Class 8 Science Chapter 6 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Reproduction in Animals updated for new academic session 2024-25. 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 2024-25. 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:2024-25

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

The number of nuclei present in a zygote is:

[A]. None
[B]. One
[C]. Two
[D]. Four

Asexual reproduction is:

[A]. A fusion of specialized cells
[B]. A method by which all types of organisms reproduce
[C]. A method producing generally identical off-springs
[D]. A method in which more than one parent are involved

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.

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.

Kruti is writing some statements, choose the incorrect statement and help her:

[A]. Zygote is a single cell which contains one nucleus.
[B]. The egg is also a single cell having a nucleus, cytoplasm and a cell membrane.
[C]. The new cell which is formed by the fusion of male gamete and female gamete is called zygote.
[D]. None of the above.

Reproduction by budding takes place in:

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

In human males, the testes lie in the scrotal sacs outside the body because it helps in the:

[A]. Process of mating
[B]. Formation of sperms
[C]. Easy transfer of sperms
[D]. All the above

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

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

Aquatic animals in which fertilization occurs in water are said to be:

[A]. Viviparous without fertilization.
[B]. Oviparous with external fertilization.
[C]. Viviparous with internal fertilization.
[D]. Oviparous with internal fertilization

Ruchi is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the correct sentences?

[A]. The process of reproduction ensures continuity of life on the earth.
[B]. The production of new organisms from the existing organisms of the same species is known as reproduction.
[C]. Reproduction gives rise to more organisms with the same basic characteristics as their parents.
[D]. All the above

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 the last year board examination, Vipul were asked a question where he had to choose the statement which was/were correct? Will you be able to answer this question?

[A]. The fertilization which takes place outside the female body is called external fertilization.
[B]. In external fertilization the female animal eggs are fertilized by sperm outside her body.
[C]. External fertilization is very common in aquatic animals such as frog, fish and star-fish etc.
[D]. All the above

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 is correct of implantation?

[A]. Attachment of the blastocyst to the uterine wall
[B]. Release of ovum from the follicle
[C]. Development of an embryo without fertilization
[D]. Formation of ova from germ cell

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]

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

[A]. An animal having male sex cells called “sperms” in its body is called male.
[B]. An animal having female sex cells called “eggs” in its body is called female.
[C]. The cells involved in sexual reproduction are called “gametes”.
[D]. All the above

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