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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide chapter 17 - Reproduction in Plants and Animals [Latest edition]

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Chapter 17: Reproduction in Plants and Animals

Evaluation
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Evaluation [Pages 256 - 257]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Pages 256 - 257]

Choose the correct answer

Evaluation | Q I. 1. | Page 256

The plant which propagates with the help of its leaves is ______.

  • Onion

  • Neem

  • Ginger

  • Bryophyllum

Evaluation | Q I. 2. | Page 256

Asexual reproduction takes place through budding in ______.

  • Amoeba

  • Yeast

  • Plasmodium

  • Bacteria

Evaluation | Q I. 3. | Page 257

Syngamy results in the formation of ______.

  • Zoospores

  • Conidia

  • Zygote

  • Chlamydospores

Evaluation | Q I. 4. | Page 257

The essential parts of a flower are ______.

  • Calyx and Corolla

  • Calyx and Androecium

  • Corolla and Gynoecium

  • Androecium and Gynoecium

Evaluation | Q I. 5. | Page 257

Anemophilous flowers have ______.

  • Sessile stigma

  • Small smooth stigma

  • Colored flower

  • Large feathery stigma

Evaluation | Q I. 6. | Page 257

Male gametes in angiosperms are formed by the division of ______.

  • Generative cell

  • Vegetative cell

  • Microspore mother cell

  • Microspore

Evaluation | Q I. 7. | Page 257

What is true of gametes?

  • They are diploid

  • They give rise to gonads

  • They produce hormones

  • They are formed from gonads

Evaluation | Q I. 8. | Page 257

A single highly coiled tube where sperms are stored gets concentrated, and mature is known as ______

  • Epididymis

  • Vas efferentia

  • Vas deferens

  • Seminiferous tubule

Evaluation | Q I. 9. | Page 257

The large elongated cells that provide nutrition to developing sperms are ______

  • Primary germ cells

  • Sertoli cells

  • Leydig cells

  • Spermatogonia

Evaluation | Q I. 10. | Page 257

Estrogen is secreted by ______

  • Anterior pituitary

  • Primary follicle

  • Graffian follicle

  • Corpus luteum

Evaluation | Q I. 11. | Page 257

Which one of the following is an IUCD?

  • Copper – T

  • Oral pills

  • Diaphragm

  • Tubectomy

Evaluation [Page 257]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Page 257]

Fill in the blanks

Evaluation | Q II. 1. | Page 257

The embryo sac in a typical dicot at the time of fertilization is ______.

Evaluation | Q II. 2. | Page 257

After fertilization the ovary develops into ______.

Evaluation | Q II. 3. | Page 257

Planaria reproduces asexually by ______.

Evaluation | Q II. 4. | Page 257

Fertilization is ______ in humans.

Evaluation | Q II. 5. | Page 257

The implantation of the embryo occurs at about ______ days of fertilization.

Evaluation | Q II. 6. | Page 257

______ is the first secretion from the mammary gland after childbirth.

Evaluation | Q II. 7. | Page 257

Prolactin is a hormone produced by ______.

Evaluation [Page 257]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Page 257]

Evaluation | Q III. (a) | Page 257

Match the following.

Column I Column II
Fission Spirogyra
Budding Amoeba
Fragmentation Yeast
Evaluation | Q III. (b) | Page 257

Match the following terms with their respective meanings.

a) Parturition - 1) The duration between pregnancy and birth
b) Gestation - 2) Attachment of zygote to the endometrium
c) Ovulation - 3) Delivery of baby from a uterus
d) Implantation - 4) Release of an egg from Graafian follicle
Evaluation [Pages 257 - 258]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Pages 257 - 258]

State whether the following statements are True or False. Correct the false statement

Evaluation | Q IV. 1. | Page 257

The stalk of the ovule is called a pedicle.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 2. | Page 257

Seeds are the product of asexual reproduction.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 3. | Page 258

Yeast reproduces asexually by means of multiple fission.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 4. | Page 258

The part of the pistil which serves as a receptive structure for the pollen is called style.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 5. | Page 258

Insect pollinated flowers are characterized by dry and smooth pollen.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 6. | Page 258

Sex organs produce gametes which are diploid.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 7. | Page 258

LH is secreted by the posterior pituitary.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 8. | Page 258

The menstrual cycle ceases during pregnancy.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 9. | Page 258

Surgical methods of contraception prevent gamete formation.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 10. | Page 258

The increased level of estrogen and progesterone is responsible for menstruation.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation [Page 258]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Page 258]

Answer in a word or sentence

Evaluation | Q V. 1. | Page 258

If one pollen grain produces two male gametes, how many pollen grains are needed to fertilize 10 ovules?

Evaluation | Q V. 2. | Page 258

In which part of the flower germination of pollen grains takes place?

Evaluation | Q V. 3. | Page 258

Name two organisms that reproduce through budding.

Evaluation | Q V. 4. | Page 258

Mention the function of the endosperm.

Evaluation | Q V. 5. | Page 258

Name the hormone responsible for the vigorous contractions of the uterine muscles.

Evaluation | Q V. 6. | Page 258

What is the enzyme present in the acrosome of sperm?

Evaluation | Q V. 7. | Page 258

When is World Menstrual Hygiene Day observed?

Evaluation | Q V. 8. | Page 258

What is the need for contraception?

Evaluation | Q V. 9. a. | Page 258

Name the part of the human female reproductive system where the following occurs.

Fertilization

Evaluation | Q V. 9. b. | Page 258

Name the part of the human female reproductive system where the following occurs.

Implantation

Evaluation [Page 258]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Page 258]

Short answer question

Evaluation | Q VI. 1. | Page 258

What will happen if you cut planaria into small fragments?

Evaluation | Q VI. 2. | Page 258

Why is vegetative propagation practiced for growing some type of plant?

Evaluation | Q VI. 3. | Page 258

How does binary fission differ from multiple fission?

Evaluation | Q VI. 4. | Page 258

Define triple fusion.

Evaluation | Q VI. 5. | Page 258

Write the characteristics of insect-pollinated flowers.

Evaluation | Q VI. 6. | Page 258

Name the secondary sex organs in males. 

Evaluation | Q VI. 7. | Page 258

What is colostrum? How is milk production hormonally regulated?

Evaluation | Q VI. 8. | Page 258

How can menstrual hygiene be maintained during menstrual days?

Evaluation | Q VI. 9. | Page 258

How does a developing embryo get its nourishment inside the mother's body? 

Evaluation | Q VI. 10. | Page 258

Identify the parts A, B, C, and D?

Evaluation | Q VI. 11. | Page 258

Write the events involved in the sexual reproduction of a flowering plant.

a. Discuss the first event and write the types.

b. Mention the advantages and the disadvantages of that event.

Evaluation | Q VI. 12. | Page 258

Why are the human testes located outside the abdominal cavity? Name the pouch in which they are present.

Evaluation | Q VI. 13. | Page 258

The luteal phase of the menstrual cycle is also called the secretory phase. Give reason.

Evaluation | Q VI. 14. | Page 258

Why are family planning methods not adopted by all the people of our country?

Evaluation [Page 258]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Page 258]

Long answer questions

Evaluation | Q VII. 1. | Page 258

A neat labelled diagram describes the parts of a typical angiospermic ovule.

Evaluation | Q VII. 2. | Page 258

What are the phases of the menstrual cycle? Indicate the changes in the ovary and uterus.

Evaluation [Page 258]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide Chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsEvaluation [Page 258]

Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

Evaluation | Q VIII. 1. | Page 258

In angiosperms, the pollen germinates to produce a pollen tube that carries two gametes. What is the purpose of carrying two gametes when a single gamete can fertilize the egg?

Evaluation | Q VIII. 2. | Page 258

Why menstrual cycle does not take place before puberty and during pregnancy?

Evaluation | Q VIII. 3. a) | Page 258

Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

Rahini and her parents were watching a television programme. An advertisement flashed on the screen which was promoting the use of sanitary napkins. Rahini’s parents suddenly changed the channel, but she objected to her parents and explained the need and importance of such an advertisement.

What is first menstruation called? When does it occur?

Evaluation | Q VIII. 3. b) | Page 258

Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

Rahini and her parents were watching a television program. An advertisement flashed on the screen which was promoting the use of sanitary napkins. Rahini’s parents suddenly changed the channel, but she objected to her parents and explained the need and importance of such an advertisement.

List out the napkin hygiene measures taken during menstruation?

Evaluation | Q VIII. 3. c) | Page 258

Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

Rahini and her parents were watching a television program. An advertisement flashed on the screen which was promoting the use of sanitary napkins. Rahini’s parents suddenly changed the channel, but she objected to her parents and explained the need and importance of such an advertisement.

Do you think that Rahini’s objection towards her parents was correct? If so, Why?

Chapter 17: Reproduction in Plants and Animals

Evaluation
Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide - Shaalaa.com

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Concepts covered in Class 10th SSLC Science Answers Guide chapter 17 Reproduction in Plants and Animals are Mode of Reproduction in Plant, Method of Natural Vegetative Propagation, Double Fertilization in Plants, Gametogenesis in Animal, Menstrual Cycle (Ovarian Cycle), Fertilization to Foetal Development, Reproductive Health, Asexual Reproduction in Plant, Reproduction in Plant, Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants, Agents of Pollination, Kinds of Pollination: Self Pollination (Autogamy), Kinds of Pollination: Cross Pollination (Xenogamy), Family Planning, Types of Hygiene: Personal Hygiene, Human Reproductive System, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, Pre-fertilization in Plant: Pollination.

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