4-h Horse Science Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 153

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Horse Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the horse have its beginning?
    • A. 

      28 Million years ago

    • B. 

      58 Million years ago

    • C. 

      78 million years ago

  • 2. 
    Patched means darker spots are embossed on the coat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In motion the front feet and legs pull the horse forward
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Sickle hocked is observed from the?s
  • 5. 
    The front feet support 9-10% more weight than the rear
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Fistula of the hoof hear
    • A. 

      Ring bone

    • B. 

      Quittor

    • C. 

      Sidebone

    • D. 

      Sand crack

  • 7. 
    Striking the forefoot with the toe of the hind foot is
    • A. 

      Forging

    • B. 

      Scalping

    • C. 

      Interfering

    • D. 

      Trappy

  • 8. 
    Red speckled means a gray or roan having what two color specks on a white background?
    • A. 

      Bay or chestnut

    • B. 

      Bay or dun

    • C. 

      Chestnut or dun

    • D. 

      Brown or bay

  • 9. 
    For the horse to use binocular vision, the object must not be closer than-------feet?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      3

  • 10. 
    Which are undesirable traits?
    • A. 

      Steep shoulder

    • B. 

      Short shoulder

    • C. 

      Short cannon

  • 11. 
    The horses center of gravity is located about 9 in behind the elbow
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Symmetrical: standing with a front leg extended more than normal a sign of lameness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The name eohippus is derived from the greek work "eos"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All horses both long and short necked ones have _________cervical vertebrae
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      7

  • 15. 
    The withers should be
    • A. 

      Prominent

    • B. 

      High

    • C. 

      Well defined

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