This Quiz Covers Notes Over Animal Nutrition

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Animal Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

Animal nutrition focuses on the dietary needs of animals primarily those in agriculture and food production. One of the most crucial programs for animals is ensuring that they have water, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins to maintain body weight. Test out what you know about animal nutrition by taking up the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Elements such as Ca, K, and Mg that are needed by the body for processes like nerve transmissions and bone strength are called
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Essential amino acids

    • D. 

      Symbionts

  • 2. 
    An organism that eats the material it lives on is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Substrate feeder

    • B. 

      Bulk feeder

    • C. 

      Extracellular digester

    • D. 

      Suspension feeder

  • 3. 
    _______________ is the muscular wave of contractions that squeezes a bolus into the stomach.
    • A. 

      Conjunctivitis

    • B. 

      Substrate feeding

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

  • 4. 
    The hormone that raises blood glucose levels is
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Secretin

    • D. 

      Pepsin

  • 5. 
    Maintaining constant internal conditions is
    • A. 

      Symbiosis

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Kinesis

    • D. 

      Taxis

  • 6. 
    Digestion within a cavity/organ but outside of cells is
    • A. 

      Intracellular digestion

    • B. 

      Substrate feeding

    • C. 

      Extracellular digestion

    • D. 

      Bulk feeding

  • 7. 
    An organism that filters food particles from water is a(n)
    • A. 

      Substrate feeder

    • B. 

      Suspension feeder

    • C. 

      Bulk feeder

    • D. 

      Fluid feeder

  • 8. 
    A relationship in which two organisms live together and affect each other's lives, like the termite and Tryconympha, is called
    • A. 

      Angiogenesis

    • B. 

      Spermatogenesis

    • C. 

      Biogenesis

    • D. 

      Symbiosis

  • 9. 
    ___________________  have much longer digestive tracts than carnivores because it takes longer to digest plant cell walls than animal flesh.
  • 10. 
    Where does most of the digestion and absorption or nutrients take place in your body?
  • 11. 
    When you swallow a bolus, there is a flap of tissue that covers your trachea so that the bolus doesn't enter the respiratory tract.  What is this flap of tissue called?
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