Snapquiz - The Menstrual Cycle

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

Question 1. What is menstruation?

The female reproductive system undergoes internal bleeding approximately every 28 days.
The lining of the uterus breaks down approximately every 28 days and passes out through the vagina.
The lining of the vagina breaks down approximately every 28 days and passes out of the body.
The female bladder becomes filled with blood which is released approximately every 28 days during urination.

Question 2. Which hormone is released by the pituitary gland at the start of the menstrual cycle?


Question 3. Where is the pituitary gland found?

The ovaries.
The liver.
The brain.
The uterus.

Question 4. Where is oestrogen produced?

The brain.
The uterus.
The ovaries.
The pituitary gland.

Question 5. What triggers ovulation?

A sudden increase in FSH levels.
A sudden increase in oestrogen levels.
A sudden increase in LH levels.
A sudden increase in seratonin levels.

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