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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Chapter 5 begin?
(a) With observations about pine moles.
(b) With an explanation of courtship.
(c) With the story of a fisherman.
(d) With mating behavior of Australian brush turkeys.
2. What is the only way to understand why evolution is the way it is?
(a) Study the twists and turns of the evolutionary story.
(b) To negate human nature.
(c) To ignore its history.
(d) Study creationists theories.
3. What can a psychiatrist expect to find in all people?
(a) Psychopathic behavior.
(b) Similar emotions and behaviors.
(c) Extreme emotions and rational behaviors.
(d) No similarities in emotions.
4. What are transposons?
(b) Out law genes.
(c) Weaker genes.
5. In most species, what do many females mostly prefer in males?
(a) External factors, like male attractiveness.
(b) A male that promises to stay around.
(d) The ability to keep her safe.
6. What is the "sexy-sons" theory?
(a) Sons will be the most attractive if the two parents are very attractive.
(b) Females will always choose the most attractive man.
(c) Males will always choose the most attractive woman.
(d) Sons are always sexier than daughters.
7. What was the 16th century cleric known for besides his scientific theories?
(a) His sermons.
(b) Killing Catholics.
(c) Being a survivor of Protestant ridicule.
(d) Switching between Catholic and Protestant religions.
8. Pre- Darwinian thinkers such as _____________ believed that evolution was a process of individual adaptations that were later passed down to ancestors.
(a) Richard Dawkins.
(b) Russel Wallace.
(c) Charles Darwin.
(d) Jean-Baptiste Lamarck.
9. What are out law genes?
(a) Genes that will definitely be passed down.
(b) Genes which cannot be passed down.
(c) Genes that are weak.
(d) Genes that act like viruses and hijack chromosones.
10. What did Zahavi, a scientist, theorize about reproduction mating?
(a) Male attractiveness signals the male's ability to survive.
(b) Female attractiveness hurts a male's ability to survive.
(c) Male attractiveness hurts a male's ability to survive.
(d) Female attractiveness signals the male's ability to survive.
11. What is the bdelloid rotifer?
(a) A genetically engineered organism.
(b) A type of animal that produces asexually.
(c) An organism that lacks certain genes.
(d) A microscopic animal that can live in any kind of water.
12. What type of civilization do the New Guinea tribes have?
(c) Democratic governments.
(d) Hunter gatherers.
13. What have mound building skills become?
(a) A coveted skill.
(b) A survival technique.
(c) A reproductive skill.
14. What do genes seek through the actions of the bodies that contain them?
(c) To be upgraded.
15. Who cannot compete with males?
(a) Other males.
(c) Masculine females.
Short Answer Questions
1. Lower class individuals tend to have _________.
2. What does the story in Chapter 5 prove for the author?
3. What is the lottery theory?
4. What are the interests of most males?
5. What is one way of good gene replication that the author mentions?
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