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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. According to McConnell, where do dogs not necessarily like to be petted?
(a) On the side.
(b) Top of the head.
(c) On the back.
(d) Under the chin.
2. According to McConnell, what human behavior signals to a dog that the human is NOT in control?
(a) Directing and controlling.
(b) Politeness and patience.
(c) Yelling and hitting.
(d) Listening and commanding.
3. What do many owners call deviance from normal behavior that is inaccurate, according to McConnell?
4. According to McConnell, why is social structure NOT as important to dogs as many might think?
(a) Because dogs are like juvenile wolves, who have less social structure.
(b) Because dogs are not like wolves, coyotes, or foxes, who have more social structure.
(c) Because dogs are like adult foxes, who have less social structure.
(d) Because dogs are not like juvenile wolves and juvenile coyotes, who have more social structure.
5. What does lack of eye contact signal to a dog?
(a) That you want to be friends with the dog.
(b) That you don't want to punish the dog.
(c) That interaction is over for the time being.
(d) That interaction will commence.
Short Answer Questions
1. McConnell states that a theory of "___________" is the ideal way to deal with a dog.
2. What does "ventral-ventral contact" mean?
3. What is the command McConnell suggests to give a dog so that it will wait at the door?
4. Why does McConnell dislike her least favorite responsibility?
5. According to McConnell, what is NOT a reliable indicator of personality?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why should owners not expect a dog to behave in the same way no matter what the environment?
2. What steps should an owner take to curb unwanted behavior?
3. How does a person spot submissiveness in a dog, and why is it important?
4. How do primates socialize that not all dogs may appreciate?
5. What is the theory of benevolent leadership?
6. In what circumstances is a dog wrong for a home and what are the consequences?
7. What is the sensitive period in a dog's life, and why is it important?
8. What are the differences between the way humans and dogs show affection, and why is it significant?
9. Why is a working breed ill-suited to live in an apartment in a city, according to McConnell?
10. Why does McConnell state that prospective owners should not be impressed by show dog-type breeds?
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