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Chapter Agricultural Quiz Areas 5, 6, & 7- Multiple Choice
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The National FFA Organization affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks
diversity in its _____, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.
In the early days of the NFA, the national convention rotated from state to state on the
campuses of the _____ colleges of the South.
Active participation in career development events, chapter meetings, award and recognition
programs, _____ and service and community projects provide FFA members with opportunities
to develop personal leadership skills.
When was Cecil Strickland the NFA President?
Which of the following individuals was an agricultural educator from Virginia Tech?
Walter S. Newman
_____ printed the first FFA Manual in 1930.
The Farm Journal of Philadelphia
To be eligible to receive the State FFA Degree from the state association, a member must
meet the following minimum qualifications, except:
Demonstrate leadership by giving a ten-minute speech on a topic relating to
agriculture or FFA.
The Blast Off conference is specifically designed for all of the following, except:
Preparation of chapter visits, programming and presentation material
Which of the following individuals were former FFA members that participated in the air raid
Melvin Jordan from Oklahoma
Which two officers speak during the Discovery FFA Degree Ceremony along with the
president and secretary
Which of the following type of SAEs include taking care of livestock on your school farm?
The first Official Dress uniform included dark blue shirt, blue or white pants, _____ cap and
Completed in 2007, the National FFA South Campus houses the _____, customer service
and distribution departments formerly located at the FFA center.
How many FFA members served in World War II?
(e. none of the above)
How many delegates attended the first National FFA Convention?
When must previous notice be given?
at the conclusion of the previous meeting, before the agenda for the next meeting has
been set, or before the next meeting has been set
Which of the following are the pertinent facts of Withdraw/Modify a Motion?
it does not require a second, it is not debatable or amendable, it can interrupt a
speaker, it requires a majority vote and it can be reconsidered
Which of the following motions may interrupt a speaker but cannot be reconsidered?
Point of Order, Division of the Assembly, Parliamentary Inquiry
A type of vote that is used only when dealing with an election where there are multiple
candidates; when one candidate does not receive a majority, but has more votes than the other
candidates is called a _____.
Which of the following should the minutes contain?
a. Time and date and place of the meeting.
b. The Chair's name for any Committee Reports presented
c. A complete copy of the treasurer's report
d. The time the meeting was adjourned
(e. All of the above)
Which of the following is FALSE about the motion to reconsider?
It can be reconsidered.
In discharging the committee, the chapter also does away with the motion referred to the
committee. If the chapter wants to discuss that motion, _____.
a. a motion to reconsider must be made.
b. a motion to reconsider the vote on the motion to refer must be made.
c. an incidental motion must be made.
d. the motion to rescind the vote to discharge the original topic referred must be made.
(e. none of the above.)
Which types of motions is it is the chair's duty to prevent?
a. irrelevant points of order
b. ridiculous amendments
c. unfounded appeals
d. divisions without merit
(e. all of the above)
Which of the following are the pertinent facts of the motion to rescind?
none of the above
In which of the following instances is it acceptable to elect a candidate without the candidate
receiving a majority vote?
if the local assembly's rules or constitution allows such
Which motion is amendable to time only but can be reconsidered with a negative vote?
Once a motion to suspend a standing rule and the motion has been seconded, what is the
proper terminology stated by the president?
"It has been moved and seconded that we suspend the standing rule .... This motion
is undebatable, unamendable, and requires a majority vote. Those supporting the
motion please rise." Then, "Those opposed Please rise. The vote is "?" for and "?"
against; therefore, the motion (carries/fails) and the standing rule (is/not) suspended."
Which of the following deal with: the presenter of a motion offering remarks or debate before
presenting the motion, the time allotment (10 minutes), the number of debates per member (2)
per debatable motion, and the right of First Refusal of Debate for the presenter of the motion?
Rules of Speaking
Which of the following is FALSE about the motion to amend?
It can interrupt a speaker
When a nominating committee is used to develop a list of nominees but a member wants to
add another individual to the list of nominees, what is the proper method for adding another
name to the list of nominees?
A member may make a nomination once the floor is open for further nominations.
There are _____ campuses across the state that offer instruction in Agriculture, Food and
"Ensuring A Sound Financial Future" is one of the Texas FFA Strategic Priorities. Ensuring
A Sound Financial Future: Ensure a financially sound future for the Texas FFA and its
programs as a partner with the _____.
Texas FFA Foundation
How many schools were approved to teach vocational agriculture in the 1917-18 school
(e. none of the above)
Which of the following is not a corporate partner of the Texas FFA?
Kubota Tractors, Inc
Who is a member of the Texas FFA Association Board of Directors?
Which of the following 2018-2018 Texas FFA Officers represents Area I?
When was "The Officership Series" condensed to a one-day leadership development
experience for all Junior-level students?
Which of the following is included in the Ford Leadership Scholars program?
a. school visits
b. international experience
c. presentation evaluation
d. banquets at HLS&R and SALE
(e. none of the above)
Students must select one of the Texas High School Foundation Program endorsements by
the time they enter ____ grade.
The interim-year of the Day at the Capitol program features speakers who are statewide
elected officials, legislators, legislative and _____ and professional legislative advocates.
Where is the chairman of the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Event from?
West Texas A&M University
In which of the biological regions, is the state event for the Wildlife and Recreation CDE held
in Spring 2019?
The selection criteria for the John Justin "Standard of the West" Award are based upon the
individual's _____, honesty, helpfulness, perseverance, grades, and school attendance.
What is the largest number of members or participants that can complete for a team during
the Chapter Conducting Leadership Development Event?
Which of the following former state officers was from the Quanah FFA Chapter?
Midsize farms represent _____ of the United States farms.
GCFI includes not just crop and livestock _____, but also fees for delivering commodities
under product contracts, government payments, and farm related income.
The 2012 Census of Agriculture Farm Topology Report classifies all farms into unique
categories based on three criteria: ____, whether farming is the principal operator's primary
occupation, and gross cash farm cash income (GCFI).
who owns the operation
Which of the following is NOT one of the six program categories that is defined in the Beef
Protein helps build and repair body tissues, including muscles and bones, and plays a role
in the creation of _____.
How many pounds of turkeys are produced in the U.S. each year?
7.1 billion pounds
Eggs are included in the meat group on the food pyramid because they are the highest
quality protein available after:
Over ____ million pounds of lamb and mutton (meat) per year are produced and that is
worth nearly ____.
194 million : $175 million
What are the major categories of wool?
carpet wool, fine wool, long wool and medium wool
What is the speed at which horses gallop?
_____ account(s) for almost two-thirds of the total Texas corn production.
The Northern High Plains
Approximately, what percentage of the U.S. cotton crop is grown in Texas?
Grain Sorghum seeds are planted in rows during the spring, March and April, when the soil
temperature exceeds _____.
65 degrees F
Which of the following is the dominant class of U.S. wheat exports?
Hard Red Winter
Which type of rice accounts for more than 25% of U.S. rice production and cooks moist and
a. Long-grain rice
b. Medium-grain rice
c. Intermediate-grain rice
d. Short-grain rice
(e. none of the above)
Which of the following individuals argued on the floor that it was imperative for the Senate to
pass a bipartisan bill and then take up the work-requirement issue in conference with House
b. U.S. Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas
China levies a 1% duty on about 894,000 tons a year of cotton imports that come under its
low-tariff-rate quota system. Beyond that, purchases are subject to a duty as high as _____.
During advanced breeding plant breeders identify and tag desirable characteristics (traits)
within a plant_____. They use this information to pick which plants to cross-breed and create
better performing crops.
When did the White House announce that the tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods will
move forward, with the final list of goods released June 15. The move appears to wreck the
nascent trade deal.
When you see "GMO-free" labels at the store on unflavored bottled water (_____), milk (and
other unflavored dairy products), and many meats (beef, chicken, pork), don't be misled, and
know that these foods do not have GMO equivalents.
flat or sparkling
Over the last 20 years, GMOs have reduced pesticide applications _____ and helped
increased crop yields by _____.
Which of the following is not an organization that concluded that biotech foods are safe?
North American Health and Medicine Research Review Committee
Herbicide tolerant crops are crops developed to tolerate specific herbicides allow farmers to
fight weeds by applying targeted herbicides only when needed and enable them to use
conservation tillage production methods that ____, prevent erosion, and reduce carbon
Buyers in China are wary and scrutinize United States corn because of what factor?
Which United States leading export to China is worth $9 billion?
Machinery (except electrical)
Which of the following U.S. products is not subject to Canadian retaliatory tariffs by type?
Milk and other dairy products
Usually, a tariff charge is a percentage of the _____, but sometimes it is a "specific" duty,
i.e.: a fixed sum per unit of quantity, weight or volume.
What percentage of the pork produced in the United States is exported?
Farm income has dropped in each of the past four years as commodity prices have fallen.
_____ of all farms now lose money each year, according to the Agriculture Department — a
predicament that is expected to worsen as the Federal Reserve raises loan interest rates and
trade tensions threaten export markets.
Slightly more than half
Which of the following is not modified in the Farm Bills agriculture and nutrition policies?
a. allow payment yields used for price loss coverage payments to be updated once in counties
affected by drought
b. rename the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers as the Dairy Risk Management
Program and modify coverage levels and premiums
(c. develop new program to evaluate new GMO agricultural products)
d. combine several trade programs into a single International Market Development Program
d. increase the loan limits for guaranteed farm ownership and operating loans
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