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  1. what is the average life span of a guinea pig?

    A) 2-3 years
    B) 4-5 years
    C) 5-6 years
    D) 3-4 years
    C) 5-6 years
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. guinea pigs pups are born "precocial" meaning they are born blind, deaf, and without hair.

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  3. female guinea pigs should be bred before 6 months age in order to prevent complete fusing f the pelvic symphysis.

    A) true
    B) false
    A) true
  4. what is the average length of gestation in guinea pigs?

    A) 14 days
    B) 21 days
    C) 68 days
    D) none of the above
    C) 68 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. what is the average life span of the gerbil?

    A) 36-48 mon
    B) 24-39 mon
    C) 12-24 mon
    D) 10-12 mon
    B) 24-39 mon
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. how much water do gerbils consume per day?

    A) 1ml
    B) 15ml
    C) 4ml
    D) 10ml
    C) 4ml
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. gerbils are nocturnal animals

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  8. what is the ideal thermoneutral zone for gerbils?

    A) 57-63F
    B) 60-65 F
    C) 64-72 F
    D) 74-80 F
    C) 64-72 F
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. which breed of hamster is commonly used in research?

    A) golden hamsters
    B) teddy bear hamsters
    C) dwarf hamsters
    D) all of the above
    A) golden hamsters
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. hamsters are the only rodents that do not have a harderian gland

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  11. what is the average length of gestation in the hamsters?

    A) 10-13 days
    B) 15-18 days
    C) 21-23 days
    D) 7-10 days
    B) 15-18 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. hamsters are desert dwelling animals and do not consume much water?

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  13. how much food does a hamster consume per day?

    A) 3-5g
    B) 10-15g
    C) 5-10g
    D) 1-3g
    B) 10-15g
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. what is the recommended environmental temperature for hamsters?

    A) 75-80
    B) 65-70
    C) 60-65
    D) 70-75
    B) 65-70
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. which of the following sites can be used for blood collection in hamsters?

    A) cephalic vein
    B) lateral tail vein
    C) retroorbital sinus
    D) all of the above
    C) retroorbital sinus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. the most common infectious disease of hamsters that causes severe diarrhea, depression and anorexia and is referred to as "wet tail" is

    A) proliferative ileitis
    B) lymphocytic choriomeningitis
    C) enterocolitis
    D) amyloidosis
    A) proliferative ileitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. what is the preferred site for blood collection in gerbils?

    A) retroorbital sinus
    B) toenail clip
    C) tail vein
    D) jugular vein
    A) retroorbital sinus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. gerbils should never be picked up by their tails because it can cause their tail to slip off

    A) true
    B) false
    A) true
  19. what is the average length of gestation in gerbils?

    A) 25 days
    B) 14 days
    C) 30 days
    D) 63 days
    A) 25 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. which of the following is a nutritional disease of guinea pigs?

    A) scurvy
    B) metastatic mineralization
    C) muscular dystrophy
    D) all of the above
    D) all of the above
  21. alopecia is common in female guinea pigs that develop ovarian cysts

    A) true
    B) false
    A) true
  22. which of the following species can tyzzer's disease infect?

    A) hamsters
    B) gerbils
    C) guinea pigs
    D) all of the above
    D) all of the above
  23. what is the most common bacterial disease of guinea pigs?

    A) pneumonia
    B) mastitis
    C) tyzzer's disease
    D) wet tail
    A) pneumonia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. guinea pigs rewuire supplementation of which vitamin in thier diet?

    A) vit A
    B) vit K
    C) vit C
    D) vit B
    C) vit C
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. what is the recommended environmental temperature for guinea pigs?

    A) 65-79
    B) 60-64
    C) 80-85
    D) none of the above
    A) 65-79
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. how much food does a gerbil consume per day?

    A) 10-15
    B) less than 5
    C) 5-7
    D) 7-10
    C) 5-7
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. what is the average weight of a hamsters?

    A) 95-130
    B) 125-150
    C) 55-80
    D) 60-80
    A) 95-130
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. what is the average life span of a hamster?

    A) 18-36 mon
    B) less than 12 mon
    C) 12-24 mon
    D) 36-48 mon
    A) 18-36 mon
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. which of the following sites can be used for blood collection in guinea pigs?

    A) cephalic vein
    B) cranial vein
    C) jugualr vein
    D) all of the above
    D) all of the above
  30. how long shoudl guinea pigs be fasted prior to an anesthetic procedure?

    A) 12 hrs
    B) none, they shoudl not be fasted
    C) 3 hrs
    D) 6 hrs
    C) 3 hrs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. which of the following is a reason why hamsters are used in research?

    A) shrotest gestation period of all lab animals
    B) free from spontaneous disease
    C) they hibernate
    D) all of the above
    D) all of the above
  32. how long is guinea pig food good for after the manufacture date?

    A) 30 days
    B) 14 days
    C) 90 days
    D) 60 days
    C) 90 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. what is the average weight of gerbils?

    A) 25g
    B) 50g
    C) 140g
    D) 40g
    B) 50g
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. guinea pigs are susceptile to heat stress and dont tolerate temperature over 90f

    A) true
    B) false
    A) true
  35. what is the average weight of guinea pig?

    A) 450
    B) 900
    C) 200
    D) 600
    B) 900
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. female hamsters have large fat pad along their inginal canal giving their rear end a more rounded apperarnace, where males have a more pointed rear end

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  37. gerbils have large amount of brown fat that aid in thermoregulation

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  38. a female guinea pig can be distinguishes from a male because she will have a Y shaped depression of tissue in the perineal area

    A) true
    B) false
    A) true
  39. in which species are male and female housed together becausemales will help care for the young

    A) guinea pigs
    B) gerbils
    C) hamsters
    D) none of the above
    B) gerbils
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. which breed of guinea pigs has a short, coarse coat that grows in whorls or rosettes?

    A) english
    B) peruvian
    C) abyssinian
    D) none of the above
    C) abyssinian
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. why are guinea pigs not commonly used in research?

    A) nocturnal and activity not assessed during day
    B) lack of readily accessible vein
    C) larger than other rodents and expensive to care for
    D) none of the above
    B) lack of readily accessible vein
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. whihc of the following methods of restraint can be used in hamsters?

    A) place a hand by the thorax
    B) picking up by the tail
    C) scruffing them
    D) all of the above
    C) scruffing them
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. which species is known to have seizures when they become stressed?

    A) guinea pigs
    B) hamsters
    C) gerbils
    D) all of the above
    C) gerbils
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. which vein is used when giving a gerbil an IV injection?

    A) femoral vein
    B) jugular vein
    C) lateral metatarsal vein
    D) cephalic vein
    C) later metatarsal vein
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. gerbils do not need to be fastd prior to anesthetic produres because of their high metabolic rate?

    A) true
    B) false
    A) true
  46. this disease is common in juvenile gerbils, it causes alopecia around the upper lip and nares and increases porphyrin secretion

    A) proliferative ileitis
    B) nasal dermatitis
    C) tyzzer's disease
    D) none of the above
    B) nasal dermatitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. which species has kurloff bodies in their leukocytes?

    A) guinea pigs
    B) hamsters
    C) gerbils
    D) all of the above
    A) guinea pigs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. when restraining a guinea pig for a procedure, they should be places on a towel on the table and scruffed to prevent then from moving?

    A) true
    B) false
    B) false
  49. this disease in guinea pigs is characterized by large, pus filled cervical lymph nodes cause by injury to the mouth

    A) cervical lymphadenitis
    B) lymphocytic choriomengitis
    C) amyloidosis
    D) tyzzer's disease
    A) cervical lymphadenitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. which of the following species is considered polyestrous?

    A) gerbil
    B) hamsters
    C) guinea pig
    D) all of the above
    D) all of the above

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