The Ultimate How Animals Communicate Quiz

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The Ultimate How Animals Communicate Quiz
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Animals use different ways to communicate. Learn about how animals use singing, howling ,chirping and dancing to communicate with their species and others by taking this quiz.
What is a type of doggy communication?
tail wagging
Dogs may wag their tails to communicate with their species and others.
croaking
chirping

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How do wolves communicate?
howling
Wolves are known to communicate by howling.
singing
dancing

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What form of nonverbal animal communication is used by ants?
visual displays
chemical cues
Ants may use chemical cues to communicate with the other ants in their colony.
scent markings

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What animals may use bioluminescence to communicate?
fireflies
Fireflies use bioluminescence, which is the chemical production and emission of light.
butterflies
ants

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Why may members of the same species use different dialects to communicate?
use different dialects
Animals from different regions may use different dialects.
different physiology
neither answer

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How may honeybees communicate to other bees where the tastiest flowers are?
buzzing
waggle dance
Honeybees do a little waggle dance to communicate with other hive members.
chirping

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What do Madagascan spiny-tailed iguanas have in common with the Madagascan paradise flycatcher?
share a general habitat
snack of raptors
both answers
Both animals share a general habitat and are a preferred snack of raptors.

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What do iguanas do when the Madagascan paradise flycatcher raises an alarm?
be alert for a raptor attack
The alarm causes them to be on the alert for a raptor attack.
forage for food
sleep

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What has affected the communication between whales?
decreased ocean shipping traffic
increased ocean shipping traffic
The communication between whales has been affected by the noise pollution from ocean shipping traffic.
pollution from ocean shipping

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How has the increased volume of birds singing, as a result of noise pollution, affected the songbirds' communication?
less alluring
The resulting song of courting males seems to be less alluring to the female songbirds.
more alluring
not at all alluring

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