1997 State Dairy Quiz Bowl

Junior Division Set 2

Below you will find a set of the Junior Division Set 2 Dairy Quiz Bowl questions used in the 1997 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 1998 CONTEST.



1997 STATE DAIRY BOWL QUESTIONS

SET 2 JUNIOR DIVISION

ROUND 1      TEAMS 1 & 2      6 QUESTIONS      60 SECONDS



NOTE: OPPONENTS NOT ALLOWED TO ANSWER PASSED OR MISSED QUESTIONS. SEND THE OPPOSING TEAM OUT OF THE ROOM WHILE ASKING TRUE OR FALSE QUESTIONS SINCE BOTH TEAMS ARE ASKED THE SAME QUESTION.

TRUE OR FALSE

1. T or F     Using the same towel or cloth to wash and dry several cows may result in the spread
                   of mastitis if it is present.

TRUE

2. T or F     A veterinarian discussing IBR is discussing a respiratory infection.

TRUE

3. T or F     According to the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Order (PMO), the teats and udders of
                   cows must be cleaned and sanitized prior to milking.

TRUE

4. T or F     Neck rails and brisket boards are used in free stalls to help position the cow.

TRUE

5. T or F     Too low of a level of manganese in the diet leads to grass tetany or grass staggers.

FALSE

(LOW LEVEL OF MAGNESIUM)

6. T or F     Colostrum has higher levels of protein than does normal milk.

TRUE

 

1997 STATE DAIRY BOWL QUESTIONS

SET 2 JUNIOR DIVISION

ROUND 2      TEAM 1      10 QUESTIONS      2 MINUTES

 

NOTE: OPPONENTS ARE ALLOWED TO ANSWER PASSED AT THE END OF 2 MINUTE PERIOD. RESPONDER DOES NOT HAVE A 2 MINUTE TIMER. THEREFORE, PUSH 1 MINUTE BUTTON ON AND REPEAT AT END OF FIRST 1 MINUTE PERIOD.

1. Most dairymen will select a sire which transmits a high ______:
 
a) milk yield
b) body weight
c) semen price
2. Calcium is:
 
a) a vitamin
b) a mineral
c) a protein
3. "Navel-ill" in a calf will often result in swelling and inflammation in what part of the body:
 
a) eyes
b) joints
c) skin
4. How long before calving time should a cow be dried off:
 
a) 30 days
b) 60 days
c) 15 days
5. A pendulous udder is:
 
a) one with six teats
b) one that hangs close to the ground
c) a perfect udder
d) a well-balanced udder
6. The fewest dairy cows in North Carolina are found in:
 
a) the mountains
b) the piedmont
c) the coastal plain
7. The most desirable calving interval for cows in dairy herds is:
 
a) 12 months
b) 18 months
c) 24 months:
8. On the Dairy Cow Unified Score Card, reference to the withers is listed under which main
    category:
 
a) dairy Character
b) body Capacity
c) frame
9. At what age will a calf usually begin to chew its cud:
 
a) 2-3 weeks
b) 2-3 months
c) 2-3 days
10. It takes _____ pounds of milk to make one (1) pound of cheese:
 
a) 1
b) 5
c) 10
d) 12
e) 15
 

1997 STATE DAIRY BOWL QUESTIONS

SET 2 JUNIOR DIVISION

ROUND 2 TEAM 2 10 QUESTIONS 2 MINUTES

 

NOTE: OPPONENTS ARE ALLOWED TO ANSWER PASSED AT THE END OF 2 MINUTE PERIOD.  RESPONDER DOES NOT HAVE A 2 MINUTE TIMER. THEREFORE, PUSH 1 MINUTE BUTTON AND REPEAT AT END OF FIRST 1 MINUTE PERIOD.

1. Which of the following is not an undesirable genetic recessive trait found in dairy cattle:
 
a) Bulldog
b) Big foot
c) Mulefoot
d) Pink Tooth
e) None of the above
2. Protein is formed from:
 
a) amino acids
b) fat
c) selenium
3. What is the common name for paratuberculosis:
 
a) founder
b) Johne's disease
c) brucellosis
4. Which of the following is not a primary organism associated with mastitis:
 
a) Staphylococcus aureus
b) Streptococcus agalactia
c) Streptococcus uberous
d) Brucella abortus
e) none of the above
5. Which of the following is called the milk "let-down" hormone:
 
a) adrenaline
b) progesterone
c) oxytocin
d) oxytetracycline
6. Which of the following is not a legume:
 
a) alfalfa
b) rye grass
c) red clover
d) lespedeza
7. In collecting samples of milk from large bulk tanks for testing, the milk should be agitated for:
 
a) 2 minutes
b) 10 minutes
c) 20 minutes
d) 15 minutes
8. The substance in colostrum that provides passive immunity to the calf is called:
 
a) somatic cells
b) antibodies or immunoglobulins
c) lactose
9. Jersey heifers from birth to 24 months of age should have minimum average daily gains of:
 
a) ½ pound
b) 1.3 pounds
c) 1.7 pounds
d) 2.2 pounds
10. What is the most popular variety of cheese in the United States:
 
a) mozzarella
b) Parmesan
c) cheddar
d) Swiss
 
 

1997 STATE DAIRY BOWL QUESTIONS

SET 2 JUNIOR DIVISION

ROUND 3 CHALLENGE ROUND 10 QUESTIONS



NOTE: MISSED OR PASSED QUESTIONS WILL IMMEDIATELY BE READ AGAIN AND THE OPPOSING TEAM GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO ANSWER IT.

1. How soon after breeding can a cow be palpated to check for pregnancy? 2. What is the most common fly found around the dairy farm? 3. What direction do you lead your animal in the show ring? 4. One (1) of the recommended practices for the control of mastitis is the use of milking order
    groups. When should cows with mastitis be milked? 5. In reference to dairy cows, what do the initials D.A. stand for? 6. Which method of applying manure to the land results in the greatest loss of nitrogen? 7. When comparing the fertility of heifers, first lactation cows, second lactation cows and aged
    cows, which are usually the least fertile? 8. What is a coccidiostat? 9. Until it starts eating dry food, which of the four chambers of a calf's stomach is the only one
    used? 10. Name the only part of the milking system which touches the cow. Be specific.
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Katina_Snipes@ncsu.edu, Department of Animal Science, NCSU