The Menstrual Cycle

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1. What is the purpose of LH?

  • They stimulate the release of an egg when their levels reach their peak.
  • They cause the womb lining to begin building up again after it has been shed
  • They stimulate the ovaries to release oestrogen
  • They cause the egg to mature
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2. Why does the pill prevent the release of LH?

  • It slows down the maturing of eggs
  • It means that mature eggs can't be released
  • It stops eggs maturing
  • It stops period pain

3. Which other hormones are involved in the menstrual cycle?

  • LH (Lutenising hormone) and progesterone
  • Testosterone
  • Progesterone and testosterone
  • Protease and progesterone

4. What is the advantage of the pill?

  • It is 95% effective
  • It is 90% effective
  • It is 99% effective
  • It prevents ovarian cancer

5. Where are the hormones involved in the menstrual cycle created?

  • The pituary gland
  • The pancreas
  • The brain
  • The hippocampus


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