Snapquiz - Fertility and The Pill

This is the Snapquiz on Fertility and The Pill. Click here or use the embedded video if you haven't watched the lesson yet.

Question 1. How is the modern version of The Pill different from early versions?

It only contains LH.
It contains FSH and LH as well as oestrogen.
It contains much lower amounts of oestrogen and also contains progesterone.
It contains much higher amounts of oestrogen.

Question 2. Why was the formulation of The Pill changed?

Early versions were too costly to produce.
Early versions didn't work.
Early versions caused birth defects.
Early versions caused side-effects such as nausea and gall stones.

Question 3. In in vitro fertilisation, who are the mother and father of the child?

The child has the same biological mother but the father's DNA is from a donor.
The same mother and father as if the child was conceived normally.
Both of the biological parents are donors.
The child has the same biological father but the mother's DNA is from a donor.

Question 4. How does The Pill act as a contraceptive?

If no egg cells mature, they can't be released or fertilised.
The uterus lining doesn't thicken and a woman's periods stop, preventing a fertilised egg cell from developing.
If oestrogen levels are too high the sperm can't survive to fertilise the egg.
A barrier is formed in the vagina, preventing the sperm from reaching the egg cell.

Question 5. Where does in vitro fertilisation take place?

Inside the fallopian tube.
Inside the vagina.
Inside the uterus.
Outside the mother's body, usually in a petri dish.

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