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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



1

Of the following male organs, which one is considered a primary sex organ?
A)ejaculatory ducts
B)gonads (testes)
C)penis
D)seminal vesicles
2

The ________________ are the site of sperm maturation, and they store and convey spermatozoa to the dectus deferentia.
A)interstitial cells of the testes
B)ejaculatory ducts
C)bulbourethral glands
D)epididymides
3

The ______________ of the testes secrete male hormones, such as testosterone.
A)seminiferous tubules
B)sustentacular cells
C)interstitial cells
D)efferent ductiles
4

Which of these is not an action of the male androgens?
A)deposition of subcutaneous fat on the hips and thighs
B)growth of bone and muscle
C)growth of facial and axillary hair
D)development of male external genitalia
5

The ____________________ are the first haploid cells during the process of spermatogenesis.
A)spermatogonia
B)primary spermatocytes
C)secondary spermatocytes
D)spermatids
6

What is spermiogenesis?
A)Spermiogenesis is another name for the process of puberty.
B)Spermiogenesis is the sequence of events that leads to the production of spermatozoa.
C)Spermiogenesis is the reabsorbing of sperm that are not ejaculated.
D)Spermiogenesis is the conversion of spermatids to spermatozoa.
7

Choose the correct order for the path of sperm from the testes to outside the body.
A)ductus deferens - epididymis - ejaculatory duct - penis
B)epididymis - ductus deferens - ejaculatory duct - penis
C)ejaculatory duct - ductus deferens - epididymis - penis
D)penis - ejaculatory duct - epididymis - ductus deferens
8

What does the prostate gland secrete into the semen?
A)alkaline secretion to aid the survival of sperm in the acidic atmosphere of the female reproductive tract
B)acid phosphatase
C)thin liquid that helps sperm become motile
D)All of these are secretions of the prostate.
9

What portions of the penis contain erectile tissue that becomes engorged with blood?
A)corpora cavernosa
B)corpus spongiosum
C)corona glandis
D)both "A" and "B"
E)both "B" and "C"
F)"A", "B", and "C"
10

During sexual arousal, ___________________ impulses cause vasodilation of the arterioles of the penis.
A)parasympathetic
B)sympathetic
C)somatic
D)None of these - vasodilation is the result of hormonal influences.
11

When semen is discharged, about ______________ of the volume is made up of spermatozoa.
A)1%
B)10%
C)40%
D)75%
12

There are several developmental problems of the male reproductive system. Those associated with __________________ result from having one X chromosome and no Y chromosome.
A)Klinefelter's syndrome
B)hermaphroditism
C)Turner's syndrome
D)cryptochidism
13

Which of these sexually transmitted diseases is caused by a virus?
A)gonorrhea
B)syphilis
C)genital herpes
D)chlamydia