Animal Asexual Reproduction


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What is the common name for the form of reproduction where a fusion of gametes is NOT needed?

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1. Asexual reproduction that involves a small nub forming off of the original organism and growing bigger and bigger is called what?

2. Fragmentation occurs when an organism does this and then grows into new organisms.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to help you check your understanding of asexual animal reproduction and its various forms. In these assessments, you'll be quizzed on the main types of asexual reproduction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Which form of reproduction does not require the fusion of gametes
  • When fragmentation occurs
  • How an organism splits into two identical organisms

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills while using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on animal asexual reproduction
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding parthenogenesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding fragmentation and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about asexual reproduction in animals, read over the associated lesson entitled Animal Asexual Reproduction. These are some of the objectives discussed in the lesson:

  • Understand which animals can reproduce asexually
  • Define agamogenesis
  • Discover and identify various kinds of animal asexual reproduction