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. Which of the following is a common problem with fertility treatments?

A greater chance of long-term health risks for the mother after pregnancy.
A greater chance of multiple babies being conceived.
A greater chance of identical twins.
A greater chance of birth defects.

Question 2. What effect does The Pill have on the female body?

It blocks FSH from stimulating the production of mature egg cells.
It stops the uterus lining from being shed during menstruation.
It blocks LH from stimulating the release of egg cells.
It stops oestrogen from causing the uterus lining to thicken.

Question 3. Where does in vitro fertilisation take place?

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

Question 4. How does The Pill act as a contraceptive?

If no egg cells mature, they can't be released or fertilised.
The uterus lining doesn't thicken and a woman's periods stop, preventing a fertilised egg cell from developing.
If oestrogen levels are too high the sperm can't survive to fertilise the egg.
A barrier is formed in the vagina, preventing the sperm from reaching the egg cell.

Question 5. Which individual hormone level can be increased as a fertility treatment?


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