Hormones are vital to enable sexual reproduction in humans. There are a range of hormones that interact to cause puberty in males and females and prepare a women’s reproductive system for pregnancy.
What is a hormone?
An electrical substance that carries signals around the body
A chemical substance that carries signals around the body
A chemical substance that recognises a stimulus
Which of these changes occurs in females when they go through puberty?
Facial hair grows
Roughly how long does the menstrual cycle last?
What is menstruation?
The building up of the uterus lining
The shedding of the uterus lining
The release of an egg from the ovary
Which of these hormones causes an egg cell to mature in an ovary?
Which gland produces the hormone FSH?
Which of these explains how the oral contraceptive pill works?
FSH is inhibited by oestrogen and progesterone in the pill
Progesterone is inhibited by oestrogen and FSH in the pill
Oestrogen is inhibited by FSH and progesterone in the pill
Which of the following is a non-hormonal method of contraception?
Oral contraceptive pill
Why might someone want to have IVF? - Higher
They need a contraceptive
They are unable to start a family
They have not yet started puberty
Which of these is a risk associated with IVF? - Higher
The success rate is high
Multiple births could occur
IVF has not been carried out safely many times