2009 Winter Multiple Choice

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2009 Winter Multiple Choice
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FFA Small Animals Multiple Choice Questions
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  1. The genotype of an animal is
    A. All the genes possessed by the animal
    B. The physical appearance of an animal
    C. The term used to describe a heterozygous condition
    D. The union of gametes carrying different alleles
    A. All the genes possessed by the animal
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  2. The central nervous system consists of the
    A. Brain and spinal cord
    B. Brain and cranial nerves
    C. Spinal cord and cranial nerves
    D. Autonomic nervous system
    A. Brain and cranial nerves
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  3. The medulla oblongata influences
    A. Autonomic nervous system
    B. Reasoning
    C. Digestion
    D. Equilibrium
    C. Digestion
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  4. A smooth muscle cell is
    A. Spindle shaped
    B. Rectangular shaped
    C. Elongated
    D. Square shaped
    A. Spindle shaped
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  5. A smooth muscle is found in the
    A. Arteries
    B. Leg
    C. Neck
    D. Chest
    A. Arteries
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  6. Muscles attatch to bones by means of
    A. Tendons
    B. Gristle
    C. Ligaments
    D. Bones
    D. Bones
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  7. Tail vertebrae are called
    A. Lumbar
    B. Caudal
    C. Cervical
    D. Thoracic
    B. Caudal
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  8. The immovable joints in the skull are _______ joints.
    A. Synovial
    B. Fibrous
    C. Ball and socket
    D. Cartilaginous
    B. Fibrous
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  9. The parathyroid glands are located
    A. At the base of the brain
    B. On the thorax
    C. Above the kidneys
    D. Around the thyroid
    D. Around the thyroid
  10. Hypothyroidism is a condition of
    A. Thyroid hormone excess
    B. Thyroid hormone deficiency
    C. Deficient parathyroid hormone
    D. Poisoness levels of thyroid hormone
    B. Thyroid hormone deficiency
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  11. The _____ is a tube supported by C-shaped cartilage rings.
    A. Alveoli
    B. Pleura
    C. Capillary
    D. Trachea
    D. Trachea
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  12. ________ respiration is the use of oxygen by the cells.
    A. Capillary
    B. Internal
    C. External
    D. Intercostal
    B. Internal
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  13. The time from fertilization to parturition is called
    A. Ovulation
    B. Copulation
    C. Gestation
    D. Lactation
    C. Gestation
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  14. The ringlike smooth muscle called a sphincter at the caudal end of the uterus is the
    A. Ovary
    B. Cervix
    C. Uterus
    D. Oviduct
    B. Cervix
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  15. The inner layer of the pleura which surrounds the lung is the
    A. Visceral
    B. Mediastinum
    C. Parietal
    D. Pleura space
    A. Visceral
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  16. A major waste prodct from any nitrogen based food is
    A. Ammonia
    B. Urea
    C. Amino acids
    D. Uric acid
    A. Ammonia
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  17. A nephrolith may develop from too high of concentrations of
    A. Sodum chloride and urea
    B. Ammonia
    C. Urea
    D. Calcium phosphate and uric acid
    D. Calcium phosphate and uric acid
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  18. What enzyme found in saliva starts to break down fat?
    A. Lipase
    B. Bile
    C. Sodium bicarbonate
    D. Pepsin
    A. Lipase
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  19. Pruritus is commonly called
    A. Hair loss
    D. Dry skin
    C. Itching
    D. Pus
    D. Pus
  20. The dog's withers is located
    A. At the upper thigh
    B. At the top of the shoulder
    C. At the base of the tail
    D. At the top of the head
    B. At the top of the shoulder
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  21. The AKC places dogs into ____ groups based on what they do.
    A. Five
    B. Nine
    C. Three
    D. Seven
    D. Seven
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  22. Kindling is the term used for the ______ process in rabbits.
    A. Mating
    B. Birth
    C. Weaning
    D. Gestation
    B. Birth
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  23. The Lhasa Apso has
    A. A brachycephalic muzzle
    B. Dark ears, feet and tail
    C. A tail that is docked
    D. A wire undercoat and a soft topcoat
    A. A brachycephalic muzzle
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  24. Which of the following is in the sporting group?
    A. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
    B. Papillion
    C. Dachshund
    D. English Springer Spaniel
    D. English Springer Spaniel
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  25. Which of the following dogs is prone to back problems?
    A. Shih-tzu
    B. Golden Retriever
    C. Great Dane
    D. Basset Hound
    D. Basset Hound
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  26. Which of the following cats may require more grooming?
    A. Devon Rex
    B. British Shorthair
    C. Maine Coon
    D. Abyssinian
    C. Maine Coon
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  27. Tortoiseshell refers to
    A. A solid colred cat
    B. Any colored striped pattern
    C. White, black and orange patches
    D. An orange and black pattern
    D. An orange and black pattern
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  28. Cats have an average gestation period of ____ days.
    A. 70
    B. 55
    C. 65
    D. 45
    C. 65
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  29. A large, stocky cat with long hair, colorpoints, and four white feet is the
    A. Balinese
    B. Birman
    C. Burmese
    D. Himalayan
    C. Burmese
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  30. A doe must have a minimum of ____ hours of daylight for proper breeding.
    A. 16
    B. 18
    C. 15
    D. 17
    B. 18
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  31. What is the vector for heartworm?
    A. Ants
    B. Mosquitoes
    C. Flies
    D. Gnats
    B. Mosquitoes
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  32. Which parasite is common to most species?
    A. Whipworm
    B. Toungeworm
    C. Roundworm
    D. Lungworm
    C. Roundworm
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  33. A fecal flotation is a basic test for?
    A. Anchorworm
    B. Heartworm
    C. Roundworm
    D. Mites
    C. Roundworm
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  34. A soft bodied arthropod that may be seen walking on your bird, cat or dog is a
    A. Mite
    B. Tick
    C. Louse
    D. Flea
    A. Mite
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  35. The rabies virus destroys the
    A. Respiratory system
    B. Nervous system
    C. Reproductive system
    D. Endocrine system
    A. Respiratory system
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  36. Which of the following is an example of a disease caused by a fungus?
    A. Ringworm
    B. Toxoplasmosis
    C. FVR
    D. Hepatits
    A. Ringworm
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  37. Which of the following is an example of a disease caused by a virus?
    A. Ich
    B. Ringworm
    C. Rabies
    D. Toxoplasmosis
    D. Toxoplasmosis
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  38. A 6-11 pound rabbt can be kept in wire cages that are
    A. 24" wide by 24" long and 14" high
    B. 24" wide by 36" long and 14" high
    C. 24" wide by 48" long and 18" high
    D. 24" wide by 36" long and 18" high
    D. 24" wide by 36" long and 18" high
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  39. The shedding of hair by dogs is triggered by
    A. Weather conditions
    B. Too high of outdoor temperature
    C. Change of day length
    D. Too low of outdoor temperature
    B. Too high of outdoor temperature
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  40. The use of the wrong pH product when bathing a dog may result in
    A. Removal of ticks
    B. Soft, manageable hair
    C. Glossy hair
    D. Burned and blistered skin
    D. Burned and blistered skin
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  41. When brushing your pets teeth, human toothpaste should not be used because
    A. It will cause tooth decay
    B. It doesn't taste good
    C. It will make them appear as if they are foming at the mouth
    D. It will irriate their stomach
    D. It will irritate their stomach
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  42. How can pet food companies validate nutritional claims for their products?
    A. Animal feeding trials
    B. List ingredients on the label
    C. Dockside inspection
    D. Use FDA terminology
    A. Animal feeding trials
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  43. One reason for using a hood on your aquarium is it
    A. Makes it easier to feed the fish
    B. Reduces evaporation
    C. Came with the tank
    D. Looks good
    B. Reduces evaporation
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  44. Flourescent lighting is used for aquariums because it
    A. Is less expensive than incandiscent
    B. Always reproduces the sun's spectrum
    C. Does not radiate heat
    D. Is not harmed by water
    C. Does not radiate heat
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  45. Chemical filtration is accomplished by the use of ______.
    A. Activated charcol
    B. Filter spheres
    C. Filter sponge
    D. Filter wool
    A. Activated charcoal
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  46. Which of the ollowing is an example of a fat soluble vitamin?
    A. Niacin
    B. C
    C. Riboflavin
    D. A
    D. A
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  47. How many larval stages does a hookworm have?
    A. Five
    B. Three
    C. Two
    D. Four
    D. Four
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  48. Isolation of animals to determine whether they have or carry a disease is
    A. Temperament
    B. Euthanasia
    C. Quarantine
    D. Domestication
    C. Quarantine
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  49. The incubation period for cocatiel eggs ranges from __ to __ days.
    A. 16, 18
    B. 20, 22
    C. 18, 20
    D. 22, 24
    C. 18, 20
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  50. _______ glands secrete oily substances.
    A. Mammary
    B. Sweat
    C. Sebaceous
    D. Mucus
    C. Sebaceous
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