2009 Winter Multiple Choice

  1. The genotype of an animal is

    A. All the genes possessed by the animal
  2. The central nervous system consists of the

    D. Brain and cranial nerves
  3. The medulla oblongata influences

    D. Digestion
  4. A smooth muscle cell is

    A. Spindle shaped
  5. A smooth muscle is found in the

    B. Arteries
  6. Muscles attatch to bones by means of

    B. Bones
  7. Tail vertebrae are called

    C. Caudal
  8. The immovable joints in the skull are _______ joints.

    A. Fibrous
  9. The parathyroid glands are located

    D. Around the thyroid
  10. Hypothyroidism is a condition of

    C. Thyroid hormone deficiency
  11. The _____ is a tube supported by C-shaped cartilage rings.

    A. Trachea
  12. ________ respiration is the use of oxygen by the cells.

    B. Internal
  13. The time from fertilization to parturition is called

    B. Gestation
  14. The ringlike smooth muscle called a sphincter at the caudal end of the uterus is the

    C. Cervix
  15. The inner layer of the pleura which surrounds the lung is the

    D. Visceral
  16. A major waste prodct from any nitrogen based food is

    B. Ammonia
  17. A nephrolith may develop from too high of concentrations of

    B. Calcium phosphate and uric acid
  18. What enzyme found in saliva starts to break down fat?

    D. Lipase
  19. Pruritus is commonly called
    A. Hair loss
    D. Dry skin
    C. Itching
    D. Pus
    D. Pus
  20. The dog's withers is located

    C. At the top of the shoulder
  21. The AKC places dogs into ____ groups based on what they do.

    B. Seven
  22. Kindling is the term used for the ______ process in rabbits.

    C. Birth
  23. The Lhasa Apso has

    C. A brachycephalic muzzle
  24. Which of the following is in the sporting group?

    B. English Springer Spaniel
  25. Which of the following dogs is prone to back problems?

    A. Basset Hound
  26. Which of the following cats may require more grooming?

    D. Maine Coon
  27. Tortoiseshell refers to

    C. An orange and black pattern
  28. Cats have an average gestation period of ____ days.

    A. 65
  29. A large, stocky cat with long hair, colorpoints, and four white feet is the

    B. Burmese
  30. A doe must have a minimum of ____ hours of daylight for proper breeding.

    D. 18
  31. What is the vector for heartworm?

    D. Mosquitoes
  32. Which parasite is common to most species?

    B. Roundworm
  33. A fecal flotation is a basic test for?

    C. Roundworm
  34. A soft bodied arthropod that may be seen walking on your bird, cat or dog is a

    B. Mite
  35. The rabies virus destroys the

    A. Respiratory system
  36. Which of the following is an example of a disease caused by a fungus?

    A. Ringworm
  37. Which of the following is an example of a disease caused by a virus?

    A. Toxoplasmosis
  38. A 6-11 pound rabbt can be kept in wire cages that are

    D. 24" wide by 36" long and 18" high
  39. The shedding of hair by dogs is triggered by

    B. Too high of outdoor temperature
  40. The use of the wrong pH product when bathing a dog may result in

    C. Burned and blistered skin
  41. When brushing your pets teeth, human toothpaste should not be used because

    D. It will irritate their stomach
  42. How can pet food companies validate nutritional claims for their products?

    B. Animal feeding trials
  43. One reason for using a hood on your aquarium is it

    A. Reduces evaporation
  44. Flourescent lighting is used for aquariums because it

    A. Does not radiate heat
  45. Chemical filtration is accomplished by the use of ______.

    A. Activated charcoal
  46. Which of the ollowing is an example of a fat soluble vitamin?

    B. A
  47. How many larval stages does a hookworm have?

    D. Four
  48. Isolation of animals to determine whether they have or carry a disease is

    B. Quarantine
  49. The incubation period for cocatiel eggs ranges from __ to __ days.

    C. 18, 20
  50. _______ glands secrete oily substances.

    A. Sebaceous
Card Set
2009 Winter Multiple Choice
FFA Small Animals Multiple Choice Questions