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AP Biology - Animal Behavior: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes what is responsible for the sleep/wake cycle in humans?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT considered a social behavior in animals?

Question 3 3. What term best describes the advances in medicine and technology?

Question 4 4. On a summer evening, one can observe moths near bright lights. This movement towards the light by the moth is best known as:

Question 5 5. As the human population continues to make advances in medicine and technology, what will most likely happen to the growth of the population?

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Question 6 6. Birds immediately recognize the first moving thing during a critical period in their development and then follow this object. This is best known as:

Question 7 7. Scientists have altered the genome of tomatoes in order to increase the shelf life of the fruit. This is an example of:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the highest ranking individual in a dominance hierarchy?

Question 9 9. Why are chemical signals useful?

Question 10 10. Which best describes a circadian rhythm?

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Question 11 11. Honeybees have a caste system that dictates the role and purpose of individuals. Many individuals are responsible for the care and protection of the hive and only one individual is responsible for reproduction. This is known as:

Question 12 12. Most post-modern and industrialized societies have steady fertility and mortality rates. Countries at this point are considered to be in:

Question 13 13. When might visual signals be a good way to communicate?

Question 14 14. A population has recently become much more urbanized and has moved from a mainly agricultural to industrial society. With this change, what would you predict will happen to the fertility rate?

Question 15 15. Where is the biological clock located in humans?

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Question 16 16. Why are agonistic behaviors rarely 'real' fights?

Question 17 17. Prairie dogs often live in large colonies. When one prairie dog senses danger, it quickly alerts others of the danger. This is an example of:

Question 18 18. In a certain population, there is little access to birth control and health care. The lack of birth control means high fertility rates and the lack of health care means high mortality rates. This population would best be described as being in what stage of demographic transition?

Question 19 19. What three components are involved in communication?

Question 20 20. Dolphins tend to hunt in groups. This is done because there is an increase in hunting success when working together rather than independently. Such behavior is best described as:

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Question 21 21. The statistical study of human populations is known as:

Question 22 22. Electrical signals are best

Question 23 23. Biological fitness can best be described as the ability to:

Question 24 24. Mosquitoes fly towards higher concentrations of carbon dioxide. This is an example of:

Question 25 25. When faced with the choice of helping out a relative or a stranger in a life threatening situation, instinctively, one will select to help a relative. This is explained best by:

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Question 26 26. A family lives near a very loud train but doesn't seem to notice when it roars by their house. However, whenever people come to visit, they are startled by the sound of the train going by the house. This is an example of:

Question 27 27. Which is NOT a type of communication signal?

Question 28 28. Animals kept in captivity can be seen repeatedly pacing back and forth in their cages. This is an example of:

Question 29 29. A farmer has a field near a busy highway. When he gets new horses, they are visibly frightened every time that a car speeds by. However, the horses that have been in the field for a while have no reaction to the cars speeding by. This can be explained by:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is commonly identified as a risk to living in a social group?

AP Biology - Animal Behavior: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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