Plant Quarantine Manual Review

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  • 1. 
    To find the name of a county in which a city in any state is located, you would consult:
    • A. 

      A road map.

    • B. 

      An atlas.

    • C. 

      The Postal Guide.

    • D. 

      A listing of county commissioners.

  • 2. 
    Which answer is not correct for the following statement: In most instances, failure to declare plant material is because the tourist:
    • A. 

      Doesn't know what you are looking for.

    • B. 

      Doesn't know the material is in the car.

    • C. 

      Doesn't want to cooperate.

    • D. 

      Doesn't realize the commodity is plant material.

  • 3. 
    It is best to try to obtain a declaration:
    • A. 

      Before the beginning of the inspection.

    • B. 

      During or after the time the vehicle is actually being inspected.

    • C. 

      When finding plant material.

    • D. 

      After notify your supervisor.

  • 4. 
    Of the following, which is the most acceptable wat to ask a tourist for a declaration:
    • A. 

      "Do you have any fruits or plants?"

    • B. 

      "You don't have any fruit or plants, do you?"

    • C. 

      "I would like to have a look at any fruit or other plant material you are carrying"

    • D. 

      "It is illegal to fail to declare plant material. I will take your declaration now please."

  • 5. 
    Cactus plants with roots that are dry and free from soil, in a private vehicle from the state of Arizona, should be:
    • A. 

      Rejected, and returned out of state.

    • B. 

      Allowed to enter only if accompanied by an Ozonium Root Rot certificate.

    • C. 

      Inspected and released, if no insects are found.

    • D. 

      Allowed to enter only if accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate.

  • 6. 
    The best time to inform a tourist that a quarantined commodity is prohibited entry into the state is:
    • A. 

      As soon as the material is declared.

    • B. 

      During the inspection of the vehicle.

    • C. 

      After completing inspection of the vehicle.

    • D. 

      Never, just take the material.

  • 7. 
    To overcome the animosity of a tourist toward inspection, you might:
    • A. 

      Have another inspector take over.

    • B. 

      Admonish the tourist to keep quiet.

    • C. 

      Threaten the tourist with arrest.

    • D. 

      Insist that the tourist listen to your reasons for inspection.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following states is not covered in the Cherry Fruit Fly Quarantine:
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Utah

    • C. 

      Wyoming

    • D. 

      Idaho

  • 9. 
    Under section 6461.5 there would not be reasonable cause to refuse admittance of a commidty if:
    • A. 

      The commodity is a known host of a pest known to occur in the locality of origin.

    • B. 

      You find the commodity to be infested with a pest not of common occurance in California.

    • C. 

      Origin if the commodity cannot be established, but you suspect it to be coming from a quarantined area.

    • D. 

      The material has not been declared according to law.

  • 10. 
    You need not answer "yes" to which of the following before issuing a citation:
    • A. 

      Is the party unpleasant?

    • B. 

      Is the party guilty of a violation?

    • C. 

      Is issuing a citation the best way of deterring reoccurence of the violation?

    • D. 

      Is the party in possession of a regulated commodity?

  • 11. 
    A commercial shipment of oak trees from Idaho, accompanied by a certificated stating they originated in an area free from oak wilt disease, should be:
    • A. 

      Inspected and released, if findings are negative.

    • B. 

      Sent to destination under warning notice.

    • C. 

      Rejected and sent out of state.

    • D. 

      Released only if accompanied by a special permit.

  • 12. 
    To be able to enter California from Texas without being fumigated, cotton bales must be compressed to a density of:
    • A. 

      13.5 lbs per cubic foot.

    • B. 

      20 lbs per cubic foot.

    • C. 

      22 lbs per cubic foot.

    • D. 

      28 lbs per cubic foot.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following articles would not be covered under the Imported Fire Ant Federal Domestic Quarantine if carried in a private vehicle.
    • A. 

      House plants.

    • B. 

      Three bales of alfalfa hay.

    • C. 

      Roses bushes.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following states is not included in the area under quarantine for Cedar-Apple Rust:
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Montana

    • D. 

      Utah

  • 15. 
    A shipment of feed corn from a county not known to be infested with European Corn Borer, accompanied by a certificate of origin, destined to General Mills in Veron, CA, should be:
    • A. 

      Inspected foir insects, and if findings are negative, released.

    • B. 

      Inspected for weeds and insects, and if findings are negative, released.

    • C. 

      Sent to destination under warning notice.

    • D. 

      Rejected and sent out of state.

  • 16. 
    A commercial shipment of Japanese plum trees from Michigan, accompanied by a certificate stating the trees are free from Japanese Beetle, should be:
    • A. 

      Inspected and released, if findings are negative.

    • B. 

      Sent to destination under warning notice.

    • C. 

      Rejected and sent out of state.

    • D. 

      Sent to destination under notice of noncompliance.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following pests is not covered under section 3250 of the California Code of Regulations:
    • A. 

      Mexican Fruit Fly.

    • B. 

      Mediterranean Fruit Fly.

    • C. 

      Citrus Canker.

    • D. 

      Plum Curculio.

  • 18. 
    Barley seed in fifty-pound bags from Oregon should be:
    • A. 

      Released if accompanied by a certificate of origin.

    • B. 

      Released if accompanied by a certificate.

    • C. 

      Sent to distination under warning notice.

    • D. 

      Released without further inspection.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following commodities is exempt under the Burrowing and Reniform Nematode Exterior Quarantine:
    • A. 

      House plants grown indoors and not for resale.

    • B. 

      Aquatic plants free from soil.

    • C. 

      Clean sand.

    • D. 

      Commercial plants, if grown in a greenhouse.