Sporophyte: Definition & Examples


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Which is true of sporophytes?

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1. A sporophyte is not the dominant generation in _____.

2. A sporophyte produces _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sporophytes are important to be familiar with in plant biology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of their functions as well as related terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Sporophytes and what they produce
  • Structure that goes through mitosis to create a sporophyte
  • Sporangium

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of sporophytes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sporangium and what sporophytes produce
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different cell structures discussed in the lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about the functions of sporophytes, review the accompanying lesson called Sporophyte: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the process of alternation of generations
  • Differentiate between gametophytes and sporophytes
  • Familiarize yourself with the functions of sporophytes
  • Explain how a sporophyte is produced
  • Know what gametes are
  • Define fertilization
  • Relate the role of sporophytes in different kinds of plants