Trivia Quiz On Animal Husbandry And Agriculture Of The World!

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  • 1. 
    What percentage of people are employed as farmers in the developed world?
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.1

    • C. 

      0.05

    • D. 

      0.01

    • E. 

      None

  • 2. 
    What is the ideal number of calories to consume in a day? For a moderately active male and female, 15 years old, respectively.
    • A. 

      2600 and 2000

    • B. 

      3000 and 1500

    • C. 

      400 and 200

    • D. 

      2500 and 1500

    • E. 

      8000 and 6000

  • 3. 
    What country has the greatest concentration of undernourishment in the world?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Chad

    • E. 

      Phillipines

  • 4. 
    Where is wheat mostly grown?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Europe

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 5. 
    What is grown in Africa?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Cassava

    • C. 

      Millet

    • D. 

      Sorghum

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Sugar is the dominant source of dietary energy in which country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Venezuela

    • D. 

      Dijbouti

    • E. 

      North Korea

  • 7. 
    Rice is the dominant crop in...
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      East Asia

    • E. 

      South America

  • 8. 
    Most important crops grown on a plantation.
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Rubber

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    1/3 of the world's coffee is grown in...
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Hawaii

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      California

  • 10. 
    What state is at the center of the corn belt?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Iowa

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Colorado

    • E. 

      Idaho

  • 11. 
    Palisade Peaches are an example of...
    • A. 

      Shifting cultivation

    • B. 

      Plantation agriculture

    • C. 

      Truck farming

    • D. 

      Mediterranean

    • E. 

      Commercial gardening

  • 12. 
    What type of farming must be done closest to cities and predominantly in developed countries?
    • A. 

      Ranching

    • B. 

      Mixed crop and livestock

    • C. 

      Pastoral nomadism

    • D. 

      Dairy farming

    • E. 

      Commercial gardening

  • 13. 
    Mediterranean climates are mostly found on what continent coasts?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

    • E. 

      Center

  • 14. 
    What are the 2 most important ranched animals?
    • A. 

      Sheep and Cattle

    • B. 

      Cattle and Pigs

    • C. 

      Pigs and Sheep

    • D. 

      Chickens and Cattle

    • E. 

      Goats and Sheep

  • 15. 
    The cattle industry in Argentina grew rapidly because of...
    • A. 

      Access to the ocean

    • B. 

      Farm subsides

    • C. 

      New cattle breeds

    • D. 

      Banning vegetarianism

    • E. 

      Charging more per cow

  • 16. 
    What drugs are growing in use, and therefore demand?
    • A. 

      Cocaine

    • B. 

      Heroin

    • C. 

      Marijuana

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What country accounts for nearly 1/3 of the world's organic farming?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 18. 
    Which is not a form of commercial agriculture?
    • A. 

      Mediterranean

    • B. 

      Extensive grain farming

    • C. 

      Pastoral nomadism

    • D. 

      Plantation agriculture

    • E. 

      All of the above are forms

  • 19. 
    Hunting and gathering societies...
    • A. 

      Employ about 15% of the word's population

    • B. 

      Are still found in a few isolated places in the world

    • C. 

      Are characterized by large concentrations of people

    • D. 

      Occur nearly everywhere but are especially common in Europe

    • E. 

      No longer exist

  • 20. 
    Shifting cultivation is most commonly found in which climate region?
    • A. 

      Tropical

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Warm temperature

    • D. 

      Continental

    • E. 

      Polar

  • 21. 
    Which type of agriculture is practiced by the largest percentage of the world's people?
    • A. 

      Dairying

    • B. 

      Intensive subsistence

    • C. 

      Plantation

    • D. 

      Shifting cultivation

    • E. 

      Mediterranean

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is true regarding farming in America today?
    • A. 

      Many farms are owned by corporations or operated as cooperatives

    • B. 

      Mechanization is necessary due to size of farms

    • C. 

      Governmental plays a large scale

    • D. 

      Farming is expensive and farmers suffer economic hardships

    • E. 

      All of the above are true

  • 23. 
    When did the first agricultural revolution occur?
    • A. 

      8000 BC

    • B. 

      4000 BC

    • C. 

      2000 BC

    • D. 

      3000 BC

    • E. 

      100 AD

  • 24. 
    Desertification is the...
    • A. 

      Expansion of desert-like conditions caused by human actions

    • B. 

      Increase in productivity of agriculture in desert regions

    • C. 

      Invention and diffusion of irrigation practices

    • D. 

      Rise in groundwater level due to inadequate drainage

    • E. 

      Lowering of reliance on irrigation agriculture

  • 25. 
    One of the major causes of desertification is...
    • A. 

      Insufficeientcrop planting

    • B. 

      Lack of knowledge about pastoral nomadism

    • C. 

      Rapid population growth in semi-arid regions

    • D. 

      Reduction in animal grazing

    • E. 

      Rise in use of fertilizers

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