General Behaviour Stuff/ Domestication

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  • 1. 
    Tunbergen's questions relate to which four aspects of behaviour?
    • A. 

      Evolution, function, relevance, and otongeny

    • B. 

      Phylogeny, ontogeny, immediate causation, and relavance

    • C. 

      Phylogeny, Function, Ontogeny, immediate causation

    • D. 

      Immediate causation, ontogeny, relevance, function

  • 2. 
    Behaviour is influenced by genotype, _________________, and environment (all lowercase)
  • 3. 
    Taming is the process  of changing a species gentoype so that it can live confidently and reproduce effectively in close proximity to humans. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Check all the correct answers, why did we domesticate certain species?
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Altricial youn

    • C. 

      Promiscuous

    • D. 

      Short flight distance

    • E. 

      Generalized feeders

    • F. 

      Can live in a wide variety of environments

    • G. 

      Territorial

    • H. 

      Precocial young

  • 5. 
    Check all correct answers, what niches did we have available for domesticated species?
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Pest control

    • C. 

      Research

    • D. 

      Food

    • E. 

      Sport

    • F. 

      Drafting/ farming

    • G. 

      Communication

  • 6. 
    When we domesticated animals we changed a few things about them, which of the following answers is correct?
    • A. 

      Neoteny, reduction in size, colour variation, increased testicular size, longer breeding season, fat deposition

    • B. 

      Fat deposition, neoteny, increased in size, reduction in testicular size, shorter breeding seasons, colour variation

    • C. 

      Decreased testicular size, decreased size, shorter breeding season, neoteny, colour variation, fat deposition

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