Unformatted text preview: Name TA 39. Which of the following levels of organization is arranged In the correct sequence from most to
least inclusive? A) community. ecosystem individual. population
B) ecosystem. community, population, individual
C) population, ecosystem. individuat. community
D) individual. population. community, ecosystem
E) individual, community. population, ecosystem 40. Deserts typically occur in a band at 30 degrees north and south latitude or at different
latitudes in the interior of continents. This supports the idea that
A) descending air masses tend to be dry.
B) trade winds have a little moisture.
C) water is heavier than air and is not carried far over land.
D) ascending air tends to be moist.
E) these locations get more than their share of sunlight. 41. in the territorial behavior of the stickleback ﬁsh. the red belly of one male elicits attack from
another male by functioning as A) a pheromone. B) a sign stimulus. C) a ﬁxed action pattern.
D) a search image. E) an imprint stimulus. 42. Which of the following is true about imprinting?
A) It may be triggered by visual or chemical stimuli.
B) It happens to many adult animals. but not to their young. C) it is a type of learning that does not involve innate behavior.
D) It occurs only in birds. E) It causes behaviors that last for only a short time (the critical period). 43. Optimal foraging involves all of the following except
A) maximizing energy gained by the forager.
B) minimizing energy expended by the forager.
C) securing essential nutrients for the forager.
D) minimizing the risk of predation on the forager.
E) maximizing the population size of the torager. 44. The core idea of sociobiolgy is that
A) human behavior is rigidly determined by inheritance.
El) humans cannot choose to change their social behavior.
0) much human behavior has evolved by natural selection. D) the social behavior of humans has many similarities to that of social insects such as
honeybees. E) the environment plays a larger role than genes in shaping human behavior. Tntnt nninty: this: nanr-‘e ...
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