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AP Biology - Animal Behavior: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What will most likely happen to a population when its size exceeds the carrying capacity of the environment?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Animals kept in captivity can be seen repeatedly pacing back and forth in their cages. This is an example of:

Question 4 4. When a student completes his homework correctly and on time, he is rewarded with a good grade. Because of this reward, the student continues to do his homework on time. This is an example of:

Question 5 5. Animals that are awake during the day are

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Why are agonistic behaviors rarely 'real' fights?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Which is NOT a type of communication signal?

Question 10 10. What would you predict to happen to the overall size of a population if the birth rate is lower than the death rate?

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Question 11 11. Biological fitness can best be described as the ability to:

Question 12 12. Generally, you eat lunch at noon. Now, every day around noon, you become hungry. Regardless of what you eat before this point in time, as soon as you see that it is noon, you immediately feel that it is time for lunch. This behavior is best known as:

Question 13 13. How often do dominance hierarchies change?

Question 14 14. When faced with danger or competition, some organisms will care only for themselves and ignore the needs of others. Which term best explains this behavior?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is commonly identified as a risk to living in a social group?

Question 17 17. Some male birds that did not find a mate will help raise the offspring of a relative. This self-sacrifice is best known as:

Question 18 18. The maximum number of individuals that an environment can hold is called the:

Question 19 19. What term best describes a group of individuals of the same species cooperatively living together?

Question 20 20. 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:

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Question 21 21. Where is the biological clock located in humans?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about social behaviors?

Question 23 23. 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:

Question 24 24. When deciding if a specific action is worth the effort, an organism will consider the:

Question 25 25. What term best describes the advances in medicine and technology?

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Question 26 26. Most post-modern and industrialized societies have steady fertility and mortality rates. Countries at this point are considered to be in:

Question 27 27. Which of the following best describes what is responsible for the sleep/wake cycle in humans?

Question 28 28. Scientists have altered the genome of tomatoes in order to increase the shelf life of the fruit. This is an example of:

Question 29 29. When might visual signals be a good way to communicate?

Question 30 30. What three components are involved in communication?

AP Biology - Animal Behavior: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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