Reproduction Basics: Trivia Exam Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The New Mexico whip-tail lizard can reproduce both sexually and asexually. The most reliable way to determine that a group of offspring of whip-tail lizards was produced through asexual reproduction would be to look for which of the following characteristics?
    • A. 

      Physical appearance of the offspring

    • B. 

      Habitat location of the offspring

    • C. 

      Behavior patterns of the offspring

    • D. 

      Genetic uniformity of the offspring

  • 2. 
    The offspring of an organism produced through asexual reproduction is always:
    • A. 

      Created by vegetative propagation

    • B. 

      Genetically identical to its parents

    • C. 

      Made of cells with a cell wall

    • D. 

      Different from its siblings

  • 3. 
    If two organisms reproduce sexually, then their offspring will have a genetic make-up that is:
    • A. 

      Identical to only one parent

    • B. 

      Identical to all of its siblings

    • C. 

      A unique or different combination of traits

    • D. 

      The recessive traits from each parent

  • 4. 
    Prokaryotes like bacteria cells reproduce asexually by:
    • A. 

      Binary fission

    • B. 

      Spore formation

    • C. 

      Budding

    • D. 

      Vegetative propagation

  • 5. 
    All of the offspring of an organism have the same genetic material, which is identical to the parent organism.  From this, we can conclude that this organism
    • A. 

      Makes its own food

    • B. 

      Reproduces sexually

    • C. 

      Lives in a marine habitat

    • D. 

      Reproduces asexually

  • 6. 
    Provided is a table of organisms and some data on their characteristics.  Based on the information in the table, which organism is likely to produce offspring with the greatest genetic diversity?
    • A. 

      Black mold

    • B. 

      Bell tree dahlia

    • C. 

      Spruce

    • D. 

      Hydra

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an organism that usually produces asexually?
    • A. 

      Humans

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Birds

  • 8. 
    Which is not a type of asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Budding

    • B. 

      Regeneration

    • C. 

      Fertilization

    • D. 

      Binary fission

  • 9. 
    What is the main advantage of sexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Offspring are identical

    • B. 

      The diversity in the offspring will increase

    • C. 

      Parents and offspring have identical genes

    • D. 

      Offspring are uniform

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