In human males, the testes lie in the scrotum, because it helps in the

a) process of mating.

(b) formation of sperm.

(c) easy transfer of gametes.

(d) all of the above.



Sperm formation requires a temperature lower than the body temperature. So, the testes lie outside the abdominal cavity, in the scrotum.

Checking the options:

  • (a) process of mating - Not true.
  • (b) formation of sperm - This is true.
  • (c) easy transfer of gametes - Not true,
  • (d) all of the above.

So, the correct answer is (b).

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