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. Which individual hormone level can be increased as a fertility treatment?


Question 2. How does The Pill act as a contraceptive?

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.
If no egg cells mature, they can't be released or fertilised.

Question 3. Why was the formulation of The Pill changed?

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

Question 4. How is the modern version of The Pill different from early versions?

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

Question 5. What did the early version of The Pill contain?

Large amounts of FSH.
Large amounts of testosterone.
Large amounts of oestrogen.
Large amounts of LH.

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