BGD Practical - Fertilization to Implantation Quiz

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BGDsmall.jpg Here are a few simple questions that relate to your introduction to embryology lecture and practical, this page is not a part of today's Practical class.

You should try in your own time after completing the Practical today.

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1 Which of the following statements is most correct about the human menstrual cycle.

The menstrual cycle in all women is a 28 day reproductive cycle
Ovulation always occurs at the midpoint of the menstrual cycle
The menstrual cycle's main function is to regularly replace the lining of the uterus
A high body temperature indicates ovulation is occurring
The menstrual cycle is an endocrine cycle regulating reproductive physiological changes

2 Most pregnancies can be detected by pregnancy tests soon after fertilization.


3 Which of the following statements is correct about the zona pellucida:

surrounds the oocyte in the ovary
protects oocyte in the uterine tube
is a specialized extracellular matrix
is important for fertilization
all of the above

4 Pregnancy tests generally are based upon the detection in maternal urine of:

human Chorionic Somatommotropin
human Chorionic Gonadotrophin
human Chorionic Corticotropin

5 The most correct sequence of early development following fertilization is:

zygote, blastomeres, morula, blastocyst
oocyte, zygote, morula, blastocyst
zygote, conceptus, blastocyst
polar bodies, zygote, conceptus, blastocyst

6 Which process in the third week of development converts the embryonic disc into the trilaminar embryo.

embryonic disc folding

7 Which of the following statements about Figure 1 (shown below) is most correct:

figure 1 shows a normal female karyotype
figure 1 shows all human chromosomes
figure 1 shows a metaphase spread of a human genome
figure 1 shows an abnormality of mitosis

Figure 1
Figure 1

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