1996 State Dairy Quiz Bowl

Senior Division Set 2

Below you will find a complete set of Senior 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 A typical dimension for a free stall for Holstein cows is 7 feet long and 4 feet wide.

  2. TRUE

  3. T or F The appearance of colostrum is a good indicator of its quality.

  4. TRUE

  5. T or F The fertility of frozen semen will drastically decline after one year of storage.

  6. FALSE
    (There is little decrease in fertility up to 4 to 5 years)

  7. T or F An early symptom of milk fever is an abnormally high body temperature after she calves.

  8. FALSE

  9. T or F Adrenaline is the hormone that causes milk let-down.

  10. FALSE

  11. T or F The best herd genetically will always have the highest milk production record.

  12. FALSE

  13. T or F Whole corn will contain less protein than corn gluten meal.

  14. TRUE

  15. T or F Sawdust is an excellent and often inexpensive source of bedding for free stalls.

  16. TRUE

  17. T or F Hoof trimming is an essential part of preparing an animal for a show.

  18. TRUE

  19. T or F The casein content of milk is related to cheese yield.

  20. TRUE


MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. THE NORMAL WATER CONTENT OF MILK IS APPROXIMATELY:
  2. a) 97.5%
    b) 77.5%
    c) 87.5%
    c) 87.5%
  3. IF A COW OR HEIFER IS SAID TO BE OVERCONDITIONED, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
  4. a) her hooves need trimming
    b) she is too fat
    c) she is too thin
    b) SHE IS TOO FAT
  5. THE COST OF RAISING A HEIFER TO FIRST CALVING IS APPROXIMATELY:
  6. a) $200.00
    b) $500.00
    c) $1,100.00
    d) $4,000.00
    c) $1,100.00
  7. THE PROCESS OF FLUSHING FERTILIZED EGGS FROM DONOR COWS AND IMPLANTING THEM IN RECIPIENT COWS IS CALLED:
  8. a) artificial insemination
    b) gestation
    c) embryo transfer
    c) EMBRYO TRANSFER
  9. THE MOST DESIRABLE CALVING INTERVAL FOR COWS IN DAIRY HERDS IS:
  10. a) 12 months
    b) 18 months
    c) 24 months
    a) 12 MONTHS
  11. DISPLACED ABOMASUMS ARE USUALLY THE RESULT OF:
  12. a) excess protein
    b) genetic defects
    c) low fiber rations
    c) LOW FIBER RATIONS
  13. AS MILK YIELD DECLINES WITH ADVANCING LACTATION, MILK FAT TEST WILL USUALLY:
  14. a) rise
    b) decline
    c) remain constant
    a) RISE
  15. UDDER IS GIVEN _______POINTS ON THE DAIRY COW UNIFIED SCORE CARD:
  16. a) 10 points
    b) 20 points
    c) 40 points
    c) 40 POINTS
  17. THE LIFE CYCLE FOR A FLY, FROM EGG TO ADULT IS:
  18. a) 100 days
    b) 10 days
    c) 1 day
    b) 10 DAYS
  19. FOR DHIA RECORDS, LACTATION LENGTH IS STANDARDIZED TO:
  20. a) 365 days
    b) 305 days
    c) 325 days
    b) 305 DAYS

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE THE LEAST DESIRABLE FEED FOR THE WEEK-OLD CALF?
  2. a) dairy pellets
    b) whole milk
    c) corn silage
    c) CORN SILAGE
  3. THE NORMAL WATER CONTENT OF MILK IS APPROXIMATELY:
  4. a) 97.5%
    b) 87.5%
    c) 79.5%
    b) 87.5%
  5. GLUCOSE PLUS GALACTOSE FORM:
  6. a) lactose
    b) mannose
    c) sucrose
    a) LACTOSE
  7. LEUCOCYTES ARE OFTEN FOUND IN MILK AND ARE CALLED?
  8. a) red blood cells
    b) somatic cells
    c) alveoli
    b) SOMATIC CELLS
  9. CLASS II MILK IS MILK USED FOR:
  10. a) fluid milk
    b) cottage cheese, ice cream and yogurt
    c) cheese and butter
    b) COTTAGE CHEESE, ICE CREAM AND YOGURT
  11. NIACIN IS:
  12. a) a mineral
    b) a protein
    c) a B vitamin
    c) A B VITAMIN
  13. ON THE DAIRY COW UNIFIED SCORE CARD, LEGS AND FEET ARE LISTED UNDER WHICH CATEGORY?
  14. a) dairy character
    b) feet and legs
    c) body capacity
    b) FEET AND LEGS
  15. A DISEASE COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH REPRODUCTIVE FAILURE AND ABORTION IN DAIRY CATTLE IS:
  16. a) osmosis
    b) leptospirosis
    c) coccidiosis
    b) LEPTOSPIROSIS
  17. UNITS OF INHERITANCE ARE CALLED:
  18. a) genes
    b) chromosomes
    c) DNA
    a) GENES
  19. IN NORTH CAROLINA, THE HIGHEST CONCEPTION RATES WOULD BE EXPECTED IN WHICH MONTH?
  20. a) June
    b) August
    c) September
    d) December
    d) DECEMBER

SHORT ANSWERS

  1. WHAT IS THE PERIOD OF PREGNANCY CALLED?

  2. GESTATION

  3. AT WHAT AGE DOES A CALF BEGIN TO CHEW ITS CUD?

  4. 2 TO 3 WEEKS OLD

  5. WHICH REQUIRES MORE FEED ENERGY: MAINTENANCE OF THE COW OR FETAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE CALF?

  6. MAINTENANCE OF THE COW

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

  8. HOMOGENIZATION

  9. THE FUNCTION OF A REGULATOR ON A MILKING SYSTEM IS TO:

  10. REGULATE VACUUM (PREVENTS IT FROM GOING DANGEROUSLY HIGH)

  11. GIVE THE NAME USED FOR A DIAGRAM OF AN ANIMAL'S ANCESTORS:

  12. PEDIGREE

  13. MILK IS PASTEURIZED IN ORDER TO:

  14. DESTROY BACTERIA IN THE MILK

  15. FROM WHICH SIDE OF THE ANIMAL SHOULD YOU LEAD AN ANIMAL WHEN SHOWING?

  16. LEFT SIDE

  17. THE PROCESS OF FLUSHING FERTILIZED EGGS FROM DONOR COWS AND IMPLANTING THEM IN RECIPIENT COWS IS CALLED:

  18. EMBRYO TRANSFER

  19. WHAT IS THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN BLOAT GUARD THAT IS USED TO REDUCE BLOAT?

  20. POLOXALENE


SHORT ANSWERS

  1. WHAT IS THE CONDITION CALLED IN CALVES WITH A VERY WATERY MANURE?

  2. SCOURS

  3. WHERE IS THE NATIONAL 4-H DAIRY CATTLE JUDGING CONTEST HELD?

  4. MADISON, WISCONSIN, AT THE DAIRY EXPO

  5. WHAT DOES THE TERM 3X MEAN IN A DAIRY ANIMALS PRODUCTION RECORD?

  6. MILKED 3 TIMES A DAY

  7. AN ABNORMAL FEMALE BORN TWIN TO A BULL IS CALLED:

  8. FREEMARTIN

  9. THE PRIMARY CAUSE OF DEATH IN CALVES THAT HAVE SCOURS IS:

  10. DEHYDRATION

  11. BRUCELLOSIS CAN BE CONTRACTED BY HUMANS FROM DRINKING CONTAMINATED MILK. WHAT IS THE HUMAN DISEASE CALLED?

  12. UNDULANT FEVER

  13. WHAT IS THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF A COW'S RUMEN?

  14. IT CONTAINS MICROBES, OR "BUGS", WHICH ALLOW HER TO DIGEST FIBROUS FEEDSTUFFS THAT HUMANS CANNOT.

  15. IF A DAIRYMAN SAID HE WAS FEEDING A 16% DAIRY FEED, WHAT DOES THE 16 STAND FOR?

  16. 16 PERCENT PROTEIN

  17. AN ANIMAL WITH TWO REGISTERED PARENTS OF THE SAME BREED IS REFERRED TO AS A _ .

  18. PUREBRED

  19. WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PAPER WHICH ACCOMPANIES A PUREBRED ANIMAL AND CERTIFIES HER PARENTAGE?

  20. REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE OR REGISTRATION PAPER

  21. IN WHAT BREED IS DUMPS AN INHERITED CONDITION?

  22. HOLSTEIN ( DEFICIENCY OF URIDINE MONOPHOSPHATE SYNTHASE)

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

  24. 3.5 TO 4.0

  25. WHO CALCULATES AND PUBLISHES THE DATA ON DAIRY SIRE REPORTS?

  26. USDA (UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE)

  27. WHAT IS A SEX LIMITED TRAIT?

  28. A TRAIT EXPRESSED BY ONLY ONE SEX OF SPECIES (EXAMPLE: MILK PRODUCTION IN CATTLE)

  29. WHAT IS THE PRINCIPLE ACID FORMED DURING THE CHEESE MAKING PROCESS?

  30. LACTIC ACID


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Martha Hufham, Department of Animal Science, NCSU