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Latest revision: 10/19/04, 9:56 AM Name ____________________________________________________ STUDENT ID Number FIRST MIDTERM EXAM KEY BIEB 166, Animal Behavior & Communication Fall Quarter, 2004 This exam should consist of 7 pages (including this top page); please check that your exam is complete. Sign your initials in the space provided on each page . Please write your answers only in the spaces provided on each page. You may use the back of the pages as a “scratch sheet”, but we will not grade anything written on the back of the page. Allot time to each question based upon its point value, and budget your time carefully. You have 50 min, so you should budget your time accordingly. PLEASE USE A PEN when writing on the exam . ONLY EXAMS WRITTEN IN PEN CAN BE SUBMITTED FOR REGRADE REQUESTS! IMPORTANT!!! When you turn in your exam, you must sign off next to your name on the master list to show that you attended the exam. Good luck!
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BIEB 166: Animal Communication & Behavior Initials:____________________________ First Midterm Page 2 of 8 total student points on this page:______ (20 pts) True or False. Each statement is either true or false. Selecting both true and false is incorrect (2 pts each). 1) T The ringneck dove reproductive cycle is an example of a fixed action pattern involving hormones. This is not a fixed action pattern because it does not necessarily run to completion. At the beginning of the cycle, environmental input is necessary. Thus this is NOT a fixed action pattern. 2) T FosB -/- mutant mice neglect their pups because of a deficiency in olfactory discrimination. F A sensory system is able to determine what sensory information is relevant and what can be thrown away. 4) T Feature detectors are always located in the central nervous system. 5) T Any two events can be learned associatively with equal ease in any two animals. 6) T Rats can learn to associate sound and nausea but not sound and shock. F Long term facilitation involves protein synthesis. F In Drosophila , Anesthesia Resistant Memory (ARM) is resistant to both cold shock (anesthesia) and cycloheximide (a protein inhibitor) F Learning by observation and imitation is a form of culture. 10) T Operant conditioning as studied by laboratory psychologists looks at a natural response to a natural behavior. IMPORTANT! For multiple-choice questions, there is only one correct or best answer per question. Choosing more than one answer per question is incorrect. 11) (4 pts) In lecture, animal play was presented as an example of: (a) conditioned stimulus (b) habituation (c) natural operant conditioning (d) sensitization (e) a and b 12) (4 pts) Implanting juvenile hormone into a Rhodnius prolixis (kissing bug) that is ready to molt into the adult form will cause the insect to (a) molt into a normal winged adult (b) molt into an insect that is half adult and half juvenile (c) molt into a normal juvenile instar (d) molt into a giant juvenile (e) not molt and remain a juvenile instar
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BIEB 166: Animal Communication & Behavior Initials:____________________________ First Midterm Page 3 of 8 total student points on this page:______ 13) (4 pts) Which of the following is not a characteristic of sexual imprinting?
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