Internal & External Fertilization in the Animal Kingdom


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The union of sperm and egg is called:

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1. The sperm and egg are:


Which of the following is most likely to necessitate a wet environment for fertilization?

I. Internal fertilization

II. External fertilization

III. Fertilization in terrestrial animals

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are mobile-friendly resources that aid in testing your knowledge of internal and external fertilization. Terms for an animal's sperm/egg as well as their union in the reproductive process are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can see how familiar you are with:

  • Necessitating a wet environment for fertilization
  • Types of fertilization
  • The union of sperm and egg
  • Term for sperm and eggs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the name for sperm and eggs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of fertilization
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on internal and external fertilization

Additional Learning

Cover more topics at your own pace by using the lesson called Internal & External Fertilization in the Animal Kingdom. Other topics you can review include:

  • How animals reproduce
  • Pheromones
  • The requirements for fertilization to be successful