Health Science Paper 1, May/June 2010  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Main
General Comments

Question 2

The diagram below is an illustration of the male urine-genitial system study it carefullyu and use it to answer question 2(a) to 2(c)

(a) Name the parts labelled I to VIII [ 4 marks]
(b) State one function each of the parts labelled V,VI, and VIII [3 marks]
(c) Name three diseases associated with the system. [3 marks]




This question was attempted by many candidates and candidates performed fairly well. In part (a) candidates named the part labeled correctly but made mistakes in spellings. In part (b) candidates mixed up function of the part labelled V (epididymis) as production of sperm with function of the part labelled VI (Testis) as stores sperm while some candidates could not state function of the part labelled VIII (urethra) In part (c) candidates named diseases associated with the urino-genital system with wrong spellings.
The expected answers were as follows:
(a) Naming the parts labelled
I - urinary bladder
IIIprostate gland
IVsperm duct/vas deferens
VI testis
VII penis
VIII urethra.
(b) Function of each of the parts labelled V,VI,and VIII
Function of V
Stores sperm
Produces secretion that makes sperm active
Function of VI

For sperm production
Production of male sex hormone/named sex hormone
Function of VIII
Passage of urine
Conveying spennlsemen during sex.
( c) Diseases associated with the system
kidney stone
urine retention/enlarged prostate gland
genital herpes.

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