List of Topics

SfC Home > Behavior >


Mini-Quiz: Cultures in Animal Groups

by Ron Kurtus (revised 19 January 2022)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Do some groups of lions have a different culture concerning hunting?

No, because all lions teach their young to hunt the same way

Yes, because lions near the desert must hunt differently than those in lush areas

No one is sure because lions are so secretive

2. Why don't Sumatra and Borneo orangutans behave the same way?

They live on different islands and learn different techniques

They do behave the same way when people aren't around

Borneo orangutans are much larger and don't need to behave

3. How did chimps learn to catch termites with a stick?

They imitated how people caught termites

It is an inborn trait of all chimpanzees

It probably was by accident and only certain groups know the technique

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Behavior. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Animals are smarter than we think

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Prestige Affects Cultural Learning in Chimpanzees -

Behavior Resources


(Notice: The School for Champions may earn commissions from book purchases)

The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist by Frans de Waal, Basic Books (2001) $18.00 - The effect of human culture on the study of chimp culture

Top-rated books on Animal Cultures

Top-rated books on Orangutans

Share this page

Click on a button to bookmark or share this page through Twitter, Facebook, email, or other services:


Students and researchers

The Web address of this page is:

Please include it as a link on your website or as a reference in your report, document, or thesis.

Copyright © Restrictions

Where are you now?

School for Champions

Behavior topics

Mini-Quiz: Cultures in Animal Groups

Behavior topics

Behavior theory

Human behavior

Animal behavior

Animal cultures

Also see

Let's make the world a better place

Be the best that you can be.

Use your knowledge and skills to help others succeed.

Don't be wasteful; protect our environment.

You CAN influence the world.

Live Your Life as a Champion:

Take care of your health

Seek knowledge and gain skills

Do excellent work

Be valuable to others

Have utmost character

Be a Champion!

The School for Champions helps you become the type of person who can be called a Champion.