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Human Anatomy, 6/e
Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University
Male Reproductive System
Multiple Choice Quiz
Please answer all questions
Of the following male organs, which one is considered a primary sex organ?
The ________________ are the site of sperm maturation, and they store and convey spermatozoa to the dectus deferentia.
interstitial cells of the testes
The ______________ of the testes secrete male hormones, such as testosterone.
Which of these is not an action of the male androgens?
deposition of subcutaneous fat on the hips and thighs
growth of bone and muscle
growth of facial and axillary hair
development of male external genitalia
The ____________________ are the first haploid cells during the process of spermatogenesis.
What is spermiogenesis?
Spermiogenesis is another name for the process of puberty.
Spermiogenesis is the sequence of events that leads to the production of spermatozoa.
Spermiogenesis is the reabsorbing of sperm that are not ejaculated.
Spermiogenesis is the conversion of spermatids to spermatozoa.
Choose the correct order for the path of sperm from the testes to outside the body.
ductus deferens - epididymis - ejaculatory duct - penis
epididymis - ductus deferens - ejaculatory duct - penis
ejaculatory duct - ductus deferens - epididymis - penis
penis - ejaculatory duct - epididymis - ductus deferens
What does the prostate gland secrete into the semen?
alkaline secretion to aid the survival of sperm in the acidic atmosphere of the female reproductive tract
thin liquid that helps sperm become motile
All of these are secretions of the prostate.
What portions of the penis contain erectile tissue that becomes engorged with blood?
both "A" and "B"
both "B" and "C"
"A", "B", and "C"
During sexual arousal, ___________________ impulses cause vasodilation of the arterioles of the penis.
None of these - vasodilation is the result of hormonal influences.
When semen is discharged, about ______________ of the volume is made up of spermatozoa.
There are several developmental problems of the male reproductive system. Those associated with __________________ result from having one X chromosome and no Y chromosome.
Which of these sexually transmitted diseases is caused by a virus?
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