Avian Bowl Study Questions - How did you Do?

 

  1. What is the name for the functional units of the kidney? Nephron
  2.  Which breed from the Continental Class has a German name but is thought to have originated in Holland? Hamburgs
  3. What watt bulb provides adequate light for 200 sq. ft. (18 square meters) of floor space? 40 watts
  4. Who is T. Schjelderup-Ebbe and what did he discover? He provided the first scientific observation of social behavior in animals including the peck order in hens.
  5. What is gnotobiotics the study of?
    A. germs and viruses effects on genetics
    B. organisms raised in germ-free conditions
    C. the infection rate of new pathogens
    D. organisms immunological response to viruses
  6. When brooding poults, what is the rule of thumb with regard to reducing the temperature on weekly basis? You start at 90-95 degrees Fahrenheit and reduce the temperature 5 degrees weekly until you reach 70 degrees Fahrenheit. At that time you maintain the temperature.
  7. What is the difference between mammal and bird red blood cells? Bird red blood cells are nucleated.
  8. _____ _____ is a bacteria-resistant solution of sodium silicate and was used as one method of egg preservation. Water glass
  9. Check your local _____ regulations before starting to raise turkeys as some towns prohibit keeping poultry.  zoning
  10. What animal has long been used to determine the vitamin content of foods?
    A. horses
    B. chicks
    C. pigs
    D. dogs
  11. This person is known as the father of genetics.  Johann Gregor Mendel
  12. T. Schjelderup-Ebbe provided the first scientific observation of social _____ in animal in 1935. behavior
  13. Other than anthrax, what disease did Louis Pasteur work with? Hint, it was a poultry disease.
    A. Infectious bronchitis
    B. Fowl cholera
    C. Avian Influenza
    D. Salmonella
  14. Henrik Dam found that chicks fed a diet that was deficient in a certain nutrient did not have good blood clotting capabilities. Why then was the vitamin he discovered named K?  It was called the Koagulations Vitamin.  In his native language, Danish, coagulation is spelled with a "K".
  15. In the Continental Class, a spangle variety may be found in this breed.
    A. Polish
    B. Faverolle
    C. Campine
    D. Hamburg
  16. What breed of chicken was developed in Cuba? Cubalaya
  17. Feathers that curl back toward the head is the remarkable trait for the _____breed of chicken. Frizzled
  18. The definition of this term is very broad. It is a functioning unit of the anatomy, such as the skeletal, muscular, glandular, respiratory, and digestive.
    A. Testes
    B. Amnion
    C. System
    D. Vitamin
  19. Which breed of chicken was discovered in South America?
    A. Turkens
    B. Ameraucanas
    C. La Fleche
    D. Araucanas
  20. What is the most commonly raised commercial variety of turkey?
    A. Bronze
    B. Bourbon Red
    C. Narragansett
    D. Large White


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