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Question 16

Identify True/False statements. Correct each false statement to make it true.
(a) Androgens are produced by Sertoli cells. (True/False)
(b) Spermatozoa get nutrition from Sertoli cells. (True/False)
(c) Leydig cells are found in ovary. (True/False)
(d) Leydig cells synthesise androgens. (True/False)
(e) Oogenesis takes place in corpus luteum. (True/False)
(f) Menstrual cycle ceases during pregnancy. (True/False)
(g) Presence or absence of hymen is not a reliable indicator of virginity or sexual experience. (True/False)

Answer

(a) Androgens are produced by Sertoli cells. (False) Androgens are produced by Leydig cells found in seminiferous tubules of the testis.



(b) Spermatozoa get nutrition from Sertoli cells. (True)

(c) Leydig cells are found in ovary. (False) Leydig cells are found in the seminiferous tubules of the testis.

(d) Leydig cells synthesise androgens. (True)

(e) Oogenesis takes place in corpus luteum. (False) Oogenesis takes place in the ovary.

(f) Menstrual cycle ceases during pregnancy. (True)

(g) Presence or absence of the hymen is not a reliable indicator of virginity or sexual experience. (True)

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