Reproduction And Development Pre-assessment (Grade 8)

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Reproduction And Development Pre-assessment (Grade 8)

Reproduction and Development Pre-Assessment (Grade 8)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which reproductive adaptation is characteristic of most terrestrial vertebrates but not of most aquatic vertebrates (Standard 4.1 a)?
    • A. 

      External Fertilization

    • B. 

      Internal Fertilization

    • C. 

      Motile Gametes

    • D. 

      External Development

    • E. 

      Fragmentation

  • 2. 
    What would most likely result if mitosis was not accompanied by cytoplasmic division (Standard 4.1b)
    • A. 

      Two cells, each with one nucleus

    • B. 

      Two cells, each without a nucleus

    • C. 

      One cell with two identical nuclei

    • D. 

      One cell without a nucleus

    • E. 

      One large egg cell and three polar bodies

  • 3. 
    Which diagram best represents oogenesis in humans (Standard 4.1c)? Diagram 1: Diagram 2:Diagram 3:Diagram 4:
    • A. 

      Diagram 1

    • B. 

      Diagram 2

    • C. 

      Diagram 3

    • D. 

      Diagram 4

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Which process normally occurs at arrow B (Standard 4.1d):
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Meiosis

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

      Differentiation

    • E. 

      Gametogenesis

  • 5. 
    The follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is (Standard 4.1e):
    • A. 

      An ovarian hormone which is responsible for the building up of the uterine lining

    • B. 

      A pituitary hormone which stimulates the growth of the follicle

    • C. 

      A hormone which is stimulated by the follicle and is responsible for building up the uterine lining

    • D. 

      An ovarian hormone which stimulates a follicle to produce an egg

    • E. 

      A hormone secreted in the male testes and delivered to the female ovaries

  • 6. 
    After sperm is deposited inside a female, the pathway they follow to reach the egg is (Standard 4.1f):
    • A. 

      G to H to I

    • B. 

      K to I to H

    • C. 

      J to K to H

    • D. 

      H to I to K

    • E. 

      E to D to B

  • 7. 
    In humans, what is the ratio of the number of gametes produced from one male primary sex cell to the number of gametes produced from one female primary sex cell (Standard 4.1g)?
    • A. 

      1:1

    • B. 

      1:3

    • C. 

      1:4

    • D. 

      3:1

    • E. 

      4:1

  • 8. 
    Identical twins may develop as a result of fertilization of (Standard 4.1h):
    • A. 

      One egg by one sperm

    • B. 

      One egg by two sperms

    • C. 

      Two eggs by one sperm

    • D. 

      Two eggs by one sperm

    • E. 

      Two eggs by two sperms

  • 9. 
    The diagrams below represent various processes associated with reproduction.  Asexual reproduction is represented by (Standard 2.1d):
    • A. 

      A, only

    • B. 

      B, only

    • C. 

      A and C

    • D. 

      B and D

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What makes stem cells different from other cells in the body?
    • A. 

      They are larger than other cells.

    • B. 

      They can absorb broken cells and repair them.

    • C. 

      They are undifferentiated cells that can turn into a number of different kinds of cells, as needed.

    • D. 

      They are found only in plants.

    • E. 

      They are only found in embryonic cells and are never found in adult cells.

  • 11. 
    Rate, on a scale of 1 – 4, 1 being the lowest and 4 being the highest, how much you already know about human reproduction and development.
  • 12. 
     Rate, on a scale of 1 – 4, 1 being the lowest and 4 being the highest, how interested are you in human reproduction and development.
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