How Well Do You Know The Gelbvieh?

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How Well Do You Know The Gelbvieh? - Quiz

This breed originated in Germany in the 18th Century. It's a multi-purpose breed, which looks like it's covered in gold (because of the color of their coat). Have you ever heard about this bread? If yes, what do you really know about it? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is this breed commonly used for?

    • A.

      Milk, beef, and draught

    • B.

      Milk

    • C.

      Beef

    • D.

      Leather production

    Correct Answer
    A. Milk, beef, and draught
    Explanation
    This breed is commonly used for milk production, beef production, and draught work. The breed is likely versatile and well-suited for multiple purposes, such as providing milk for dairy products, producing beef for consumption, and being used as working animals in tasks like pulling loads.

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  • 2. 

    What's the meaning of the word Gelbvieh?

    • A.

      Orange cattle

    • B.

      Golden cattle

    • C.

      Yellow cattle

    • D.

      Brown cattle

    Correct Answer
    C. Yellow cattle
    Explanation
    The word "Gelbvieh" is derived from the German language, where "gelb" means yellow and "vieh" means cattle. Therefore, the correct meaning of the word "Gelbvieh" is yellow cattle.

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  • 3. 

    When was the new breed developed?

    • A.

      By 1910

    • B.

      By 1920

    • C.

      By 1925

    • D.

      By 1930

    Correct Answer
    B. By 1920
    Explanation
    The new breed was developed by 1920.

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  • 4. 

    In how many countries has this breed been introduced?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    The breed has been introduced in 7 countries.

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  • 5. 

    When did the first Gelbvieh genetics reach Canada?

    • A.

      In 1968

    • B.

      In 1970

    • C.

      In 1972

    • D.

      In 1975

    Correct Answer
    C. In 1972
    Explanation
    In 1972, the first Gelbvieh genetics reached Canada.

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  • 6. 

    How many heads are currently registered in Canada?

    • A.

      3,500 heads

    • B.

      3,000

    • C.

      2,800

    • D.

      2,500

    Correct Answer
    A. 3,500 heads
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3,500 heads. This suggests that the question is referring to the number of animal heads registered in Canada. It is possible that this could be referring to livestock, such as cattle or sheep, as these animals are often registered and tracked for various purposes such as disease control or breeding programs. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the specific type of animal heads being referred to.

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  • 7. 

    When were the first Gelbvieh cattle imported in the US?

    • A.

      In 1969

    • B.

      In 1971

    • C.

      In 1975

    • D.

      In 1980

    Correct Answer
    B. In 1971
    Explanation
    In 1971 is the correct answer because it states the year when the first Gelbvieh cattle were imported to the US. This suggests that Gelbvieh cattle were not present in the US before 1971, indicating that their introduction to the country occurred in that specific year.

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  • 8. 

    How many Gelbvieh cows are currently registered in the States?

    • A.

      45,000 heads

    • B.

      50,000 heads

    • C.

      10,000 heads

    • D.

      7,000 heads

    Correct Answer
    A. 45,000 heads
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 45,000 heads because it is stated in the question.

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  • 9. 

    What's the color of their coat?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Golden brown with dark hooves and full body pigmentation

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    B. Golden brown with dark hooves and full body pigmentation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Golden brown with dark hooves and full body pigmentation." This answer provides a specific and detailed description of the color of their coat, mentioning the golden brown color, dark hooves, and full body pigmentation. This suggests that the animal being referred to has a coat that is predominantly golden brown in color, with dark hooves and pigmentation throughout its body.

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  • 10. 

    What's its other name?

    • A.

      Swiss yellow

    • B.

      German yellow

    • C.

      Bavarian yellow

    • D.

      Alpine yellow

    Correct Answer
    B. German yellow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is German yellow because it is another name for the color being referred to.

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