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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. McConnell suggests sniffing different parts of the house, plants, books, bedsheets, in order to determine what?
(a) If there are distinct odors.
(b) If a dog has been there.
(c) If they are clean.
(d) If another person has been there.
2. Why would an owner use "pup pup pup"?
(a) To get the dog to come.
(b) To offer the dog a treat.
(c) To tell the dog to stay.
(d) To give the dog a task.
3. What kind of animal behaviorist is Patricia McConnell?
(a) A biological animal behaviorist.
(b) A genetic animal behaviorist.
(c) A theoretical animal behaviorist.
(d) An applied animal behaviorist.
4. What does "Motherese" mean?
(a) It is universal speech.
(b) It is approximate speech.
(c) It is difficult speech.
(d) It is maternal speech.
5. What should an owner do who wants to avoid a dog from crawling into her or his lap?
(a) Do a doogie play bow and look at the dog purposefully.
(b) Get up from the seat and walk away purposefully.
(c) Move to the side and turn toward the dog purposefully.
(d) Do a torso body block and turn your head away purposefully.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to McConnell, which breed is considered to have a relatively poor sense of smell?
2. What is one way humans can teach dogs to see them as familiar and not a stranger?
3. According to McConnell, what do decades of research indicate about what almost all dogs respond to?
4. What is an example of "object play" for humans?
5. How do male and female humans engage in play fighting?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does an owner temper a body block and why is it important?
2. Why is it counter-intuitive to yell a command to a barking dog?
3. Why do primates look away, and in what situations should an owner do the same?
4. Why does McConnell recommend that a dog owner wear a hat around the house, and what is her larger point?
5. What is the command McConnell teaches that mimics pack behavior, and how is it executed?
6. What is the difference between how we use our sense of smell versus how dogs use their sense of smell?
7. Why does McConnell suggest that paedomorphism accounts for human and dog bonding?
8. Why does McConnell advise against taking a ball from a dog's mouth, and why is it important?
9. What biological and anatomical differences are their between humans and dogs in terms of smell, and why is it significant for owners and trainers?
10. According to McConnell, what sense perception do humans believe dogs respond to that is incorrect and why is it significant?
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