Animal Nutrition And Digestion! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Animal Nutrition And Digestion! Trivia Questions Quiz

Just like we need some nutrients and vitamins, so that our body does not give up on us, so do animals. There are some things that an animal can eat, but they are not necessarily healthy for them. Below is a quiz from your Ahtc1230 class and helps you to review what you know about animal nutrition and digestion. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We raise large monogastric animals for things such as [Blank] and [Blank]. (Answer ___/___)
  • 2. 
    There are different types of 'phases of production.' For example, growth, reproduction, and lactation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In the growth phase, the goal of a feeding program is to grow as slowly as possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Ingredients in a diet are selected based on nutrient content, cost, availability, and palatability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    For the 6 typical feedstuffs used in diets fed to monogastrics in AB, which ones provide a source of energy? (The ones remaining provide protein)
    • A. 

      Barley

    • B. 

      Field Peas

    • C. 

      Canola Meal

    • D. 

      Wheat

    • E. 

      Soybean Meal

    • F. 

      Meat and Bone meal

  • 6. 
    Wheat, barley, soybean meal, premix, canola oil, and tallow are generally found in a typical home-mixed hog diet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A feed mill is able to manufacture complete feed, premixes, and supplements, offer nutritional services, and offer management consultancy services.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A nutritional consultant works independently of feed companies and production units. They offer nutritional and management consultancy services, and act as a liason between producers and feed mills to negotiate for the best prices
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    We raise ruminants for meat, milk, and hair/wool.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A newborn calf would be considered a monogastric based on its digestive physiology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Ingestion of [Blank] stimulated the development of the rumen.
  • 12. 
    Cellulolytic bacteria in the rumen break down [Blank] in the ruminants diet.
  • 13. 
    Check all that apply to the typical beef calf diet.
    • A. 

      Grain ration

    • B. 

      Hay (legumes, grass)

    • C. 

      Silage (barley, wheat, corn, rye, grass)

    • D. 

      Protein supplement

    • E. 

      Premix/mineral mix

    • F. 

      Salt/free choice mineral may be offered

  • 14. 
    The higher the quality of forage that is fed, the lower amount of grain supplementation is needed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    [Blank] may be added to straw to increase the nutritional value of forage for ruminants.
  • 16. 
    If feedlot cattle are fed predominantly a grain silage together with barley grain, which macro mineral should be supplemented to their diet?
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Potassium

  • 17. 
    If a herd of cattle is pasture fed on a field that is grass and clover, which macro mineral should be supplemented by using a grain/range mineral that contains it?
    • A. 

      Phosphorus

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Sodium

  • 18. 
    You should supplement a diet with TM selenium salt when soils are high in selenium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A diet should be supplemented with plain white salt when mineral requirements are being met by other feedstuffs in the diet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In alphabetical order, what are the 5 types of commercial diets available for cats and dogs. [Blank], [Blank], [Blank], [Blank], and [Blank].
  • 21. 
    Check all that apply in regards to being considered a source of protein in pet food.
    • A. 

      Poultry by-product meal

    • B. 

      Meat and bone meal

    • C. 

      Chicken, lamb, fish meal

    • D. 

      Soybean meal

    • E. 

      Corn/rice gluten meal

    • F. 

      Dried egg product

  • 22. 
    A nutraceutical is a nutrient used for medicinal purposes and functions as an anti-inflammatory and also has free radical scavenging capabilities to reduce processes involving aging and wear and tear of tissues. Some examples are glucosamine, msm, chondroitin sulfate, omega 3/6 fatty acids, chelated minerals, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Antioxidants in pet foods prevent [Blank] of the food, especially fats. 
  • 24. 
    BARF stands for [Blank] or "Bones And Raw Food."
  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Wash and bleach dish after each meal

    • B. 

      Disinfect area around dish

    • C. 

      Thaw in the fridge not on the counter

    • D. 

      Don't let the animal lick your face after eating

    • E. 

      Ensure nutritional balance

  • 26. 
    Participation in the CVMA pet food certification is voluntary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Pet food in Canada is regulated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    AAFCO stands for [Blank].
  • 29. 
    AAFCO regulations govern terms and definitions, label format, brand and product names, nutrient guarantee claims, types of ingredients, and drug/food additives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    AAFCO regulations are voluntarily accepted by state feed control officials for implementation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    AAFCO provides minimum nutrient levels for two categories: [Blank] and [Blank]. (Answer ___/___)
  • 32. 
    Feeding trials are conducted to test diets and they last how many weeks?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      26

  • 33. 
    The Compendium of Medicating Ingredients cover species specification, level of medication to be used, directions for feeding, and brand of each medicating ingredient that is approved for use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    There are 8 required items for a feed label according to AAFCO. They are: 1. Brand and product name. 2. Name of species for which the pet food is intended. 3. Quantity statement. 4. Guaranteed analysis. 5. Ingredient statement. 6. Nutritional Adequacy statement. 7. Feeding directions. 8. Name and address of manufacturer or distributor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    The AAFCO quantity statement refers to the net weight or volume of food in the bag.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    The guaranteed analysis is the percent of each nutrient in the food. There are 4 nutrients that must always be on the bag and they are minimum protein, minimum fat, maximum fiber, and maximum moisture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    The AAFCO ingredient statement is listed in order by predominance by weight on what basis?
    • A. 

      As fed

    • B. 

      Dry matter

  • 38. 
    The criteria for the choice of ingredients and their nomenclature is that the ingredients must be generally recognized as safe and declared by correct AAFCO-defined name where one exists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    The Nutritional adequacy statement indicated that the food is complete and balanced for a particular life stage. Products that are exempt from needing this statement are snacks, [Blank], and [Blank]. (Answer ___/___)
  • 40. 
    In regards to AAFCO Feeding Directions, the minimum feeding directions that should be provided is "Feed (amount) per (weight) of dog/cat" and [Blank] and snacks are exempt from this requirement.
  • 41. 
    Interrelated steps involved in assimilating food by the animal for use in tissue repair, growth, reproduction, and normal function is called:
    • A. 

      Nutrition

    • B. 

      Nutrients

    • C. 

      A diet

    • D. 

      A ration

  • 42. 
    A mixture of feedstuffs used to supply nutrients to an animal is called a:
    • A. 

      Diet

    • B. 

      Feed

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      A ration

  • 43. 
    Nutrients consumed by humans in breads, vegetables, or meats are known as:
    • A. 

      Feed

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      A diet

    • D. 

      A ration

  • 44. 
    Food for animals is called:
    • A. 

      A ration

    • B. 

      A diet

    • C. 

      A feed

    • D. 

      A ration

  • 45. 
    An example of a monogastric is a:
    • A. 

      Steer

    • B. 

      Horse

    • C. 

      Lamb

    • D. 

      Deer

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      2-5 times

    • B. 

      6-9 times

    • C. 

      10-14 times

    • D. 

      15-18 times

  • 48. 
    Water can be provided to animals by:
    • A. 

      Bowl waterers

    • B. 

      Automatic waterers

    • C. 

      Nipple waterers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Nutrients

  • 50. 
    Minerals can be divided into:
    • A. 

      1 group

    • B. 

      2 groups

    • C. 

      3 groups

    • D. 

      4 groups

  • 51. 
    Soybean meal is usually fed to provide:
    • A. 

      Fate

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 52. 
    The crude protein content of corn is:
    • A. 

      4-6%

    • B. 

      8-10%

    • C. 

      14-16%

    • D. 

      17-20%

  • 53. 
    Pelleting, hammer milling, roller milling and steam flaking are examples of:
    • A. 

      Feed processing

    • B. 

      Extrusion

    • C. 

      Rations

    • D. 

      Diets

  • 54. 
    The composition of the feed and the manufacturer's location
    • A. 

      Would not be listed anywhere

    • B. 

      Would be listed on the feed tag

    • C. 

      Would be listed on the feed sack

    • D. 

      Would be listed at the feed store

  • 55. 
    Extrusion is typically used in the manufacturing of feed for:
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Cattle

    • C. 

      Dogs and cats

    • D. 

      Sheep

  • 56. 
    Processing:
    • A. 

      Improves the nutrient availability

    • B. 

      Is not commonly used for livestock

    • C. 

      Saves time in preparing rations

    • D. 

      Decreases the nutrient availability

  • 57. 
    Feed can be provided by:
    • A. 

      Feeders

    • B. 

      Lick tanks

    • C. 

      Range cubes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 58. 
    A producer would like to switch from feeding 38lb of a 65% moisture silage to an 11% moisture alfalfa-grass hay. Calculate the replacement amount as fed in lb.  (Current %DM/Replacement %DM) x current as fed = replacement as fed. [Blank]
  • 59. 
    A dairy farmer is feeding 15lb of alfalfa grass hay per head per day to his dairy herd of 80 cows. He has decided to replace half of the dry matter provided by the hay (11%) with an equivalent amount of dry matter from silage (65%). 1. How much silage should he feed per cow and 2. how much silage should he include in a batch for one day for 80 cows? (Answer ___/___)
  • 60. 
    If a food has 8% moisture, 32% protein, and 9% fat, what is the % nutrients on a DM basis for protein?  (%nutrient AFB/Total DM%)X100=% nutrient on a DM basis 100-%moisture=total dry matter %
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