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. Why was the formulation of The Pill changed?

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

Question 2. What did the early version of The Pill contain?

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

Question 3. 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.
A barrier is formed in the vagina, preventing the sperm from reaching the egg cell.
If oestrogen levels are too high the sperm can't survive to fertilise the egg.
If no egg cells mature, they can't be released or fertilised.

Question 4. Which two hormone levels can be increased in preparation for in vitro fertilisation?

Oestrogen and progesterone.
LH and oestrogen.
FSH and oestrogen.
FSH and LH.

Question 5. Where does in vitro fertilisation take place?

Inside the fallopian tube.
Outside the mother's body, usually in a petri dish.
Inside the vagina.
Inside the uterus.

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