Traits: Inherited, Acquired, Learned, and Instincts
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is an inherited trait?
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    A characteristic passed from a dog to his owner
    A characteristic passed from parents to their offspring.
    A behavior that an organism inherits.
    A trait that you learn from your teacher.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which of the following are examples of inherited traits:
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    blue eyes, brown hair, table manners
    speaking english, spanish and french
    red hair, brown eyes, curly hair
    playing video games, drawing, riding a bicycle
  • Question 3
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    Q. A learned behavior is something you learn from your experiences
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  • Question 4
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    Q. Lying to stay out of trouble is an instinct
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  • Question 5
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    Most young animals inherit similar appearances, such as shape and color, from their parent animals. Which best describes why a baby deer (fawn) has spots when the adult deer do not?

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    The spots help camouflage the fawn for protection.

    The spots help a fawn to be seen when crossing roads.

    The adult deer lose their spots by rubbing against trees.

    The adult deer rub their spots off over time

  • Question 6
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    Emily has brown hair. Which is most likely a true statement about Emily?

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    Emily’s favorite color is brown.

    Emily has a parent with brown hair.

    Emily’s older brother has brown hair.

    Emily was able to pick her hair color at birth

  • Question 7
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    Q. James and his father are both great athletes. Which characteristic did James most likely learn from his father?
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    height and weight
    fast swimming stroke
    large feet and hands
    muscular body structure
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which characteristic would a child not inherit from one or both of its parents?
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    hair style
    eye color
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which trait does a puppy inherit from its parents?
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    fur color and pattern
    obedience to commands
    food brand preferences
    affection for a specific home
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which statement best supports why many offspring look similar to their parents?
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    Offspring inherit characteristics from one parent.
    Offspring inherit characteristics from both parents.
    Parents choose which characteristics to pass on to their offspring.
    Parents choose to change their appearance to match that of their offspring.
  • Question 11
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    Q. What is the characteristic that is passed from parents to offspring called?
    answer choices
    inherited trait
    learned behavior
    acquired trait
  • Question 12
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    The traits that are passed down from our parents are passed down through which structure?

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    blood type



  • Question 13
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    Which of the following is a learned behavior?

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    A bear catching fish in the river

    A baby crying because it is hungery

    A snake shedding it skin

    A monkey using it's tail to hang from a tree branch

  • Question 14
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    Which of these is not an instincts behavior?

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    Dog barking

    Bird building a nest

    Baby crying for it's mother

    Fish coming to the top of a tank for food

    Shark hunting its prey

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