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Theory of camouflage: Quiz


Question 1: DEET is believed to work by blocking insect ________ for 1-octen-3-ol, a secondary alcohol produced by humans and emitted by perspiration and respiration.
Lysophospholipid receptorReceptor (biochemistry)G protein-coupled receptorOlfactory receptor

Question 2: ________ and fishing lures also utilize mimicry to deceive and lure an observer.
DecoyBoarstall Duck DecoyDuck decoy (model)Intercontinental ballistic missile

Question 3: Even in animals with the same degree of color perception, the ________ respond to different wavelengths, meaning what would appear to be a metamer to one species would be a completely different color to another species.

Question 4: Humans, and most ________, are trichromats, able to perceive three types of color.
PrimateMammalHominidaeOld World monkey

Question 5: A good example of cryptic camouflage applied to another sense is the insect repellant ________.
DEETEucalyptolInsect repellentPermethrin

Question 6: Some octopuses behave like a ball of ________, curling into a ball and rolling along the sea floor
Wild fisheriesAlgaePlantPhotosynthesis

Question 7: ________, sonar, night vision, and thermal imaging are all common forms of observation, and just like natural senses, camouflage exists in many forms to deceive these technological senses.
Weather radarUltra high frequencyRadarX band

Question 8: Some animals, such as the ________, use part of their body to lure prey into range, while human hunters use decoys to lure targets into a killing field.

Question 9:
  • Some animals, such as the ________, moult to change color with the seasons
    Brown BearWolverineRed FoxArctic Fox

Question 10: A ________'s distinctive coloration, for example, uses a combination of countershading and cryptic colors and patterns to blend into its environment.
TigerDholeGray WolfLion


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