Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

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Animal Behavior: Sometimes Biology Makes Us Want To Migrate Quiz

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Q. Which of these is not a defense technique?


Alarm calls
Mimicry
Crypsis
Bait and switch
Running away
Q. When evolution selects for one animal sacrificing its own chance at having offspring in favor of aiding a relative, it is called:


Kin selection
Intersexual selection
Intrasexual selection
Mimicry
Imprinting
Q. Which of these is not a form of animal communication?


Auditory
Visual
Chemical
Tactile
Telekinesis
Q. When are crepuscular animals active?


During the day
At night
All times of day
At dawn and dusk
During the full moon
Q. Animals use the Earth’s magnetic field to:


Find relatives to live with
Forage in the dark
Learn who their parents are
Navigate during migration
Know when they should start looking for a mate
Q. What is the name for modifying behavior based on experiences?


Sexual selection
Learning
Imprinting
Innate behavior
Kin selection
Q. A regular, long-distance change in location is called:


Burrowing
Migration
Associative learning
Taxis
Kinesis
Q. Why might evolution favor a trait that makes an animal more likely to be caught by predators?


Kin selection
Natural selection
Sexual selection
r-selection
K-selection
Q. If an animal’s behavior results in it being rewarded, it will come to associate that behavior with a positive experience. What is this called?


Learning
Classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Habituation
Imprinting
Q. Animals that have spines, like porcupines, use which defense technique?


Alarm calls
Deterrence
Mimicry
Running away
Schooling
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