Gametes are reproductive cells. Male gametes are called sperm. Female gametes are called ova. Fertilisation takes place in the oviduct when the nucleus of a sperm fuses with the nucleus of an ovum. These two haploid cells produce a diploid zygote.
Which statement about sex cells is correct?
Sperm are male gametes
Ova are male gametes
Sperm are female gametes
Where are the female sex cells contained?
In the uterus
In the ovaries
In the ova
What is a zygote?
A cell formed when two embryos join, which will develop into a gamete
A cell formed when two gametes join, which will develop into an embryo
A cell formed when two gametes join, which will develop into a gland
Where are the male sex cells made?
In the testes
In the sperm ducts
In the penis
What is ovulation?
The release of a mature egg cell
The loss of the lining of the uterus
The joining of a male sex cell and a female sex cell