Multiple Choice Quiz on Embryology

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in ‘embryology’. Questions come under ‘medium’ category. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking ' Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
human sperm

1. Who is the father of modern embryology
Karl Ernest Von Baer
Caspar Friedrich law/ theories
2. The origin of primordial germ cells in amphibian, reptiles, birds and mammals is
in mesoderm
in the gonads
germinal plasm set aside in embryonic development
3. The head of the sperms performs the functions of
genetic and activating
are generally dormant
4. At the forwarding end of the sperm nucleus occurs a cap like structure called
acrosomal cone
proximal centriole
distal centriole
5. Sertoli cells occurring in the seminiferous tubules perform the function of
secretion of androgen
anchor and nourish the sperm cells
are germinal tissues
provide support to tubules
6. Seminiferous tubules are separated by
Sertoli cells
Interstitial cells
Intercellular fluids
Lining of the seminiferous tubules
7. Which of the following stages of the sperm cells contains haploid set of chromosomes?
Primodial germ cells
Primary spermatocyte
Secondary Spermatocyte
8. Spermiogenesis refers to
converson of primary spermatocytes to secondary spermatocytes
Conversion of secondary spermatocytes to spermatids
Conversion of primary germ cells to spermatogo
Conversion of spermatid into spermatozoan
9. The onset and completetion of spermatogenesis are regulated by certain gonadotropin hormones which are secreted by
Gonadal cells
Adenohypophysis of pituitary
10. Germinal vesicle of an oocyte refers to
Golgi apparatus
Bloated nucleus of advancing oocyte
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