Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions

MCQs on Male Genital Organs – Penis, Prostate & Bulbourethral Glands

1 - Question

Choose the correct order for the path of sperm from testes to outside the body. a) Ductus deferens- Epididymis- Ejaculatory duct- Penis b) Epididymis- Ductus deferens- Ejaculatory duct- Penis c) Ejaculatory duct-Ductus deferens-Epididymis -Penis d) Penis- Ductus deferens –Epididymis- Ejaculatory duct
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Answer: b
Explanation: The sperm travels from epididymis to penis. Penis is external male organ and serves as urinal duct.

2 - Question

During sexual arousal ________ impulses cause vasodilation of the arterioles of the penis.
a) Parasympathetic
b) Sympathetic
c) Somatic
d) Brain

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Answer: a
Explanation: Penile erection is the result of a complex interaction of physiological neural and vascular factor. Physiological erection is triggered by parasympathetic impulses, the arteries dilate and blood flow increases.

3 - Question

Which male structure is homologous to the female clitoris?
a) Scrotum
b) Penis
c) Pubis
d) Testis

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Answer: b
Explanation: Penis is the male sex organ. It also acts as urinal duct.

4 - Question

All except which of the following about vasectomy is true?
a) It is a highly effective birth control method
b) The part of ductus deferens is cut
c) It is 10% recoverable
d) It is a minor surgery

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Answer: c
Explanation: Vasectomy is the surgical process for male sterilization. The male vas deferens are severed and then tied or sealed to prevent sperm from entering into urethra and prevent fertilization.

5 - Question

The urethra passes through the _______________ of the penis.
a) Corpora cavernosa
b) Corpora spongiosum
c) Tunica alburginea
d) Prepuce

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Answer: b
Explanation: Corpora spongiosum is the mass of spongy tissue surrounding the male urethra within penis. Also called as corpus cavernous urethrae.

6 - Question

The main function of prostate is __________
a) Spermatogenesis
b) Maturation of sperm cells
c) Secretion of alkaline muscus
d) Production of glycogen

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Answer: c
Explanation: Prostate gland main function is to secrete prostate fluid. It surrounds urethra just beneath the bladder.

7 - Question

Testosterone is converted to ___________ in the prostate.
a) Dihydrotestosterone
b) Cholestrol
c) Estrogen
d) Progesterone

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Answer: a
Explanation: Dihydrotestosterone is also known as stanolone. It is an endogenous androgen sex steroid and hormone.

8 - Question

An increase in PSA is the indicator of prostatic cancer.
a) True
b) False

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Answer: a
Explanation: Bulbourethral glands produce some amount of PSA (prostate-specific antigen). The increased quantity of which is an indicator of prostatic cancer.

9 - Question

Which of the following is unpaired gland?
a) Bulbourethral glands
b) Prostate gland
c) Seminal vesicle
d) Testis

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Answer: b
Explanation: It is a walnut sized gland. It is unpaired. It secrets fluid that nourishes and protects sperm.

10 - Question

Bulbourethral gland is also known as ____________
a) Cowper’s gland
b) Prostate gland
c) Seminal vesicles
d) Bartholin’s gland

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Answer: a
Explanation: It is a pea shaped gland located at posterolateral to the membranous urethra. They are in pair. It is named after English surgeon William Cowper.

11 - Question

Bulbourethral gland is a _____________
a) Endocrine gland
b) Exocrine gland
c) Hormone
d) Heterocrine gland

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Answer: b
Explanation: Exocrine glands are glands that produce and secrete substances onto an epithelial surface. It secrets hormones.

12 - Question

Bulbourethral gland is homologous to _____________ present in female body.
a) Ovary
b) Mammary gland
c) Bartholin’s gland
d) Vagina

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Answer: c
Explanation: Bartholin’s gland is 2 pea shaped gland present in female reproductive tract. They secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina.

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