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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 is the cause of many behavior problems, according to McConnell?
2. What does "ventral-ventral contact" mean?
(a) Eye contact.
(c) Physical closeness.
3. What is the ideal way of correcting bad behavior, according to McConnell?
(a) Interrupting the bad behavior and punishing the bad behavior.
(b) Waiting for the bad behavior to stop and praising the cessation of bad behavior.
(c) Interrupting the bad behavior and redirecting it to a desired behavior.
(d) Yelling at the bad behavior and redirecting it to a desired behavior.
4. What is the word an owner should give once the dog has waited at the door for a moment?
5. According to McConnell, how are dogs like children when it comes to getting what they want?
(a) Like children, dogs are helpless without getting what they want.
(b) Like children, dogs need to learn that they don't always get what they want.
(c) Like children, dogs should be nurtured and given what they want.
(d) Like children, dogs are constantly crying for what they want.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does McConnell advise against purchasing a dog from a puppy mill?
2. What do owners expect from dogs all the time that dogs cannot provide, according to McConnell?
3. According to McConnell, what should an owner NOT assume about petting her or his dog?
4. What is the example of "group bereavement" Andy Beck observed?
5. According to McConnell, where do dogs not necessarily like to be petted?
Short Essay Questions
1. What advice does McConnell give to a person grieving over the loss of a pet?
2. What are the two top factors prospective owners make in choosing a dog, and why are they erroneous?
3. Why does McConnell state that prospective owners should not be impressed by show dog-type breeds?
4. Why should owners not expect a dog to behave in the same way no matter what the environment?
5. How does a dog interpret being petted on the top of the head, and why is it significant?
6. In what ways are dogs' personalities similar to humans, and why is it significant?
7. What are the types of individuals in social hierarchies, and which type has the most aggression?
8. Why do behavior problems arise when dogs are always given what they want?
9. How does McConnell's views on social hierarchy differ from other scientists, and how is it important?
10. In what circumstances is a dog wrong for a home and what are the consequences?
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