Animal Psychology Advanced - Qp1

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Animal Psychology Advanced - Qp1

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  • 1. 
    Ethology is the study of animal behaviour that seems to come naturally and appears to be pre-programmed into the animal despite its environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    It is vital to separate our questions regarding animal behaviour into four distinct component parts, which includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Function

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Casualness

    • D. 

      Development

  • 3. 
    Animals process information from their environment via networks of neurons or nerve cells, which transmit information to each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Invertebrate animals are similar in the makeup of their nervous systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ______ contain pigments which fire when chemically altered by light.
    • A. 

      Sensory receptors

    • B. 

      Photoreceptors

    • C. 

      Chemoreception

  • 6. 
    Tactile sensations can be propagated via hairs or by the deformation of skin neurons which is known as thermoreceptors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Photoreceptors cells contain a pigment that is sensitive to light. Light reversibly changes the shape of the pigment molecules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Conditioned reflexes are developed during a longer period of time, after the repeated association of a fundamental stimulus with a conditioned stimulus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Feedback control are those which ensure animals maintain a homestatic, or constant state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The behaviour of animals is, essentially, the result of the function of nerves, muscles, sense organs and hormones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The ______ is the loose skin present behind the animal’s neck.
    • A. 

      Surface

    • B. 

      Snuff

    • C. 

      Scruff

    • D. 

      Scab

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