19.1 to 19.6 Multiple Choice - Quiz 1
  • 1. All of the following body parts are part of the MALE reproductive system EXCEPT:
A) ovary
B) penis
C) testis
D) epididymis
  • 2. Throughout a woman's life, she will regularly menstruate (have her menstrual cycle) once every:
A) month
B) year
C) period
D) semester
  • 3. Menstruation is the process by which the inner lining of the __________________ created during ovulation is no longer needed and is discharged from the woman's body.
A) uterus
B) oviduct
C) ovary
D) vagina
  • 4. The problem with an older couple having children at an older age, is that the chances of _________________ problems increase, such as Down's Syndrome.
A) economic ($)
B) ovarian
C) menstrual
D) genetic
  • 5. The LAST step in the Menstrual Cycle is:
A) the lining of the uterus is broken down and disintegrates
B) the zygote implanting itself in the wall of the uterus
C) the ovum (egg) entering the uterus
D) the release of an egg from the ovary
  • 6. Normal fertilization usually takes place in the:
A) oviduct
B) vagina
C) uterus
D) ovary
  • 7. Abnormal (not normal) fertilization usually takes place in the:
A) oviduct
B) uterus
C) vagina
D) ovary
  • 8. The following 3 structures are associated with the natural Reproductive System of a pregnant woman, EXCEPT:
A) embryo
B) placenta
C) umbilical cord
D) sperm
  • 9. The structure that provides the baby its food and disposes of its wastes is the (hint: people in certain countries use a ground version of this organ for their hair):
A) vagina
B) amniotic fluid
C) placenta
D) amnion
  • 10. All of the following are stages of Human Development EXCEPT:
A) Adolescence
B) Childhood
C) Infancy
D) Middle Age
  • 11. The onset (beginning) of puberty marks the _____________________ cycle segment of Human Development.
A) adulthood
B) infancy
C) Later Years
D) childhood
  • 12. The mammal with the longest life span mentioned in our chapter 19 worksheets is the:
A) turtles
B) squirrels
C) elephant
D) human
  • 13. The umbilical cord connects the embryo to the __________________.
A) amniotic sac (amnion)
B) cervix
C) placenta
D) uterus
  • 14. Reproductive cells are also called ____________________.
A) gametes
B) zygotes
C) embryos
D) ovaries
  • 15. The second stage of the Human Life Cycle is ______________________.
A) adulthood
B) infancy
C) adolescence
D) childhood
  • 16. Males get rid of their urine waste through a tube called _____________________.
A) epididymis
B) urethra
C) testis
D) puberty
  • 17. Whereas the urethra in the female reproductive system is only used for the disposal of urine, in the male, the urethra is used to both dispose of urine and as a point of exit for _______________.
A) blood
B) sweat
C) epididymis
D) sperm
  • 18. Internal fertilization in the oviduct of the female occurs when the _____________ of both the sperm and ovum combine.
A) chromosomes
B) tails
C) cell membranes
D) coronas
  • 19. Internal fertilization of an ovum does not usually occur by the first sperm that reaches the target but rather by the sperm that is allowed to _______ ____________.
A) swim away
B) undergo mitosis
C) get away
D) come inside
  • 20. In meiosis, _______ gametes result from the original cell.
A) 4
B) 46
C) 23
D) 16
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