Q. 1035.0( 2 Votes )

The human males use a device X made of a very thin rubber sheet as a covering on the male organ to prevent pregnancy. This device traps the gametes Y in it. In order to prevent pregnancy, the human females use a device Z which is a circle of rubber with a metal spring around it. The device Z is put inside the vagina to cover the cervix. It stops Y from going into the uterus.

(a) What is device X ?

(b) What are Y?

(c) Name the device Z.

(d) What is the general name of these methods of birth control (or preventing pregnancy) ?

(e) The use of which contraceptive device, X or Z, can protect the persons from sexually transmitted diseases ?

Answer :

(a) Condom (X)

(b) Sperms (Y)


(c) Diaphragm (Z)


(d) Barrier methods


(e) X


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