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Biology µGCSE:

Reproductive Systems

10 quick questions - for GCSE and iGCSE

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10 minutes maximum! (can you do it in 5?)

1-4: The diagram shows the female reproductive system:

female reproductive system

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1. Name structure K.
  • A. Placenta
  • B. Uterus
  • C. Oviduct
  • D. Ureter
2. The function of L is to ...
  • A. protect a developing foetus
  • B. produce the egg cells
  • C. produce the hormone oestrogen
  • D. store urine
3. Which tissue makes up the majority of L?
  • A. Nervous
  • B. Muscle
  • C. Bone
  • D. Blood

4. The secondary sexual characteristics in females are controlled by ...

  • A. progesterone
  • B. thyroxine
  • C. testosterone
  • D. oestrogen
5-7: The diagram shows the male reproductive system.

male reproductive system

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5. Structure K is the ...
  • A. testis
  • B. ovary
  • C. prostate gland
  • D. bladder

6.  Tube N is the ....

  • A. ureter
  • B. sperm duct
  • C. urethra
  • D. oviduct

7. The development of secondary sexual characteristics in males is controlled by testosterone. Where is this hormone produced? 

  • A. structure K
  • B. structure L
  • C. structure M
  • D. structure N

8-9. The diagram shows fertilisation about to happen.

sperm and egg cells

This is a list of some of the adaptive features that enable the egg and sperm to carry out their roles:

  1. Large energy store
  2. Long flagellum
  3. Lots of mitochondria
  4. Jelly coat
  5. Enzymes in the acrosome
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8. Which of these listed features belong to the egg?
  • A. 1 and 2
  • B. 2 and 3
  • C. 1 and 4
  • D. 4 and 5
9. Which feature helps the sperm penetrate the egg?
10. How many sperm are needed to fertilize one egg?
  • A. Hundreds
  • B. Thousands
  • C. Two
  • D. One