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1
Specifically, where are sperm cells formed within the testes?
A)within the tunica albuginea
B)within the mediastinum testes
C)within the seminiferous tubules
D)in association with interstitial cells
2
During spermatogenesis, which stage is the first to be haploid in number of chromosomes?
A)spermatogonium
B)primary spermatocyte
C)secondary spermatocyte
D)spermatid
3
What portion of the sperm cell contains the twenty-three chromosomes?
A)head
B)acrosome
C)midpiece
D)tail
4
Males have a number of internal accessory organs. Which one(s) is/are responsible for secreting fluid containing fructose and prostaglandins?
A)epididymis
B)seminal vesicles
C)vas deferens
D)prostate gland
5
Which male accessory gland lies inferior to the urinary bladder and surrounds the urethra like a donut?
A)epididymis
B)bulbourethral glands
C)vas deferens
D)prostate gland
6
A number of hormonal secretions begin or increase during puberty. Which hormone appears to initiate the process of puberty?
A)testosterone
B)luteininzing hormone (LH or ICSH)
C)gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)
D)follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
7
Within the female ovary, primordial follicles begin their development ________________.
A)at puberty
B)around age 5
C)at birth
D)during prenatal development
8
What is the purpose of polar bodies during oogenesis?
A)Polar bodies serve both as a dumping ground for extra sets of chromosomes and ensure that the ovum will have most of the cytoplasm.
B)They rid the body of defective sets of chromosomes, leaving the "good" set within the ovum.
C)They are merely the by-product of meiosis and serve no function.
D)They prevent the development of most sets of multiple births.
9
During ovulation, a(n) _____________ is released from the ovary.
A)ovum
B)secondary oocyte
C)primary oocyte
D)oogonium
10
Which layer of the uterus is shed once monthly during menstruation?
A)the myometrium
B)the perimetrium
C)the endometrium
D)the exometrium
11
Ovulation appears to be triggered by a midcycle surge in ______________.
A)estrogen
B)progesterone
C)follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
D)luteinizing hormone (LH)
12
Choosing from the following list, the most effective means of preventing conception is _____________.
A)coitus interruptus
B)rhythm method
C)condoms
D)tubal ligation
13
Which sexually transmitted disease is also associated with pelvic inflammatory disease and sterility in females?
A)genital herpes
B)chlamydia infection
C)genital warts
D)syphilis
14
What is the term for the primary human sex organs?
A)gonads
B)genitals
C)ova
D)gametes
15
The _____ can be considered an extension of the abdominopeluic wall.
A)seminal vesicle
B)testes
C)scrotum
D)penis
16
Which factor favors spermatozoa development?
A)temperature of 37°C
B)temperature of 34°C
C)acidity
D)estrogens
17
Which cells are the earliest in the male sequence of sperm production?
A)spermatozoa
B)spermatocyte
C)spermatid
D)spermatogonia
18
Which gland lies at the inferior base of the urinary bladder?
A)seminal vesicle
B)prostate
C)Cowper's gland
D)testis
19
Which sperm structure contains enzymes that help penetrate ova?
A)head
B)tail
C)acrosome
D)middle piece
20
What is the source of the male androgen testosterone?
A)seminiferous tubule
B)interstitial cells
C)epididymis
D)prostate
21
Which structure is not found within the spermatic cord?
A)urethra
B)blood vessel
C)nerve
D)smooth muscle
22
How many mature, functional follicles will a female produce in a lifetime?
A)about 1 million
B)400
C)4,000
D)350,000
23
Which structure is formed following ovulation?
A)Graafian follicle
B)secondary oocyte
C)corpus luteum
D)coronal radiata
24
What is the source of female sex steroids?
A)pituitary
B)ovary
C)uterus
D)hypothalamus







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