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Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction: Pass Me Those Genes Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Animal Reproduction? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why do parents likely sacrifice for their offspring?

It helps to pass on their genes.
It helps the species to continue.
They aren't concerned for their own survival.
They don't need food once they give birth.
Both (A) and (B)
Q. Which of the following has an arrested stage?

Oogenesis and spermatogenesis
Sperm production
None of the above
Q. The __________hormonal cycle causes certain types of mammals to shed their uterine lining if they have no fertilized egg.

Q. The ____________ connects the fetus to the placenta

seminiferous tubule
fallopian tube
umbilical cord
Q. Courtship rituals are important so that___________________,

mates don’t feel threatened by each other's presence
males know the female is in-heat
intersexual selection can occur
intrasexual selection can occur
all of the above
Q. How do hermaphrodite flatworms reproduce?

On their own, they do not need a partner.
They duel with their penises until one gets stabbed.
One flatworm eats the other, including its gametes.
All of the above
None of the above
Q. Why do amniotes need special adaptations on their eggs?

They have large eggs.
Their eggs are in varying temperatures.
They give birth to many eggs.
Their eggs develop on land.
All of the above
Q. Some animal fathers play a role in

Transporting young
Hunting for food
All of the above
(B) and (C) only
Q. Which of the following is viviparous?

Tree frog
Polar bear
Q. Certain water creatures release gametes into the water in a process called ______________.