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Histology Testbank: Female Reproductive System 1

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
What are developing gametes called?
a. Oogenesis
b. Ovary
c. Ovulation
d. Oocyte
e. Ova

2.
What is the inner part of the ovary?
a. Follicle
b. Germinal epithelium
c. Medulla
d. Tunica albuginea
e. Cortex

3.
Which stage of the follicle is arrested in prophase?
a. Primordial follicle
b. Primary follicle
c. Secondary follicle
d. Mature follicle
e. Graffian follicle

4.
What is the cavity within a secondary follicle?
a. Graffian follicle
b. Theca folliculi
c. Granulosa cells
d. Zona pellucida
e. Antrum

5.
During the first week to 10 days, what is the main hormone which stimulates the growth of the follicles?
a. FSH
b. LH
c. HCG
d. Estrogen
e. Progesterone

6.
What is the female organ called where gametogenesis occurs?
a. Oogenesis
b. Ovary
c. Ovulation
d. Oocyte
e. Ova

7.
Which stage of the follicle is marked by the surrounding of flattened (squamous) follicular cells becoming cuboidal?
a. Primordial follicle
b. Primary follicle
c. Secondary follicle
d. Mature follicle
e. Graffian follicle

8.
What is ovulated?
a. Graffian follicle
b. Theca folliculi
c. Granulosa cells
d. Zona pellucida
e. Antrum

9.
What is the outer part of the ovary?
a. Follicle
b. Germinal epithelium
c. Medulla
d. Tunica albuginea
e. Cortex

10.
During a pregnancy, which hormone which maintains the corpus luteum?
a. FSH
b. LH
c. HCG
d. Estrogen
e. Progesterone

11.
Which structure contains the oocyte?
a. Follicle
b. Germinal epithelium
c. Medulla
d. Tunica albuginea
e. Cortex

12.
Which follicular stage is also called an antral follicle?
a. Primordial follicle
b. Primary follicle
c. Secondary follicle
d. Mature follicle
e. Graffian follicle

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