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Aposematism: Quiz


Question 1: Some plants, such as Polygonum sagittatum, a species of knotweed, are thought to employ aposematism to warn ________ of chemical (such as unpalatability) or physical defences (such as prickled leaves or thorns).

Question 2: Aposematism has been such a successful adaptation that harmless organisms have repeatedly evolved to mimic aposematic species, a pattern known as ________.
Müllerian mimicryBatesian mimicryAggressive mimicryVavilovian mimicry

Question 3: After Darwin responded enthusiastically to the suggestion, Wallace made a request at a meeting of the ________ for data that could be used to test the hypothesis.
Alexander Henry HalidayRoyal Entomological Society of LondonJohn Curtis (entomologist)Francis Walker (entomologist)

Question 4: An example is the ________ reportedly with bad-tasting, possibly toxic flesh [5].
BirdPileated WoodpeckerNorthern FlickerEuropean Starling

Question 5: [1] It is one form of "________" signal, with many others existing such as the bright colours of flowers which lure pollinators.
BrandAdvertisingAdvertising researchProduct placement

Question 6: The warning signal may take the form of conspicuous ________, sounds, odours[2] or other perceivable characteristics.
ColorPurplePrimary colorGreen

Question 7: This tendency to become highly noticeable and distinct from harmless organisms is the ________ of crypsis, or avoidance of detection.
New TestamentRhetoricAntithesisDialectic

Question 8: Aposematism is widespread in invertebrates, particularly insects, but less so in vertebrates, being mostly confined to a smaller number of reptile, ________ and fish species.


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