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Male Reproductive System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the first accessory gland that sperm pass on their way through the reproductive tract?

Question 2 2. When at rest, the arteries supplying the erectile tissues in the penis are _____.

Question 3 3. What do the septa divide the testes into?

Question 4 4. The testosterone-making cells, called interstitial cells, are located in the _____.

Question 5 5. A lab technician is examining a specimen, and notices that it contains fructose, fibrinogen, and prostaglandins. What is the technician examining?

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Question 6 6. Where does spermatogenesis occur?

Question 7 7. 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?

Question 8 8. What do the seminiferous tubules contain?

Question 9 9. Which structure is responsible for the maturation of sperm (spermatozoa)?

Question 10 10. Which best describes the signaling nature of the hormones in the male HPG axis?

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Question 11 11. Why do the Leydig cells produce testosterone?

Question 12 12. Why is it important for the bulbourethral glands to neutralize urinary acids?

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.

Please fill in the blanks.

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

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Question 16 16. Why is the ampulla important?

Question 17 17. Which term refers to the process of sperm gaining motility?

Question 18 18. What structures are involved in the production of semen during the emission process?

Question 19 19. Which of the following structures reduces friction between the testicle and the scrotal wall?

Question 20 20. Testicles are located outside the abdominal cavity because:

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Question 21 21. If the goal of a medicine was to induce an erection, which of the following would be a potential mechanism of action?

Question 22 22. Which accessory gland secretes a lubricant known as pre-ejaculate?

Question 23 23. What is the term used to describe the partitions made by the tunica albuginea inside the testes?

Question 24 24. Which of these correctly lists the order of structures that transport sperm to the outside of the body?

Question 25 25. What would happen if testosterone levels get too high?

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Question 26 26. When Carl jumps into a cold lake, how does the low temperature affect his testicles?

Question 27 27. If GnRH production were blocked, then which of the following would NOT occur?

Question 28 28. Which structure produces a fluid that helps sperm gain motility?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. The ampulla is an expanded portion of:

Male Reproductive System Chapter Exam Instructions

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