The testes in humans are situated outside the abdominal cavity inside a pouch called scrotum. The purpose served is for

1. escaping any possible compression by the visceral organs
2. providing more space for the growth of epididymis
3. providing a secondary sexual feature for exhibiting the male sex
4. maintaining the scrotal temperature lower than the internal body temperature
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Scrotum helps in maintaining the temperature of the testes which is A lower than the normal body temperature. Each testis has about B compartments called testicular lobules. Select the option that fills the blanks correctly.

         A               B

1.  1-3°C            300

2.  2-2.5°C         250

3.  3-3.5°C         250

4.  2-2.5°C         350

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The testes are situated outside the abdominal cavity within a pouch called scrotum. This is necessary as:

1. The scrotum can contain lengthy ducts for the transfer of sperms

2. Scrotum helps in maintaining the low temperature of the testes necessary for spermatogenesis

3. Scrotum reduces the pressure around testes necessary for spermatogenesis

4. Scrotum can store huge amounts of sperms

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Suppose the internal temperature of body is 36.5 degree celsius now what will be the temperature required for human spermatogenesis?
1. 34.2 degree Celsius
2. 33 degree Celsius
3. 38 degree Celsius
4. 38.2 degree Cell

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Which of the following is not a part of male external genitalia?

(1) Glans Penis

(2) Foreskin

(3) Urethral Meatus

(4) Anus

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Testes of humans are located in

(1) Inside abdominal cavity

(2) Within a tunnel like structure

(3) Within Scrotum

(4) More than one option is correct

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What is not correct with respect to testis in adults?

(1) Spherical in shape

(2) 4-5 cm in length and width of 2-3 cm

(3) Covered by a dense covering

(4) Made up of 250 testicular compartments

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Given below is a diagrammatic sketch of a portion of human male reproductive system. Select the correct set of the names of the parts labelled A, B, C, D: 
 

(a)

Ureter

Prostate

Seminal vesicle

Bulbourethral gland

(b)

Vas deferens

Seminal vesicle

Prostate

Bulbourethral gland

(c)

Vas deferens

Seminal vesicle trial gland

Bulboure

Prostate

(d)

Ureter

Seminal vesicle

Prostate

Bulbourethral gland

1. (a)

2. (b)

3. (c)

4. (d)

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Male reproductive system of humans has not

(1) A testis only

(2) Accessory Ducts

(3) Glands

(4) External Genitalia

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Epididymis is located in….of testis.

(1) Anterior surface

(2) Posterior surface

(3) Lateral surface

(4) Anterolateral surface

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