Bird Brains P.908

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Bird Brains P.908

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Davies says that crows are clever because they have been seen
    • A. 

      Using cars to open walnuts

    • B. 

      Living in California and Japan

    • C. 

      Eating clams on the seashore

    • D. 

      Sitting on electric wires

  • 2. 
    Which detail supports the main idea that some birds are able to communicate
    • A. 

      New Zealand keas drop rocks on the roofs of houses.

    • B. 

      An African grey parrot knows when to use the word “no.”

    • C. 

      A jackdaw named Jack rides on the mirror of a moving car.

    • D. 

      Birds sometimes build multiple nests under the same flower pot.

  • 3. 
    What is an example of “intelligent” play by young kea parrots?
    • A. 

      Dropping rocks on houses'roofs

    • B. 

      Luring badgers to beees' nest

    • C. 

      Ripping off windshield wipers

    • D. 

      Throwing clams onto the seashore

  • 4. 
    The information about African honeyguides is apprpiate for the main idea that
    • A. 

      Complex societies make animals smarter

    • B. 

      Animals rely on communication with others

    • C. 

      Birds use animals and humans to get their food

    • D. 

      All birds have different levels of intelligent play

  • 5. 
    What belief does Davies include at the end of his article
    • A. 

      Each generation of birds is smarter

    • B. 

      All birds have some level of intelligence

    • C. 

      All animals are becoming more intelligent

    • D. 

      The parrot is the most intelligent of all birds

  • 6. 
    To engage means to
    • A. 

      Play

    • B. 

      Study

    • C. 

      Cause

    • D. 

      Involve

  • 7. 
    A perception is
    • A. 

      an impression

    • B. 

      A conclusion

    • C. 

      A mistake

    • D. 

      An understanding

  • 8. 
    A mimic is
    • A. 

      A person who studies behavior

    • B. 

      Someone who trains animals

    • C. 

      One who imitates others

    • D. 

      One who remains silent

  • 9. 
    What does variation mean?
    • A. 

      A plan for finding a way to do something

    • B. 

      A game that shows something's intelligence

    • C. 

      An unexpected and sharp change

    • D. 

      A small difference in the form of something

  • 10. 
    What does complexity mean?
    • A. 

      A state of being completely full

    • B. 

      A quality of being hidden

    • C. 

      A condition of extreme intelligence

    • D. 

      The quality of being complicated

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