General Swine Knowledge Test! Trivia Quiz

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General Swine Knowledge Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the name for a castrated male pig?
    • A. 

      Boar

    • B. 

      Gilt

    • C. 

      Shoat

    • D. 

      Barrow

  • 2. 
    What is the name for a female pig that has not given birth yet?
    • A. 

      Sow

    • B. 

      Gilt

    • C. 

      Stag

    • D. 

      Prolific

  • 3. 
    What is the term for the process of giving birth to pigs? 
  • 4. 
    The pig has a ruminant digestive system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which breed of pig is all white with erect ears?
    • A. 

      Yorkshire

    • B. 

      Landrace

    • C. 

      Chester White

    • D. 

      Tamworth

  • 6. 
    Which on of the following breeds is all black with a white belt?
    • A. 

      Duroc

    • B. 

      Hampshire

    • C. 

      Berkshire

    • D. 

      Blue Butt

  • 7. 
    What is the term (s) for the average amount of gain per day based on the amount of feed fed?
  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a major cut of meat?
    • A. 

      Ham

    • B. 

      Flore Flank

    • C. 

      Loin

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 9. 
    What is the feed conversion ratio for pigs?
    • A. 

      1 lbs of feed for 1 lb of gain

    • B. 

      2lbs of feed for 1 lb of gain

    • C. 

      3 lbs of feed for 1 lb of gain

    • D. 

      4 lbs of feed for 1 lb of gain

  • 10. 
    Where does Bacon come from?
    • A. 

      Hams

    • B. 

      Loin

    • C. 

      Shoulder

    • D. 

      Belly / Ribs

  • 11. 
    The right ear notches of your pig tell you what? (YOUR pig's right ear)
  • 12. 
    What is a "Blue Butt" a cross between?
    • A. 

      A Landrace and Hampshire

    • B. 

      A solid black pig and a white pig

    • C. 

      A Chester white and a Hampshire

    • D. 

      A Yorkshire and a Hampshire

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      December

    • B. 

      January

    • C. 

      February

    • D. 

      March

  • 14. 
    How many pounds is the average to be considered "Market Ready"?
    • A. 

      220

    • B. 

      280

    • C. 

      240

    • D. 

      250

  • 15. 
    How many teats does a sow have?
    • A. 

      6-8

    • B. 

      8-10

    • C. 

      10-12

    • D. 

      12-14

  • 16. 
    What is the main ingredient in your feed?
  • 17. 
    The average market price for swine is $6/lb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When showing your pig it is okay to hit them on their back with your show stick. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    After you are done showing and the judge places you, before you leave the ring you are supposed to shake his / her hand. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which one of the following things is NOT something you should have on hand while showing?
    • A. 

      Spray bottle

    • B. 

      Rag

    • C. 

      Small brush

    • D. 

      Show stick / cane

  • 21. 
    If the judge has is back to you it is okay if you do not look at him/her. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    How far away from the judge should you try to keep you and your pig? Pick the BEST answer. 
    • A. 

      4-6 feet

    • B. 

      6-8 feet

    • C. 

      8-10 feet

    • D. 

      10-12 feet

  • 23. 
    When you are in the show ring and your pig poops down its butt or rubs up against another pig with poop... What should you do? 
    • A. 

      Ignore it and keep smiling at the judge

    • B. 

      Rub it off with your show stick

    • C. 

      Wipe it on your blue jacket sleeve

    • D. 

      Use your rag to wipe it off

  • 24. 
    If your pig takes off running across the ring when you first enter, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Run after it... yelling.

    • B. 

      Say a profanity.

    • C. 

      Stop in your tracks.

    • D. 

      Walk calmly over to it and continue to look at the judge.

  • 25. 
    If you weighed your pig 7 days ago and it was 215 lbs and today you weighed it and it was 227lbs, what is its the average daily gain? 
    • A. 

      1.4 lbs per day

    • B. 

      1.5 lbs per day

    • C. 

      1.6 lbs per day

    • D. 

      1.7lbs per day

  • 26. 
    If the same pig mentioned before weighed 227 lbs and his average daily gain was 2.2lbs per day, what would he weigh at fair if there were 14 days left until weigh-in? 
    • A. 

      248lbs

    • B. 

      258lbs

    • C. 

      286 lbs

    • D. 

      268lbs

  • 27. 
    If you get "Penned" during either the market show or showmanship, you can relax and stop paying attention... even just get your phone out and text people. The show is taking forever. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    What is the term for a sow that has a lot of piglets in her litter?
    • A. 

      Parturition

    • B. 

      Farrowing

    • C. 

      Prolific

    • D. 

      Stag

  • 29. 
    What is the name of the long cut of meat that covers most of the back?
  • 30. 
    Your pig has been given a shot of antibiotics intramuscularly. The fair is coming up soon. What is the most important thing you need to be concerned with?