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Unformatted text preview: n several (B) approximate field conditions species of birds (C) measure reproductive success (C) describing research confirming the suspected (D) quantify repertoire complexity relationship between intersexual selection and the (E) prevent early mating complexity of birdsong
(D) demonstrating the superiority of laboratory work 6. According to the passage, the song sparrow is unlike o ver field studies in evolutionary biology the warbler in that the song sparrow (E) illustrating the effectiveness of a particular (A) uses songs mainly in territorial behavior approach to experimental design in evolutionary (B) continuously composes long and complex songs biology (C) has a much larger song repertoire
(D) repeats one song type before switching to another 4.The author mentions the peacock's tail in the first (E) responds aggressively to recorded songs paragraph most probably in order to
(A) cite an exception to the theory of the relationship
between intrasexual selection and male competition
(B) illustrate the importance of both of the pathways
that shaped the evolution of birdsong
(C) draw a distinction between competing theories of
(D) give an example of a feature that may have evolved
through intersexual selection by female choice
(E) refute a commonly held assumption about the role
of song in mate attraction 189 Which of the following, if true, most seriously challenges
the mayor's argument? 7.Mayor: Four years ago when we reorganized the city
police department in order to save money, critics (A) When city police are perceived as unresponsive, claimed that the reorganization would make the police victims of theft are less likely to report thefts to less responsive to citizens and would thus lead to more the police. crime. The police have compiled theft statistics from (B) The mayor's critics generally agree that police the years following the reorganization that show that statistics concerning crime reports provide the the critics were wrong. There was an overall decrease
in reports of thefts of all kinds, including small thefts. most reliable available data on crime rates.
(C) In other cities where police departments have been
similarly reorganized, the numbers of reported
thefts have generally risen following
(D) The mayor's reorganization of the police
department failed to save as much money as it was
intended to save.
(E) During the four years immediately preceding the
reorganization, reports of all types of theft had
been rising steadily in comparison to reports of
other crimes. 190 The term "remote sensing" refers to the techniques of 8. Select the sentence in the passage that implies a major measurement and interpretation of phenomena from a disadvantage of photographic imaging in geologic distance. Prior to the mid-1960's the interpretation of film mapping. images was the primary means for remote sensing of the
Earth's geologic features. With the development of the
optomechanical scanner, scientists b...
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