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Livestock

Tennessee Tech's Dual Enrollment

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Adapting the behavior of animals to fit the needs of humans is called: A. Training B. Domestication C. Breeding D. Culling B. Domestication
Cattle were brought to the New World by A. Christopher Columbus B. Ben Franklin C. Captain John Smith D. John Rolf A. Christopher Columbus
Animals that regurgitate and masticate their feed after they swallow it are called A. Fowls B. Canines C. Ruminants D. Aves C. Ruminants
Horses evolved from a tiny four-toed ancestor called. A. Gallus gallus B. Eohippus C. Sus scrofa D. donkeys B. Eohippus
The trend in the consumption of poultry is showing A. an increase B. a decrease C. remaining the same D. difficult to determine A. an increase
In the United States the first federal law dealing with the humane treatment of animals was passed in A. 1965 B. 1999 C. 1873 D. 1956 C. 1873
The use of technology in genetic and reproductive processes in livestock is called A. aquaponics B. aquaculture C. selective breeding D. biotechnology D. biotechnology
Animal by-products produce human medicines such as A. cortisone B. insulin C. heparin D. all of the above D. all of the above
One of the earliest animals tamed by humans was A. horses B. sheep C. goats D. swine B. sheep
A group of animals with common traits that can mate and produce fertile young is called A. family B. species C. class D. phylum B. species
The number of careers available to those interested in agriculture number more than A. 60 B. 200 C. 500 D. 150 B. 200
Personality traits include being A. sociable B. energetic C. persistent D. all of the above D. all of the above
The percentage of agriculture-related jobs in the total workforce is A. 16 B. 33 C. 10 D. 25 A. 16
The annual demand for veterinarians during the next several years is expected to be approximately A. 500 B. 1500 C. 2000 D. 2500 C. 2000
Twenty-eight percent of farms in the U.S. produce ___ percent of the total sales of farm products. A. 87 B. 32 c. 66 D. 47 A. 87
Social Service professions in animal science include A. veterinarians B. dieticians C. nutrition counselor D. b and c only D. b and c only
Occupations such as farmers, hired farm workers, and farm managers fall in the category of agricultural careers called A. input suppliers B. farm production C. processing and marketing D. communications B. farm production
The hours, location, physical activity, and variety of tasks involved in an occupation are called the A. job flexibility B. educational requirements c. nature of work D. job security C. nature of work
Some of the best sources of information about an occupation are A. occupational briefs B. parents C. people employed in the field D. all of the above. D. all of the above
The work a person has done in the past is referred to as his/her A. educational background B. job interest C. work ethic D. previous experience D. previous experience
Most fatal accidents on farms are caused by A. livestock B. machinery C. bees and insects D. falls B. machinery
Farm chemicals such as pesticides should be stored in places where A. children cannot get to them B. they will not freeze C. there are no sewer or drainage lines D. all of the above D. all of the above
Heat stress suffered by workers during hot weather is sometimes called A. heat exhaustion B. heat prostration C. heatstroke D. all of the above D. all of the above
Avoiding hazards in handling livestock involves A. designing facilities where workers are not in small areas with animals B. using tile floors C. maintaining low lighting D. all of the above A. designing facilities where workers are not in small areas with animals
In silos, fermentation produces A. carbon dioxide B. nitrogen dioxide C. both a and b D. neither a or b C. both a and b
When unloading grain from a storage bin, a worker can be in a dangerous situation within A. 10 to 15 seconds B. 4 to 5 seconds C. 60 to 90 second D. 20 to 30 seconds B. 4 to 5 seconds
Infectious viruses can be transmitted by A. skunks B. raccoons C. bats D. all of the above D. all of the above
Livestock workers are exposed to all the following atmospheric contamination except ___. A. dust B. pesticides C. asbestos D. toxic and asphyxiating gasses C. asbestos
In animal confinement buildings, workers should wear dust filters providing protection from particles ___ in diameter. A. 1.2 microns B. 0.5 microns C. 0.2 microns D. 0.3 microns D. 0.3 microns
Class B fires are those burning A. metals B. electrical equipment C. paints and solvents D. paper and textiles C. paints and solvents
The EPA monitors all of the following water pollutants relative to animal wastes except A. fecal coliform B. BOD c. chlorine D. ammonia C. chlorine
bacteria that work without oxygen are called anaerobic
When applying manure to land, it may take ___ for all of the nitrogen to become available A. 5-6 years B. 1-2 years C. 6 months D. 3/5 years D. 3-5 years
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