The author asks the question "Are they really that smart?" for which of the following reasons?
A. To question the notion that humans are the most intelligent of animals
B. To introduce the discussion of intelligence that follows
C. To explain why dolphins, killer whales, and pilot whales can learn tricks
D. To emphasize the ways that dolphins can help the military
2. According to the passage, which of the following animals is most likely to learn by watching another animal perform an activity?
3. The word "tempted" in the passage is closest in meaning to
4. According to the passage, why are the studies that conclude that dolphin intelligence is "'somewhere between that era dog and a chimpanzee'" not correct?
A. The human method of drawing comparisons is not relevant to animal intelligence.
B. Dolphins have actually been shown to be much more intelligent than chimpanzees.
C. The studies were not conducted according to standard research methods.
D. Dolphins do not typically demonstrate conditioned responses for humans to observe
5. The word "dominant" in the passage is closest in meaning to
6. The word "spontaneous" in the passage is closest in meaning to
7. The word “insights” in the passage is closest in meaning to
8. Scientific observations show that cetaceans are able to do all of the following EXCEPT
A. use natural objects as tools for self-protection
B. produce complex sounds through their blowholes
C. answer spoken questions
D. distinguish between very similar spoken sentences
9. The word "hazards" in the passage is closest in meaning to
10. What does the author conclude about the intelligence of cetaceans?
A. It is not appropriate to judge cetacean intelligence in human terms.
B. Cetaceans probably possess a mental sophistication that is as complex as that of humans.
C. Although cetaceans may appear to be intelligent, they have fewer problem-solving skills than most animals.
D. Their ability to learn American Sign Language indicates that cetaceans have a high level of intelligence