Platypus Reproduction & Eggs


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Which of the following is NOT true about platypus mating and reproduction:

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1. Platypus belong to a group called monotremes. Which statement is true about monotremes:

2. Which is NOT a true statement regarding platypus offspring?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you check your understanding of platypus reproduction. The uniqueness of this species and a tactic used by male platypuses to obtain a mate are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of monotremes
  • Tactic a male platypus uses to obtain a mate
  • Features of platypus offspring

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how a platypus is different from most other mammals
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on platypus reproduction and eggs
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the male platypus' relationship with its offspring and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Platypus Reproduction & Eggs is a lesson you can use any time to complete the following goals:

  • Review characteristics of the platypus
  • Determine how long platypus mating season lasts
  • Go over weird mating facts about the platypus