[quiz] How Well Do You Know American Agriculture?

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[quiz] How Well Do You Know American Agriculture? - Quiz

It's National Agriculture Week! Quiz yourself to see how much you know about ag!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The majority of U.S Farms are owned and operated by families

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    97% of U.S. farms are family owned!

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  • 2. 

    Besides livestock feed, what are other main uses for corn? 

    • A.

      Food and Soft Drinks

    • B.

      Fuel

    • C.

      Plastics, paper, and fabric

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Corn has multiple uses besides livestock feed. It is used in the production of food and soft drinks, as it can be processed into various food products and sweeteners. Corn is also used as a source of fuel, particularly in the form of ethanol. Additionally, corn is used in the manufacturing of plastics, paper, and fabric, as its starch can be converted into biodegradable materials. Therefore, all of the options mentioned above are correct uses for corn.

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  • 3. 

    Agriculture is the nation’s second largest employer behind retail.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Agriculture is the nation’s largest employer, providing jobs to 23 million Americans, from farming, to processing,to storage, to transportation,to everything in between.

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  • 4. 

    A bushel of soybeans weighs ____ pounds.

    • A.

      56

    • B.

      60

    • C.

      75

    • D.

      90

    Correct Answer
    B. 60
    Explanation
    A bushel of soybeans weighs 60 pounds.

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  • 5. 

    1 acre is about the size of a football field. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    One acre is approximately the size of a football field. This means that the area of one acre is similar to the area of a standard football field.

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  • 6. 

    Today, the average U.S Farmer produces just enough food to feed ____ people.

    • A.

      300

    • B.

      75

    • C.

      155

    • D.

      89

    Correct Answer
    C. 155
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 155. This means that on average, each U.S farmer produces enough food to feed 155 people. This is an important statistic that shows the efficiency and productivity of farmers in the United States. It also highlights the ability of the agricultural industry to meet the food demands of the population.

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  • 7. 

    GMO stands for Genetically Molecular Organism. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Genetically Modified Organism

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  • 8. 

    Soy­-based products can include...

    • A.

      Paint

    • B.

      Crayons

    • C.

      Concrete Stains

    • D.

      All the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the Above
    Explanation
    Soy-based products can include paint, crayons, and concrete stains. This means that all of the given options are correct. Soy-based paint is a sustainable alternative to traditional paint, soy-based crayons are non-toxic and eco-friendly, and soy-based concrete stains provide a natural and durable finish. Therefore, all the above options are valid examples of soy-based products.

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  • 9. 

    Soybean oil is the most widely used edible oil in the United States. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Soybean oil is the most widely used edible oil in the United States because it is versatile, affordable, and has a neutral taste. It is commonly used for cooking, baking, frying, and as an ingredient in processed foods. Additionally, soybean oil is low in saturated fat and high in polyunsaturated fats, making it a healthier option compared to other oils. Due to its widespread availability and various uses, it has become the preferred choice for many consumers and food manufacturers in the United States.

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  • 10. 

    What is the most widely eaten meat in the world?

    • A.

      Chicken

    • B.

      Turkey

    • C.

      Beef

    • D.

      Pork

    Correct Answer
    D. Pork
    Explanation
    Pork is the most widely eaten meat in the world because it is consumed in many cultures and cuisines around the globe. Pork is a versatile meat that can be prepared in various ways, such as roasting, grilling, frying, and curing. It is also used in a wide range of dishes, including sausages, bacon, ham, and pork chops. Additionally, pork is relatively affordable and readily available in many parts of the world, making it a popular choice for meals.

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