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Animal Behavior and Communication

Description: Unity and Diversity,Animal Behaviors and Communication,biology test
Number of Questions: 21
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Animals with a lower relative status to a dominant animal in a society are _____to that animal.

  1. submissive

  2. aggressive

  3. attentive

  4. emotional


Correct Option: A

A chemical reaction that enables an animal to produce light to communicate is called:

  1. Imprinting

  2. Conditioning

  3. Bioluminescence

  4. Pheromones


Correct Option: C

Cognitive Behavior is a _____ behavior that involves reasoning, thinking, and solving problems.

  1. learned

  2. innate


Correct Option: A

A dog associating a command with receiving a treat uses this type of learned behavior:

  1. imprinting

  2. submissive

  3. conditioning

  4. migration


Correct Option: C

Mating songs, pheromones, gifts, and elaborate nest building are all examples of ___________.

  1. Territorial Behaviors

  2. Dominance and Submission

  3. Physical Behavior

  4. Courtship Behavior


Correct Option: D

The four types of animal communication include: light, chemicals, ______, and ____.

  1. imprinting, conditioning

  2. sound, body language

  3. playfulness, fear

  4. migration, hibernation


Correct Option: B

Instincts are more ___ patterns of ___ behavior. Reflexes are simple, automatic, and one step.

  1. simple, learned

  2. complex, innate


Correct Option: B

An area that an animal defends from other members of the same species is its _________________.

  1. Habitat

  2. Territory

  3. Society

  4. Niche


Correct Option: B

A _____________ is the way an organism reacts to other organisms or its environment.

  1. Stress

  2. Behavior

  3. Adaptations

  4. Structure


Correct Option: B

Some animals swim, stand, or walk as soon as they are born. Is this innate or learned?

  1. Innate Behavior

  2. Learned Behavior


Correct Option: A

Imprinting, Conditioning, Cognitive and _________ are examples of learned behavior.

  1. Trial and Error

  2. Hibernation

  3. Migration

  4. Reflex


Correct Option: A

Behavior that is inherited rather than learned is called ________________.

  1. Internal behavior

  2. External behavior

  3. Innate Behavior

  4. Structural Behavior


Correct Option: C

Behaviors are a way to maintain __________ when the environment changes.

  1. stimulus

  2. response

  3. homeostasis

  4. imprinting


Correct Option: C

A change in an organism's environment that causes a response:

  1. homeostasis

  2. response

  3. stimuli

  4. cognitive behavior


Correct Option: C

Hibernation occurs when:

  1. Geese fly to warmer climates in the winter.

  2. Bats decrease activity & breathing rate during cool seasons.

  3. Turtles form an attachment to a beach.

  4. A cat's learned behaviors are rewarded with treats.


Correct Option: B

An example of homeostasis is:

  1. A lightning bolt striking the ground.

  2. Blood vessels dilating to cool off the body after exercise.

  3. A poisonous substance killing a bird.

  4. All of the above.


Correct Option: B

_____ occurs when an animal forms an attachment to an organism or place after birth.

  1. Imprinting

  2. Conditioning

  3. Trial and Error

  4. Cognitive behavior


Correct Option: A

A forceful behavior used to dominate or control another animal:

  1. courtship

  2. bioluminescence

  3. aggression

  4. pheromones


Correct Option: C

A major benefit of sexual reproduction is:

  1. Offspring inherit variety of genetic information.

  2. Offspring are identical to parents.

  3. It happens more quickly than asexual reproduction.

  4. Viruses are incapable of killing the species.


Correct Option: A

The instinctive, seasonal movement of animals from one place to the other is called...

  1. hibernation

  2. conditioning

  3. imprinting

  4. migration


Correct Option: D

Certain animals release chemicals called ________________ to attract mates or lure/kill prey.

  1. Bioluminescence

  2. Pheromones

  3. Cytokinins

  4. Auxins


Correct Option: B
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