MT3_key - Animal Behavior IB 144/ Psych 115B Midterm 3 100...

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Animal Behavior IB 144/ Psych 115B Midterm 3 100 points November 20, 2009 Multiple Choice - 20 questions, 3 pts each (60 total). Pick the BEST answer. Don’t be shy - be sure to ask if you’re not sure you understand the question or the answers. 1. When foraging from a series of photographs of 2 moth species, both equally frequent, blue jays a. learned the location of the moth more accurately than its color b. did not form a search image c. formed two search images 2. Why is a duckling more likely to imprint on a rotating box than a non-moving box? a. because movement is always easier to detect and therefore is learned more rapidly b. because the gears of the moving box also make a sound c. because movement is a US 3. Song learning and spatial learning are similar because both are a. found in birds b. under sexual selection pressure because both are utilized to acquire mates c. always involved in imprinting 4. When industrial pollution blackened the trees in England, a. selection by visual predators led to increased numbers of dark moths b. birds could no longer find the moths because they could no longer form a search image c. the pollutant produced taste aversion in birds after they ate the moths 5. When pigeons searched for virtual beans, which of the following was true? a. They formed a search image, using the mechanisms of priming and feature integration b. The search image was an exact ‘photograph’, leading to all or none responses c. Brightly colored beans were rejected more quickly than cryptic beans 6. Sea turtles return to Ascension Island because a. adults have innately programmed compass directions that they use to navigate from Brazil b. they have the ability to represent the location of the island on a grid of magnetic fields c. they can detect the infrasound of waves hitting the beaches on the island 7. Selfish herd is the name of the phenomenon when group size
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a. is optimal for foraging efficiency b. is determined by the best number of prey animals to form a mob c. correlates with the probability of an individual being attacked by a predator 8. An aquatic cave animal that orients using negative geotaxis and positive
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course IB Animal Beh taught by Professor Lacey during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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MT3_key - Animal Behavior IB 144/ Psych 115B Midterm 3 100...

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