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The Evolution of Sexual Reproduction

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Which of the following is a difference between sexual and asexual reproduction?

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1. What is one hypothesis for why sexual reproduction is so common among living organisms?

2. Variations of sexual reproduction include which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many organisms replicate through sexual reproduction. The questions in this quiz will ask you about the benefits of sexual reproduction, the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction and how sexual reproduction can vary among living organisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll be tested on:

  • Your ability to compare sexual and asexual reproduction
  • Why sexual reproduction is so common among organisms
  • The different methods of sexual reproduction
  • What sexual reproduction produces
  • The definition of asexual reproduction

Skills Practiced

These assessments give you the chance to practice the following skills

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as sexual reproduction and asexual reproduction
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about variations of sexual reproduction in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why sexual reproduction is so common

Additional Learning

For more information about sexual reproduction, refer to the lesson connected to this quiz called The Evolution of Sexual Reproduction. The lesson will cover:

  • Sexual dimorphism
  • Hermaphroditic organisms
  • Benefits and disadvantages of sexual reproduction
  • The evolution of sexual reproduction as a method for forming new generations
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