George Long Ant Pretest

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George Long Quizzes & Trivia

ANT pretest for George LongUCF


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are behaviors that benefit another, while posing risk to oneself? (common in primate species)An example is adoption of orphans.
  • 2. 
    What is the relationship between organisms and the environment?
    • A. 

      Behavior

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Ecological

    • D. 

      Morphology

  • 3. 
    _________ is not necessarily the results of conscious decision making and may or may not be deliberate.
    • A. 

      Behavior

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Social Learning Theory

    • D. 

      Predation

  • 4. 
    ____________ is one of the major topics in primate research.
    • A. 

      Senses and the brain

    • B. 

      Miocene era

    • C. 

      Primate social structure

    • D. 

      Sexual dimorphism

  • 5. 
    Check all the factors that influence a social structure of a primate.
    • A. 

      Body size

    • B. 

      Predation

    • C. 

      Sex

    • D. 

      Distribution of resources

  • 6. 
    True or false:Primates solve major adaptive problems in a "social context"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A gorilla slapping its chest and tearing vegetation is best an example of what?
    • A. 

      Aggression against intruders

    • B. 

      Displays

    • C. 

      Dominance

    • D. 

      Predation

  • 8. 
    True or false:In most primate societies, sexual behavior is tied to the female's reproductive cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ________ is long-term, and increases the frequency of traits that lead to a greater success in acquiring mates.
    • A. 

      Altruism

    • B. 

      Bonding

    • C. 

      Dimorphism

    • D. 

      Grooming

  • 10. 
    True or false:Primate experiments proved that they actually learned rules of social behavior when isolated for long periods of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Is primate cultural behavior learned or biological?
    • A. 

      Learned

    • B. 

      Biological

  • 12. 
    Out of all the primates, which have adapted to use and make tools?
    • A. 

      Gorillas

    • B. 

      Orangutans

    • C. 

      Bonobos

    • D. 

      Chimpanzees

  • 13. 
    True or false:Vervet monkeys have a unified alarm call for predators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the infant chimpanzee that was taught ASL?
    • A. 

      Loulis

    • B. 

      Washoe

    • C. 

      Koko

    • D. 

      Sara

  • 15. 
    Who was Washoe's "student"?
    • A. 

      Sara

    • B. 

      Koko

    • C. 

      Cedric

    • D. 

      Loulis

  • 16. 
    Which primate experiment used plastic chips recognized as symbols for various objects?
    • A. 

      Sara

    • B. 

      Chantek

    • C. 

      Sherman and Austin

    • D. 

      Washoe

  • 17. 
    Who was the gorilla that learned over 500 ASL signs?
    • A. 

      Koko

    • B. 

      Chantek

    • C. 

      Washoe

    • D. 

      Lana

  • 18. 
    What was the name of the primate who learned to use a computer keyboard?
  • 19. 
    Claimed to have began "spontaneously" acquiring and using symbols? (Experiment was a bonobo)
    • A. 

      Lana

    • B. 

      Chantek

    • C. 

      Sara

    • D. 

      Kanzi

  • 20. 
    Which period had the earliest primates diverging?
    • A. 

      Eocene

    • B. 

      Miocene

    • C. 

      Oligocene

    • D. 

      Paleocene

  • 21. 
    What is the most recent Cenozoic period?
    • A. 

      Holocene

    • B. 

      Pleistocene

    • C. 

      Miocene

    • D. 

      Pilocene

  • 22. 
    Which time period had the earliest definite primates appear, then decline, as well as fossils in North America and Europe?
    • A. 

      Miocene

    • B. 

      Paleocene

    • C. 

      Eocene

    • D. 

      Oligocene

  • 23. 
    Most Oligocene fossils were found where?
    • A. 

      Naqada, Egypt

    • B. 

      Fayum, Egypt

    • C. 

      Nuuk, Greenland

    • D. 

      Sisimiut, Greenland

  • 24. 
    What is a squirrel-sized, quadruped primate called?
    • A. 

      Aegyptopithecus

    • B. 

      Apidium

    • C. 

      Tarsiers

    • D. 

      Atelids

  • 25. 
    True or false:The Miocene period is known as "the golden age of hominoids".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False