Animal Fertilization: Reactions & Activation


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At its most basic, what is the process of fertilization?

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1. Which step of fertilization is the first to occur?

2. What is the point of the acrosomal reaction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Animal fertilization is the focus of these assessments. You must be familiar with the different reactions involved and animal egg activation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions test knowledge of the following:

  • Purpose of the acrosomal reaction
  • Process of fertilization
  • Parts of egg activation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first step of fertilization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what the cortical reaction is trying to prevent
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on animal fertilization

Additional Learning

Animal Fertilization: Reactions & Activation will teach you more about animal fertilization. Objectives covered include the following:

  • Understand the acrosomal reaction
  • Review polyspermy
  • Discuss meiotic cycles