Inherited Traits Vs. Learned Behaviors
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is most likely inherited by flowering plants?
    answer choices
    lean on a pole
    the ability to produce cones
    the ability to produce seeds
    forming different shapes when trimmed
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these are characteristics of inherited traits?
    answer choices
    the ability to speak in front of a crowd
    having green eyes and brown hair
    mastering multiplication facts
    becoming an extrovert
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following describes a learned behavior in a dog?
    answer choices
    eating meat
    running fast
    digging holes
    guiding sheep
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is not an instinctive behavior? 
    answer choices
    a bird building a nest
    a turtle burying its eggs
    a bear hibernating in winter
    a horse pulling a plow
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. A person who breeds animals keeps careful records of the fur color of parents and offspring from each generation. The fur color is a trait transferred from generation to generation. What are the structures that carry the information for these traits?
    answer choices
    the skin
    the genes
    the nerves
    the cytoplasm
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Karen has two sisters and one younger brother. She is the only blonde in her family. However, everyone in her family has brown eyes.
    Which of these is being described in the passage?
    answer choices
    gene display
    inherited traits
    learned behaviors
    nature versus nurture
  • Question 7
    20 seconds
    Q. True or False
    Sometimes environmental factors can influence our traits.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 8
    20 seconds
    Q. True or False
    Only humans can pass down traits.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 9
    20 seconds
    Q. True or False
    Many, but not all, physical traits are inherited.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 10
    20 seconds
    Q. True or False
    A learned behavior is an acquired trait.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Some birds fly south for the winter. Birds know when and where to fly because of ________________. 
    answer choices
    camouflage
    mimicry
    instinct
    hibernation
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Smelts are fish that lay their eggs in the sand on beaches. When the eggs hatch, the babies know to go to the water. This is an example of _______________________.
    answer choices
    instinct
    hibernation
    camouflage
    learned behavior
  • Question 13
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of these can you change?
    answer choices
    instinct
    hibernation
    camouflaged
    learned behavior
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is an example of learned behavior? 
    answer choices
    a spider making a web 
    geese migrating south for the winter 
    birds singing to each other
    a service dog helping its owner
  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q. Which of the following characteristics of a field mouse ismost likely NOT inherited from its parents?
    answer choices
    a scar on the leg
    size of the ears
    length of the tail
    brown hair
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do organisms resemble their parents? 
    answer choices
    because traits are inherited from parent to offspring 
    because traits are given as gifts on holidays
    because if they don’t look like their parents they wouldn’t match
    because people wouldn’t recognize their siblings if they didn’t look alike
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is the correct definition for a gene?
    answer choices
    A single cell organism
    A string of Mitochondrial DNA
    Non-hereditary traits such as learned behaviors
    A part of a chromosome that contains the DNA code foran inherited trait.
  • Question 18
    20 seconds
    Q. Each of the following is an acquired trait EXCEPT which one?
    answer choices
    scar
    purple hair
    long legs
    broken arm
  • Question 19
    20 seconds
    Q. True or False
    Only traits you can physically see areinherited.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 20
    20 seconds
    Q. Each of the following is a learned behavior EXCEPT which one?
    answer choices
    speaking a second language
    reading
    writing
    sleeping
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