Bilateral Symmetry: Definition, Examples & Advantages Video


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Symmetry in biology looks at the orientation of the body in relation to which one of the following?

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1. In bilateral symmetry, which of the following divides the body into left and right mirror images?

2. Which of the following is an example of bilateral symmetry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Bilateral symmetry is a term used to describe the orientation of the body in biology. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of what constitutes bilateral symmetry and which organisms have it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the definitions and concepts of:

  • Symmetry within animals
  • The dividing properties of bilateral symmetry
  • The benefits of bilateral symmetry

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast animals that do show bilateral symmetry and those that don't
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantages of bilateral symmetry
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important terms, such as orientation and bilateral
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about body symmetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about the three types of body symmetry, check out the lesson titled Bilateral Symmetry: Definition, Examples & Advantages. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Symmetry in relation to biology
  • Radial symmetry vs. bilateral symmetry vs. asymmetry
  • Examples of the types of symmetry in nature