Animal Feed Nutrition: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Animal Feed Nutrition: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Questions Quiz

Below is a trivia questions quiz to test your knowledge about animal feed nutrition. The quiz is designed to help you envision how much you know about keeping the animals around you well fed and ensuring that they are healthy. Do you know the right amounts to feed them and from which sources? Do take up the quiz and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following contains the five groups of nutrients?
    • A. 

      Energy nutrients, proteins, vitamins, minerals, fats

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, supplements

    • C. 

      Energy nutrients, proteins, vitamins, minerals, maple sugar

    • D. 

      Energy nutrients, proteins, vitamins, minerals, alfalfa

    • E. 

      Energy nutrients, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water

  • 2. 
    Energy nutrients include simple and complex carbohydrates as well as fats and oils.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 3. 
    Simple carbohydrates come from:
    • A. 

      Roughage

    • B. 

      Cereal grains

    • C. 

      Soybeans

    • D. 

      Water

  • 4. 
    Comlex carbohydrates come from:
    • A. 

      Roughage

    • B. 

      Cereal grain

    • C. 

      Soybeans

    • D. 

      Water

  • 5. 
    Fats come from both vegetable and animal sources.  They are easily digested.  They provide energy and body heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Proteins are organic compounds made up of ___________   _____________.
    • A. 

      Cheese curls

    • B. 

      Alfalfa and corn

    • C. 

      Black beans

    • D. 

      Amino acids

    • E. 

      Vitamins and minerals

  • 7. 
    __________________ need specific amino acids in their diets, called Essential Amino Acids.
    • A. 

      Ruminants

    • B. 

      Nonruminants

    • C. 

      Cattle

    • D. 

      Sheep

  • 8. 
    Soybean meal is one of the most commonly used protein sources for feeding hogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither true nor false

  • 9. 
    Vitamins are trace organic compounds.  This means:
    • A. 

      They contain carbon and are needed in very small amounts.

    • B. 

      They contain carbon and are needed in very large amounts.

    • C. 

      They contain carbon and are always delivered in shapes like Fred Flintstone.

    • D. 

      The cow jumped over the moon.

  • 10. 
    Fat-soluble vitamins can be dissolved in fat.  Therefore, the body can store these vitamins.  Examples of fat-soluble vitamins are:
    • A. 

      A, D, E, and K

    • B. 

      C and B complex

    • C. 

      C, B1, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid, biotin, folic acid, benzoic acid, choline, and B12

    • D. 

      Pig fat

  • 11. 
    A(n) _____________  means there is a lack of minerals or vitamins in the animal's ration.
    • A. 

      Lot

    • B. 

      Excess

    • C. 

      Adequate amount

    • D. 

      Deficiency

  • 12. 
    Major minerals are minerals needed in larger amounts than the minor or trace minerals.  They are inorganic compounds needed for the body processes.  The major minerals are:
    • A. 

      A, D, E, and K

    • B. 

      Na, Cl, Ca, and P

    • C. 

      Bo, Co, Cu, and Fe

    • D. 

      Not really needed

  • 13. 
    Water has many important functions in the diet.  Which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      All of the the statements are correct

    • B. 

      Water in the blood transports nutrients through the system.

    • C. 

      Water is necessary for the chemical reactions in the body.

    • D. 

      Water controls temperature in the body.

    • E. 

      Water is the main VERY necessary in lactating animals.

  • 14. 
    Corn, wheat, oats, barley, milo, and rye are sources of what energy nutrient?
  • 15. 
    Animals can live longer without water than they can without food.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 16. 
    Roughages such as hay and pasture plants (alfalfa and brome) are sources of what energy source?
  • 17. 
    Cereal products used in rations such as brewer's dried grains, corn gluten meal, distiller's dried grains, and wheat middlings are examples of what kind of energy source?
  • 18. 
    Minerals and vitamins may be added to the ration in very small amounts.  This source added to a ration is simply called a ________________________.
  • 19. 
    Green leafy hay can also be a source what organic compound?
  • 20. 
    The amount of food an animal eats in a day is the animal's _____________________.
  • 21. 
    Which of the following feedstuffs (ingredients) is a by-product of the ethanol industry, commonly used in cattle feeding?
    • A. 

      Wet distillers grain

    • B. 

      High moisture corn

    • C. 

      Sweetbran

    • D. 

      Hops

  • 22. 
    As the cattle feeding program changes while the cattle grow, the heavier cattle receive more grain and less hay in the diet.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 23. 
    Corn should be processed somehow to make it more digestible.  Which of the following methods is effective in "opening" the corn?
    • A. 

      Grinding

    • B. 

      Rolling

    • C. 

      Cracking

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 24. 
    A good source of salt in the cow's diet is from:
    • A. 

      McDonald's french fries

    • B. 

      Wet distillers grain

    • C. 

      Salt lick or salt block

    • D. 

      Corn dent #2

  • 25. 
    Feed additives and growth hormones are closely regulated in the U.S. by the:
    • A. 

      USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)

    • B. 

      FSA (Farm Service Agency)

    • C. 

      DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)

    • D. 

      GPAACFAU (Grain Processors of America And Cattle Feeders of America United)

    • E. 

      FDA (Food and Drug Administration)

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