The Reproductive System

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  1. A zygote is a:
    A. protein in the ovum
    B. an immature spermatozoan
    C. chromosome
    D. a sex cell
    E. fertilized egg
    E. fertilized egg
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. This part of the sperm contains enzymes that are used to penetrate the egg:
    A. Midpiece
    B. principal piece
    C. acrosome
    D. axoneme
    E. nucleus
    C. acrosome
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The new erectile dysfunction drug viagra
    A. increases nitric oxide release
    B. inhibits sympathetic output
    C. stimulates parasympathetic output
    D. blocks the flow of blood out of the penis
    E. inhibits the breakdown of the cGMP
    E. inhibits the breakdown of the cGMP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The human papillomavirus causes:
    A. the clap
    B. Syphilis
    C. genital warts
    D. pelvic inflammatory disease
    E. AIDS
    C. genital warts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Men are not at risk for breast cancer.
    True or False
    False
  6. Sperm complete the maturation process while they are contained within this structure:
    A. the seminal vesicles
    B. the prostate
    C. the epididymis
    D. the testis
    E. the urethra
    C. the epididymis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The benefit of sexual reproduction is genetic diversity.
    True or False
    True
  8. During the physical examination of a male, the
    doctor may palpate the inguinal canal through which the testes descend and have the patient cough. What condition could be diagnosed with this test?
    A. inguinal hernia
    B. undescended testes
    C. sciatica
    D. aneurysm
    A. inguinal hernia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. To regulate the temperature of the testes, which of the following muscles raises and lowers the scrotum?
    A. cremaster muscle
    B. dartos muscle
    C. perineal raphe muscle
    D. pampiniform plexus of muscles
    B. dartos muscle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. The blood to the testes is cooled by the
    A. pampiniform plexus.
    B. rete testes.
    C. ductus deferens.
    D. perineal raphe.
    A. pampiniform plexus.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Sperm maturation and storage occurs mainly in which of the following structures?
    A. Epididymis
    B. seminal vesicle
    C. seminiferous tubules
    D. ductus deferens
    A. Epididymis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. 60% of semen consists of
    A. secretions of the seminal vesicles.
    B. secretions of the prostate gland.
    C. sperm cells.
    D. secretions of the bulbourethral glands.
    A. secretions of the seminal vesicles.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. An early symptom of prostate cancer is difficulty in urination.
    True or False
    False
  14. Seminal vesicles secrete all of the following except
    A. prostaglandins.
    B. sustentacular fluid.
    C. fibrinogen.
    D. fructose.
    B. sustentacular fluid.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Penile erection is mediated by parasympathetic nerve fibers, while ejaculation is mediated by the sympathetic nerve fibers.

    True or False
    True
  16. Three bacterial STDs are gonorrhea, syphilis, and hepatitis B.

    True or False
    False
  17. When the testis fails to descend, the condition is called:
    A. Hypospadias
    B. cryptorchidism
    C. climacteric
    D. prostitis
    E. smegma
    B. cryptorchidism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. An enlargement of this organ will impair both sexual reproduction and voiding in the man:
    A. ampulla
    B. seminal vesicles
    C. prostate
    D. bulbourethral gland
    E. seminiferous tubules
    C. prostate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. This seminal fluid component has as its primary role counteracting the low pH of the vagina:
    A. spermine
    B. mannose
    C. fibrinolysin
    D. fructose
    E. Prostaglandin
    A. spermine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. The cells which contract to cause milk ejection are the:
    A. cells of the suspensory ligaments
    B. alveolar cells
    C. acinar cells
    D. areolar cells
    E. myoepithelial cells
    E. myoepithelial cells
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which of the following hormones is found in a female birth control pill?
    A. LH
    B. Testosterone
    C. GnRH
    D. Estrogen
    E. FSH
    D. Estrogen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. If a pregnant woman
    experiences a significant increase in blood pressure and edema, what is she likely to be suffering from?
    A. placenta previa
    B. gestational diabetes
    C. hyperemesis gravidarum
    D. pre-eclampsia
    E. ectopic pregnancy
    D. pre-eclampsia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. The hormone most directly responsible for suppressing uterine contractions during early pregnancy is:
    A. FSH
    B. HCG
    C. Progesterone
    D. LH
    E. Estrogen
    C. Progesterone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Cow's milk is a good substitute
    for human breast milk in a nursing infant

    True or False
    False
  25. A mother who nurses her infant full time is less likely to get pregnant within the first 6 months after birth, than a woman who does not nurse.
    True or False
    True
  26. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, to the pelvic wall by the suspensory ligament, and to the broad ligament by the mesovarium.

    True or False
    True
  27. Which of the following statements is false?
    A. The cylindrical inferior end of the uterus is called the fundus
    B. The lumen of the uterus opens up into the vagina by way of a small canal.
    C. Distally, the uterine tube flares into a trumpet-shaped infundibulum.
    D. The uterus tilts forward over the urinary bladder.
    A. The cylindrical inferior end of the uterus is called the fundus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Breast size is determined by the amount of adipose tissue and bears no relationship to the amount of milk the mammary gland can produce.

    True or False
    True
  29. Stratified cuboidal cells called granulosa cells surround the oocyte, forming which of the following?
    A. graafian follicle
    B. primordial follicle
    C. primary follicle
    D. secondary follicle
    C. primary follicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. Which of the following is not an important component of the preovulatory phase?
    A. an increase in FSH receptors formed by the graafian follicle
    B. The oocyte completes meiosis I to become a primary oocyte during the preovulatory phase.
    C. a decrease in FSH secretion by the pituitary
    D. a continued increase in estrogen secretion by the developing graafian follicle
    B. The oocyte completes meiosis I to become a primary oocyte during the preovulatory phase.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. After ovulation, which of the following does not occur during the luteal phase?
    A. New follicles begin developing.
    B. Lutein cells produce inhibin, which suppresses FSH secretion.
    C. The uterus enters the secretory phase.
    D. The remains of the ruptured follicle become the corpus luteum.
    A. New follicles begin developing.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. High concentrations of nerve endings are found in the vagina.
    True or False
    False
  33. Home pregnancy kits detect
    A. HCG.
    B. estrogen.
    C. progesterone.
    D. LH.
    A. HCG.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. Which hormone is
    responsible for the enlargement of the uterus, the development of mammary ducts, and the softening of the pubic symphysis and the sacroiliac joints?
    A. estrogen
    B. LH
    C. HCG
    D. progesterone
    A. estrogen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. The name Braxton Hicks is associated with the breathing pattern recommended to pregnant women.

    True or False
    False
  36. Which of the following is not true about colostrum?
    A. Colostrum has a thin, watery consistency.
    B. Colostrum has one-third more fat than normal breast milk.
    C. Colostrum contains IgA, which may confer protection from gastroenteritis.
    D. Colostrum is the only natural source of nutrition for the first 2 to 3 days postpartum.
    B. Colostrum has one-third more fat than normal breast milk.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. It is not possible to become pregnant while nursing an infant.
    True or False
    False
  38. Menopause is characterized by all of these except:
    A. thinner vaginal walls
    B. rising blood cholesterol
    C. skin thinner
    D. lower risk of osteoporosis
    E. hot flashes
    D. lower risk of osteoporosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. The level of this hormone rises sharply just prior to ovulation:
    A. LH
    B. GnRH
    C. Estrogen
    D. FSH
    E. progesterone
    A. LH
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. This hormone directly causes the endometrium to thicken after ovulation:
    A. LH
    B. Progesterone
    C. GnRH
    D. Testosterone
    E. FSH
    B. Progesterone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. Human chorionic gonadotropin has this effect:
    A. stimulates milk-let-down
    B. promotes corpus luteum
    C. induces ovulation
    D. produces menstruation
    E. induces fetal tissue growth
    B. promotes corpus luteum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Which of the following is not a characteristic of the last trimester of pregnancy?
    A. increased ventilation
    B. increased iron requirement
    C. glomerular filtration rate increased
    D. need vitamin D supplement
    E. vomiting increased
    E. vomiting increased
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. The first mammary secretion with immune globulins is specifically called the:
    A. collodium
    B. colostrum
    C. lochia
    D. Milk
    E. colloid
    B. colostrum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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