Innate Vs Learned Behaviour Quiz

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Year 13 Bio Behaviour Quiz by Mrs. Robinson


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of INNATE BEHAVIOUR?
    • A. 

      Jerking your hand away from a hot pot

    • B. 

      Doing a complex math sum

    • C. 

      A young person of Pacific or Maori descent not looking an elder directly in the eyes when speaking

    • D. 

      Wearing your uniform correctly because you know that if you don't, there will be a consequence!

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of a LEARNED BEHAVIOUR?
    • A. 

      A male kakapo starting his courtship display (booming) only in a year where sufficient food is available

    • B. 

      Not talking and listening for instructions when your teacher counts out loud

    • C. 

      A doctor tapping someone's knee and their leg jerking outwards (stretch reflex)

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a type of INNATE behaviour
    • A. 

      Taxes

    • B. 

      Toxins

    • C. 

      Refox

    • D. 

      Habituation

    • E. 

      Sensitization

  • 4. 
    Instincts are a much more complex type of innate behaviour than reflexes. A RELEASER is a stimulus or combination of stimuli that starts a chain of ____________ in an animal.
  • 5. 
    PHOTOKINESIS means a directionless response to light by an animal (the response happens in a similar manner no matter which direction the light is coming from). PHOTOKINESIS is an example of ________ behaviour. For example, light from any direction might cause a nocturnal animal to return to its burrow.
    • A. 

      Innate

    • B. 

      Instinctive

    • C. 

      Reflexive

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of LEARNED behaviour?
    • A. 

      Conditioning

    • B. 

      Habituation

    • C. 

      Sensitization

    • D. 

      Reflex

  • 7. 
    Instincts, kineses, taxes and reflexes are all types of ________ behaviour.
  • 8. 
    Which of the following would best describe a REFLEX?
    • A. 

      A rapid innate response to a simple stimulus

    • B. 

      A slow learned response to multiple stimuli

    • C. 

      A slow innate response to multiple stimuli

  • 9. 
    The singular of taxes is ...
    • A. 

      Taxi

    • B. 

      Tax

    • C. 

      Taxa

    • D. 

      Taxis

    • E. 

      Taxon

  • 10. 
    Choose the list that includes TWO types of LEARNED behaviour and ONE type of INNATE behaviour.
    • A. 

      Taxes, instincts and imprinting

    • B. 

      Taxes, imprinting and conditioning

    • C. 

      Conditioning, taxes and instincts