How Well Do You Know Your Dairy Farming?

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How Well Do You Know Your Dairy Farming? - Quiz

Quiz for year 11 Geography, Dairy farming unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Extensive Pastoralism has
    • A. 

      Land divided into small blocks

    • B. 

      Excellent road access

    • C. 

      Very large farm holdings

    • D. 

      High output per hectare

    • E. 

      Alot of cheese products

  • 2. 
    Dairy farming is located in areas which are
    • A. 

      Hilly/rocky

    • B. 

      Lowland/plain

    • C. 

      Central to urban development

    • D. 

      Stoney

    • E. 

      Sandy

  • 3. 
    For a dairy farm to run efficiently it requires
    • A. 

      Cold temperatures

    • B. 

      Close proximity to the sea

    • C. 

      Quad-bikes

    • D. 

      Fertile soils

    • E. 

      Poor acessibility

  • 4. 
    What is a system?
    • A. 

      A model which is used to show how an activity operates, linking interacting phenomena to form a whole

    • B. 

      The distribution of inter-related phenomena in space

    • C. 

      How people view and understand their environment

    • D. 

      A spatial unit defined by a particular phenomena

  • 5. 
    An example of a natural input is
    • A. 

      Water pollution

    • B. 

      Effluent

    • C. 

      Alluvial, free-draining soils

    • D. 

      Calves

    • E. 

      The Farmer

  • 6. 
    In a Dairy farming system feedbacks are
    • A. 

      Ouputs which are lost from the system

    • B. 

      Outputs which are used by the system as inputs

    • C. 

      Reports written at each seasonal transition

    • D. 

      The actions done by farmers to turn inputs into outputs

  • 7. 
    This is a ________ cow
  • 8. 
    This is a ________ cow
  • 9. 
    Friesian's are good for
    • A. 

      Their wet noses

    • B. 

      Lower fat content, but higher output

    • C. 

      Higher fat content, but lower output

    • D. 

      Cheese and butter making

  • 10. 
    This is a ________ milking shed
  • 11. 
    In break-feeding
    • A. 

      A change of paddock after each milking allows grass to recover before it is grazed again

    • B. 

      Movable electric fences allow strict control of grazing

    • C. 

      Hay is distributed to cows directly after milking

    • D. 

      Calves are weaned off their mothers milk in portions

  • 12. 
    An example of a Dairy farming feedback is _________
  • 13. 
    Air pollution is an environmental problem caused by Dairy farming
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Algal bloom is caused when
    • A. 

      Native flora attempt to attract pollinators

    • B. 

      Farmers stop fertilising their land

    • C. 

      Excess fertiliser is washed into water-ways

    • D. 

      Cows get parasitic infections

  • 15. 
    A solution to waterway pollution would be
    • A. 

      Use of races

    • B. 

      Use of a feeding pad

    • C. 

      Carp ponds

    • D. 

      Riparian management

  • 16. 
    What are two dairy farming regions of the South Island?
    • A. 

      Manawatu and Lower Clutha

    • B. 

      Lower Waitaki and Galatea

    • C. 

      Canterbury and Hauraki Plains

    • D. 

      Taieri and Southland

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