The Female Reproductive Axis: Coordination of the Brain, Ovaries & Uterus


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What event does the female reproductive system prepare for every month?

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1. Suppose estrogen levels are kept balanced and not allowed to reach a high enough level to trigger a surge in GnRH, what will then happen and why?

2. Which of the following is FALSE of progesterone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be assessed on your understanding of ovarian and uterine cycles, triggers of ovulation and menses, and different hormones.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Different hormones and their effects on the cycle
  • The timeline of the reproductive cycles
  • Progesterone

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related female reproductive axis lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as ovarian and uterine cycles
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the female reproductive system in a different light

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about the female reproductive cycle? Check out the accompanying lesson titled The Female Reproductive Axis. It covers things like:

  • The effects of hormones
  • Triggers of different cycles
  • The relationship between different cycles
  • The effects on the rest of the body