What Do You Know About The Shorthorn?

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What Do You Know About The Shorthorn? - Quiz

Its origins can be traced to the late 18th Century near North East England. This breed has later on given birth to 2 specialized breeds and is spread in a great number of English speaking countries as well as some Latin American countries. What do you know about this breed? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's the main purpose of this brand?

    • A.

      Butter

    • B.

      Dairy and beef production

    • C.

      Leather

    • D.

      Milk

    Correct Answer
    B. Dairy and beef production
    Explanation
    The main purpose of this brand is dairy and beef production. This means that the brand focuses on producing and selling dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt, as well as beef products such as meat and steak. The brand is likely involved in farming and raising cattle for these purposes, and their main goal is to provide consumers with high-quality dairy and beef products.

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  • 2. 

    What's its scientific name?

    • A.

      Bosso

    • B.

      Tauromachia

    • C.

      Bos taurus taurus

    • D.

      Bos

    Correct Answer
    C. Bos taurus taurus
    Explanation
    The scientific name for a specific type of cattle is Bos taurus taurus. "Bos taurus" refers to the genus and species of domestic cattle, while "taurus" is the subspecies. This naming convention helps to classify and identify different types of organisms in a standardized way. In this case, "Bos taurus taurus" specifically refers to a subspecies of domestic cattle.

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  • 3. 

    What are the separate breeds that were developed by the second half of the 20th Century?

    • A.

      The beef Shorthorn and the milking shorthorn

    • B.

      The beef longhorn and the milking longhorn

    • C.

      The beef shorthorn and the milking longhorn

    • D.

      The beef longhorn and the milking shorthorn

    Correct Answer
    A. The beef Shorthorn and the milking shorthorn
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the beef Shorthorn and the milking shorthorn. These two breeds were developed separately during the second half of the 20th century. The beef Shorthorn is a breed that was specifically bred for beef production, while the milking shorthorn is a breed that was developed for milk production. Both breeds have distinct traits and characteristics that make them suitable for their respective purposes.

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  • 4. 

    In what color can you find them?

    • A.

      Roan

    • B.

      White

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Red, white or roan

    Correct Answer
    D. Red, white or roan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Red, white or roan." This answer suggests that the color of the object being referred to can be either red, white, or roan.

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  • 5. 

    Who developed the famous Durham ox in 1796?

    • A.

      Mark Colling

    • B.

      Charles Colling

    • C.

      Charles Calling

    • D.

      Karl Cilling

    Correct Answer
    B. Charles Colling
    Explanation
    Charles Colling is the correct answer because he is the developer of the famous Durham ox in 1796. The Durham ox was a large and well-known breed of cattle that originated in Durham, England. Charles Colling was a cattle breeder who played a significant role in the development and promotion of this breed. His efforts in breeding and improving the Durham ox made it famous and highly sought after for its size, strength, and meat quality.

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  • 6. 

    When was the cattle first imported in the US?

    • A.

      In 1794

    • B.

      In 1800

    • C.

      In 1805

    • D.

      In 1808

    Correct Answer
    D. In 1808
    Explanation
    In 1808 is the correct answer because it is the only option that falls within the given range of years. The other options (1794, 1800, and 1805) are all earlier than 1808, so they cannot be the correct answer. Without further context or information, it can be inferred that cattle were first imported in the US in 1808.

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  • 7. 

    What are the health cases encountered with this breed?

    • A.

      Tap worms

    • B.

      Blood cancer

    • C.

      Tibial hemimelia

    • D.

      Eye cancer

    Correct Answer
    C. Tibial hemimelia
    Explanation
    Tibial hemimelia is a health condition that can be encountered with this breed. Tibial hemimelia is a congenital disorder where the tibia bone in the leg is either partially or completely absent. This condition can cause severe limb deformities and difficulties in walking or running. It is important for owners of this breed to be aware of this health issue and take appropriate measures to ensure the well-being of their pet.

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  • 8. 

    In how many countries can you find this breed?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      22

    Correct Answer
    A. 10
    Explanation
    This breed can be found in 10 countries.

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  • 9. 

    In which country can you find this breed?

    • A.

      Uruguay

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Vietnam

    • D.

      Morocco

    Correct Answer
    A. Uruguay
    Explanation
    This breed can be found in Uruguay.

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  • 10. 

    When was this breed first introduced to Australia?

    • A.

      In 1792

    • B.

      In 1794

    • C.

      In 1796

    • D.

      In 1800

    Correct Answer
    D. In 1800
    Explanation
    This breed was first introduced to Australia in 1800.

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