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Human Anatomy, 6/e
Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University

Female Reproductive System

Multiple Choice Quiz

Please answer all questions



1

The following statements are comparisons of male and female reproduction; choose the statement that is incorrect.
A)the reproductive organs of both sexes are homologous
B)both sexes have reproductive capabilities throughout adulthood
C)both systems experience latent development
D)both systems have gonads that produce gametes and sex hormones
2

What reproductive organ(s) of the female secretes fluid for vaginal lubrication during coitus?
A)uterine tubes
B)labia majora
C)vestibular glands
D)pudendal cleft
3

When do the oogonia begin meiosis in the female?
A)at puberty
B)monthly during menstruation
C)at age 20
D)toward the end of gestation of the female fetus
4

Ovulation is triggered by _______________.
A)follicle-stimulating hormone
B)a mid-cycle surge of luteinizing hormone
C)hormones from the follicular cells
D)hormones from the theca interna
5

When the secondary oocyte is released from the ovary, it is surrounded by ____________________.
A)corpus luteum
B)zona pellucida
C)corona radiata
D)polar bodies
E)All of the above.
F)"A" and "C" only
G)"B" and "C" only
6

The following statements concern the uterine tubes. Choose the statement that is true.
A)The infundibulum is not actually attached to the ovary and can allow pathogens to enter the abdominal cavity.
B)The fimbriae do not beat in a wave-like fashion but instead are stationary.
C)The outer serous layer of the uterine tube is part of the parietal peritoneum.
D)The internal mucosa that lines the lumen is made up of squamous epithelium.
7

The opening of the cervical canal into the vagina is called the ____________________.
A)cervix
B)cervical canal
C)isthmus of the uterus
D)uterine ostium
8

What portion of the uterus is shed during menstruation?
A)perimetrium
B)stratum functionale of the endometrium
C)stratum basale of the endometrium
D)myometrium
9

The __________________ is a subcutaneous pad of adipose tissue covering the symphysis pubis.
A)perineum
B)vulva
C)mons pubis
D)prepuce
10

In what part of the breast is milk stored before draining at the tip of the nipple?
A)areola
B)mammary alveoli
C)lactiferous sinus
D)mammary ducts
11

During the _________________ phase of menstruation, the lining of the uterus rebuilds.
A)menstrual
B)proliferative
C)secretory
D)The lining of the uterus rebuilds continually.
12

Severe menstrual cramps accompany ________________.
A)amenorrhea
B)menorrhagia
C)dysmenorrhea
D)metrorrhagia