What is Human Fertilization? - Process, Definition & Symptoms


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1. How many eggs are release in a typical menstrual cycle?

2. What is the path a sperm takes to meet the egg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the steps of the human fertilization process. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the name of a fertilized egg and how many sperm reach the egg.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of the human fertilization process, including:

  • Number of sperm found in a single ejaculation
  • How many eggs are released in a cycle
  • The path sperm takes to meet the egg
  • The amount of sperm that reaches the egg
  • Name of fertilized egg and location of where it embeds

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on human fertilization
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of sperm that is found in a single ejaculation
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the path sperm takes to meet the egg

Additional Learning

To learn more about human reproduction, review the corresponding lesson titled What Is Human Fertilization? - Process, Definition & Symptoms. This lesson will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Identify what human fertilization is and how it leads to a zygote that eventually develops into a fetus
  • Recall the process of fertilization and the path sperm takes to meet the egg
  • Review what happens after an egg is fertilized with a sperm and its path to the uterus
  • Learn about the different signs of fertilization some women may experience such as spotting and dizzy spells