Anatomy and Physiology of Male and Female Reproductive Systems for the MCAT: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which structure is responsible for the maturation of sperm (spermatozoa)?

Question 2 2. Which structure produces the steroid hormone progesterone?

Question 3 3. Of the subset of follicles recruited from the egg nests during each ovarian cycle how many usually reach full maturity (i.e., become a mature graafian follicle)?

Question 4 4. Approximately how many days is the follicular phase of the ovarian cycle?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements concerning the secretory phase is correct?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a change that occurs during the menstrual cycle?

Question 7 7. Which gonadotropin indirectly stimulates the production of estrogen in the ovary?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a function of estrogen on the uterus?

Question 9 9. Which part of the uterine tubes receives released oocytes from the ovary?

Question 10 10. Which hormone (s) is secreted by the follicle cells of the oocyte?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following meiosis II events are correctly ordered?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of the labia?

Question 13 13.

Please fill in the blanks.

Gametes are _____ and they are _____ with respect to their DNA complement.

Question 14 14. What would happen if testosterone levels get too high?

Question 15 15. Which term refers to the process of sperm gaining motility?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the female ovarian cycle?

Question 17 17. What is the correct order of the structures the oocyte would pass on its way to the uterus?

Question 18 18. How long does the menses stage last?

Question 19 19. The purpose of the vestibular glands is to:

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 21 21. The following image shows a diagram of spermatogenesis, the process by which male gametes, known as sperm, are created. How is this process different from oogenesis?

Question 22 22. FSH stimulates oocyte growth and maturation during which phase (s) of the ovarian cycle?

Question 23 23. If fertilization does not occur which of the following statements is incorrect?

Question 24 24. What term is used to refer to the area encompassing the female external genitalia?

Question 25 25. The _____ of the uterine structure changes the most across the uterine cycle.

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Question 26 26. What is the proper order of hormone signaling in the female HPG axis?

Question 27 27.

Which of the following events occur during prophase II?

I. Kinetochores assemble on each tetrad

II. Chromosome condensation

III. Spindle apparatus assembly

Question 28 28. If the goal of a medicine was to induce an erection, which of the following would be a potential mechanism of action?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a somatic cell?

Question 30 30. The secretory phase follows which phase of the uterine cycle?

Anatomy and Physiology of Male and Female Reproductive Systems for the MCAT: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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