Listen to part of a lecture in a biology class.
- What is the lecture mainly about?
- A. Typical features of the snowshoe hare that do not result from adaption.
- B. Various strategies used by snowshoe hares to find food during the winter.
- C. Characteristics that snowshoe hares have developed in response to their environment.
- D. Interactions between snowshoe hares and human populations in the state of Maine.
- According to the professor, what causes the snowshoe hare’s fur to begin turning white?
- A. A decrease in the hours that the Sun is up each day.
- B. A sudden drop in temperature.
- C. The increasing amount of snow on the ground.
- D. The changing nature of the food supply.
- Why might an early snowfall be a particular dangerous time for the snowshoe hare?
- A. Its feet would not yet have grown to resemble snowshoes.
- B. Its babies would not yet be able to keep themselves warms.
- C. Its chances of being seen by a predator are much higher.
- D. It might not be able to locate whether it stored its food supply.
- The professor implies that the snowshoe hare has an advantage over other animals because of its unusual feet. What is that advantage?
- A. It can reach food in higher locations better than its competitors.
- B. It can stay warm in cold weather longer than its competitors.
- C. It can outrun its predators in deep snow.
- D. It can dig under the snow to hid from its predators.
- The professor explains that the snowshoe hare’s supply is available year-round. What does the availability of the food allow the snow shoe hare to do?
- A. Store body fat for the cold months.
- B. Remain lightweight through the winter.
- C. Give birth during the winter.
- D. Grow fur quickly during the first year after birth.
- Why does the student say this: 🎧
- A. He wants to support the professor’s point with an example.
- B. He is grateful the professor has answered his question.
- C. The professor’s explanation contradicts his own experience.
- D. The professor may not believe he is telling the truth.
C A C C B C