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The 3 general concepts for livestock and meat evaluation is all of the following except:
A. evaluation B. selection C. segregation D. all are concepts
D. all are concepts
Identify the factor not related to palatability.
A. Smell B. Tenderness C. Juiciness D. Flavor
What does AMS stand for?
A. Agricultural Meat Service B. Agricultural Marketing Service C. Animal Marketing Standards D. Affordable Meat Standards
B. Agricultural Marketing Service
The branch of the USDA in charge of meat inspection is the Food ________ Inspection Service.
A. Service B. Safety C. Standard D. Select
The satisfaction a consumer receives from a product is known as?
A. good luck B. Quality C. Yield D. Money
__________ grade is used to estimate sellable product and cut ability.
A. Quality B. Yield
Livestock and carcass selection is based and dependent on market trends, feed source, and __________ demand.
A. History B. Consumer C. Supply D. Wholesale
The ultimate success in the livestock and meat industry depends highly on the proficiency of evaluation and the ability to make:
A. Purchase decisions B. Selection Decisions C. Sale Decisions D. All of the above are important
D. All of the above are important
Intermuscular fat is also known as:
A. Seam fat B. Marbling C. Back fat D. Heart fat
A. Seam fat
Quality grading is used in:
A. Beef, pork, and lamb B. Beef only C. Beef and lamb D. Pork only
C. Beef and lamb
At any point on the growth curve, later maturing animals are physiologically less mature, heavier, and have less _________.
A. Fat B. Muscle C. Bone D. Body length
Who established the USDA in 1862?
A. Abraham Lincoln B. Thomas Jefferson C. Woodrow Wilson D. Ronald Reagan
A. Abraham Lincoln
What is the scientific name for backfat?
A. Intramuscular fat B. Subcutaneous fat C. Intermuscular fat D. Perinephric fat
Where are implants placed in livestock?
A. Intramuscularly B. Under the skin of the of the tail C. Under the skin of the ear D. Subcutaneously
C. Under the skin of the ear
Which of the following is not one of the five primary commodity programs promoted by the USDA-AMS?
A. Livestock B. Dairy C. Cotton D. All are promoted
D. All are promoted
Which meat commodity is the only primal traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange?
A. Pork hams B. Pork bellies C. Ribeye steaks D. Lamb Carcasses
B. Pork bellies
_________ is essential to all life processes and must be made available to animals until harvest.
A. Feedstuffs B. Water C. Shade D. Soft floors
Which country is the leader in volume for US pork exports?
A. Canada B. Japan C. Mexico D. Australia
Grade standards were designed to facilitate a __________ price reporting service for livestock.
A. regional B. local C. State D. National
The Beta-agonist Ractopamine Hydrochloride is fed to pigs under the brand name:
A. Paylean B. Zilmax C. Muscleflexx D. Optaflexx
The growth curve seen in all species of animals is ________ in shape.
A. Beta B. Alpha C. Sigmoidal D. Omega
The grading of carcasses is available to any company and is paid for by:
A. Taxpayer dollars B. Government grants C. The packing plant D. Nobody, its free
A. Taxpayer dollars
The price variability across packers for animals sold on a live basis is:
A. Very little B. Moderate C. High D. no variability
A. Very little
President Lincoln established the USDA for all of the following except:
A. Homesteading B. Meat Inspection C. Railroad Expansion D. Land Grant Funding
B. Meat Inspection
The leading scientist for minimizing animal stress and injury for the livestock industry is:
A. Dr. Dale Woerner B. Dr. Temple Grandin C. Dr. Gretchen Mafi D. Dr. Jeff Savel
B. Dr. Temple Grandin
Many variables effect live animals evaluation. Which of the following is not one of those?
A. Current live prices B. Market trends C. Interest rate D. Consumer demands
C. Interest rate
The first standardized grading market was developed for which commodity?
A. Cotton B. Beef C. Tobacco D. Eggs
Which two quality grades in beef set the base carcass price for grid pricing ?
A. Choice/Prime spread B. Choice/Select spread C. Select/Standard spread D. CAB/Choice spread
B. Choice/Select spread
Which of the following does not affect boxed meat prices?
A. season B. world events C. Economy D. OSHA regulations
D. OSHA regulations
__________ grading categorized meat and cuts of meat on the basis of consumer acceptability.
A. Quality B. Yield C. Factorial D. Letter
An increase in structural tissues is known as ________.
A. Growth B. Development C. Hyperplasia D. Myogenesis
In Humans, bang's disease called Malta fever or ________ fever.
A. Undulant B. Flu C. Plague D. Bacterial
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