Week 1 and 2 Quiz

From Embryology

Here are a few simple questions that relate to week 1 and 2 of development. You should try in your own time after completing the Lecture - Week 1 and 2 Development.

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 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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