The Ovarian Cycle: Anatomy & Processes


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In most women, during which days of the ovarian cycle does menstruation occur?

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1. How many eggs are found in each ovarian follicle?

2. Which two hormones are released from the pituitary gland?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the ovarian cycle. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include hormones released during the ovarian cycle and what happens over the 28 day period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Identify the days menstruation occurs
  • Number of eggs found in each ovarian follicle
  • Hormones released from the pituitary gland
  • Hormone secreted by the developing follicle before ovulation
  • Identify the phase the follicle secretes progesterone

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ovarian cycle lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of eggs that are found in each ovarian follicle
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the hormones that are released from the pituitary gland

Additional Learning

To learn more about the woman's monthly cycle, review the accompanying lesson on The Ovarian Cycle: Anatomy & Processes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what the results of the ovarian cycle are
  • Learn about the different anatomical parts of the ovarian cycle such as the ovaries, follicles, uterus and medulla
  • Review what occurs during the follicular phase and the hormones involved with this phase
  • Recall the events that occur during the luteal phase