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The Texas longhorn is well-known for its "oversized" horns. Their horn can extend to almost 1.8 m for their bulls. It is so popular in Texas is that its name is also used in a local sports club. How much do you really know about this breed? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the most dominant color when it comes to this cattle?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Red and white color mixes

    • C.

      Fawn

    • D.

      Brown

    Correct Answer
    B. Red and white color mixes
    Explanation
    The most dominant color when it comes to this cattle is red and white color mixes. This means that the majority of the cattle have a combination of red and white in their coat. It is likely that the red and white color mixes are more common and easily observable compared to other colors such as white, fawn, or brown.

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  • 2. 

    What's the main purpose of this cattle?

    • A.

      Leather production

    • B.

      Meat production

    • C.

      Steer riding

    • D.

      Milk production

    Correct Answer
    C. Steer riding
    Explanation
    The main purpose of a steer is for riding. Steer riding refers to the practice of using steers, which are castrated male cattle, for recreational purposes such as rodeos or competitions. Steer riding is a popular activity in some cultures and is often done for entertainment or sport rather than for practical purposes like leather, meat, or milk production.

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  • 3. 

    Who is known to be their ancestor?

    • A.

      The Sri Krishna cow

    • B.

      An Iberian hybrid of two ancient cattle lineages.

    • C.

      Sahiwal

    • D.

      The Jersey Cattle

    Correct Answer
    B. An Iberian hybrid of two ancient cattle lineages.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "An Iberian hybrid of two ancient cattle lineages." This suggests that the ancestor being referred to is a hybrid of two ancient cattle lineages from the Iberian region. It implies that the ancestry of the subject in question can be traced back to these two lineages, indicating a mixed heritage.

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  • 4. 

    When were its ancestral cattle first brought to the New World?

    • A.

      In 1450

    • B.

      In 1493

    • C.

      In 1500

    • D.

      In 1515

    Correct Answer
    B. In 1493
    Explanation
    In 1493, the ancestral cattle were first brought to the New World.

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  • 5. 

    When did the cattle arrive in Texas?

    • A.

      Near the end of the 17th Century

    • B.

      Near the end of the 19th Century

    • C.

      Near the end of the 17th Century

    • D.

      Near the end of the 18th Century

    Correct Answer
    C. Near the end of the 17th Century
    Explanation
    Cattle arrived in Texas near the end of the 17th Century.

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  • 6. 

    What is the particularity of their meat?

    • A.

      It's is tender

    • B.

      It's lean

    • C.

      It's rich in sodium

    • D.

      It's rich in fat

    Correct Answer
    B. It's lean
    Explanation
    The particularity of their meat is that it is lean. This means that the meat has a low fat content and is generally healthier compared to meat with higher fat content. Lean meat is often preferred by individuals who are conscious about their health and want to reduce their overall fat intake.

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  • 7. 

    How much can they sell for on auction?

    • A.

      $9,000

    • B.

      $4000

    • C.

      $40,000

    • D.

      $400

    Correct Answer
    C. $40,000
    Explanation
    The given question asks about the selling price of an item on auction. Among the given options, the highest amount mentioned is $40,000. Therefore, the correct answer is $40,000, as it represents the maximum potential selling price for the item on auction.

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  • 8. 

    When was the breed saved from near extinction?

    • A.

      In 1915

    • B.

      In 1920

    • C.

      In 1927

    • D.

      In 1930

    Correct Answer
    C. In 1927
    Explanation
    In 1927, the breed was saved from near extinction.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of the Texas Longhorn adopted as the mascot of the University of Texas?

    • A.

      Gato

    • B.

      Bevo

    • C.

      Dave

    • D.

      Bravo

    Correct Answer
    B. Bevo
    Explanation
    Bevo is the correct answer because Bevo is the name of the Texas Longhorn adopted as the mascot of the University of Texas. Bevo has been the official mascot of the university since 1916 and has become a symbol of the university's athletic teams and spirit. The name Bevo is derived from the word "beeve," which is a slang term for a steer or a cow. Bevo represents the strong and rugged spirit of Texas and is a beloved figure among the university's students, alumni, and fans.

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  • 10. 

    In what color can we find them?

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Gray

    • C.

      Creme

    • D.

      Bluish-gray and various yellowish hues

    Correct Answer
    D. Bluish-gray and various yellowish hues
    Explanation
    The answer is "Bluish-gray and various yellowish hues" because it states that the color of "them" can be found in a combination of bluish-gray and various yellowish hues. This implies that the subject being referred to can have a range of colors, including shades of bluish-gray and yellowish hues.

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