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  • 1. 

    What is "The Fieldays"?

    • A.

      TV show set on a station in the King Country

    • B.

      4 days over summer when the cows are left in the same paddock

    • C.

      Conference for farmers on pasture management

    • D.

      Largest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere

    Correct Answer
    D. Largest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere
    Explanation
    They're held at Mystery Creek in Hamilton every year.

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  • 2. 

    This image beside is of a herringbone cowshed true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The other type of cowshed you can have is a rotary.

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  • 3. 

    Select the follow which are breeds of sheep.

    • A.

      Romney

    • B.

      Perendale

    • C.

      Ayreshire

    • D.

      Hampshire

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Romney
    B. Perendale
    D. Hampshire
    Explanation
    Hampshire, Romney and Perendale are sheep breeds, Ayreshire is a cattle breed.

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  • 4. 

    ...tractors are the best

    Correct Answer(s)
    John Deere
    john deere
  • 5. 

    Which is the most commonly used wire in NZ?

    • A.

      Barbed

    • B.

      High Tensile

    • C.

      No. 8

    Correct Answer
    B. High Tensile
    Explanation
    2.5mm

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  • 6. 

    What treating level do fence posts need?

    Correct Answer
    H4
    Explanation
    Fence posts need to be treated to a level H4. This level of treatment ensures that the posts are protected against decay and insect damage, making them more durable and long-lasting. The H4 treatment involves pressure treating the wood with preservatives, which penetrate deep into the wood fibers, providing excellent protection against rot and pests. This treatment is necessary to ensure that the fence posts can withstand exposure to the elements and remain sturdy and strong over time.

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  • 7. 

    What two companies merged to create Fonterra?

    Correct Answer
    new zealand dairy group & kiwi dairy company
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Fonterra was created by the merger of the New Zealand Dairy Group and the Kiwi Dairy Company. These two companies joined forces to form Fonterra, which is now one of the largest dairy companies in the world. This merger allowed for the consolidation of resources, expertise, and market share, enabling Fonterra to become a major player in the global dairy industry.

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  • 8. 

    What animal was the closest in the world to becoming extinct without becoming extinct?

    • A.

      Black Robin

    • B.

      Kiwi

    • C.

      Takahe

    • D.

      Tui

    Correct Answer
    A. Black Robin
    Explanation
    The Black Robin is the closest animal in the world to becoming extinct without actually becoming extinct. This bird species was on the brink of extinction in the 1980s, with only five individuals remaining. However, through intensive conservation efforts, including habitat restoration and captive breeding programs, the population of Black Robins has been successfully revived. Today, the Black Robin population has increased to a few hundred individuals, making it a remarkable conservation success story.

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  • 9. 

    What is the longest river in New Zealand?

    Correct Answer
    Waikato
    waikato
    Explanation
    The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand. It stretches over 425 kilometers and flows through the North Island. The river is of great cultural and historical significance to the Māori people, and it also plays a vital role in providing water for hydroelectric power generation and irrigation. The Waikato River is known for its stunning scenic beauty, with lush green landscapes and picturesque gorges along its course.

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  • 10. 

    What is the most successful franchise of New Zealand wool clothing?

    Correct Answer
    icebreaker
    Icebreaker
    Explanation
    Icebreaker is the most successful franchise of New Zealand wool clothing.

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  • 11. 

    When does duck shooting season being?

    • A.

      First weekend of April

    • B.

      First weekend of May

    • C.

      First weekend of June

    • D.

      First weekend of July

    Correct Answer
    B. First weekend of May
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the first weekend of May. This is the start of the duck shooting season.

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