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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to McConnell, humans are "living, breathing _____machine guns."
2. According to McConnell, which breed is considered to have a relatively poor sense of smell?
(c) Scottish terriers.
(d) Italian greyhounds.
3. What is the biggest misconception owner's make regarding their influence on a dog's behavior?
(a) That their speed is their biggest influence.
(b) That their size is their biggest influence.
(c) That their voice is their biggest influence.
(d) That their body is their biggest influence.
4. According to McConnell, what does the episode with the dog who lunges at her illustrate the importance of for an owner and trainer?
(a) Controlling her or his physical movements around a dog.
(b) Learning to be more aggressive with a dog.
(c) Avoid training an aggressive dog.
(d) Getting to know a dog before he or she begins to train it.
5. Studies prove that who can tell that a shirt has been worn by a man or woman?
6. Can dogs sniff out land mines and cancer?
(a) Only when a dog has matured.
(c) Only during certain months.
7. How can an owner make themselves the object of a chase?
(a) By keeping the ball from a dog.
(b) By walking toward a dog bringing a ball back.
(c) By walking away from a dog bringing a ball back.
(d) By tossing a ball far from a dog.
8. What have scientists observed as the one crucial difference between primates and humans?
9. What ingrained behavior is considered affectionate for humans but rude for dogs and should be avoided?
10. How large is the "smell" part of a dog's brain in relation to a human's?
(a) It is 4 times smaller.
(b) It is 4 times larger.
(c) It is 14 times larger.
(d) It is 14 times smaller.
11. What are the corners of a dog's mouth called?
12. Why is it confusing for a dog when a person uses similar phrasing?
(a) Because these phrases sound submissive to a dog.
(b) Because these phrases sound completely different to a dog.
(c) Because these phrases sound completely alike to a dog.
(d) Because these phrases sound aggressive to a dog.
13. Why do wolf and canine packs use "hip slams" and "shoulder slams"?
(a) To appear larger than they are.
(b) To entice the opposite sex.
(c) To stake out their territory.
(d) To hide their fear.
14. What is the second mistake McConnell makes with the dog who lunges at her in front of an audience?
(a) Walks away from the dog.
(b) Yells at the dog.
(c) Pets the dog.
(d) Looks the dog in the eye.
15. Why should a person "release the pressure" after she or he has initiated a block?
(a) Because dogs should be rewarded after a negative behavior has stopped.
(b) Because dogs become threatened if a human is too close.
(c) Because dogs cannot see from a close distance.
(d) Because dogs cannot behave if a human is too close.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many animal handlers has McConnell researched for her book?
2. According to McConnell, how do dogs feel about humans petting them?
3. Why does commanding "down" for a dog to lie down and "down" for a dog to get off the couch confusing?
4. How can a person tell if a dog is threatening or submissive?
5. Why would an owner use "pup pup pup"?
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