Sexual Reproduction: Inheriting Genes from Each Parent


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Which of the following is TRUE concerning sexual reproduction?

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1. The sperm and egg are known as what?

2. What takes place when an egg and sperm come together?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This printable quiz/worksheet combo lets you check your understanding of the related lesson. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the processes between the egg and sperm and how other organisms reproduce.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of the following:

  • Facts about sexual reproduction
  • Terminology for the sperm and egg
  • Interaction between a sperm and an egg
  • Process that produces gametes
  • Reproduction outside of the body

Skills Practiced

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

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as reproduction among humans and reproduction among other forms of life like fish and frogs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the processes of sexual reproduction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the interactions between a sperm and an egg

Additional Learning

To learn more about sexual reproduction, review the corresponding lesson titled Sexual Reproduction: Inheriting Genes from Each Parent. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Discusses asexual reproduction
  • Details the number of chromosomes in a sperm and egg
  • Covers genetically identical versus genetically unique offspring
  • Explains how fish reproduce