WONDER #18: Can You Train a Goldfish?

Question 1 of 3

When were goldfish first domesticated?

  1. Around 25 years ago.
  2. Last century.
  3. More than 1,000 years ago.
  4. They are not domesticated.

Question 2 of 3

Cullum Brown did an experiment using fish. What tool did he use to test the ability of fish to learn?

  1. A bell to signal feeding time.
  2. Nothing--he just stood in front of the tank to see if the fish would come.
  3. A castle in the aquarium.
  4. A net with a hole in it.

Question 3 of 3

According to this Wonder, fish may use ______ by recognizing that humans feed them and "begging" for food or hovering at the surface when they enter a room.

  1. associative learning
  2. sound association
  3. vision disturbances
  4. habitat familiarity

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