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Latest revision: 5/17/07, 9:31 AM Name STUDENT ID Number 2ND MIDTERM EXAM KEY VERSION B BIEB 166, Animal Behavior & Communication Spring Quarter, 2007 This exam should consist of 8 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. The exam has a total of 96 points; allot time to each question based upon its point value, and budget your time carefully. (You might want to leave a little time at the end for checking over your answers). The exam will end at 11:50 AM. Good luck!
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BIEB 166: Animal Communication & Behavior Initials:____________________________ Page 2 of 9 total student points on this page:______ IMPORTANT! For multiple choice questions, there is only one correct or best answer per question. Circling more than one answer per question is incorrect. 1) (4pts) With regards to what we learned in lecture about killer whales, which of the following statements is correct ? (a) Transient whales live in groups of 10-25 whales. (b) Transient whales eat marine mammals (c) Transient whales often echolocate while foraging. (d) Resident whales tend to passively listen rather than echolocate. (e) None of these statements is correct. 2) (4pts) Which of the following statements is correct ? (a) When we speak of signal pattern loss, we refer only to how the amplitude modulation of a signal is affected. (b) Echoes are an example of a time domain source of signal amplification. (c) In sound shadow zones, sound reverberates and is thus distorted. (d) The SOFAR channel allows sounds to carry over great distances, in part, because sound waves propagate best through a zone of low sound velocities. (e) Animals living in open environments that are not subject to echoes tend to produce more slowly amplitude modulated signals than animals that live in dense environments that are subject to echoes. 3) (4pts) As discussed in the lecture with regards to mimicry , which of the following statements is correct ? (a) Batesian mimicry is imitation between species that are both dangerous. (b) Mullerian mimicry is the imitation of a dangerous model by a harmless mimic. (c) In negative frequency dependent selection, traits are selected against when they become too rare. (d) The butterfly, Heliconius melpomeme , has different forms and color patterns in different geographic locations (even though these are all the same species), probably because this strategy is a response to Batesian mimicry. (e) None of these statements is correct. 4) (4pts) Gould conducted a famous misdirection experiment to show that honey bees
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