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1
The primary sex organ in the male is the _____.
A)penis
B)testis
C)scrotum
D)epididymis
2
Where do the testes originate in a fetus?
A)scrotal sac
B)pelvic cavity
C)abdominal cavity
D)retroperitoneal space
3
When do the testes begin to descend?
A)at birth
B)two months after birth
C)two months prior to birth
D)in the fifth month of pregnancy
4
The failure of a testes to descend is referred to as _____.
A)inguinal hernia
B)strangulated hernia
C)vaginal process
D)cryptorchidism
5
Spermatogenesis is a function of the _____.
A)tunica albuginea
B)rete testis
C)seminiferous tubule
D)seminal vesicle
6
What is the source of the male sex hormones?
A)epididymis
B)vas deferens
C)seminiferous tubules
D)interstitial cells
7
Testicular cancer usually arises from the _____.
A)scrotal sac
B)seminiferous tubules
C)epididymis
D)interstitial cells
8
Which cells are present in a male age five?
A)spermatocytes
B)spermatozoa
C)spermatogonia
D)spermatid
9
Where do sperm cells attain fertilization competence and motility?
A)rete testis
B)epididymis
C)vas deferens
D)seminiferous tubule
10
Which structure contains lysosomal-like enzymes?
A)Sertoli cells
B)sperm head
C)acrosome
D)sperm tail
11
Where does the epididymis direct sperm cells into?
A)vas efferens
B)vas deferens
C)rete testis
D)prostate gland
12
The end of the vas deferens is a dilated sac called the _____.
A)ductus deferens
B)seminal vesicle
C)ampulla
D)ejaculatory duct
13
The ejaculatory duct is the union of the vas deferens and _____.
A)seminal vesicle
B)prostate
C)ampulla
D)urethra
14
The substrate used for sperm metabolism is produced by the _____.
A)prostate
B)seminal vesicle
C)Cowper's gland
D)testes
15
The main function of the prostate seems to be _____.
A)spermatogenesis
B)production of glycogen
C)secretion of alkaline mucus
D)maturation of sperm cells
16
Infertility could develop when the sperm cells display _____.
A)a count of 120 million per ml semen
B)increased acrosomal activity
C)normal morphology
D)a count of less than 20 million per ml semen
17
Which of the following has no homolog in the female?
A)penis
B)scrotum
C)prostate
D)bulbourethral glands
18
The process of capacitation usually occurs in the _____.
A)vagina
B)testis
C)prostate
D)epididymis
19
Which term includes the other terms?
A)spermatozoa
B)alkaline mucus
C)semen
D)fructose
20
The urethra passes through the _____ of the penis.
A)tunica albuginea
B)prepuce
C)corpora spongiosum
D)corpora cavernosa
21
Which of the following is not compatible with penile erection?
A)parasympathetic stimulation
B)arterial dilation
C)venous compression
D)blood leaves erectile tissue
22
Which hormone initiates the changes in puberty?
A)FSH
B)ICSH
C)testosterone
D)GnRH
23
The target of FSH is the _____.
A)prostate
B)seminiferous tubule
C)pituitary
D)penis
24
The target of ICSH is the _____.
A)prostate
B)seminiferous tubule
C)interstitial cells
D)seminal vesicle
25
Testosterone is converted to _____ in the prostate.
A)cholesterol
B)estrogen
C)progesterone
D)dihydrotestosterone
26
Which of these is not a function of testosterone?
A)loss of body hair
B)thickening of the larynx
C)anabolism of skeletal muscle
D)thickening of bones
27
What normally inhibits testosterone production?
A)increasing FSH
B)increasing ICSH
C)decreasing ICSH
D)decreasing FSH
28
The largest ovarian ligament is the _____ ligament.
A)ovarian
B)broad
C)suspensory
D)sacral
29
How many oocytes are there in the ovaries of an adult?
A)fewer than 400
B)10 million
C)50 million
D)400,000
30
Which cell has been fertilized by a sperm cell?
A)primary oocyte
B)secondary oocyte
C)ovum
D)oogonia
31
A cell called the ______ is a fertilized cell with 46 chromosomes.
A)spermatozoon
B)polar body
C)ovum
D)zygote
32
The result of oogenesis is _____.
A)one secondary oocyte
B)two secondary oocytes
C)one ovum
D)four ootids
33
The initiation of puberty and menses in a female involves increased levels of _____.
A)FSH
B)LH
C)estrogen
D)progesterone
34
The outside layer of the oocyte is the _____.
A)theca interna
B)theca externa
C)zona pellucida
D)antrum
35
The mature follicle is also called a _____.
A)Graafian follicle
B)granulosa cell
C)primary follicle
D)secondary follicle
36
When do the corona radiata cells appear?
A)at birth
B)12 days
C)28 days
D)1 day
37
During ovulation, the oocyte passes into the _____.
A)uterine tube
B)uterus
C)pelvic cavity
D)ovary
38
What is the first structure to receive the oocyte?
A)fimbriae
B)uterine tube
C)infundibulum
D)uterus
39
The largest component of the uterus by weight is the _____.
A)broad ligament
B)myometrium
C)round ligament
D)endometrium
40
The superior portion of the uterus is the _____.
A)body
B)cervix
C)fundus
D)infundibulum
41
The outer serosal layer of the uterus is the _____.
A)perimetrium
B)cervix
C)endometrium
D)myometrium
42
The superior region of the vagina is the _____.
A)vaginal orifice
B)cervix
C)hymen
D)vaginal rugae
43
The inner lining of the vagina is _____ epithelium.
A)simple cuboidal
B)simple columnar
C)mucous
D)stratified squamous
44
Which of these includes the other terms?
A)labia
B)clitoris
C)vulva
D)vestibular glands
45
What structure corresponds to the scrotum in the male?
A)labia major
B)labia minor
C)pudendal cleft
D)mons pubis
46
The _____ is the space between the labia minor.
A)vulva
B)vestibule
C)vaginal orifice
D)pudendal cleft
47
Which of the following are not parts of the clitoris?
A)corpora cavernosa
B)crura
C)glans
D)corpus spongiosum
48
The female Bartholin glands correspond to the male _____.
A)prostate
B)Cowper's
C)seminal vesicle
D)glans
49
Which of the following is a steroid?
A)FSH
B)LH
C)estrogen
D)GnRH
50
Which hormone stimulates the secondary female sex organs?
A)FSH
B)LH
C)GnRH
D)estrogen
51
Which of these is not a function of estrogen?
A)decreases adipose
B)breast development
C)increased skin blood vessels
D)enlarges clitoris
52
What area experiences the greatest changes in a menstrual cycle?
A)vagina
B)perimetrium
C)cervix
D)endometrium
53
Which of the following is not a source of estrogen?
A)adrenal gland
B)ovary
C)pituitary
D)follicle
54
Which factor causes the act of ovulation?
A)blood pressure
B)LH levels
C)FSH levels
D)estrogen
55
Where is the majority of progesterone produced?
A)Graafian follicle
B)corpus luteum
C)secondary follicle
D)adrenal cortex
56
Which hormone is produced throughout a menstrual cycle?
A)FSH
B)estrogen
C)LH
D)progesterone
57
Which factor will inhibit the secretion of estrogens?
A)FSH
B)LH
C)estrogens
D)progesterone
58
What factor will inhibit LH secretion?
A)FSH
B)progesterone
C)estrogen
D)LH
59
Which of the following is the most accurate sequence of hormones?
A)FSH, LH, estrogen, progesterone
B)LH, FSH, estrogen, progesterone
C)FSH, estrogen, LH, progesterone
D)FSH, estrogen, progesterone, LH
60
Which hormone thickens the lining of the uterus?
A)FSH
B)estrogen
C)LH
D)progesterone
61
Which hormone causes the uterus to increase glycogen?
A)progesterone
B)FSH
C)LH
D)estrogen
62
The shedding and bleeding of the decidua during menses is directly caused by low levels of _____.
A)FSH
B)LH
C)sex steroids
D)GnRH
63
Which of the following is not a result of menopause?
A)loss of hormones
B)reduction in breast mass
C)increase in calcium deposition
D)psychological changes







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