TExES Life Science: Biology & Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What term best describes a group of individuals of the same species cooperatively living together?

Question 2 2. Most post-modern and industrialized societies have steady fertility and mortality rates. Countries at this point are considered to be in:

Question 3 3. When might visual signals be a good way to communicate?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Homogamy refers to _____.

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Question 6 6. The statistical study of human populations is known as:

Question 7 7. Why do we get 'jet lag' when we fly to different time zones?

Question 8 8. Which best describes a circadian rhythm?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is true about biological clocks?

Question 10 10. Electrical signals are best

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Question 11 11. Why are chemical signals useful?

Question 12 12. Some elderly persons living with or near their families face abuse by their children. Which of the following is NOT a type of elder abuse?

Question 13 13. Where is the biological clock located in humans?

Question 14 14. What three components are involved in communication?

Question 15 15. 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:

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Which of the following is NOT likely to have contributed to the decline of the U.S. birth rate?

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. 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 20 20. The transition in married life that is usually the most difficult for people to deal with is _____.

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT a type of communication signal?

Question 22 22. Animals that are awake during the day are

Question 23 23. What would you predict to happen to the overall size of a population if the birth rate is lower than the death rate?

Question 24 24. Biological fitness can best be described as the ability to:

Question 25 25. Which of the following couples has the highest risk of divorce?

TExES Life Science: Biology & Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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