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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When a dog's corners of the mouth are forward, what is it a sign of?
2. Why is it confusing for a dog when a person uses similar phrasing?
(a) Because these phrases sound aggressive to a dog.
(b) Because these phrases sound submissive to a dog.
(c) Because these phrases sound completely alike to a dog.
(d) Because these phrases sound completely different to a dog.
3. What can a dog do if it gets fed up or angry with play fighting?
(a) The dog can run away.
(b) The dog can lash out.
(c) The dog can get hurt.
(d) The dog can disobey.
4. When a dog plays "keep away" what is she or he doing?
(a) Refusing to give a ball back.
(b) Giving a ball to another dog.
(c) Dropping a ball for an owner.
(d) Burying a ball in the yard.
5. What is McConnell doing when she mistakenly gets too close to the dog in front of an audience?
(a) Giving a command.
(b) Retrieving a toy.
(c) Fielding a question.
(d) Offering a treat.
6. 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) Females tend to play fight more.
(d) Males tend to play fight more.
7. According to McConnell, small _______impart big meaning for a dog.
8. According to McConnell, which breed is considered to have a relatively poor sense of smell?
(c) Scottish terriers.
(d) Italian greyhounds.
9. Why should a person "release the pressure" after she or he has initiated a block?
(a) Because dogs become threatened if a human is too close.
(b) Because dogs cannot behave if a human is too close.
(c) Because dogs should be rewarded after a negative behavior has stopped.
(d) Because dogs cannot see from a close distance.
10. What is one way humans can teach dogs to see them as familiar and not a stranger?
(a) Talk in the same voice.
(b) Eat in front of the dog.
(c) Walk the dog every day.
(d) Wear a hat around the house.
11. What kind of dog lunges at McConnell in front of an audience in the opening chapter?
(a) A German shepherd.
(b) A pitbull.
(c) A mastiff.
(d) A Rottweiler.
12. When first training a dog to play fetch, what should an owner do?
(a) Kick the ball to the dog.
(b) Give the ball with a hand.
(c) Throw a ball a few feet away.
(d) Throw a ball far away.
13. Why would an owner use "pup pup pup"?
(a) To tell the dog to stay.
(b) To get the dog to come.
(c) To offer the dog a treat.
(d) To give the dog a task.
14. According to McConnell, what does the episode with the dog who lunges at her illustrate the importance of for an owner and trainer?
(a) Avoid training an aggressive dog.
(b) Getting to know a dog before he or she begins to train it.
(c) Controlling her or his physical movements around a dog.
(d) Learning to be more aggressive with a dog.
15. What physical behaviors in a dog are NOT important?
(a) Mouth and eyes.
(b) Breathing rate.
(c) Leaning forward and back.
(d) Sitting and standing.
Short Answer Questions
1. What form of play does McConnell NOT recommend?
2. How conscious are humans of their pheromones?
3. According to McConnell, which breed is considered to be one of the greatest sniffers?
4. When a person cocks his or her head, what does it tell the dog?
5. If a parent play fights with a dog, how will the dog play fight with a child?
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