Antheridium: Definition & Function


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Plants go through a reproductive cycle called this.

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1. During the Alteration of Generations, when the plant enters the gametophyte phase, the cells produced are known as _____ because they only have half of their chromosomes.

2. The antheridium of the plant is charged with these two tasks.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will help test your understanding of the antheridium, an important reproductive organ for some plants. Topics on the quiz and worksheet will measure your knowledge of definitions and the biological processes of these plants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your understanding of:

  • Definitions with regards to a plant's reproduction cycle
  • The structure and function of the antheridium
  • The purpose of additional reproductive structures on the plant

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related plant biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role of the antheridium in plant reproduction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reproductive biology of plants

Additional Learning

You can learn more about plant reproduction by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Antheridium: Definition & Function. Here are a few topics this lesson covers:

  • The phases of the plant reproductive cycle
  • The functions of different plant structures throughout the reproductive process
  • Descriptions of the cells formed throughout this process