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Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
During the heat of the day in the desert, many lizards burrow underground to keep cooler. This is an example of a
  1. habituation.
  2. structural adaptation.
  3. behavioral adaptation.
  4. physiological adaptation.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
What are changes to an organism's environment called?
  1. responses
  2. reactions
  3. stimuli
  4. energy
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Which characteristic can be used to determine if an organism is living?
  1. size of the organism
  2. ability to breathe oxygen
  3. ability to respond to environmental changes
  4. ability to move at various speeds
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
What do living things interact with to aid their survival?
  1. nothing
  2. each other
  3. nonliving things
  4. the environment
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
The way an organism reacts to stimuli in its environment is called
  1. behavior.
  2. conditioning.
  3. imprinting.
  4. learning.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
You sleep at night and attend school during the day. This routine is due to
  1. learning.
  2. imprinting.
  3. kin selection.
  4. circadian rhythms.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Many flowers open in the morning when the sun comes up. This reaction is called
  1. gravitropism.
  2. phototropism.
  3. touch response.
  4. circadian rhythm.
  5. positive gravitropism.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
An animal applying something it has already learned to a new situation without a period of trial and error is
  1. insight learning.
  2. conditioned learning.
  3. operant conditioning.
  4. classical conditioning.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
The passing of information from one organism to another is
  1. aggression.
  2. communication.
  3. imprinting.
  4. migration.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Insight learning is common among
  1. dogs.
  2. primates.
  3. birds only.
  4. birds and insects.
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
Which term is not a type of social behavior?
  1. courtship
  2. territoriality
  3. hunting in a pack
  4. operant conditioning
Grade 9 Adaptations and Behavior
The hooded oriole is a type of bird. It flies south during the winter to areas where temperatures are warmer and food is more abundant. This is an example of
  1. acclimation.
  2. a physical response.
  3. a behavioral response.
  4. an anatomical response.
  5. a physiological response.
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