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KS3 Biology:
Human Reproduction

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Q1+2: These questions are about human reproduction.

 

 

 

1. The diagram here shows human sex cells. These are called..

human sex cells, reproduction

  • A. male sperm cells and a female egg cell
  • B. female egg cells and a male testis cell
  • C. male sperm cells and a female ovary cell
  • D. male testis cells and a female ovary cell

2. In sexual reproduction, a female cell and a male cell join together. This is called....

  • A. pollination
  • B. multiplication
  • C. fusing
  • D. fertilisation

Q3-6: The diagram here shows the female reproductive system.

 

 

female reproductive system

3. The part labelled M is ..

  • A. the cervix
  • B. an ovary
  • C. an oviduct
  • D. the vagina
4. Where do female sex cells develop?
  • A. the cervix
  • B. an ovary
  • C. an oviduct
  • D. the vagina

5. A fertilised female sex cell will attach to the lining of the uterus. If this does not occur, the lining breaks down and passes out of the vagina, and then the lining reforms. This cycle is called..

  • A. the menstrual cycle
  • B. the uterus cycle
  • C. a period
  • D. a fertilisation cycle

6. This cycle typically takes...

  • A. a week
  • B. 2 weeks
  • C. 4 weeks
  • D. 6 weeks

7-10: The diagram here shows the male reproductive system:

male reproductive system

The part labelled L is...

  • A. the penis
  • B. a testis
  • C. the bladder
  • D. The urethra

8. What is the function of the testis?

  • A. to produce sperm cells and store urine
  • B. to store urine and produce male hormones
  • C. to produce sperm cells and male hormones
  • D. to produce sperm cells only

9. Sperm cells pass along the sperm duct labelled M and mix with a fluid. The sperm cells and fluid together are called...

  • A. stamen
  • B. semen
  • C. sepal
  • D. urethra
10. Sperm cells have a long tail. This allows them to..
  • A. easily fasten to an egg cell
  • B. move /swim through fluid
  • C. be more streamlined when they pass through the penis
  • D. push other sperm cells out of the way