Chap 8   Chapter 9 Self Quiz: Evolution and Behavior   Chap 10

  1. Innate behaviors are mainly determined by
    1. genes (correct)
    2. parental care (wrong)
    3. competition (wrong)
    4. learning (wrong)
    5. conditioning (wrong)
      Hint
  2. A monkey acquires fear of snakes by observing other monkeys; this is an example of
    1. sign stimulus (wrong)
    2. innate behavior (wrong)
    3. ornate behavior (wrong)
    4. prepared learning (correct)
    5. FAP (wrong)
      Hint
  3. A spider lets her spiderlings eat her alive. This is an example of ________ behavior.
    1. altruistic (correct)
    2. prepared (wrong)
    3. symbolic (wrong)
    4. symbiotic (wrong)
    5. selfish (wrong)
      Hint
  4. The male black widow spider achieves mate guarding by
    1. prolonged mating (wrong)
    2. holding the female while she lays eggs (wrong)
    3. nuptial gifts (wrong)
    4. self castration (correct)
    5. kin selection (wrong)
      Hint
  5. Bright plumage of male peacocks are an example of
    1. heterosexual selection (wrong)
    2. co-evolution (wrong)
    3. intersexual selection (correct)
    4. kin selection (wrong)
    5. prepared learning (wrong)
      Hint
  6. A mating system where one alpha male controls a harem of many females is
    1. monogamy (wrong)
    2. polygyny (correct)
    3. polyandry (wrong)
    4. promiscuity (wrong)
    5. hermaphroditic (wrong)
      Hint
  7. In a species that exhibits sexual monomorphism, usually
    1. females care for young, males undergo intrasexual selection (wrong)
    2. females care for young, females undergo intrasexual selection (wrong)
    3. males care for young, females undergo intrasexual selection (wrong)
    4. males care for young, males undergo intrasexual selection (wrong)
    5. both sexes care for young (correct)
      Hint

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