Animal Behaviors that Aid in Reproduction


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Which of the following types of reproductive ability is the LEAST conducive to genetic diversity?

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1. Which mating system involves a male mating with multiple females during a reproductive season?

2. Which of the following reproductive behaviors can be easily observed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet measure your level of understanding of animal reproduction. Topics you'll need to know in order to pass the quiz include courtship behaviors and the mating system that requires care from both parents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With the following assessment tools, you'll be evaluated on:

  • System that involves a male mating with multiple females
  • Mating system that requires care from both parents
  • Example of courtship behaviors
  • Reproduction that is the least conducive to genetic diversity
  • Mating behaviors that can be observed

Skills Practiced

The following proficiencies will be practiced in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mating behavior and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mating behaviors that can be observed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reproduction that is the least conducive to genetic diversity

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge on reproduction in animals, check out the related lesson called Animal Behaviors that Aid in Reproduction. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Identify the two different types of reproduction
  • Recall how genetic diversity takes place and why it is ideal
  • Review the different kinds of mating systems
  • Learn about invisible cues animals may give to potential mates
  • Understand why courtship behaviors take place