1996 State Dairy Quiz Bowl

Junior Division Set 2

Below you will find a set of Junior Division Set II 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 Feed cost account for the largest share of the expense of producing milk.

  2. TRUE

  3. T or F The Brown Swiss breed originated in Switzerland.

  4. TRUE

  5. T or F Molasses is added to feed to increase protein levels in the feed.

  6. FALSE

  7. T or F Chromosomes are a part of a living cell.

  8. TRUE

  9. T or F Salmonella is the most severe cause of pneumonia in calves.

  10. FALSE

  11. T or F The concentration of immunoglobulins in colostrum is closely related to the protection provided to the calf against diseases.

  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 lbs
  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. A HOLSTEIN HEIFER SHOULD WEIGH AT LEAST AFTER GIVING BIRTH TO HER FIRST CALF?
  12. a) 1050 lbs
    b) 1250 lbs
    c) 900 lbs
    b) 1250 lbs
  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. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A TYPE OF MILKING PARLOR?
  16. a) Herringbone
    b) Free Stall
    c) Polygon
    d) Trigon
    b) FREE STALL
  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 DRY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN MILK FEVER?
  20. a) sodium
    b) calcium
    c) selenium
    b) CALCIUM

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. ACIDOSIS OR FOUNDER IS CAUSED BY OVERFEEDING:
  2. a) calcium
    b) hay
    c) grain
    c) GRAIN
  3. THE PROTEIN HORMONE ASSOCIATED WITH OVULATION IS:
  4. a) oxytocin
    b) cortisol
    c) LH
    d) somatotropin
    c) LH
  5. THE SUBSTANCE IN COLOSTRUM THAT PROVIDES PASSIVE IMMUNITY TO THE CALF IS CALLED:
  6. a) somatic cells
    b) antibodies or immunoglobulins
    c) lactose
    b) ANTIBODIES OR IMMUNOGLOBULINS
  7. WHAT IS THE TERM USED IN DAIRY CATTLE JUDGING WHEN A COW IS CLOSE AT THE HOCKS?
  8. a) single-hocked
    b) cow-hocked
    c) post-legged
    b) COW-HOCKED
  9. RUMENSIN AND BOVATEC INCREASE FEED EFFICIENCY AND BODY WEIGHT GAIN IN HEIFERS. THESE PRODUCTS ARE ALSO CALLED:
  10. a) ionophores
    b) protein supplements
    c) energy supplements
    a) IONOPHORES
  11. WHAT IS THE PRIMARY REASON FOR NOT FEEDING RATIONS CONTAINING EXCESSIVE PROTEIN?
  12. a) protein toxicity
    b) nitrogen toxicity
    c) it is wasteful
    c) IT IS WASTEFUL
  13. THE LACTOSE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST MILKING COLOSTRUM IS APPROXIMATELY:
  14. a) 1/2 that found in normal milk
    b) 3 times normal milk
    c) 5 times normal milk
    a) 1/2 THAT FOUND IN NORMAL MILK
  15. AN OXIDIZED FLAVOR MAY DEVELOP IN MILK IF THERE IS A LACK OF IN THE COWS DIET?
  16. a) protein
    b) vitamin E
    c) vitamin D
    b) VITAMIN E
  17. DRY MATTER INTAKE BY LACTATING COWS IS ABOUT:
  18. a) 20 to 30 lbs.
    b) 45 to 50 lbs.
    c) 90 to 100 lbs.
    b) 45 to 50 lbs.
  19. THE PROCESS OF FLUSHING FERTILIZED EGGS FROM DONOR COWS AND IMPLANTING THEM IN RECIPIENT COWS IS CALLED:
  20. a) artificial insemination
    b) gestation
    c) embryo transfer
    c) EMBRYO TRANSFER

SHORT ANSWERS

  1. A PENDULOUS UDDER IS ONE THAT:

  2.  

     

    HANGS CLOSE TO THE GROUND

  3. WHAT ARE THE THREE INCREASED COST ASSOCIATED WITH LONGER CALVING INTERVALS?

  4.  

     

    1) DRY COW MAINTENANCE
    2) LOST MILK PRODUCTION
    3) VETERINARY AND BREEDING EXPENSES

  5. WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE FOR A COW TO GIVE BIRTH TO A CALF DURING THE WARM MONTHS?

  6.  

     

    IN A CLEAN PASTURE NEAR THE BARN

  7. WHAT APPARATUS IS NEEDED IN PROPER DETECTION OF COWS WITH CLINICAL MASTITIS IN THE MILKING PARLOR?

  8.  

     

    STRIP CUP OR PLATE

  9. A DEFICIENCY OF WHAT TRACE MINERAL HAS BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH RETAINED PLACENTA IN COWS AND WHITE MUSCLE DISEASE IN CALVES?

  10.  

     

    SELENIUM

  11. NAME THREE POINTS A JUDGE LOOKS FOR WHEN JUDGING A FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST.

  12.  

     

    1) ANIMAL'S CONDITION
    2) GROOMING
    3) CLIPPING
    4) CLEANLINESS
    5) APPEARANCE OF SHOWMAN

  13. WHICH IS HIGHER IN ENERGY, SOYBEAN MEAL OR CORN?

  14.  

     

    CORN

  15. DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN LACTOGENESIS AND MAMMOGENESIS:

  16.  

     

    1) LACTOGENESIS - DEVELOPMENT OF THE ABILITY TO PRODUCE MILK.
    2) MAMMOGENESIS - DEVELOPMENT OF THE MAMMARY GLAND.

  17. WHEN A SPERM CELL WITH A Y CHROMOSOME FERTILIZES AN EGG, THE SEX OF THE OFFSPRING WILL BE:

  18.  

     

    MALE

  19. NAME THE FEED PRODUCT THAT IS RECOVERED IN THE PROCESS OF MAKING CHEESE.

  20.  

     

    WHEY


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