Reproduction In Organisms

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Reproduction In Organisms

Different living organisms reproduce in different ways. Plants have their ways of reproduction while animals have theirs. All these are important biological concepts to study. The quiz below tests and advances your knowledge on the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Monoecious

    • B. 

      Dioecious

    • C. 

      Meiocyte

    • D. 

      Syngamy

  • 2. 
    Testesterone, the male hormone is produced by _________.
    • A. 

      Leydig cells

    • B. 

      Seminiferous tubules

    • C. 

      Epididymis

    • D. 

      Vas deferens

  • 3. 
    If the pollen is transferred to the stigma of the same flower, it is called __________.
    • A. 

      Allogamy

    • B. 

      Autogamy

    • C. 

      Cross pollination

    • D. 

      Double fertilization

  • 4. 
    What is the name of hormone secreted by the pituitary to start the ovulation process is ___________.
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      Luteinizing hormone

    • C. 

      Oestrogen

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 5. 
    Which diagram best represents oogenesis in humans?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 6. 
    • A. 

      It would contain 46 sex chromosomes and develop into a male.

    • B. 

      It would contain 44 autosomes and develop into a female.

    • C. 

      It would contain 44 autosomes and develop into a male.

    • D. 

      It would contain 46 sex chromosomes and develop into a female.

  • 7. 
    The primary biological importance of sexual reproduction in an organism is that it
    • A. 

      Is necessary for the survival of the individual

    • B. 

      Causes new mutations to occur in the offspring

    • C. 

      Promotes genetic variability among offspring

    • D. 

      Allows larger number of offspring to be produced.

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following events is correctly matched with the time period of the normal menstrual cycle?  
    • A. 

      Release of ovum – 5th day

    • B. 

      Endometrium regenerates – 5 – 10 days

    • C. 

      Endometrium secretes nutrients for implantation – 11 – 18 days

    • D. 

      Rise in progesterone level – 1 – 15 days

  • 9. 
    Which one is incorrect about menstruation?
    • A. 

      At menopause, there is abrupt increase in gonadotrophic hormones

    • B. 

      Beginning of cycles of menstruation is called menarche

    • C. 

      During normal menstruation about 40 ml of blood is lost

    • D. 

      The menstrual fluid can easily clot

  • 10. 
    Which group represents external genitalia of human female?
    • A. 

      Labium minora, labium majora, vagina

    • B. 

      Labium minora, labium majora, oviduct

    • C. 

      Labium minora, labium majora, cervix

    • D. 

      Labium minora, labium majora, clitoris

  • 11. 
    What is true about cleavage in fertilized egg of humans?
    • A. 

      Meroblastic

    • B. 

      Starts when egg reaches uterus

    • C. 

      Starts in fallopian tube

    • D. 

      It is identical to normal mitosis

  • 12. 
    When egg is not fertilized, yellow coloured corpus luteum degenerates to form
    • A. 

      Corpus albicans

    • B. 

      Corpus callosum

    • C. 

      Corpus striatum

    • D. 

      Corpora quadrigemina

  • 13. 
    Which hormone is responsible for the rupture of follicle and initiating the formation Of corpus luteum?
    • A. 

      Follicle stimulating hormone

    • B. 

      Luteotropin

    • C. 

      Luteinizing hormone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    An interesting modification of flower shape for insect pollination occurs in someorchids in which a male insect mistakes the pattern on the orchid flower for the female of his species and tries to copulate with it, thereby pollinating the flower. This phenomenon is called
    • A. 

      Pseudo parthenocarpy

    • B. 

      Pseudo copulation

    • C. 

      Pseudo pollination

    • D. 

      Pseudo copulation

  • 15. 
    A polygonum type of embryo sac is
    • A. 

      7-celled and 8-nucleate

    • B. 

      8-celled and 7-nucleate

    • C. 

      7-celled and 7-nucleate

    • D. 

      8-celled and 8-nucleate