General Swine Knowledge Test! Trivia Quiz

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Below is a general swine knowledge test! Pigs are considered to be the smartest domesticated animals, and what they lack in eyesight they make up in good memory and a strong sense of smell. If you think you have adequate knowledge about pigs, their bodies, organs and even different breeds this quiz s for you. How about you take it and get to show off how skilled you actually are.


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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. 
    What month was your pig most likely born?
    • 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