How Much Do You Know About In Vitro?

In vitro fertilization is one of the most popular alternate methods for getting pregnant that is currently available. How much do you know about it? Take our quiz to find out!
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In vitro studies are performed with microorganisms, cells or biological molecules:
outside their normal biological context
inside their normal biological context
in and out of their normal biological context
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A common acronym for in vitro fertilization is:
IVS
IVF
ISV
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What does "in vitro" mean?
in glass
outside
in the egg
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What is the fertilized egg called?
ova
embryo
zygote
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How long is the zygote cultured for?
1-2 days
2-6 days
1-2 weeks
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How many variations of IVF are there?
three
two
five
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Which of the following oppose IVF?
some religions
government facilities
American Indians
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What is the name of the physicist who developed the IVF treatment?
Robert K. Evans
Robert G. Edwards
Stephen S. Polk
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How many steps are in the IVF process?
seven
three
five
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When was the first successful "test tube baby" born?
1978
1990
2004
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What is the term for going to another guy in order to receive fertility treatment such as IVF?
fertility travel
fertility abroad
fertility tourism
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Which of the following is the most common major risk of IVF?
birth defects
multiple births
cancer
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Well...this is a super difficult subject compared to some of the other stuff you might encounter day to day. It's a very niche topic that you can't be expected to know too much about offhand, so don't beat yourself up too bad!

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You sure have a big brain in that head of yours. You got a few of the tougher ones wrong, but ultimately this is a very good score for such a difficult subject. Great work!

B+, Big Brain

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You sure know a lot about IVF! Do we have a doctor in our midst? Or are you just one of those people who knows an insane amount about everything? Either way, great work!

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1
In vitro studies are performed with microorganisms, cells or biological molecules:
outside their normal biological context
inside their normal biological context
in and out of their normal biological context
2
A common acronym for in vitro fertilization is:
IVS
IVF
ISV
3
What does "in vitro" mean?
in glass
outside
in the egg
4
What is the fertilized egg called?
ova
embryo
zygote
5
How long is the zygote cultured for?
1-2 days
2-6 days
1-2 weeks
6
How many variations of IVF are there?
three
two
five
7
Which of the following oppose IVF?
some religions
government facilities
American Indians
8
What is the name of the physicist who developed the IVF treatment?
Robert K. Evans
Robert G. Edwards
Stephen S. Polk
9
How many steps are in the IVF process?
seven
three
five
10
When was the first successful "test tube baby" born?
1978
1990
2004
11
What is the term for going to another guy in order to receive fertility treatment such as IVF?
fertility travel
fertility abroad
fertility tourism
12
Which of the following is the most common major risk of IVF?
birth defects
multiple births
cancer