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1. Which of the following will result in sperm competition?
Select one:
a. Serial Monogamy
b. Polyandry (Multiple males per female)
c. Polygyny (Multiple females per male)
d. Mate Guarding

b. polyandry

2

polyandry

multiple males per female

3

polygyny

multiple females per males

4

Which of the following will not result in sperm competition?
Select one:
a. Producing more sperm
b. Producing less sperm
c. Preventing a female from mating with additional males
d. Removing sperm from other males

b. Producing less sperm

5

Which organism possesses the largest testis-to-body-size ratio of any mammal?
Select one:
a. The Homosapien
b. The Groundhog
c. The Cape Ground Squirrel
d. The Orangutan

c. the cape ground squirrel

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After semen is ejaculated from a human, certain proteins cause it to do which of the following?
Select one:
a. Reproduce and form more sperm
b. Harden into a “sperm plug”
c. Make a female sick.
d. Scar the vagina

b. Harden into a “sperm plug”

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Which of the following is a plausible reason why male katydids produce tasty spermatophores?
Select one:
a. It provides nourishment for sperm.
b. It provides a source of energy for the male katydids.
c. It is intended to chase away predators
d. It delays re-mating by the female

d. it delays re-mating by the female

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