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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are elephants famous for in the way they respond to death?
(a) They are famous for burying their dead.
(b) They are famous for their indifference to death.
(c) They are famous for shunning the dying.
(d) They are famous for not leaving a carcass behind.
2. Chimpanzees and _______will carry a dead infant for days, even though it is rotting.
3. Does McConnell believe that generalizations about breeds are correct?
(a) It depends on the breeder.
(b) It depends on the breed.
4. According to McConnell, where do dogs not necessarily like to be petted?
(a) Under the chin.
(b) Top of the head.
(c) On the back.
(d) On the side.
5. What is a common example of a dog being wrong for a particular home?
(a) A dog who runs away.
(b) A dog who is underemployed.
(c) A dog who barks.
(d) A dog who is overemployed.
6. What is a poorly understood phenomenon regarding death?
(a) What it does to a parent of an animal.
(b) What it does to a companion of an animal.
(c) What it does to a companion of a person.
(d) What it does to a parent of a child.
7. What do owners expect from dogs all the time that dogs cannot provide, according to McConnell?
(a) Dogs can't behave the same way all the time.
(b) Dogs can't listen to an owners' commands all the time.
(c) Dogs can't exercise the same way all the time.
(d) Dogs can't go to be the same time every night.
8. Why does McConnell dislike her least favorite responsibility?
(a) Because it is demanding work.
(b) Because she can get hurt.
(c) Because she doesn't want to see a dog die.
(d) Because the owners are heartbroken.
9. What three things should an owner do to prevent a dog from leaping onto her or his lap?
(a) Body block, make eye contact, tell the dog "Stop."
(b) Get up, make eye contact, tell the dog "Stop."
(c) Get up, avert eye contact, tell the dog "No."
(d) Body block, avert eye contact, tell the dog "No."
10. What is the #1 preference prospective owners base their decision to adopt or buy a dog?
11. What do dogs need that owners should provide in order to prevent behavior problems?
12. What is one example of a dog who cannot be cooped up in a city apartment?
(a) A Yorkshire Terrier.
(b) An Affenpinscher.
(c) A Border Collie.
(d) An Italian Greyhound.
13. Why is a treat more appreciated for a reward than a pet on the head according to McConnell?
(a) Because a pet on the head is considered "rude."
(b) Because consistency is key.
(c) Because dogs like treats.
(d) Because a pet on the head is normal.
14. What area of a dog's body is considered a form of dominance if petted?
15. What does lack of eye contact signal to a dog?
(a) That you want to be friends with the dog.
(b) That interaction will commence.
(c) That interaction is over for the time being.
(d) That you don't want to punish the dog.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to McConnell, whose personality should an owner gauge when considering adopting a dog?
2. What is the command McConnell suggests to give a dog so that it will wait at the door?
3. What does McConnell believe about how the majority of prospective owners base their decision to adopt or buy a dog on?
4. What do many owners call deviance from normal behavior that is inaccurate, according to McConnell?
5. According to McConnell, what human behavior signals to a dog that the human is NOT in control?
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