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2. What are the hormones used in the contraceptive pill?

  • Oestrogen and testosterone
  • Oestrogen and progesterone
  • LH and progesterone
  • Progesterone and testosterone

3. What happens to the lining of the womb immediately after the mature egg is released?

  • It stops thickening
  • It stays thick for a few days
  • It begins to thicken
  • It begins to be shed

4. Why does the pill prevent the release of LH?

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

5. What happens when the egg is not fertilised?

  • The lining of the womb is shed but the egg remains in the uterus
  • The dead egg and the womb lining are shed
  • The egg returns to the ovaries
  • The egg is released from the womb

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