5B - Reproduction Knowledge Test

Candidate Name:
1) What is the function of the Testes?


2) What is the function of the Scrotum?


3) What is the function of the Glands?


4) What is the function of the Sperm duct?


5) What is the function of the Penis?


6) What is the function of the Urethra?


7) What is the function of the Ovary?


8) What is the function of the Oviducts?


9) What is the function of the Uterus?


10) What is the function of the Cervix?


11) What is the function of the Vagina?


12) What happens to the lining of the Uterus during the Menstrual cycle?


13) How is a sperm cell structure linked to is function?


14) How is a egg cell structure linked to is function?


15) What happens during fertilisation?


16) How does a gamete compare from a 'normal cell'?


17) Where must fertilisation occur for a pregnancy to be possible?


18) What is the ball of cells called when a zygote divides to copy itself?


19) What happens to the embryo for a women to become pregnant?


20) What does an embryo develop into?


21) What does the placenta do?


22) What is the gestation period?


23) What happens during birth?


24) In order of size, smallest first, what are the 'units' of genetic information?


25) What is the shape of the DNA Molecule?


26) What gives the code to create proteins?


27) Compare genes and chromosomes.


28) What role did Pauling and Chargaff, have in the developing the DNA model?


29) What role did Watson and Crick have in the developing the DNA model?


30) What role did Franklin and Wilkins have in the developing the DNA model?


31) What factors are needed for scientific understanding to progress?


32) What is heredity?


33) What is a species?


34) What happen if closely related species reproduce?


35) What is biodiversity?


36) Why is maintaining biodiversity important?


37) What are genes banks for?


38) How can variation lead to natural selection?


39) Despite belonging to the same species, individuals often are different. What is this difference called and what two forms can it grouped into?


40) What is the definition of a species?


41) What is continuous variation?


42) What is discontinuous variation?


43) How would a graph of discontinuous variation and continuous variation be different?


44) How can a change in the environment cause evolution and even possibly extinction?


45) How do the Big Ideas link to this topic?

a) Forces:





b) Particles:





c) Energy:





d) Cells: