DPP 2 Male Reproductive system

Daily Practice Paper (DPP) 2          Topic: Male Reproductive System          No. of Questions 75


  1. Cowper’s glands secrete a substance to


(a) Neutralize acidity of urethra (b) Nourish sperms (c) Kill pathogens (d) All the above

  1. Composition of semen is


(a) Secretion of the testes and epididymis (b) Secretions of the seminal vesicles (c) Secretions of prostate gland and bulbourethral glands (d) All the above

  1. The fold of skin covering the penis is called


(a) Corpora covernosa (b) Corpus spongiosum (c) Prepuce (d) None of these

  1. Location and secretion of Leydig’s cell are


(a) Liver cholesterol (b) Ovary estrogen (c) Testis testosterone (d) Pancreas glucagon

  1. Seminiferous tubules develop central lumen after


(a) Birth (b) Prepuberal time (c) Puberty (d) Old age

  1. Sertoli cells” in human testis are found in

(a) Seminiferous tubules (b) Leydig cells (c) Outside the seminiferous tubules (d) None of these

  1. The correct order of the reproductive tract of a male human being is


(a) Rete testis, epididymis, vasa efferentia, urethra (b) Rete testis, vasa efferentia, epididymis, urethra (c) Vasa efferentia, epididymis, urethra, rete testis (d) Urethra, rete testis, epididymis, vasa efferentia

  1. Inguinal canal is the connection between the scrotal sac and the

(a) Tunica vaginalis (b) Urethral lumen (c) Abdominal cavity (d) Urethra masculinus

  1. Cowper’s glands are present in


(a) Female mammals (b) Male mammals (c) Both (a) and (b) (d) None of these

  1. Bulbourethral gland is also known as


(a) Prostate gland (b) Cowper’s gland (c) Perineal gland (d) Meibomian gland

  1. Which of the following is an accessory reproductive gland in male mammals


(a) Prostate gland (b) Gastric gland (c) Mushroom shaped gland (d) Inguinal gland

  1. In man the epididymis from anterior to the posterior is divided into


(a) Caput,corpus and cauda (b) Corpus, vas deferens and caput (c) Corpus, cauda and caudal region (d) Caput, cauda and vas deferens

  1. There are some special types of cells found in the seminiferous tubules known as sertoli cells. These are

(a) Germinal cells (b) Reproductive cells (c) Somatic cells (d) Protective cells


  1. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are lined by the germinal epithelium consisting of

(a) Cells of sertoli (b) Spermatocytes (c) Spermatogonium (d) Spermatids


  1. Supporting cells found in between the germinal epithelium of testes are called


(a) Interstitial cells of Leydig (b) Sertoli cells (c) Granular cells (d) Phagocytes

  1. Cells of leydig are found in


(a) Kidney of rabbit (b) Kidney of frog (c) Testis of frog (d) Testis of rabbit

  1. Which of the following cells are present in mammalian testes and help to nourish sperms


 (a) Leydig cells (b) Oxyntic cells (c) Interstitial cells (d) Sertolic cells

  1. The acrosome plays important role in


(a) Motility of sperm (b) Penetration of ovum by sperm (c) The fusion of pronuclei of the gametes (d) None of these

  1. The acrosome of the sperm is derived from


(a) Mitochondria (b) Nucleus (c) Golgi bodies (d) Centrosome

  1. Release of spermatozoa from urethra by male animals is called


(a) Spermatogenesis (b) Spermiogenesis (c) Ejaculation (d) Insemination


  1. In rabbit the sperms are stored and nourished in

(a) Testes (b) Vasa efferentia (c) Epididymis (d) Spermatic cord

  1. Bidder canals help to pass out


(a) Ova (b) Sperms (c) Bile (d) Saliva

  1. The structure of testis of a mammal can be identified by the presence of


(a) Spermatogonia (b) Spermatocytes (c) Cells of Sertoli (d) Interstitial cells


  1. Which one is primary sex organ


(a) Scrotum (b) Penis (c) Testis (d) Prostate

  1. Secondary sex organ is


(a) Testis (b) Breast (c) Beard (d) Vas deferens

  1. Scrotal sacs of man and rabbit are connected with the abdominal cavity by

(a) Inguinal canal (b) Haversian canal (c) Vagina cavity (d) Spermatic canal

  1. Temperature in scrotum necessary for sperm formation should be


(a) 2°C above body temperature (b) 2°C below body temperature (c) 4°C above body temperature (d) 4°C below body temperature

  1. In man the two vasa deferentia open into


(a) Urinary bladder (b) Rectum (c) Urethra (d) Penis

  1. Survival time of sperms introduced into the vagina may be


(a) 1 2 days (b) 3 – 4 days (c) 5 – 10 days (d) 1 weak

  1. Cowper’s gland is present in


(a) Cockroach (b) Rabbit (c) Earthworm (d) Frog

  1. The capsule enclosing testis of mammal is called as


(a) Tunica albuginea (b) Tunica membrana (c) Tunica vaginalis (d) Tunica vesculosa

  1. Which is secreted by a acrosome


(a) Hyaluronic acid (b) Hyaluronidase (c) TSH (d) Fertilizin

  1. Sertoli cells are found in


(a) Kidney of rabbit (b) Ovary of frog (c) Testes of rabbit (d) Ovary of rabbit

  1. Which cells in the testis secrete testosterone


(a) Interstitial cells or cells of Leydig (b) Cells of the germinal epithelium (c) Sertoli cells (d) Secondary spermatocytes

  1. From the seminiferous tubules the spermatozoa pass into


(a) Epididymis (b) Vas deferens (c) Seminal vesicle (d) Rete testis


  1. Male hormone is

(a) Corpus luteum (b) Testosterone (c) Progesterone (d) Gonadotropin

  1. In males, the essential hormones for secondary sexual characteristics are

(a) Progesterone (b) Testosterone (c) Relaxin (d) Estrogen

  1. Which gland in mammals secretes alkaline juice for lubrication


(a) Pineal body (b) Prostate gland (c) Cowper’s gland (d) Testis

  1. The sperms become motile in human being in


(a) Seminiferous tubules (b) Vas deferens (c) Epididymis (d) Only in seminal vesicle

  1. In most of the mammals the testes are situate outside the abdominal cavity because


(a) Sperms produced in scrotal sac are more in number (b) Sperms produced in abdominal cavity are provided with less motility (c) Sperms produced in scrotal sac require lesser temperature for their best fertilization capacity (d) Sperms produced in scrotal sac are bigger

  1. The nutritive medium for the ejaculated sperms is given by the


(a) Seminal fluid (b) Vaginal fluid (c) Uterine lining (d) Fallopian tube

  1. Cryptorchidism is the condition in man when

(a) There are two testis in each scrotum (b) Testis do not descent into the scrotum (c) Testis enlarge in the scrotum

(d) Testis degenerate in the scrotum


  1. By the contraction of spermatic cord the testis of man are not taken in to the abdominal cavity. It is due to the following structure


(a) Narrowness of inguinal canal (b) Attachment of testis by gubernaculum testis to the scrotal sac only (c) (a) and (b) both (d) Fat bodies and gubernaculum present over the testis

  1. In the case of mammals testes are found in the scrotal sac outside the viscera because


(a) Mammals are highly evolved animals (b) Sperms require a lower temperature (c) Of the presence of long vas deferens (d) Of the presence of urinary bladder

  1. There is a connective tissue cord extending between the testis and abdominal wall called


(a) Testis cord (b) Gubernaculum (c) Mesentric cord (d) Spermatic cord

  1. The elastic tissue connecting the cauda epididymis to the scrotal sac is


(a) Gubernaculum (b) Tendinous cord (c) Scrotal ligament (d) Caput epididymis

  1. A person which shows the secondary sexual characters of both male and female is called

(a) Intersex (b) Hermaphrodite (c) Bisexual (d) Gynandromorph

  1. Failure of descending testis into scrotum is known as


(a) Impotency (b) Cryptorchidism (c) Castration (d) paedogenesis


  1. Functions of seminal fluid is/are

(a) Maintains the viability of sperms (b) Maintains motility of sperms (c) Provides proper pH and ionic strength (d) All the above

  1. Bidder’s canal is found in

(a) Testes of frog (b) Kidney of frog (c) Ovary of mammal (d) Kidney of mammal

  1. The narrow middle part of the epididymis is called


(a) Caput epididymis (b) Cauda epididymis (c) Corpus epididymis (d) All the above

  1. Which of the following statements is incorrect. Human spermatozoa normally


(a) At a concentration of 1 million/ml of ejaculate will fertilize the ovum (b) Are released in large numbers after a few days abstinence (c) Contain enzyme in their head which helps in penetration of ovum (d) Move with the help of their tails

  1. The testes of a great majority of mammals are typically enclosed in an extra abdominal sac, the scrotum. The temperature inside the scrotum is lower than that in the abdomen. What will happen if the temperature of the scrotum is artificially maintained to the level of abdominal temperature


(a) The germinal epithelium will produce a large quantity of androgen secretion (b) The germinal epithelium of the testes will divided faster, thus producing more sperms (c) The germinal epithelium of the testes will degenerate, resulting in sterility (d) The germinal epithelium will carry out normal spermatogenesis

  1. The scrotal sac of a male mammal is homologous to


(a) Clitoris (b) Labia majora (c) Vagina (d) Uterus

  1. Testicular degeneration and other disorders of reproductive system in mammals are due to the deficiency of


(a) Vitamin A (b) Vitamin B (c) Vitamin K (d) Vitamin E

  1. If Cowper’s glands are removed. They will affect


(a) Erection of penis (b) Sperms (c) Sex recognition (d) Sexual behaviour

  1. If the vas deferens of a man is surgically disconnected


(a) Sperms in the semen will be without nuclei (b) Semen will be without sperms (c) Spermatogenesis will not occur (d) Sperms in the semen will be non – motile

  1. Azoospermia means

(a) A gynaecological problem (b) Childlessness (c) Cessation of menstruation (d) No sperm in semen

  1. In cryptorchidism


(a) Spermatogenesis fails to occur (b) Maturation of sperms doesn’t occur (c) Testis descend inguinal canals (d) None above

  1. Erectile penis tissue is called


(a) Corpora cavernosa (b) Paired corpora cavernosa and unpaired corpus spongiosum (c) Corpus spongiosum (d) All above

  1. Prostate gland produces a secretion for


(a) Attracting sperms (b) Stimulating sperm activity (c) Inhibiting sperm activity (d) None of these

  1. Prostate gland is present


(a) On ureter (b) On kidney (c) On testis (d) Around urethra

  1. The function of vas deferens is to


(a) Store the sperms (b) Conduct the sperms (c) Mature the sperms (d) None of these

  1. The duct which carries sperms from testis and epididymis to the penis is


(a) Vasa efferentia (b) Vasa differentia (c) Ureter (d) Seminiferous tubules

  1. Which of the following sugar in semen is a source of energy for the spermatozoa


(a) Sucrose (b) Glucose (c) Fructose (d) Galactose

  1. Corpus spongiosum is part of


(a) Ovary (b) Testis (c) Uterus (d) Male copulatory organ

  1. The sperms achieve motility and maturity in


(a) Prostate gland (b) Epididymis (c) Seminal vesicle (d) Cowper’s gland

  1. Vasa efferentia connect the


(a) Testis with epididymis (b) Kidneys with cloaca (c) Testes with urinogenital ducts (d) None of these

  1. Common duct formed by union of vas deferens and duct from seminal vesicle is


(a) Urethra (b) Tunica vasculosa (c) Ejaculatory duct (d) Spermatic duct

  1. pH of human semen is


(a) 4.5 – 5.5 (b) 6.5 – 6.8 (c) 7.35 7.5 (d) 8.2 – 8.5

  1. When accessory genital gland occurs only in male mammal

(a) Cowper’s gland (b) Bartholin gland (c) Prostate gland (d) Perineal gland


  1. The testes are abdominal in


(a) Elephant (b) Goat (c) Kangaroo (d) Rabbit

  1. Seminal fluid contains


(a) Fructose (b) Citrate (c) Ascorbic acid (d) All of these

  1. Sperms are temporarily stored in


(a) Prostate (b) Epididymis (c) Seminal vesicle (d) All of these

  1. Sugar fructose is present in the secretion of


(a) Bartholin’s gland (b) Seminal vesicle (c) Perineal glands (d) Prostate gland



































































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