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Agriculture Questions Set 3

Agriculture Questions Set-3

1. Which of the following is the primary source of protein for ruminants?

  • Grains
  • Forage
  • Minerals
  • Vitamins

2. Which hormone is responsible for milk letdown in dairy animals?

  • Oxytocin
  • Prolactin
  • Estrogen
  • Progesterone

3. Which of the following diseases is caused by a deficiency of Vitamin D in animals?

  • Anemia
  • Rickets
  • Scurvy
  • Goiter

4. What is the gestation period of a cow?

  • 114 days
  • 283 days
  • 150 days
  • 365 days

5. Which breed of cattle is known for its high milk production?

  • Angus
  • Hereford
  • Jersey
  • Charolais

6. Which animal is commonly used for the production of mohair?

  • Sheep
  • Goat
  • Alpaca
  • Llama

7. What is the main purpose of castration in livestock management?

  • Improve meat quality
  • Increase milk production
  • Enhance growth rate
  • Reduce aggressive behavior

8. Which nutrient is essential for the formation of hemoglobin in animals?

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium

9. What is the main function of the rumen in ruminants?

  • Water absorption
  • Fat digestion
  • Fermentation of fiber
  • Protein synthesis

10. Which disease in poultry is caused by a herpesvirus?

  • Marek’s disease
  • Newcastle disease
  • Avian influenza
  • Fowl pox

11. What is the common name for the infectious disease brucellosis in cattle?

  • Anthrax
  • Bang’s disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Foot and mouth disease

12. Which part of the digestive system in birds is responsible for grinding food?

  • Crop
  • Proventriculus
  • Gizzard
  • Cloaca

13. What is the normal body temperature of a healthy chicken?

  • 37°C
  • 39°C
  • 41°C
  • 43°C

14. Which mineral is critical for eggshell formation in poultry?

  • फास्फोरस
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • पोटेशियम

15. Which of the following is an example of a monogastric animal?

  • Cow
  • Sheep
  • Pig
  • Goat

16. What is colostrum?

  • The first milk produced after giving birth
  • Milk produced during peak lactation
  • Milk produced during weaning
  • Milk produced during drying off

17. Which type of animal housing system allows for the free movement of animals within a barn?

  • Tie-stall
  • Free-stall
  • Hutch
  • Pen

18. What is the primary function of erythrocytes in animals?

  • Fight infection
  • Transport oxygen
  • Clot blood
  • Store fat

19. Which breed of sheep is known for its superior wool quality?

  • Dorper
  • Merino
  • Suffolk
  • Dorset

20. What is the primary method of heat regulation in pigs?

  • Dancing
  • Panting
  • Shivering
  • Huddling

21. Which vitamin is synthesized by ruminants in their rumen?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D

22. What is the term for the process of giving birth in swine?

  • Kidding
  • Calving
  • Farrowing
  • Lambing

23. Which disease is commonly known as mad cow disease?

  • Bovine tuberculosis
  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
  • Foot and mouth disease
  • Anthrax

24. Which nutrient is essential for preventing grass tetany in grazing animals?

  • Calcium
  • फास्फोरस
  • Magnesium
  • पोटेशियम

25. What is the purpose of using artificial insemination in livestock breeding?

  • To increase genetic diversity
  • To ensure offspring survival
  • To control breeding timing
  • To reduce feed costs

26. What is the main ingredient in most commercial poultry feeds?

  • Fish meal
  • Soybean meal
  • भुट्टा
  • गेहूँ

27. Which of the following is a zoonotic disease, transmissible from animals to humans?

  • Mastitis
  • Bovine viral diarrhea
  • Ringworm
  • Bluetongue

28. What is the common term for bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC)?

  • Blackleg
  • Shipping fever
  • Foot rot
  • Scours

29. What is the primary benefit of rotational grazing in pasture management?

  • Reduces feed costs
  • Controls parasite load
  • Improves soil health
  • Increases milk production

30. Which breed of chicken is primarily raised for egg production?

  • Cornish
  • Rhode Island Red
  • Plymouth Rock
  • Leghorn

31. What is the average lifespan of a dairy cow in a commercial setting?

  • 3-4 years
  • 5-6 years
  • 7-8 years
  • 9-10 years

32. Which of the following is a common external parasite of cattle?

  • Liver fluke
  • Tapeworm
  • Horn fly
  • Roundworm

33. What is the main cause of coccidiosis in poultry?

  • Virus
  • जीवाणु
  • Fungus
  • Protozoa

34. What is the main purpose of dehorning cattle?

  • Increase weight gain
  • Improve milk production
  • Enhance meat quality
  • Reduce injury risk

35. Which of the following is an essential amino acid for poultry?

  • Lysine
  • Glycine
  • Glutamine
  • Serine

36. Which type of swine operation specializes in breeding and raising pigs to a weaning age?

  • Farrow-to-finish
  • Farrow-to-nursery
  • Farrow-to-wean
  • Nursery-to-finish

37. What is the term for the meat from a sheep less than one year old?

  • Mutton
  • Lamb
  • Chevon
  • Veal

38. Which breed of goat is known for its high milk production?

  • Boer
  • Alpine
  • Saanen
  • Angora

39. What is the primary reason for administering vaccinations to livestock?

  • Enhance growth rates
  • Improve feed efficiency
  • Prevent disease
  • Increase fertility

40. Which nutrient is most important for egg production in laying hens?

  • Protein
  • Carbohydrate
  • Fat
  • Fiber

41. Which livestock species is most affected by the disease foot rot?

  • Cattle
  • Sheep
  • Pigs
  • Horses

42. Which mineral is necessary for the prevention of white muscle disease in livestock?

  • Iron
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
  • Copper

43. What is the term for an animal that has a diet consisting of both plants and meat?

  • Herbivore
  • Carnivore
  • Omnivore
  • Insectivore

44. Which of the following is an example of a dual-purpose cattle breed?

  • Red Sindhi
  • Sahiwal
  • Gir
  • Ongole

45. What is the term for the surgical removal of a male animal’s testicles?

  • Neutering
  • Spaying
  • Castration
  • Docking

46. Which animal is most commonly used for wool production?

  • Sheep
  • Goat
  • Alpaca
  • Llama

47. What is the primary purpose of colostrum for newborn animals?

  • Provide energy
  • Aid digestion
  • Supply antibodies
  • Stimulate growth

48. Which of the following breeds of pigs is known for its rapid growth and large litters?

  • Duroc
  • Hampshire
  • Yorkshire
  • Berkshire

49. What is the average gestation period for a cow?

  • 150 days
  • 180 days
  • 283 days
  • 330 days

50. Which of the following is a legume commonly used in livestock forage?

  • Timothy
  • Bermuda
  • Alfalfa
  • Fescue

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