1996 State Dairy Quiz Bowl

Senior Division Set 1

Below you will find a set of Senior 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 Feed cost account for the largest share of the expense of producing milk.

  2. TRUE

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

  4. TRUE

  5. T or F A mulefoot calf will result from a mating only if the bull and the cow carry the gene.

  6. TRUE

  7. T or F To increase your chances of conception, you should try to breed a cow within the first 30 days after she calves.

  8. FALSE

    (Conception rates are low until approximately 60 days)

  9. T or F The disease technically labeled as "infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis" affects a cow's eyes.

  10. TRUE

  11. T or F Adrenalin is the hormone that causes milk let down.

  12. FALSE

  13. T or F Cows are faulted in the show ring when their udders hang below their hock.

  14. TRUE

  15. T or F Antibiotics and antibodies are the same compound.

  16. FALSE

  17. T or F A DHIA supervisor may test his brothers herd and have official records as long as he uses officially approved weighing and sampling equipment.

  18. FALSE

  19. T or F Milk plants run an antibiotic test on each truck load of raw milk before processing it.

  20. TRUE


MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. MILK SHOULD BE COOLED IN THE BULK TANK AND HELD A TEMPERATURE BELOW:
  2. a) 40 F
    b) 40-45 F
    c) 50 F
    a) BELOW 40 F
  3. WHAT IS THE PRIMARY REASON FOR NOT FEEDING RATIONS CONTAINING EXCESSIVE PROTEIN?
  4. a) protein toxicity
    b) urea
    c) nitrogen toxicity
    d) it is wasteful
    d) IT IS WASTEFUL
  5. THE PROTEIN PERCENTAGE OF FIRST MILKING COLOSTRUM IS APPROXIMATELY:
  6. a) 1/2 that found in normal whole milk
    b) two times that found in normal whole milk
    c) 5 times that found in normal whole milk
    c) 5 TIMES THAT FOUND IN NORMAL WHOLE MILK
  7. MOST DAIRYMEN WILL SELECT A SIRE WHICH TRANSMITS A HIGH :
  8. a) milk yield
    b) body weight
    c) semen price
    a) MILK YIELD
  9. THE BLISTER-LIKE STRUCTURE ON THE OVARY THAT CONTAINS THE EGG BEFORE OVULATION IS CALLED:
  10. a) corpuscle
    b) follicle
    c) uterus
    b) FOLLICLE
  11. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CAUSES RINGWORM IN CALVES?
  12. a) lice
    b) fungus
    c) bacteria
    b) FUNGUS
  13. HOW MUCH BLOOD MUST PASS THROUGH THE UDDER FOR EACH GALLON OF MILK PRODUCED?
  14. a) 40-50 gallons
    b) 4-5 gallons
    c) 400-500 gallons
    c) 400-500 GALLONS
  15. HOW MANY MINUTES ARE YOU ALLOWED TO DELIVER A SET OF ORAL REASONS?
  16. a) 3 MIN.
    b) 2 MIN.
    c) 4 MIN.
    b) 2 MINUTES
  17. THE MOST ECONOMICAL WAY OF COOLING COWS IS:
  18. a) evaporative cooling
    b) air conditioning
    c) fans
    a) EVAPORATIVE COOLING
  19. IN COLLECTING SAMPLES OF MILK FROM LARGE BULK TANKS FOR TESTING, THE MILK SHOULD BE AGITATED FOR:
  20. a) 2 min.
    b) 10 min.
    c) 20 min.
    b) 10 MINUTES

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. WHAT QUANTITY OF MILK WOULD BE MOST DESIRABLE FOR THE DAILY ALLOWANCE FOR A CALF?
  2. a) 1 pint
    b) 1 gallon
    c) 3 gallons
    b) 1 GALLON
  3. WHICH LIGAMENT CAUSES THE CREASE BETWEEN THE HALVES ON THE REAR OF THE MAMMARY SYSTEM?
  4. a) lateral suspensory ligament
    b) edema at calving
    c) median suspensory ligament
    c) MEDIAN SUSPENSORY LIGAMENT
  5. WHICH IS NOT A COMPARTMENT OF THE COWS STOMACH?
  6. a) rumen
    b) reticulum
    c) colon
    c) COLON
  7. A DESIRABLE WATER TEMPERATURE FOR MIXING CALF MILK REPLACER IS:
  8. a) 40 degrees F
    b) 100 degrees F
    c) 160 degrees F
    b) 100 DEGREES F
  9. TEAT DIPPING IS USED TO PREVENT:
  10. a) metritis
    b) mastitis
    c) laminitis
    b) MASTITIS
  11. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES IS CONTAINED IN THE GREATEST AMOUNT IN CORN GRAIN:
  12. a) starch
    b) fat
    c) fiber
    d) protein
    a) STARCH
  13. IN DAIRY CATTLE JUDGING, WHAT ARE YOU REFERRING TO WHEN YOU SAY THAT THIS PART HAS A HIGHER AND WIDER ATTACHMENT?
  14. a) fore udder
    b) rear udder
    c) tail head
    b) REAR UDDER
  15. HOW MANY UPPER INCISORS DOES A COW HAVE?
  16. a) none
    b) two
    c) four
    a) NONE
  17. WHEN A CALF IS BORN, THE NORMAL DELIVERY POSITION IS:
  18. a) back feet first
    b) back first
    c) front feet first, then the head
    c) FRONT FEET FIRST, THEN THE HEAD
  19. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE BEST SIGN THAT A COW IS IN HEAT?
  20. a) bellowing
    b) red, swollen vulva
    c) stands to be mounted
    c) STANDS TO BE MOUNTED

SHORT ANSWER

  1. ON AN AVERAGE WHAT PERCENT OF COWS WILL REQUIRE THREE OR MORE SERVICES FOR CONCEPTION?

  2.  

     

    8-15%

  3. WHAT IS THE PRINCIPLE ACID FORMED DURING THE FERMENTATION OF MILK FOR CHEESE MANUFACTURE?

  4.  

     

    LACTIC ACID

  5. AN ANIMAL WITH PARENTS OF 2 DIFFERENT BREEDS IS KNOWN AS A :

  6.  

     

    CROSSBREED

  7. WHAT PERCENT IODINE SHOULD AN EFFECTIVE IODINE TEAT DIP CONTAIN?

  8.  

     

    0.1% TO 1.0%

  9. NAME A FEEDING ADJUSTMENT THAT CAN HELP MAINTAIN MILK PRODUCTION DURING HOT WEATHER.

  10.  

     

    1) FEED A TMR (TOTAL MIXED RATION)
    2) INCREASE NUTRIENT DENSITY OF RATION
    3) FEED AT NIGHT
    4) FEED MORE OFTEN

  11. HOW MUCH FAT IS FOUND IN SKIM MILK?

  12.  

     

    LESS THAN 0.5%

  13. NAME A CONDITION IN CALVES WHICH IS ASSOCIATED WITH A VERY WATERY MANURE.

  14.  

     

    SCOURS

  15. ON A SCALE 1 TO 5, IN WHAT RANGE SHOULD DRY COWS HAVE BODY CONDITION SCORES?

  16.  

     

    3.5 TO 4

  17. DO YOUNGER OR OLDER CALVES IN THEIR CLASS USUALLY PLACE HIGHER?

  18.  

     

    OLDER CALVES

  19. IF YOU SEE THE TERM 3X IN A DAIRY ANIMAL'S PRODUCTION RECORDS, WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?

  20.  

     

    MILKED THREE TIMES


SHORT ANSWERS

  1. 21ST CENTURY GENETICS AND NOBA ARE OFFERING HOLSTEIN SEMEN FROM A FOREIGN COUNTRY OTHER THAN CANADA. NAME THAT COUNTRY.

  2.  

     

    HOLLAND (HOLLAND GENETICS IS THE COOPERATIVE)

  3. HOW OLD SHOULD THE AVERAGE WELL-GROWN HOLSTEIN HEIFER BE WHEN SHE IS BRED?

  4.  

     

    13 - 15 MONTHS

  5. WHAT POINT IN A LACTATION CURVE DOES PEAK LACTATION OCCUR?

  6.  

     

    APPROXIMATELY 45 DAYS

  7. NAME THE PROCESS USED TO BREAK UP FAT GLOBULES IN MILK:

  8.  

     

    HOMOGENIZATION

  9. WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE DISEASE CAUSED BY A BACTERIAL INFECTION OF A SPIRAL SHAPED BACTERIUM (SPIROCHETE) CALLED BORRELIA BURGDORFERI?

  10.  

     

    LYMES DISEASE

  11. NAME A FACTOR WHICH AFFECTS THE AVAILABILITY OF NUTRIENTS IN A FEEDSTUFF?

  12.  

     

    1) COMPOSITION OF FEED
    2) DIGESTIBILITY
    3) RATE OF PASSAGE THROUGH DIGESTIVE TRACT

  13. HOW MUCH FAT IS FOUND IN SKIM MILK?

  14.  

     

    LESS THAN 0.5%

  15. HOW MUCH GRAIN SHOULD A CALF BE EATING EACH DAY BEFORE IT IS WEANED?

  16.  

     

    1.5 LBS.

  17. THE 15 CENT MANDATORY CHECK-OFF FOR DAIRY PROMOTION HAS MET MANY EXPECTATIONS OF DAIRY FARMERS. WHAT YEAR DID LEGISLATION AUTHORIZE THE 15 CENT MANDATORY CHECK-OFF?

  18.  

     

    1983

  19. WHAT IS THE BEST AGE TO USUALLY BUY A 4-H PROJECT CALF?

  20.  

     

    3 TO 6 MONTHS OF AGE (IT WILL THEN BE WELL STARTED AND LESS SUSCEPTIBLE TO DISEASE).

  21. IN WHAT CLASS FOR A FALL SHOW WOULD A HEIFER CALF BORN ON JANUARY 1 THE PRESENT YEAR SHOW?

  22.  

     

    INTERMEDIATE HEIFER CALF CLASS (DECEMBER 1 OF LAST YEAR TO FEBRUARY 28 OF PRESENT YEAR)

  23. WHAT DOES S T A STAND FOR IN THE AREA OF GENETIC SIRE TYPE COMPARISON?

  24.  

     

    STANDARD TRANSMITTING ABILITY

  25. WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE THICK WALLED FIBROUS TUBE THAT SERVES AS A GATEWAY BETWEEN THE VAGINA AND THE UTERUS?

  26.  

     

    CERVIX

  27. NAME TWO VALUABLE PROPERTIES OF COLOSTRUM:

  28.  

     

    1) CONVEYS IMMUNITY VIA IMMUNOGLOBINS
    2) HIGH IN SOLIDS
    3) HIGH IN VITAMIN A
    4) HIGH IN PROTEIN
    5) LAXATIVE
    6) STIMULATES THE ACTIVITY OF THE DIGESTIVE TRACT

  29. IN THE PHRASE "THE M-W PRICE" WHAT DOES M-W STAND FOR?

  30.  

     

    MINNESOTA-WISCONSIN


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Martha Hufham, Department of Animal Science, NCSU