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Unformatted text preview: describe how certain behavioral characteristics of the sloth bear differ from those of other myrmecophagous mammals E. provide an alternative to a generally accepted explanation of a particular behavioral characteristic of myrmecophagous mammals Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q10: The author mentions rhinoceroses and elephants (lines 52-53) primarily in order to A. explain why sloth bears are not successful foragers in grassland habitats B. identify the predators that have had the most influence on the behavior of sloth bears 18 C. suggest a possible reason that sloth bear cubs do not use tree-climbing as a defense D. provide examples of predators that were once widespread across the Indian subcontinent E. defend the assertion that sloth bears are under greater threat from dangerous animals than are other bear species Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q11: Which of the following, if true, would most weaken the author’s argument in lines 18-26 (“Furthermore … sloth bear cubs”)? A. Cub-carrying behavior has been observed in many non-myrmecophagous mammals. B. Many of the largest myrmecophagous mammals do not typically exhibit cub- carrying behavior. C. Some sloth bears have home ranges that are smaller in size than the average home ranges of black bears. D. The locomotion of black bears is significantly more efficient than the locomotion of sloth bears. E. The habitat of black bears consists of terrain that is significantly more varied than that of the habitat of sloth bears. Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q12: Which of the following is mentioned in the passage as a way in which brown bears and sloth bears are similar? A. They tend to become aggressive when provoked. B. They live almost exclusively in treeless environments. C. They are preyed upon by animals that can climb or topple trees. D. They are inefficient in their locomotion. E. They have relatively large canine teeth. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q13: Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array of buoys collects and transmits data on long-term interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, interactions that affect global climate. A. atmosphere, interactions that affect B. atmosphere, with interactions affecting C. atmosphere that affects D. atmosphere that is affecting E. atmosphere as affects 19 Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q14: Political Advertisement: Mayor Delmont’s critics complain about the jobs that were lost in the city under Delmont’s leadership. Yet the fact is that not only were more jobs created than were eliminated, but the average pay for these new jobs has been higher than the average pay for jobs citywide every year since Delmont took office. So there can be no question that throughout Delmont’s tenure the average paycheck in this city has been getting steadily...
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