4. Why has the house mouse had a wider geographical distribution than the rats?
Because it is the most dependent on man.
Because it is a better climber and better swimmer.
Because it is so small and requires so little food.
All of the above.
5. A characteristic that separates domestic rodents from native rodents is their tails.
What is the main difference?
Tails of domestic rodents are more naked and scaly.
Domestic rodents normally have longer tails.
Tails of native rodents are much stronger.
There is no significant difference.
6. A rodent-borne disease caused by Yersinia pestis is:
7. Stories about the "wily" and "highly intelligent" rat have evolved from which of the
rodent's behavioral habits?
The ability to climb vertical surfaces.
Its reaction to strange objects.
Its independence from man.
The ability to find well-hidden foods.