Midterm 1 Sample Q answers.docx - PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR BIOL 2451 MIDTERM EXAM I INSTRUCTIONS Make sure your name and student number are on both the

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PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR BIOL 2451 MIDTERM EXAM I INSTRUCTIONS: Make sure your name and student number are on both the paper copy of the exam and on the bubble sheet. Answer all questions. Marks are not deducted for incorrect answers. Be aware that not all questions have five answers – some have fewer. Therefore do not assume that the last answer is e). Fill in the correct answer on the bubble sheet and circle the correct answer on the paper copy of the exam. 1) Which of the following are PROXIMATE levels of analysis in animal behaviour? 1. adaptive value 2. neuronal-hormonal mechanisms 3. evolutionary history 4. genetic-developmental mechanisms a. 1 – 2b. 1 – 3c. 2 – 3d.2 – 4e. 3 – 4 2)Anti-predator strategy involves warning colouration: a. Peppered moth b. Monarch butterfly c. American bittern d. California ground squirrel e. Black-headed gull 3)Heat up tail to deflect attacks from venomous snakes: a. Side-blotched lizard b. Collared lizard c. California ground squirrel d. Yarrow’s lizard e. Australian thorny devil 1
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4)Hormone most closely associated with male monogamy in prairie voles: 5)Brain region in starlings that responds to the social environment. Thisbrain region was larger in males exposed to high quality songs of othermales: 6)Male song sparrows sing on their territory during the breeding season. Males often respond to the song of a neighbouring male. Assume that male-A sings a shared song. How does male-B escalate an aggressive encounter with a male-A?
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