What is a Life Cycle? - Definition, Stages & Examples


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Which of the following is the definition of 'life cycle'?

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1. Which of the following statements is true?

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the different stages of the life cycle. You will be quizzed on topics such as life cycle and life span.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to test your knowledge of:

  • Which organisms have a life cycle
  • The amount of time each organism spends in each life cycle
  • The definition of life span
  • How many stages are in a life cycle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the stages of the life cycle
  • Knowledge application: - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different stages in the life cycle
  • Interpreting information: - verify that you can read information regarding the life cycle of different organisms and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the life cycle, review the accompanying lesson on What is a Life Cycle: Definition, Stages & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define life cycle
  • Explain life span
  • Describe the life cycle of a salmon
  • Detail the human life cycle