生物学 TPO30-L2 Oviraptor

TPO30-L2

Oviraptor

Listen to part of a lecture in a paleontology class.

 



  1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
  • A. How the parenting behavior of Oviraptors may have differed from that of other dinosaurs.
  • B. Evidence that parenting behavior in birds may have originated with dinosaurs.
  • C. Physical traits shared by dinosaurs, crocodiles, and birds.
  • D. The changing attitudes of the public toward dinosaurs.

 

  1. What is the professor’s attitude toward the name “Oviraptor”?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. It accurately represents the behavior of the dinosaur.
  • B. It resulted from an incorrect translation of the original Latin term.
  • C. It was based on a misunderstanding of the fossil evidence.
  • D. It influenced popular attitudes toward dinosaurs.

 

  1. According to the professor, what behavior is very rare among reptiles?
  • A. Parenting of the young by males.
  • B. Laying eggs in a nest.
  • C. Returning to the same nest site year after year.
  • D. Stealing eggs from the nests of other reptiles.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about crocodiles?
  • A. They provide fewer clues about dinosaur nesting behavior than birds do.
  • B. They share many behavioral characteristic with birds like the ostrich and kiwi.
  • C. They have larger clutch volumes than most dinosaurs had.
  • D. The female and the male work together to guard their nest.

 

  1. What is the function of the spongy tissue in the bones of a female bird?
  • A. In makes the bird more comfortable while sitting on her eggs for long periods of time.
  • B. In enables female birds to lay more eggs.
  • C. It strengthens the bird’s bones just before she lays her eggs.
  • D. It serves as a source of calcium for eggshells.

 

  1. What did researchers conclude after analyzing fossilized dinosaur bones found near nests?
  • A. Many dinosaurs died before they became adults.
  • B. Male dinosaurs produced a spongy layer of bone.
  • C. Male dinosaurs probably took care of the eggs.
  • D. Female dinosaurs seldom went far from their nests.


答案:
B CD A A D C

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