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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. What are two other ways to distract a dog from its unwanted behavior, according to McConnell?
(a) Give it affection and take it on a walk.
(b) Give it food and take it on a walk.
(c) Give it affection and give it another command.
(d) Give it food and give it another command.
2. What command should be given to curb unwanted behavior, according to McConnell?
3. According to McConnell, dog ______changes just like human _________.
(a) Behavior; behavior.
(b) Needs; needs.
(c) Personality; personality.
(d) Desire; desire.
4. What example does McConnell provide that is an analogous to leaving a pack?
(a) A person getting married and having children.
(b) A college student graduating and getting a job.
(c) A child growing up and leaving the family unit.
(d) An elderly person getting sick and entering a nursing home.
5. What does McConnell advise about an alpha rollover?
(a) She does not condone it.
(b) She does condone it.
(c) She is indifferent to it.
(d) She sometimes condones it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the book by Marc Hauser McConnell discusses?
2. What are elephants famous for in the way they respond to death?
3. According to McConnell, why is social structure NOT as important to dogs as many might think?
4. McConnell states that what is contrary to a dog's nature?
5. What is a common example of a dog being wrong for a particular home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the two top factors prospective owners make in choosing a dog, and why are they erroneous?
2. How should an owner teach a dog to wait patiently at the door?
3. What choice does McConnell say that an owner has in terms of leadership, and why is it significant?
4. How does a person spot submissiveness in a dog, and why is it important?
5. According to McConnell, what are the repercussions of a dog who has had a sensitive period?
6. How does a dog interpret being petted on the top of the head, and why is it significant?
7. Why is a working breed ill-suited to live in an apartment in a city, according to McConnell?
8. What do we know about how a dog grieves?
9. What are the differences between the way humans and dogs show affection, and why is it significant?
10. In what circumstances is a dog wrong for a home and what are the consequences?
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