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Question 1: Seabirds evolved to exploit different ________ resources in the world's seas and oceans, and to a great extent, their physiology and behaviour have been shaped by their diet.
FoodMeatMedieval cuisineCooking

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Depiction of a pelican with chicks on a stained glass window, Saint Mark's Church, Gillingham, Kent.
  Northern Gannet pair "billing" during courtship; like all seabirds except the phalaropes they maintain a pair bond throughout the breeding season.
  Northern Gannet pair "billing" during courtship; like all seabirds except the phalaropes they maintain a pair bond throughout the breeding season.
  This Crested Auklet was oiled in Alaska during the M/V Selendang Ayu spill of 2004.

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Seabirds (mostly Northern Fulmars) flocking at a long-lining vessel
  Cormorants, like this Double-Crested Cormorant, have plumage that is partly wettable, allowing them to dive without fighting buoyancy.
  Seabirds (mostly Northern Fulmars) flocking at a long-lining vessel
  The Sooty Tern is highly aerial and marine and will spend months flying at sea, returning to land only for breeding.[1]

Question 4: [16] Other species, such as some of the storm-petrels, diving petrels and ________, never disperse at all, staying near their breeding colonies year round.
DarterPelagic CormorantCormorantSulidae

Question 5: [11] The excretions from these glands (which are positioned in the head of the birds, emerging from the nasal cavity) are almost pure ________.
Sodium hydroxideSodium chlorideSodium sulfateSodium carbonate

Question 6: In the Paleogene the seas were dominated by early Procellariidae, giant penguins and two extinct families, the ________ and the Plotopteridae (a group of large seabirds that looked like the penguins).
PelagornithidaePelagornisOsteodontornisDasornis

Question 7: Negative effects on fisheries are mostly restricted to raiding by birds on ________,[47] although long-lining fisheries also have to deal with bait stealing.
Wild fisheriesShrimp farmIntegrated Multi-Trophic AquacultureAquaculture

Question 8: ________ techniques, pioneered by New Zealand, enable the removal of exotic invaders from increasingly large islands.
ExtinctionFeral catIsland restorationSeabird

Question 9: In the 19th century, the hunting of seabirds for ________ deposits and feathers for the millinery trade reached industrial levels.
LipidFatty acidTrans fatFat

Question 10: Sailors did, however, consider it unlucky to touch a ________, especially one that has landed on the ship.
ProcellariiformesStorm-petrelProcellariidaeAlbatross
















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