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TExES Science 7-12: Biology & Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What do you call the way you respond to a situation?

Question 2 2. Homogamy refers to _____.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following is an example of innate behavior?

Question 5 5. The statistical study of human populations is known as:

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Question 6 6. What term best describes a group of individuals of the same species cooperatively living together?

Question 7 7. Which of the following couples has the highest risk of divorce?

Question 8 8. Where is the biological clock located in humans?

Question 9 9. Electrical signals are best

Question 10 10. Which best describes a circadian rhythm?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. What three components are involved in communication?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is least likely to be the alpha of a social group?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best example of an altruistic behavior?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Which is NOT a type of communication signal?

Question 17 17. What would you predict to happen to the overall size of a population if the birth rate is lower than the death rate?

Question 18 18. Why are chemical signals useful?

Question 19 19. Why do we get 'jet lag' when we fly to different time zones?

Question 20 20. Behavior that you are taught is called what?

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Question 21 21. Biological fitness can best be described as the ability to:

Question 22 22. Agonistic behaviors are often displayed for which of the following reasons?

Question 23 23. Most post-modern and industrialized societies have steady fertility and mortality rates. Countries at this point are considered to be in:

Question 24 24. What do you call behavior you are born with, also referred to as instinct?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a learned behavior?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. When might visual signals be a good way to communicate?

Question 28 28. Animals that are awake during the day are

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Which of the following is NOT an example of an agonistic behavior?

TExES Science 7-12: Biology & Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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