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Biology Quiz 2 Review
Name: _____________________
Part A: Matching
Match the following terms with the statement below that best fits. Not all
words are used and some words are used more than once.
variation
heritable
discrete
continuous
Zygote
budding
gamete
binary fission
sperm
spore production
non-heritable
vegetative reproduction
sexual reproduction
asexual reproduction
fertilization
1. _____________
-male sex cell
2. _____________
-type of characteristic that falls within a range
3. _____________ -the union of a female sex cell and a male sex cell
4. ______________
-reproduction without the fusion of sex cells
5. ______________
-differences within a species
6. ______________
- a type of asexual reproduction in plants that does
not
involve the formation of a seed
7. ______________
- reproduction which involves 2 parents
8. ______________
- type of reproduction that involves only one
individual
9._______________
- Characteristics that are passed on from
generation to
generation
10.______________
- a cell splits exactly in two, producing two
identical
individuals
Part B: Short Answer 1. What is a discrete variation? List an example. 2. What is continuous variation? List an example. 3. What is the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction? Give an example of each. 4. What are the 4 forms of asexual reproduction? 5. What are gametes? What are the two types in humans called? 6. List one disadvantage and one advantage of sexual and asexual reproduction. 7. Why would it be an advantage for an organism to reproduce both sexually and asexually? 
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