The Female Reproductive System: Functions & Parts


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Which of the following structures houses the developing fetus?

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1. The uterus is made up of three layers. One of the jobs of the uterus is to provide contractions during labor to help push the baby out of the uterus. Which of the layers carries out this function?

2. Which structure is most likely to prevent sperm from entering the female reproductive tract?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will help you test your knowledge about the female reproductive system. You will be asked to distinguish between the various structures and their functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked to identify which structure of the female reproductive system:

  • Can prevent sperm from entering the reproductive tract
  • Houses a developing fetus
  • Contracts during labor
  • Contains female erectile tissue
  • Releases the ova monthly

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you with the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about labor in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as uterus and cervix, clitoris, ovary, vaginal canal, vulva, labia majora, and labia minora
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast myometrium, endometriuim, and perimetrium
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the female reproductive system

Additional Learning

Learn more about the female reproductive system in the partner lesson. The lesson covers these following topics:

  • Exploring the role of the female reproductive tract
  • Understanding the structure of the ovaries and uterine tubes
  • Describing the uterus and its function
  • Detailing the role of the cervix and vaginal canal
  • Explaining the external structures of the female reproductive system