Ticks: Life Cycle & Reproduction


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Which of the following is true about ticks?

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1. In which life cycle stage does the tick have six legs (instead of eight)?

2. During which life stage do ticks reproduce?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz/worksheet questions to test your knowledge of ticks. You must discuss the life cycle of ticks and how they reproduce.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll make sure you know:

  • The different life stages of a tick
  • When tick reproduction takes place
  • The method(s) used by ticks to find a host

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the characteristics of ticks
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as hard and soft ticks
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how ticks are able to find a host
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different life stages of ticks

Additional Learning

To learn more about these tiny creatures, watch or read the lesson titled Tick: Life Cycle & Reproduction. It helps you understand:

  • The molting process of a tick
  • How much blood the female tick may drink before laying eggs
  • The number of eggs a tick can lay