Comparative

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Torpor is always associated with _____

Select one of the following:

  • high environmental temperatures and low water supplies

  • reduced metabolic rate and body temperature

  • cold environmental temperature

  • the production of cellular antifreeze

Question 2 of 4

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The transfer of thermal motion between molecules of objects that are in direct contact is called _____

Select one of the following:

  • Convection

  • Conduction

  • Evaporation

  • Radiation

Question 3 of 4

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When a dog picks a sunny and sheltered spot in the yard for a nap on a cool fall day, what mechanism of heating is the dog taking advantage of?

Select one of the following:

  • evaporation

  • Radiation

  • COnduction

  • Convection

Question 4 of 4

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How do feathers help thermoregulation by birds?

Select one of the following:

  • Feathers are very warm and help retain heat.

  • Feathers return heat to the body by a countercurrent mechanism.

  • Feathers are metabolically active and thus generate metabolic heat.

  • Feathers can trap a layer of insulating air next to the skin

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