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Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior: Hopefully This Quiz Is Pher(omone) Quiz

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Q. When two individuals fight over access to resources, it is called:

Intersexual selection
Kin selection
An amplexus
r-selected species
An agonistic interaction
Q. Peacocks have long, showy tails even though it makes them more obvious to predators and more difficult to fly. This is an example of:

Intersexual selection
Intrasexual selection
Kin selection
r-selected species
K-selected species
Q. What do animals try to avoid when foraging?

Q. Chemicals that are used to communicate between two members of the same species are called:

Q. Animals that have parental care:

Have more offspring than animals without parental care
Have fewer offspring than animals without parental care
Don’t have to depend on their relatives’ help
Live in groups
Teach their offspring to hunt
Q. Altruism is most likely to happen:

When the risk of predation is high.
When the risk of predation is low.
Between animals that are closely related.
Between animals that are not related at all.
In animals that have a lot of babies.
Q. Which type of learning happens in a narrow window of time shortly after birth?

Associative learning
Classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Q. In addition to advertising to mates, why might animals be brightly colored?

To warn potential predators of an animal’s toxicity.
To be camouflaged.
To attract predators.
To tell other animals where food is.
To be different than other species and stand out.
Q. Which animals dance to tell others where food is?

Whooping cranes
White-tailed deer
Mexican mollies
Q. Stotting is a way for prey animals to tell predators:

The prey is toxic.
A bunch of other prey is going to gang up on the predator and make it pay if it eats one of them.
They have been sexually selected to jump high.
The prey will put up a good fight.
They shouldn’t bother with a chase, because they are so fit the predators don’t stand a chance of catching them.