Worksheet on Reproduction in Animals

Worksheet on reproduction in animals contains various types of questions on mammals, animals that give birth to babies, egg laying animals and egg laying insects. Life continues on the Earth because all living things reproduce.

I. Fill in the blanks:

(i) _________ is the smallest mammal.

(ii) When the eggs of a frog hatch, _________ come out.

(iii) The eggs of fish are hatched into _________.

(iv) _________ the yellow round part of an egg.

(v) The _________ lays the biggest egg in the world.

(vi) _________ feed their babies with their own milk.

(vii) The larva that hatches out of a butterfly egg looks like a worm. It is called a _________.


II. Write ‘Yes’ for right and ‘No’ for wrong statements.

(i) All the living beings do not reproduce their own kind.  No

(ii) All animals feed their babies with their own milk. No
(iii) The young ones of a cat is puppy. No
(iv) Mammals are warm-blooded. Yes

(v) A frog goes through four stages in its life cycle. Yes

(vi) The larva of a butterfly is called caterpillar. Yes

(vii) All the living beings take care of their young ones. No

(viii) Some animals lay thousands of eggs at a time. Yes


III. Answer the following questions:
(i) What is reproduction?

(ii) Who are mammals?

(iii) Name the smallest mammals?

(iv) Name two animals that lay their eggs in water.

(v) Name any five egg-laying animals.

(vi) Name two animals that do not take care for their young ones.

(vii) What are the life-stages of a butterfly?

Check the answers of the worksheet on reproduction in animals:


I. (i) Pygmy

(ii) tadpole

(iii) fry

(iv) yolk

(v) Ostrich

(vi) Mammal

(vii) caterpillar


II. (i) No

(ii) No
(iii) No
(iv) Yes

(v) Yes

(vi) Yes

(vii) No

(viii) Yes

III. (i) Reproduction is the process by which 1ng beings produce their own kind.

(ii) Mammals give birth to their young ones directly. They feed them with their own milk and take care of them.

(iii) Pygmy is the smallest mammals.

(iv) Frog and fish lay their eggs in water.

(v) Birds, fish, snakes, turtles and frogs are the egg-laying animals.
(vi) Snakes and lizards do not take care for their young ones.

(vii)  The life-stages of a butterfly through egg, caterpillar, pupa and pupa transforms into butterfly.

Fourth Grade

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