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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who are dogs' ancestors?
2. McConnell states that what is contrary to a dog's nature?
(a) Cooping them up all day.
(b) Putting them in a kennel.
(c) Feeding them twice a day.
(d) Exercising them too much.
3. Who are the betas in a social hierarchy?
(a) They are the followers who were once leaders.
(b) The are the followers who are content with their position.
(c) They are the status seekers who wish to improve their position.
(d) They are the leaders who wish to give up their position.
4. Besides giving a dog a command to wait at the door, what else does McConnell suggest an owner do?
(a) Hold the dog.
(b) Clap your hands.
(c) Say No.
(d) Use a body block.
5. Who will spend an hour on grooming, according to McConnell?
6. 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 you don't want to punish the dog.
(d) That interaction is over for the time being.
7. What is one claim owners make about their dog's personality that is erroneous, according to McConnell?
(a) "But he never acts this way at home!"
(b) "But he acts different in new environments!"
(c) "But he doesn't like treats!"
(d) "But he can't be trained!"
8. According to McConnell, do humans and dogs living together constitute a single, unified social hierarchy?
(a) In certain parts of the world.
(c) It depends on the breed.
9. Does McConnell advocate choosing a dog for its physical traits?
(a) It depends on the breeder.
(d) It depends on the breed.
10. What is the leader in a social hierarchy called?
11. What do dogs need that owners should provide in order to prevent behavior problems?
12. What does McConnell advise about an alpha rollover?
(a) She does not condone it.
(b) She is indifferent to it.
(c) She sometimes condones it.
(d) She does condone it.
13. What is the #1 preference prospective owners base their decision to adopt or buy a dog?
14. According to studies McConnell cites, what are the similarities between grieving over a pet and grieving over a person?
(a) Studies show that grieving over a pet is more intense.
(b) Studies show that grieving of a pet is less intense.
(c) Studies show that the stages of grief are the same.
(d) Studies show that there are few similarities between them.
15. According to McConnell, whose personality should an owner gauge when considering adopting a dog?
(a) The dog's.
(b) The owner's.
(c) The owner's and the dog's.
(d) It doesn't matter.
Short Answer Questions
1. How important are physical traits in choosing a dog for McConnell?
2. Why should an owner give two pats on the dog's head after saying the command to curb unwanted behavior?
3. According to McConnell, what is NOT a reliable indicator of personality?
4. Why is a treat more appreciated for a reward than a pet on the head according to McConnell?
5. According to McConnell, an owner should de-emphasize what as an ideal way to deal with a dog?
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