Alternation of Generations: The Gametophyte and Sporophyte

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Spores go through what process in order to create new, identical cells in order to become the gametophyte?

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1. Which correctly pairs the chromosome number term with the correct abbreviation?

2. Which term best describes the multicellular haploid stage of the plant life cycle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The alternation of generations involves chromosomes in either diploid or haploid form. In this quiz, your knowledge of the alternation of generations will be assessed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this quiz is to assess your understanding of:

  • The definition of gametophytes
  • The definition of sporophytes
  • How spores become gametophytes
  • Matching chromosome numbers to structures and abbreviations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the related article on alternation of generations
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast gametophytes and sporophytes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've acquired about the alternation of generations

Additional Learning

More information on this subject can be found in this quiz's accompanying lesson, Alternation of Generations: The Gametophyte and Sporophyte. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define alternation of generations
  • Understand the definition of diploid and haploid
  • Recognize cells in the haploid stage
  • Recognize cells in the diploid stage
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