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Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to all animals?
(a) They survive.
(b) They care for one another.
(c) They mate.
(d) They age and eventually die.
2. From what does the author derive clues regarding a species' long-term survival probability?
(a) How much energy several species invest in self-repair.
(b) How long it takes to develop prior to birth.
(c) How able it is to repair itself.
(d) How fast and strong it is.
3. How complex is human language?
(a) Incredibly complex.
(b) Not at all complex.
(c) Partially complex.
(d) Somewhat complex.
4. The art produced was determined by professional artists to be what?
(b) Low art.
(c) Of high artistic value.
5. Why were many of these scientific studies about extra-marital sexual unions never published?
(a) Because their conclusions were deemed too inflammatory.
(b) Because they were incorrect.
(c) Because they were inconclusive.
(d) Because they were incomplete.
Short Answer Questions
1. With what does the chapter conclude?
2. Do most racial traits appear to have any meaningful influence on environmental fitness?
3. Where is there a disparity regarding adulterous relationships?
4. Why is human sexuality an unusually developed trait for primates?
5. What other creatures practice a form of agriculture?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are females nearly unique among animals in menopause?
2. What does the author say qualifies as art?
3. How significant is race when picking a partner?
4. What do most scientists think about language? How does this author's view differ from other's views?
5. With what does the author conclude?
6. What is the significance of hidden estrus?
7. What takes place about 200,000 years ago?
8. What are pidgins or creoles?
9. What is evident about the human race?
10. What does the author say about chimps and humans, regarding their DNA?
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