Animal Behavior
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An innate behavior can be described by which of the following?

    answer choices

    Must be learned

    Not necessary for survival

    Present at birth and performed correctly from the first time

    Learned from experiences

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Canada geese fly south in fall to find food. In spring they fly back up north to have their young. What type of behavior is this?

    answer choices

    defense

    hibernation

    courtship

    migration

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these is a LEARNED behavior?

    answer choices

    a peacock courting

    a whale migrating

    a dog sitting when told to

    a turtle hatchling crawling towards the ocean

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What kind of behavior is speaking Spanish?

    answer choices

    instinct

    learned behavior

    inherited behavior

    imprinting

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these is true of any ENDOTHERMIC animal?

    answer choices

    its body slows down throughout the winter

    its body stays at or near a constant temperature

    its body is not affected by changes is temperature

    its body temperature changes with the outside temperature

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is one way an endothermic animal can respond to being cold?

    answer choices

    panting

    shedding

    sweating

    shivering

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is one way that groups of vertebrates DIFFER from one another?

    answer choices

    Not all vertebrates are ectothermic

    Not all vertebrates have a nervous system

    Not all vertebrates have a protective skin covering

    Not all vertbrates have blood that moves through vessels

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What would this beak be most useful for?

    answer choices

    cracking and eating seeds

    sipping nectar from tubular flowers

    ripping and tearing prey animals

    scooping and filtering water

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these behaviors represents an example of migration?

    answer choices

    a skunk sprays a foul-smelling oil when a predator comes too close to it

    a male bird sings a specific song to attract female birds of the same species

    a beaver slows down its activities and remains in its home throughout the winter

    Caribou travel hundreds of kilometers before winter starts, and then return in the spring.

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following statements is NOT true about the behavior seen in this photo?

    answer choices

    It is a complex behavior: both innate and learned

    It is not usually taught to cubs by their mother

    It may be learned by watching other bears

    it may be improved upon the more the bear does it

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In winter, a bat stays in its cave, and its body temperature drops, its heart rate slows to a fraction of its normal rate, and it is barely breathing. What is this behavior called?

    answer choices

    Migration

    Hibernation

    courtship behavior

    territorial behavior

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The viceroy butterfly looks almost identical to the toxic Monarch butterfly, protecting it from predators. What is this called?

    answer choices

    hibernation

    migration

    camouflage

    mimicry

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This arctic hare is difficult to see against the snowy backdrop, which protects it from predators. What is this called?

    answer choices

    hibernation

    migration

    courtship behavior

    camouflage

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The male peacock uses these spectacular tail feathers in a display to try to attract the attention of females of the same species, and to try to find a mate. What is this called?

    answer choices

    hibernation

    migration

    courtship behavior

    territorial behavior

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A wolf cub comes too close to a skunk and gets a strong chemical sprayed in its face. Why does the skunk spray the wolf?

    answer choices

    The skunk is trying to attract a mate

    the skunk is using an inherited defense behavior

    The skunk is doing what it learned from its parents

    The skunk is learning to spray by trial and error

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A wolf cub came too close to a skunk, and was sprayed by its foul smelling chemical spray. Now, the wolf cub stays away from skunks. What type of behavior is this?

    answer choices

    innate behavior

    imprinting

    learned behavior

    migration

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A baby sea turtle hatches, digs out of its nest, and starts crawling towards the ocean. What type of behavior is this?

    answer choices

    learned behavior

    imprinting

    migrations

    innate behavior

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT an innate behavior?

    answer choices

    a baby sucking

    a spider spinning a web

    a child playing the piano

    a bird building a nest

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