Dolphin Mating & Reproduction


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Male dolphins are guilty of which of the following?

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1. Dolphins are considered polygamous because:

2. Which is NOT true about dolphin mating?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and its corresponding worksheet will assess what you know about dolphin mating and reproduction. Topics include characteristics of male dolphins and their polygamy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Definition of the word 'mating'
  • One specific detail about the way dolphins mate
  • Sexual maturity of dolphins

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dolphin mating and reproduction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the way these creatures are polygamous and a characteristic of their sexual maturity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the behavior of male dolphins

Additional Learning

The lesson called Dolphin Mating & Reproduction will teach you more about the following areas of interest:

  • What 'cetacean' means
  • Length of time different species of dolphins are pregnant
  • Where the mother takes the calf right after birth
  • In-depth breakdown of the way dolphins mate with strange facts about their habits