Class 8 Science Chapter 6 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Reproduction in Animals updated for new academic session 2023-24. In MCQ online test series, there are more than 75 questions with answers and explanation. All the questions are taken from the NCERT textbook issued for CBSE session 2023-24. These MCQ quiz will help the student to know all the concepts related to the chapter 6 of class 8 science.

Class 8 Science Chapter 6 MCQ

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 6Reproduction in Animals
Contents: MCQ Online Test with Explanation
Academic Session:2023-24

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 6


Sets of reproductive terms are given below. Choose the set that has an incorrect combination.

[A]. Sperm, testis, sperm duct, penis
[B]. Menstruation, egg, oviduct, uterus
[C]. Sperm, oviduct, egg, uterus
[D]. Ovulation, egg, oviduct, uterus

Which of the following statement is or are correct?

[A]. The cloning in animals is done by the transfer of “nucleus” of cell.
[B]. Dolly was a clone of in Dorset sheep whose “cell nucleus” was used in developing it.
[C]. Cloning is the production of an exact copy of an animal by means of asexual reproduction.
[D]. All the above

In humans, the development of fertilized egg takes place in the:

[A]. Ovary
[B]. Testis
[C]. Oviduct
[D]. Uterus

In the list of animals given below, hen is the odd one out. Human being, cow, dog, hen. The reason for this is:

[A]. It undergoes internal fertilization.
[B]. It is oviparous.
[C]. It is viviparous.
[D]. It undergoes external fertilization.

Reproduction is essential for living organisms in order to:

[A]. Keep the individual organisms alive
[B]. Fulfils their energy requirements
[C]. Maintain growth
[D]. Continue the species for ever

Animals exhibiting external fertilization produce a large number of gametes. Pick the appropriate reason from the following:

[A]. The animals are small in size and want to produce more off springs.
[B]. Food is available in plenty in water.
[C]. To ensure better chance of fertilization.
[D]. Water promotes production of large number of gametes.

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Budding is a sexual method of reproduction.
[B]. Binary fission is an asexual method of reproduction in organisms.
[C]. In binary fission, the parent organism splits or divides to form two new organisms.
[D]. The unicellular organisms called Amoeba reproduces by the method of binary fission.

Reproduction by budding takes place in:

[A]. Hydra
[B]. Amoeba
[C]. Paramecium
[D]. Bacteria

Which of the following statements about reproduction in humans is correct?

[A]. Fertilization takes place externally.
[B]. Fertilization takes place in the testes.
[C]. During fertilization, egg moves towards the sperm.
[D]. Fertilization takes place in the human female

Characteristics that are transmitted from parents to off-springs during sexual reproduction show:

[A]. Only similarities with parents
[B]. Only variations with parents
[C]. Both similarities and variations with parents
[D]. Neither similarities nor variations with parents

In human beings, after fertilization, the structure which gets embedded in the wall of the uterus is:

[A]. Ovum
[B]. Embryo
[C]. Foetus
[D]. Zygote

The offspring formed as a result of sexual reproduction exhibits more variations because:

[A]. Sexual reproduction is lengthy process
[B]. Genetic material comes from two parents of different species
[C]. Genetic material comes from two parents of same species
[D]. Genetic material comes from many parents

After fertilization, the resulting cell which gives rise to a new individual is the:

[A]. Embryo
[B]. Ovum
[C]. Foetus
[D]. Zygote

State which of the following statements are “True”:

[A]. External fertilization can occur both in water and on land.
[B]. The eggs of fish are covered by hard shells for protection.
[C]. The human egg has a head, middle piece, and tail.
[D]. In adult human females, a single mature egg is released into an oviduct every month.

Namita is completed her science chapter where she wrote some statements. She wants to know whether the statements are correct or not? Namita wants to take help from you:

[A]. The newly born (or newly hatched) animal is called young one.
[B]. The production of new organism from a single parent without the involvement of sex cells is called a sexual reproduction.
[C]. The production of new organisms from two parents by making use of their sex cells is called sexual reproduction.
[D]. None of the above.

Hina is writing some statements but she confused to know whether the statements are correct or not? If you know the answer to this question, then tell her:

[A]. The fertilisation which takes place inside the female body is called internal fertilisation.
[B]. In internal fertilisation, the male animals puts his sperms into the female animal’s body.
[C]. Internal fertilisation takes place in a very large number of animals such as frog, fish and star fish, cow, and horses etc.
[D]. None of the above

In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are incorrect?

[A]. All the organisms do not give birth to individuals like human do.
[B]. A hen sits on its fertilized eggs for a considerable time to give them warmth.
[C]. In human beings, the zygote grows and develops into a baby inside the female body or mother’s body.
[D]. The human male reproductive system consists of testes, sperm duct and penis.

The in vitro fertilization technique, which of the following statement(s) is or are wrongly written:

[A]. The eggs are removed from the ovary of women by laparoscopy.
[B]. The woman’s husband provides the sperms in the form of semen.
[C]. The sperms are mixed with eggs in a glass dish to carry out fertilization.
[D]. After one hour, one or more embryos are placed in the woman’s uterus or womb.

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. Larva is an immature form of an animal formed by the hatching of its eggs.
[B]. The change from tadpole to frog is an example of metamorphosis.
[C]. There is an exception of internal fertilization which takes place in hen.
[D]. None of the above.

Animals exhibiting external fertilisation produce a large number of gametes. Pick the appropriate reason from the following:

[A]. The animals are small in size and want to produce more off-springs.
[B]. Food is available in plenty in water.
[C]. To ensure better chance of fertilisation.
[D]. Water promotes production of large number of gametes.

Which of the following statements about the human female egg cell is incorrect?

[A]. It is produced when a female reaches puberty.
[B]. The two ovaries in a female alternately produce the egg cells.
[C]. One egg cell is usually produced by a female every 28 days.
[D]. An egg cell can live in the body of a female for about a month

Which of the following is NOT true of the process of reproduction?

[A]. Unicellular organisms cannot reproduce.
[B]. Reproduction is the process of producing young animals or plants.
[C]. Reproduction is one of the life processes of living things.
[D]. Reproduction is of two types, sexual and asexual reproduction

Which of the following statements are correct about menstrual cycle?

[A]. A girl who has reached puberty will menstruate throughout her life.
[B]. Menstruation occurs every 28 days.
[C]. During every menstrual cycle, one mature ovum will be released by the ovary.
[D]. Both [B] and [C]

During a cell division:

[A]. Nucleus divides first and then cytoplasm
[B]. Cytoplasm divides first and then Nucleus
[C]. Nucleus and cytoplasm divides together
[D]. No such relationship

In human beings, the correct sequence of events during reproduction is:

[A]. Gamete formation, fertilization, zygote, embryo
[B]. Embryo, zygote, fertilization, gamete formation
[C]. Fertilization, gamete formation, embryo, zygote
[D]. Gamete formation, fertilization, embryo, zygote

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Last Edited: June 12, 2023