Pic Ai Course Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Choose 3 advantages of AI
    • A. 

      Management of semen is very important in terms of maintaining the cold chain, storage and handling

    • B. 

      AI is a more hygienic process than natural mating

    • C. 

      Summer infertility in boars are reduced

    • D. 

      AI is more economic than natural mating

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a disadvantage of AI
    • A. 

      It saves the farmer costs

    • B. 

      AI can be used during a temporary shortage of boars due to death or lameness

    • C. 

      The farmer needs to place the order for semen in time

    • D. 

      The size difference between gilts/sows and boars are overcome through AI

  • 3. 
    What are the 3 most important factors that will determine successful AI
    • A. 

      Heat detection

    • B. 

      Catheter

    • C. 

      Timing

    • D. 

      Technique

  • 4. 
    Choose 3 organs of the female reproductive system
    • A. 

      Vulva

    • B. 

      Testis

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Cervix

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct definition of a hormone
    • A. 

      Hormones are chemical compounds that are produced in one part of the body and carried by the bloodstream to another part of the body where they influence such functions such as: puberty, heat cycles, pregnancy and birth

    • B. 

      Hormones are microbes that are produced in one part of the body and carried by the nervous system to another part of the body where they influence such functions such as: puberty, heat cycles, pregnancy and birth

    • C. 

      Hormones are chemical compounds that are produced in one part of the body and carried by the nervous system to another part of the body where they influence such functions such as: puberty, heat cycles, pregnancy and birth

    • D. 

      Hormones are microbes that are produced in one part of the body and carried by the bloodstream to another part of the body where they influence such functions such as: puberty, heat cycles, pregnancy and birth

  • 6. 
    Choose 1 function of Progesterone
    • A. 

      Inhibits Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Maintain pregnancy

    • C. 

      Assist with the maturation of the follicles

    • D. 

      Causes the regression of the Corpus Luteum (Luteolysis)

  • 7. 
    Which hormone is responsible for milk let-down and contractions of the uterus during birth
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Prostaglandin

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

  • 8. 
    Choose 2 organs of the male reproductive system
    • A. 

      Uterus

    • B. 

      Testis

    • C. 

      Vulva

    • D. 

      Penis

  • 9. 
    Give 2 signs of a sow starting to come on heat (Early Heat)
    • A. 

      She is standing rock solid still

    • B. 

      She is restless and vocal

    • C. 

      The mucosa of her vulva becomes sticky

    • D. 

      Her vulva becomes red and swollen

  • 10. 
    Give 2 signs of a sow in peak heat
    • A. 

      She is standing rock solid still

    • B. 

      She is restless and vocal

    • C. 

      The mucosa of her vulva becomes sticky

    • D. 

      Her vulva becomes red and swollen

  • 11. 
    At what angle should the catheter be inserted in the sow? Why?
    • A. 

      90 degrees up, to avoid going into the bladder

    • B. 

      45 degrees up, to avoid going into the bladder

    • C. 

      90 degrees down, to follow the vagina

    • D. 

      45 degrees down, to follow the vagina

  • 12. 
    Name 2 tests that a man can perform to determine the state of heat
    • A. 

      Back pressure test

    • B. 

      Flank grab test

    • C. 

      Pulling on the teats

    • D. 

      Flank Fold Reflex

  • 13. 
    Why should a boar be present during insemination
    • A. 

      To stimulate the sow to secrete estrogen, that cause the cervix to relax

    • B. 

      To stimulate the sow to secrete oxytocin, that cause the cervix to contract

    • C. 

      To stimulate the sow to secrete progesterone, that cause the cervix to contract

    • D. 

      To stimulate the sow to secrete oxytocin, that cause the cervix to relax

  • 14. 
    What is the ideal temperature at which semen should be stored
    • A. 

      10 degrees celcius

    • B. 

      20 degrees celcius

    • C. 

      17 degrees celcius

    • D. 

      5 degrees celcius

  • 15. 
    Name 3 things that should always be in the AI trolley
    • A. 

      Semen

    • B. 

      Catheters

    • C. 

      Coffee mug

    • D. 

      Paper towel

  • 16. 
    Why should the semen tubes be rotated twice a day (choose 2)
    • A. 

      To allow the top part of the semen to heat up as well

    • B. 

      Sperms are heavy and settle at the bottom of the tube

    • C. 

      To let the sperms re-mix with the extender

    • D. 

      To make sure the tube doesn't change colour

  • 17. 
    If a sow tested positive for the man and positive for the boar on Monday morning (9:30), when should she receive her first insemination
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      14:00 Monday afternoon

    • C. 

      08:00 Tuesday morning

    • D. 

      12:00 Tuesday afternoon

  • 18. 
    When will the sow that tested positive for the man and the boar on Monday morning (9:30), receive her second insemination?
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      14:00 Monday afternoon

    • C. 

      08:00 Tuesday morning

    • D. 

      12:00 Tuesday afternoon

  • 19. 
    What does PIC stand for
    • A. 

      Pig Improvement Company

    • B. 

      Pig Insemination Course

    • C. 

      Public Investment Company

    • D. 

      Pig Information Centre

  • 20. 
    Semen that was exposed to sunlight will still be viable
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    PIC semen is still viable and can be used on the date of expiry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The semen tube must be squeezed during insemination
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is the function of Estrogen
    • A. 

      It lowers the immunity

    • B. 

      It increases blood supply to genitals resulting in the swollen vulva

    • C. 

      It maintains pregnancy

    • D. 

      It causes the cervix to contract

  • 24. 
    Name the stages of the sow's heat cycle, in the correct order
    • A. 

      Late heat, regressing heat, peak heat, progressing heat, early heat

    • B. 

      Regressing heat, peak heat, early heat, late heat, progressing heat

    • C. 

      Progressing heat, early heat, peak heat, regressing heat, late heat

    • D. 

      Early heat, progressing heat, peak heat, regressing heat, late heat

  • 25. 
    Name 3 important ingredients in semen extender powder
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Buffers

    • C. 

      Antibiotics

    • D. 

      Membrane Protecting Ingredient (MPI)

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