GRE Biology: Male Reproductive Structures Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which term refers to the process of sperm gaining motility?

Question 2 2. Male sterilization is a procedure used to prevent the transport of sperm to the outside of the body. It can be done under local anesthesia, through a small cut in the scrotum, outside the main body cavity. Which of the following structures could be involved in this procedure?

Question 3 3. What is the first accessory gland that sperm pass on their way through the reproductive tract?

Question 4 4. Why is the ampulla important?

Question 5 5. What do the seminiferous tubules contain?

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Question 6 6. Why do the Leydig cells produce testosterone?

Question 7 7.

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

Question 8 8. What would happen if testosterone levels get too high?

Question 9 9. Which best describes the signaling nature of the hormones in the male HPG axis?

Question 10 10. What structures are involved in the production of semen during the emission process?

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Question 11 11. A lab technician is examining a specimen, and notices that it contains fructose, fibrinogen, and prostaglandins. What is the technician examining?

Question 12 12. What is the term used to describe the partitions made by the tunica albuginea inside the testes?

Question 13 13. LH and FSH are secreted from the _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following list structures in the correct order of sperm passage?

Question 15 15. Lately Joe has been suffering an inability to pass urine, and he has decided to see his doctor. After giving Joe a thorough examination, the doctor has made an official diagnosis. Which of the following statements BEST describes the doctor's explanation as to why Joe is experiencing a decrease in his ability to urinate?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following structures reduces friction between the testicle and the scrotal wall?

Question 17 17. When at rest, the arteries supplying the erectile tissues in the penis are _____.

Question 18 18. Which accessory gland secretes a lubricant known as pre-ejaculate?

Question 19 19. The ampulla is an expanded portion of:

Question 20 20. When Carl jumps into a cold lake, how does the low temperature affect his testicles?

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Question 21 21. What do the septa divide the testes into?

Question 22 22. Which structure produces a fluid that helps sperm gain motility?

Question 23 23. If the goal of a medicine was to induce an erection, which of the following would be a potential mechanism of action?

Question 24 24. If GnRH production were blocked, then which of the following would NOT occur?

Question 25 25. Which structure is responsible for the maturation of sperm (spermatozoa)?

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Question 26 26. Testicles are located outside the abdominal cavity because:

Question 27 27. Where does spermatogenesis occur?

Question 28 28. Why is it important for the bulbourethral glands to neutralize urinary acids?

Question 29 29. Which of these correctly lists the order of structures that transport sperm to the outside of the body?

Question 30 30. The testosterone-making cells, called interstitial cells, are located in the _____.

GRE Biology: Male Reproductive Structures Chapter Exam Instructions

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