1996 State Dairy Quiz Bowl

Junior Division Set 1

Below you will find a set of the Junior Division Set I Dairy Quiz Bowl questions used in the 1996 State Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest. These questions are to assist in your preparation for the upcoming district and state contests. THEY ARE NOT THE QUESTIONS FOR THE 1997 CONTEST.


TRUE OR FALSE

  1. T or F While it varies widely depending on the type of parlor and number of men milking, a good rule of thumb is a milking machine should handle 6 cows per hour.

  2. TRUE

  3. T or F The number of days in milk for a "standard lactation" used in computing sire and cow genetic evaluation is 305 days.

  4. TRUE

  5. T or F Home grown legume hay is a good source of protein.

  6. TRUE

  7. T or F Labor is the largest cost in milk production.

  8. FALSE

    (Feed is the greatest)

  9. T or F Ringworm is a contagious disease that can easily be spread to other animals.

  10. TRUE

  11. T or F The DHI program is a performance testing program owned and operated by dairy farmers and conducted in cooperation with the USDA and the Cooperative Extension Service.

  12. TRUE


MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. COLOSTRUM CONTAINS:
  2. a) more
    b) less
    c) the same amount of protein as whole milk
    a) MORE
  3. DROUGHT-STRESSED FORAGES CAN BE TOXIC TO DAIRY ANIMALS DUE TO:
  4. a) high protein
    b) high fat
    c) high nitrates
    c) HIGH NITRATES
  5. A MATURE BROWN SWISS COW SHOULD WEIGH AT LEAST:
  6. a) 1,300 lbs
    b) 1,500 lbs
    c) 1,700 lbs
    b) 1,500 Ibs
  7. NORMAL MILK IS APPROXIMATELY WHAT PERCENT SOLIDS?
  8. a) 10%
    b) 13%
    c) 20%
    d) 25%
    a) 13%
  9. IN DAIRY CATTLE JUDGING, WHICH AREA IS NOT PART OF THE TOPLINE?
  10. a) chine
    b) loin
    c) thurl
    c) THURL
  11. WHAT IS THE NAME THAT VETERINARIANS CALL AN INFECTED UTERUS IN A DAIRY COW?
  12. a) MASTITIS
    b) METRITIS
    c) PARTURITION
    b) METRITIS
  13. THE MINIMUM TOTAL NON-FAT SOLIDS CONTENT IN LEGAL MILK IS:
  14. a) 3.25%
    b) 8.25%
    c) 14.25%
    b) 8.25%
  15. OVULATION IS THE PROCESS OF:
  16. a) release of an egg from a follicle
    b) milk ejection from an alveolus
    c) delivering a calf from the uterus
    b) RELEASE OF AN EGG FROM A FOLLICLE
  17. WHEN A SPERM CELL WITH AN X CHROMOSOME FERTILIZES AN EGG, THE RESULT WILL BE A:
  18. a) male
    b) female
    c) unviable
    b) FEMALE
  19. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING MINERALS PROVIDED IN EXCESS DURING THE DRYING PERIOD MAY RESULT IN MILK FEVER?
  20. a) sodium
    b) calcium
    c) selenium
    b) CALCIUM

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. MILK FEVER IS THE COMMON NAME FOR:
  2. a) brucellosis
    b) mastitis
    c) metritis
    d) parturient paresis
    d) PARTURIENT PARESIS
  3. OVULATION IS THE PROCESS OF:
  4. a) release of an egg from a follicle
    b) milk ejection from an alveolus
    c) delivering a calf from the uterus
    a) RELEASE OF AN EGG FROM A FOLLICLE
  5. A DESIRABLE WATER TEMPERATURE FOR MIXING A CALF'S MILK REPLACER IS:
  6. a) 40 degrees F
    b) 100 degrees F
    c) 140 depress F
    c) 100 DEGREES F
  7. ON THE DAIRY COW UNIFIED SCORE CARD, REFERENCE TO THE WITHERS IS LISTED UNDER WHICH MAIN CATEGORY?
  8. a) dairy character
    b) body capacity
    c) general appearance
    a) DAIRY CHARACTER
  9. THE FEWEST DAIRY COWS IN NORTH CAROLINA ARE FOUND IN:
  10. a) the mountains
    b) the Piedmont
    c) the coastal plain
    c) THE COASTAL PLAINS
  11. HOW MANY UPPER INCISORS DOES A COW HAVE?
  12. a) none
    b) two
    c) four
    d) six
    a) NONE
  13. TEAT DIPPING IS USED TO PREVENT:
  14. a) metritis
    b) mastitis
    c) laminitis
    a) MASTITIS
  15. DAIRY PRODUCTS PROVIDE APPROXIMATELY WHAT PORTION OF THE CALCIUM IN THE AMERICAN DIET?
  16. a) 10%
    b) 30%
    c) 70%
    c) 70%
  17. HIGH MOISTURE SHELLED CORN SHOULD CONTAIN ABOUT HOW MUCH MOISTURE PER CWT?
  18. a) 10%
    b) 25%
    c) 40%
    d) 60%
    b) 25%
  19. A BULLS PROGENY MAY ALSO BE REFERRED TO AS HIS:
  20. a) grandsire
    b) dam
    c) offspring
    c) OFFSPRING

SHORT ANSWERS

  1. WHAT IS THE PROCESS CALLED WHEN A COW'S EGG AND A BULL'S SPERM ARE JOINED?

  2.  

     

    FERTILIZATION

  3. CONTENT OF WHAT COMPONENT IN MILK IS ESTIMATED BY THE MILK CRYOSCOPE TEST?

  4.  

     

    WATER

  5. ON THE FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP SCORE CARD, HOW MANY POINTS ARE ALLOTTED TO APPEARANCE OF THE EXHIBITOR?

  6.  

     

    10 POINTS

  7. WHICH CLASS OF MILK DESCRIBES THAT USED FOR DRINKING (FLUID MILK)?

  8.  

     

    CLASS I

  9. NAME ONE OF THE THREE WAYS IN WHICH MILKING MACHINES CAN SPREAD OR INCREASE MASTITIS?

  10.  

     

    1) COW TO COW
    2) TEAT DAMAGE
    3) PROPELLING MICRO-ORGANISM TOWARD TEAT END

  11. THE MAJOR RESPIRATORY DISEASE OF YOUNG CALVES IS?

  12.  

     

    PNEUMONIA

  13. ON THE AVERAGE WHAT PERCENT OF COWS WILL CONCEIVE ON THE FIRST SERVICE?

  14.  

     

    50% - 70%

  15. WHAT IS USUALLY THE FIRST SIGN OF KETOSIS?

  16.  

     

    THE COW GOES OFF FEED AND THERE IS A NOTED SMELL OF KETONES (ACETONE) ON THE BREATH.

  17. WHAT DO THE INITIALS NDB STAND FOR?

  18.  

     

    NATIONAL DAIRY BOARD

  19. COWS GETTING OFF FEED AND BECOMING ACIDOTIC ARE COMMON SYMPTOMS OF WHAT MANAGEMENT PROBLEM?

  20.  

     

    1) ACIDOSIS
    2) TOO MUCH GRAIN
    3) TOO LITTLE ROUGHAGE


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Last modified May 2000
Martha Hufham, Department of Animal Science, NCSU