Biology 122 Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 102

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This is a Biology quiz that is designed to help with a Biology Exam. It focuses mainly on the subjects of Behavioral Ecology, Population Ecology, and etc.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The study of how natural selection shapes behavior is.
    • A. 

      Behavioral Ecology

    • B. 

      Animal Ecology

    • C. 

      Population Ecology

    • D. 

      Human Ecology

  • 2. 
    Members of a species maintain exclusive use of an area containing a limited resource is.
    • A. 

      Mate choice

    • B. 

      Parental Investment

    • C. 

      Sexual Selection

    • D. 

      Territoriality

  • 3. 
    Individuals do not mate at random, but appear to make decisions on mates base on quality is.
    • A. 

      Parental Investment

    • B. 

      Mate choice

    • C. 

      Territoriality

    • D. 

      Optimal foraging theory

  • 4. 
    Contributions each sex makes in producing and rearing offspring is.
    • A. 

      Sexual Selection

    • B. 

      Intersexual selection

    • C. 

      Mate choice

    • D. 

      Parental Investment

  • 5. 
    Individuals compete for mating opportunities is.
    • A. 

      Intrasexual selection

    • B. 

      Intersexual selection

    • C. 

      Sexual selection

    • D. 

      Handicap Hypothesis

  • 6. 
    Natural selection favors individuals feeding on prey that maximize net energy intake efficiency is.
    • A. 

      Optimal foraging theory

    • B. 

      Extra-pair copulations

    • C. 

      Handicap Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Sensory exploitation

  • 7. 
    Only genetically superior males can survive with...
    • A. 

      Indirect benefits

    • B. 

      Extra-pair copulations

    • C. 

      Sensory exploitation

    • D. 

      Handicap Hypothesis

  • 8. 
    Individuals of one sex compete with other males for the competition to mate with a female is.
    • A. 

      Indirect benefits

    • B. 

      Intrasexual selection

    • C. 

      Intersexual selection

    • D. 

      Handicap Hypothesis

  • 9. 
    Between sexes is.
    • A. 

      Intersexual selection

    • B. 

      Indirect benefits

    • C. 

      Sensory exploitation

    • D. 

      Polyandry

  • 10. 
    Benefits another individual at a cost to the actor is.
    • A. 

      Reciprocity

    • B. 

      Society

    • C. 

      Altruism

    • D. 

      Kin selection

  • 11. 
    May form partnerships in which mutual exchanges of altruistic acts occur is.
    • A. 

      Kin selection

    • B. 

      Reciprocity

    • C. 

      Altruism

    • D. 

      Insects

  • 12. 
    Favors altruism towards relatives is.
    • A. 

      Reciprocity

    • B. 

      Kin selection

    • C. 

      Altruism

    • D. 

      Society

  • 13. 
    Group of organisms of the same species organized in a cooperative manner is.
    • A. 

      Insects

    • B. 

      Society

    • C. 

      Monogamy

    • D. 

      Precocial

  • 14. 
    Requires extensive, prolonged care by parents is.
    • A. 

      Precocial

    • B. 

      Sensory exploitation

    • C. 

      Altricial

    • D. 

      Selection

  • 15. 
    Require little parental care is.
    • A. 

      Precocial

    • B. 

      Altricial

    • C. 

      Males

    • D. 

      Females