certain animals have an intuitive awareness of quantities

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Mark the letter A,B,C, or D on your answer sheet khổng lồ indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of of the following questions.

Question 1/ A. social B.secure C.conical D.sector

Question 2/ A.chemical B.stretch C.charge D.achieve

Mark the letter A,B,C,or D on your answer sheet khổng lồ indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main áp lực in each of the following questions

Question 3/ A. automatic B. emotional C. appreciate D. insensible

Question 4/ A. poisonous B. directly C. suddenly D. manual

Question 5/ A. reduce B. minor C. faithful D. household

Read the following passage & mark the letter A,B,C,or D on your answer sheet khổng lồ indicate the correct word for each of the blanks.

Animals have sầu an intuitive sầu awareness of quantities. They know without analysis the difference between a number of objects và a smaller number. In his book ” The Natural History of Selboure ” (1786), the naturamenu Gilbert White tells how he surreptitiously removed one egg a day from a plover’s nest , & how the mother laid another egg each day khổng lồ Cosplay for the missing one. He noted that other species of birds ignore the absence of a single egg but abandon their nests if more than one egg has been removed. It has also been noted by naturalists that a certain type of wasp always provides five sầu – never four, never six – caterpillars for each of their eggs so that their young have something khổng lồ eat when the eggs hatch. Retìm kiếm has also shown that both mice & pigeons can be taught khổng lồ distinguish between odd & even numbers of food pieces.

These and similar accounts have led some people to lớn infer that creatures other than humans can actually count. They also point lớn dogs that have been taught to lớn respond khổng lồ numerical questions with the correct number of barks, or to horses that seem lớn solve sầu arithmetic problems by stomping their hooves the proper number of times.

Animals respond to lớn quantities only when they are connected to lớn survival as a species – as in the case of the eggs – or survival as individuals – as in the case of food. There is no transfer to lớn other situations or from concrete reality to lớn the abstract notion of numbers. Animals can “count” only when the objects are present & only when the numbers involved are small – not more than seven or eight. In lab experiments, animals trained lớn “count” one kind of object were unable to lớn count any other type. The objects, not the numbers, are what interest them. Animals admittedly remarkable achievements simply vì chưng not amount khổng lồ evidence of counting, nor vị they reveal more than innate instincts, refined by the genes of successive sầu generations, or the results of clever, careful conditioning by trainers.

Question 6/ What is the main idea of this passage?

A. Of all animals, dogs và horses can count best.

B. Careful training is required to lớn teach animals lớn persize tricks involving numbers

C. Although animals may be aware of quantities, they cannot actually count.

D. Animals cannot “count” more than one kind of object.

Question 7/ Why does the author refer to lớn Gilbert White’s book in the passage ?

A. To contradict the idea that animals can count.

B. To provide evidence that some birds are aware of quantities.

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C. To show how attitudes have changed since1786.

D. To indicate that more retìm kiếm is needed in this field.

Question 8/ The word “surreptitiously” is closest in meaning khổng lồ ______.

A. stubbornly B. secretly C. quickly D. occasionally

Question 9/ The word “odd” refers to lớn which of the following?

A. numbers such as 1, 3, 5 và so on B. unusual numbers

C. lucky numbers D. numbers such as 2, 4, 6 and so on

Question 10/ The word “they” refer to______.

A. numbers B. animals C. achievements D. genes

Question 11/ The word “accounts” is closest in meaning to lớn ______.

A. reasons B. deceptions C. invoices D. reports

Question 12/ According to information in the passage, which of the following is LEAST likely lớn occur as a result of animals’ intuitive sầu awareness of quantities?

A. When asked by its trainer how old it is, a monkey holds up five sầu fingers.

B. A lion follows one antelope instead of the herd of antelopes because it is easier lớn hunt a single prey.

C. When one of its four kittens crawls away, a mother cat misses it & searches for the kitten.

D. A pigeon is more attracted by a box containing two pieces of food than by a box containing one piece.

Question 13/ Where in the passage does the author mention research that supports his own view of animals’ inability to count?

A. “In his book …… the missing one.” B. “In lab experiments…….other type”

C. “Research has shown that …… food pieces.” D. “These & similar accounts …..count.”

Question 14/ The author mentions that all of the following are aware of quantities in some ways EXCEPT _____.

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A. caterpillars B. mice C. plovers D. wasps

Question 15/ The word ” abandon” in the passage is closest in meaning to

A.vacate B. rebuild C. move D. guard

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