© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
 

Quizzes

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!
Time
0:00
Score my Quiz Win
0
Fail
0

WIN

0

FAIL

0
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
Oogenesis and spermatogenesis
Sperm production
Ovulation
None of the above
Q. The __________hormonal cycle causes certain types of mammals to shed their uterine lining if they have no fertilized egg.


estrus
menstrual
mating
asexual
sexual
Q. The ____________ connects the fetus to the placenta


seminiferous tubule
fallopian tube
gastrula
allantois
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


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


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


speciation
spawning
parturition
spermiogenesis
semelparous
back to top