Gonads: Definition & Function


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What are gonads?

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1. What are the female gonads?

2. What hormones are secreted by the ovaries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the functions of gonads. Some of the information you'll be quizzed on includes the names of male and female gonads as well as the hormones they produce.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Gonads defined
  • Female gonads
  • Hormones released by the testes and ovaries

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related function of gonads lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as ovary and testes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of gonads
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the function of gonads

Additional Learning

To learn more about human reproduction, review the accompanying lesson Gonads: Definition & Function. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the male and female gonads
  • Know the functions of testes and ovaries
  • Define the following terms: estrogen, progesterone, sperm, testosterone
  • Understand the process of oogenesis and spermatogenesis