The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Patricia McConnell
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is "object play" associated with for humans?
(a) Our speech ability.
(b) Our intelligence.
(c) Our memory.
(d) Our primate heritage.

2. How many scent receptors do humans have?
(a) 220 million.
(b) 20 million.
(c) 5 million.
(d) 120 million.

3. What myth do humans perpetuate about dog's regard for them, according to McConnell?
(a) That dogs give humans "unconditional negative regard."
(b) That dogs give humans "unconditional positive regard."
(c) That dogs give humans "conditional positive regard."
(d) That dogs give humans "conditional negative regard."

4. For primates and dogs, what is looking away a method of?
(a) Addressing contact or conflict.
(b) Advancing contact or conflict.
(c) Avoiding contact or conflict.
(d) Allowing contact or conflict.

5. According to McConnell, small _______impart big meaning for a dog.
(a) Words.
(b) Treats.
(c) Looks.
(d) Movements.

6. 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 body is their biggest influence.
(c) That their voice is their biggest influence.
(d) That their size is their biggest influence.

7. What should an owner do who wants to avoid a dog from crawling into her or his lap?
(a) Do a torso body block and turn your head away purposefully.
(b) Do a doogie play bow and look at the dog purposefully.
(c) Get up from the seat and walk away purposefully.
(d) Move to the side and turn toward the dog purposefully.

8. In one study, half of adults who lost their sense of smell also reported what?
(a) Loss of pleasure during sex.
(b) Loss of interest in sexual partner.
(c) Gain in pleasure during sex.
(d) Gain in interest in sexual partner.

9. What does a person who wants to block have to do?
(a) Anticipate a dog's movement and step in the space you do not want a dog to enter.
(b) Ignore a dog's movement by turning your back on the dog and walking away.
(c) Move at the same time as the dog by running towards the space the dog has entered.
(d) Move after the dog has moved and lunge after the dog with your arms.

10. When an owner yells at a dog to stop barking, what is she or he encouraging the dog to do?
(a) Sit down.
(b) Continue to bark.
(c) Stop barking.
(d) Run away.

11. How does McConnell respond to the dog when it lunges at her in front of an audience?
(a) She kicks the dog.
(b) She retreats from the dog.
(c) She yells at the dog.
(d) She pets the dog.

12. According to McConnell, how can an owner effectively housebreak a dog?
(a) By telling the dog no when it has an accident int he home.
(b) By completely elimating the odor of urine or feces in the home.
(c) By rubbing the dog's nose in urine and feces in the home.
(d) By keeping the dog outside of the home.

13. According to McConnell, which breed is considered to have a relatively poor sense of smell?
(a) Scottish terriers.
(b) Beagles.
(c) Chiuahuas.
(d) Italian greyhounds.

14. What ingrained behavior is considered affectionate for humans but rude for dogs and should be avoided?
(a) Kissing.
(b) Talking.
(c) Hugging.
(d) Rubbing.

15. What will primates do with the objects around them?
(a) Use them as weapons.
(b) Ignore them.
(c) Barter them for comfort.
(d) Manipulate them to get food.

Short Answer Questions

1. How can a person tell if a dog is threatening or submissive?

2. According to McConnell, what is the best word to use to encourage a dog's silence?

3. Why is it confusing for a dog when a person uses similar phrasing?

4. How conscious are dogs of their pheromones?

5. What is habituation?

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