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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Can dogs sniff out land mines and cancer?
(b) Only during certain months.
(d) Only when a dog has matured.
2. How do male and female humans engage in play fighting?
(a) Neither males nor females engage in play fighting.
(b) Males and females engage in play fighting equally.
(c) Males tend to play fight more.
(d) Females tend to play fight more.
3. How can a person tell if a dog is threatening or submissive?
(a) A threatening dog will lunge, a submissive dog will not.
(b) A threatening dog leans forward, a submissive dog leans back.
(c) A threatening dog barks, a submissive dog does not.
(d) A threatening dog runs forward, a submissive dog runs back.
4. What form of play does McConnell NOT recommend?
(c) Hide and Seek.
5. How does a person "release the pressure" after a block has been initiated?
(a) By crouching down.
(b) By leaning back.
(c) By stepping aside.
(d) By turning around.
6. What are high pitched sounds NOT used for?
7. McConnell concluded that animal handlers use rapid sounds for what purpose?
(a) To stop animals and take control of the situation.
(b) To spur animals and make them go faster.
(c) To distract animals from unwanted behavior.
(d) To save animals from potential danger.
8. What kind of animal behaviorist is Patricia McConnell?
(a) A genetic animal behaviorist.
(b) A theoretical animal behaviorist.
(c) A biological animal behaviorist.
(d) An applied animal behaviorist.
9. In one study, half of adults who lost their sense of smell also reported what?
(a) Gain in pleasure during sex.
(b) Loss of interest in sexual partner.
(c) Gain in interest in sexual partner.
(d) Loss of pleasure during sex.
10. According to McConnell, which breed is considered to be one of the greatest sniffers?
(a) Italian greyhounds.
(b) Scottish terriers.
11. Why is it confusing for a dog when a person uses similar phrasing?
(a) Because these phrases sound completely alike to a dog.
(b) Because these phrases sound completely different to a dog.
(c) Because these phrases sound aggressive to a dog.
(d) Because these phrases sound submissive to a dog.
12. How many languages do the animal handlers McConnell researches use?
13. What is one way humans can teach dogs to see them as familiar and not a stranger?
(a) Eat in front of the dog.
(b) Walk the dog every day.
(c) Wear a hat around the house.
(d) Talk in the same voice.
14. Why would an owner use "pup pup pup"?
(a) To get the dog to come.
(b) To tell the dog to stay.
(c) To give the dog a task.
(d) To offer the dog a treat.
15. How can an owner encourage a dog to stop barking?
(a) Ignore the dog.
(b) Lure the dog with treats.
(c) Give the dog affection.
(d) Yell at the dog.
Short Answer Questions
1. When a person cocks his or her head, what does it tell the dog?
2. What kind of dog lunges at McConnell in front of an audience in the opening chapter?
3. According to McConnell, an owner's body should be trained like what?
4. What are the corners of a dog's mouth called?
5. What have scientists observed as the one crucial difference between primates and humans?
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