MCAT Bio: Animal Behaviour Review

Question 1 of 10

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Which of the following is probably true about dialects?

Select one of the following:

  • Allows strangers to create a melting pot of song

  • Has evolved so that prey can distinguish between harmless and dangerous animals

  • Is probably a mechanism of reproductive isolation

  • Occurs when animals tire of the same song

Question 2 of 10

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Which of the following is NOT a period in White-crown sparrow song learning?

Select one of the following:

  • Pliant song

  • Plastic song

  • Mature song

  • Subsong

Question 3 of 10

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Unlike mammals, birds have:

Select one of the following:

  • A larynx

  • A syrinx

  • Vocal cords

  • Lungs

Question 4 of 10

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Unlike mammals, birds have:

Select one of the following:

  • A larynx

  • A syrinx

  • Vocal cords

  • Lungs

Question 5 of 10

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Chemical signals are:

Select one of the following:

  • Fast traveling

  • Short lasting

  • short-range

  • slow traveling

Question 6 of 10

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Killer bees are more deadly than other bees because:

Select one of the following:

  • Their venom is much stronger

  • Their stingers are much longer

  • Their reception threshold for alarm pheromone is lower

  • The can sting multiple times

Question 7 of 10

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Killer bees are more deadly than other bees because:

Select one of the following:

  • Their venom is much stronger

  • Their stingers are much longer

  • Their reception threshold for alarm pheromone is lower

  • The can sting multiple times

Question 8 of 10

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Two poisonous species of moths that live in overlapping habitats have a similar coloration. This is an example of:

Select one of the following:

  • Mullerian mimicry

  • Batesian mimicry

  • Imitation

  • Habituation

Question 9 of 10

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Sexual reproduction is most likely to be seen in:

Select one of the following:

  • Extreme altitudes

  • Unstable environments

  • Competitive environments

  • Early colonizers

Question 10 of 10

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In a haplodiploid population, r is:

Select one of the following:

  • Greater for the mother/daughter relationship than for the father/daughter relationship

  • Greater for the mother/son relationship than for the father/son relationship

  • Greater for the sister/sister relationship than the brother/brother relationship where they have the same father

  • Greater for the niece/maternal aunt relationship than the nephew/maternal aunt relationship

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MCAT Bio: Animal Behaviour Review

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