Swedish Vallhund Quiz

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Swedish Vallhund Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Swedish Name for the Swedish Vallhund Breed?
    • A. 

      Svensk Lapphund

    • B. 

      Västgötaspets

    • C. 

      Jämthund

  • 2. 
    Västgötaspets translated means...?
    • A. 

      Fast Small Pet

    • B. 

      Short Legs

    • C. 

      Spitz of West Gotia

  • 3. 
    Which two gentlemen are credited with the rescue of the breeds declining numbers?
    • A. 

      Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson

    • B. 

      Björn Rosenberg and Carl Zimmerman

    • C. 

      Count Björn von Rosen and Karl-Gustave Zetterstén

  • 4. 
    The first recognised stud of the breed 'Mopsen' lived to age 17, and died in the arms of his owner in the farmhouse kitchen in 1955. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The rescuers of the breed were determined that the breed should always look like  " _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  dog".  Essentially a reference to type.
  • 6. 
    Which of these is NOT a correct colour for a Swedish Vallhund as recognised by the Swedish Breed  Standard (FCI)
    • A. 

      Grey

    • B. 

      Grey-Yellow

    • C. 

      Grey-Brown

    • D. 

      Red-Brown

    • E. 

      Sable-Yellow

  • 7. 
    What is the correct term for the mutation that creates the no tail and stub tailed examples of the breed?
    • A. 

      T-Box Mutation

    • B. 

      J175 Mutation

    • C. 

      Short Vertebrae Mutation

    • D. 

      Stub Tail Mutation

  • 8. 
    There is no significant health impact for puppies born of parents that both have a stub/no tail. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Swedish Vallhunds, are an ancient breed developed over centuries to:
    • A. 

      Hunt pheasant and game bird

    • B. 

      Herd farm livestock, particularly cattle

    • C. 

      Get into small spaces going after rats

  • 10. 
    Check all variations of allowable white markings on a Swedish Vallhund according to the Swedish Breed Standard (FCI) . (you may choose to check more than one option) 
    • A. 

      Slight Necklace

    • B. 

      Neck Spot

    • C. 

      Narrow Blaze

    • D. 

      Broad Collar

  • 11. 
    A Swedish Vallhund's coat should be soft and silky to the touch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A Swedish Vallhunds eye colour should be pale, preferably yellow-brown.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Spot the phantom organisation
    • A. 

      Swedish Vallhund Club of America

    • B. 

      Schweizerischer Västgötaspets Klub

    • C. 

      Västgötaspets Australia

    • D. 

      Dutch Vallhund Society

    • E. 

      Swedish Vallhund Club (NZ)

    • F. 

      Västgötaspets Klubben af Monaco

    • G. 

      Swedish Vallhund Society (UK)

    • H. 

      United Swedish Vallhund Association

    • I. 

      Specialklubben för Västgötaspets

    • J. 

      Swedish Vallhund Club of Finland

    • K. 

      Swedish Vallhund Club Of Canada

  • 14. 
    What age/stage should you be able to breed a healthy Swedish Vallhund bitch?
    • A. 

      Anytime over 12 months with vet approval

    • B. 

      As soon as she is sexually mature, her first heat is fine.

    • C. 

      On her second season, not before, and generally aged about two years.

    • D. 

      Responsible breeders will wait till she is 3 years of age.

  • 15. 
    America recognised which of these ladies as being one of the first importers of Swedish Vallhunds mid 1980's to the United States? 
    • A. 

      Mrs Mary Theodore

    • B. 

      Mrs Marilyn Thell

    • C. 

      Miss Margaret Turnbill

  • 16. 
    Name this dog.  
    • A. 

      Topsy

    • B. 

      Mopsen

    • C. 

      Grand Champion Muffin Pop of Narnia (imp Fiji)

  • 17. 
    Which of these Swedish Vallhunds have a dilute coat colour?
    • A. 

      A, the white dog

    • B. 

      B, the blue dog

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 18. 
    A Swedish Vallhund in Australia shown against no competition, and judged to meet the standard will earn his challenge certificate and SIX points.  How many of these points does it take for him to gain the title of CHAMPION ?
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      360

    • C. 

      100

  • 19. 
    Exteriörbeskrivning is method of examination that is essentially...?
    • A. 

      Describing the exterior of a dog

    • B. 

      Testing the strength and agility of a dog

    • C. 

      Grading a dog's pedigree

  • 20. 
    The term used to express the common genealogical heritage of a Swedish Vallhund which details the probability (as a percentage) for two alleles of any gene being identical by descent is called...?  
    • A. 

      Line Breeding

    • B. 

      The Inbreeding Coefficient

    • C. 

      A Pedigree