
B)isolate old or defective sperm so that they can be expelled from the body
C)store sperm until they are fully mature and capable of being motile
D)all of the above
23
Which structure penetrates the prostate gland to empty into the urethra?
A)ampulla
B)ejaculatory duct
C)seminal vesicle
D)ductus deferens
24
Which selection lists only accessory glands of the male reproductive system?
A)epididymis, vestibular glands, and prostate gland
B)prostate gland, vestibular glands, and seminal vesicles
C)bulbourethral glands, prostate gland, and seminal vesicles
D)bulbourethral glands, prostate gland, and epididymis
25
In the testes, sperm are produced within the highly convoluted ____________, while androgens are produced by the ____________.
A)rete testis; lobules
B)seminiferous tubules, interstitial cells
C)efferent ductules; mediastinum testis
D)seminiferous tubules; sustentacular cells
26
During the physical maturation of sperm, or ____________, developing spermatids are embedded within the cytoplasm of large ____________.
A)spermiogenesis; sustentacular cells
B)meiosis II; spermatogonia
C)spermiation; secondary spermatocytes
D)spermatogenesis; interstitial cells
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Semen normally contains which of the following?
A)an average of 2 to 5 million spermatozoa per ejaculation
B)products of each accessory gland as well as the testes
C)trace amounts of blood and urine
D)all of the above
28
In male sexual function, parasympathetic innervation is responsible for ____________, while sympathetic innervation promotes ____________.
A)sensitivity; aggression
B)flaccidity; arousal
C)erection; ejaculation
D)ejaculation; erection
29
Which part of the penis is removed during circumcision?
A)crus
B)prepuce
C)corpus cavernosum
D)corpus spongiosum
30
Caused by declining levels of sex hormones between the ages of 50 and 60, the male ____________ is somewhat like menopause in females, although not as abrupt.
A)climacteric
B)erectile dysfunction
C)impotence
D)prostate enlargement







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