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4th grade 2019 Clover Bowl Questions (All Categories)

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1950
In what year did the 4-H Camp at Crossville open?
Absolutely nothing!
What does it cost to join 4-H in Tennessee?
Exploring 4-H
What is the name of the manual 4th graders receive in 4-H club meetings?
4th through 12th Grades
4-H is open to young people of what school grades?
None
In how many 4-H contests must you participate in order to be eligible for Junior 4-H camp?
Ages 9 to 19
4-H is open to young people of what age range?
www.utextension.utk.edu/4h
What is the Tennessee 4-H website address?
S-R-T-L-C
The Southern Region 4-H Teen Leadership Conference is better known by what acronym?
Jan. 1st of current year
What is the reference date used in 4-H for grade?
5th
Junior 4-H members are in what grade?
The University of Tennessee
4-H members in Tennessee are in a sense students at what University?
Lelan Statom (Channel 5) (Pronounced LEE-LUN STATE-UM)
What Nashville weather man was a 4-H member from Dyer County and emcees the State 4-H History Bowl?
4-H members paid in produce, such as a bushel of corn, etc.
Compare and Contrast how the original payment for 4-H camp differed from today's?
The white sweaters with the Vol State emblem.
What did Tennessee 4-H members wear to National Congress for the first time in 1947?
They painted murals on the walls of the Rec Hall (The murals were scenes from their homeland.)
POW's during World War II decorated what is now the Clyde M. York 4-H Center in what unique way?
University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University
Name the two institutions which help develop the Tennessee 4-H program?
West Virginia
In what state was the 4-H All-Star program first organized?
The Angel or 600A Form
What form must a 4-H Agent or volunteer leader have before a 4-H'er can attend an event?
A verbal or spoken justification of why you placed a JUDGING class a certain way
What are oral reasons?
The 4-H Poster Contest
In which 4-H contest would you make a "mini 4-H billboard?"
10 seconds
How long does a person have to answer a Clover Bowl question after "buzzing in?"
14 by 22 inches
What is the correct size for a 4-H poster?
Demonstrations
In which 4-H contest would you actually show someone how to do something?
Judging Teams
What 4-H activity deals with the learning of decision-making skills?
Horizontal or Landscaped
A 4-H Art Poster must be oriented in what direction?
Three to Five Minutes
A demonstration should last how long?
4th Grade
In what grade is 4-H first offered?
Shelbyville
The State 4-H Horse show is held each year in what Tennessee city?
Explorer (4-H'er)
What is the term for a 4th grade 4-H member?
To acquaint 4-H members with themselves and their surrounding.
What is the purpose of the 4-H Clover Bowl in Tennessee?
Public Speaking
In which 4-H contest would you try to inform, entertain or persuade?
13
How many judging teams are offered in Tennessee 4-H?
An unprepared speech (Senior members do this in addition to a prepared speech)
What does the term "extemporaneous" mean as it relates to 4-H?
2 minutes
An extemporaneous speech should last no more than how many minutes?
Only Senior High
4-H is required to be mentioned in a speech in which age levels?
The Tennessee 4-H Foundation
What 4-H organization was formed in 1953 to raise funds for 4-H in Tennessee?
Target SMART
What is the official name of the 4-H shooting sports program?
The Vice-President
Which 4-H officer's main duty is to get someone to do parts of the program?
Carrie Harrison
What person wrote the 4-H motto?
The Vice-President
Which 4-H officer presides in the President's absence?
The President
Which 4-H officer's main duty is to preside over the meetings?
Three
How many 4-H regions are there in Tennessee?
4-H All-Stars
What is the name of the state-wide leadership organization designed for Sr. High 4-H'ers?
State 4-H Director
What is the title of the person who officially heads up the 4-H program in Tennessee?
The Secretary
Which 4-H officer's main duty is the writing of the minutes?
The President Calls the Meeting to Order.
What is the first order of business in any 4-H meeting?
A 4-H Volunteer Leader
Any person, other than an agent, who works with 4-H members in any capacity is called a what?
Leaders
Adults, teens, and volunteers are examples of what group of people who help agents conduct the 4-H program?
The Secretary (although this is often done silently)
Which 4-H officer has the duty of checking the roll?
Adjourn (UH JURN)
What is another word used to dismiss a 4-H club meeting?
They "stand approved as read"
What happens if there are no corrections to the minutes?
State 4-H Council President (Elected at State 4-H Round-Up)
What is the highest elected office that a 4-H member can obtain in Tennessee 4-H?
Current 9th Grade Members
At what grade in school can 4-H Honor Club members become All Stars?
The Vol State Award
What award, given at State Round-Up, is the highest level of recognition a 4-H member in Tennessee can receive?
About 15,000 (If they guess a number, it needs to be between 14,000 and 16,000.)
How many adults served as 4-H Volunteers each year in Tennessee?
The Minutes
What is another term for a written record of the 4-H club meeting?
World War I
Which war helped to initiate the 4-H club program?
G.L. Herrington
Who served the longest as State 4-H Leader in Tennessee?
Otis Hall (from Kansas)
Who wrote the 4-H Pledge?
Tennessee 4-H Roundup
What current 4-H event was named Tennessee 4-H Club Short Course in 1939?
State 4-H Roundup (started in 1923 originally called "State Club Camp")
What was the first state-wide 4-H event in Tennessee?
The Tomato (girls) and Corn Clubs (boys)
What two organizations served as the forerunners of 4-H in Tennessee?
Tennessee 4-H Roundup
What current 4-H event was originally named State Club Camp in 1923?
The Smith-Lever Act (of 1914)
What Federal Law provided the funding for the 4-H program in the United States?
Tennessee 4-H Congress
At what 4-H event is the 4-H Governor elected?
UT Knoxville and UT Martin
State 4-H Round-Up is held at two different locations in Tennessee. Name these locations.
"Camp Crossville"
What was the official name of the POW Camp now known as Clyde M York 4-H Center?
The Hale Master 4-H Family
What is the award given the 4-H family who has shown "exceptional participation in all phases of 4-H club work?"
A Tulip Poplar Tree Was Planted
What Tennessee symbol was placed at the National 4-H Center in Washington by Tennessee 4-H'ers in 1970?
They got to name a ship (S.S. Charles Keffer)
How were Tennessee 4-H'ers honored for their contribution to the World War II war effort?
Compiled a History on Tennessee 4-H - "4-H a Tennessee Tradition"
What did Tennessee 4-H do to celebrate Homecoming '86?
A soil sample (the samples were sent to help nourish the Tennessee State tree planted at the National 4-H Center)
At the 1970 Tennessee 4-H Congress, each county delegation brought something from their county. What was it?
The Vice-President
Which 4-H officer is in charge of arranging the room for the meeting?
4-H Honor Club
What is the name of the leadership organization designed for 7th and 8th grade 4-H'ers?
Camp Woodlee (near McMinnville)
Where did southern Middle Tennessee counties attend 4-H camp before moving to Crossville in 1960?
Collegiate 4-H
Former 4-H members, who are students at Tennessee Tech, MTSU and the University of Tennessee, can still take part in 4-H activities through what organization?
Pat Head Summitt, Coach of the Lady Vols Basketball Team
What UT sports legend was at one time a 4-H member?
UT Extension (University of Tennessee Extension)
What is the name of the organization that administers the 4-H program in Tennessee?
World War II Prisoner of War Camp
What was the original use of the 4-H camp at Crossville?
The mythical German POW "Herman the German"
According to 4-H legend, who stalks around Clyde M York 4-H Center at night looking for his lost leg?
The Scribe
What is the name of the 4-H All-Star officer who serves as the secretary?
The State 4-H Council
What is the name of the collective group of officers installed at State 4-H Roundup?
Entomology
This is the smallest 4-H project although this fact may "bug" some people.
The Tennessee Association of Extension 4-H Workers
What does TAE4-HW mean?
Washington, D.C.
Citizenship Focus, a national 4-H event dealing with government, takes place in what city?
Citizenship
Becoming a better more responsible citizen is taught in which 4-H project?
Horse
What is the most popular 4-H livestock project?
26
How many projects are offered to Tennessee 4-H members?
Leadership
In which 4-H project would you work with younger 4-H members and learn more about the parliamentary procedure?
Citizenship
Service learning is part of what 4-H project?
Food Preservation (in 1912) (now part Food Science project)
Which 4-H project is generally considered to be the first one organized in Tennessee?
Computers and Technology
What is the newest 4-H project?
Morgan Hall
What is the name of the building on the UT campus in which the State 4-H Office is located?
Flag Retreat
What is the name of the inspirational ceremony which takes place at camp right about sundown?
Wilson County (1994)
The 4-H Clover Bowl was held for the first time in what county?
Clyde M. York 4-H Center in Crossville
Where does the Southern Regional Teen Leadership Conference take place?
Crossville
The Clyde York 4-H Center is located in what Tennessee town?
Washington, D.C. (Chevy Chase, Maryland)
In what city is the National 4-H Center located?
Junior High (6th, 7th, & 8th Grades)
State Academic Conference is open to 4-H members of what age group?
National 4-H Congress
What 4-H event traditionally takes place right after Thanksgiving?
Tennessee 4-H Congress
At which State 4-H event do 4-H members act as representatives and senators?
A 4-H agent
What is the title of a person employed by the University of Tennessee to conduct the 4-H program?
Flag Raising
What is the name of the inspirational ceremony which takes place at 4-H camp right after sunrise?
Demonstration Agents
What were 4-H Agents originally referred to in Tennessee?
Knoxville
In what Tennessee city does State 4-H Electric Camp take place?
William P Ridley 4-H Center
Name the 4-H Center located in Columbia
Nashville
Where does Tennessee 4-H Congress take place?
Vespers
What is the name of the inspirational ceremony held at the end of each day at 4-H camp?
Tennessee 4-H Congress
At which state event do members wear green 4-H sweaters as part of their official dress?
4-H Fashion & Design Conference
At what 4-H event do members go shopping at the mall and participate in a fashion show?
The University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University
The 4-H program in Tennessee is organized and maintained by what two institutions?
Tennessee 4-H Congress
State 4-H winners in Leadership, Citizenship, and Public Speaking are crowned at what 4-H event?
Tennessee 4-H Congress
At what state 4-H event do 4-H members participate in "Know Your Government" activities?
Service
What is the All Star motto?
The Gavel
Don Bowman made what in 1948 which is handed down each year to the state 4-H Council President?
Washington County (the oldest county in Tennessee)
The "Tradition of the Gavel" refers to the gavel constructed by Don Bowman containing a piece of cherry wood from what original courthouse?
The Leula Lee (pronounced EYE-OOO-LA)
What is the name of the medal presented in Tennessee to State 4-H winners?
The 4-H Honor Club (The "H" of course stands for Honor)
Which 4-H group actually has adopted a fifth "H"?
The 4-H Clover
Which 4-H symbol by law cannot be covered in any way by text or graphics when printed?
Greeneville
The Clyde Austin 4-H Center is located in what Tennessee town?
William Ridley (Columbia)
Target SMART is held at which 4-H Center?
Clearer Thinking
4-H members pledge their heads to what?
Atlanta, Georgia
Where has National 4-H Congress been held since 1997?
Citizenship Washington Focus
At what 4-H event would you see the changing of the guard of the Unknown Soldier?
Citizenship Washington Focus
The White House, Monticello, and Mount Vernon are visted during which 4-H event?
Spring
During what time of the year does Tennessee 4-H Congress take place?
State 4-H Roundup
At what senior 4-H event would you take a college tour?
Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Archery and Rifle Training
In the 4-H Target SMART program, what does the acronym "SMART" stand for?
Leadership
Which 4-H project could be defined as learning how to influence people to make some kind of change?
Milk or Dairy Products (as part of June Dairy Month)
4-H members celebrate what product each June?
Mertie Hardin
Who is considered to be the first 4-H member in Tennessee?
Be a state winner in a 4-H project
What is the most common way to earn a trip to National 4-H Congress?
The Tennessee 4-H Performing Arts Troupe
Name the group of teens who promote 4-H by singing and dancing....performing most notably at Tennessee 4-H Congress.
Head, Heart, Hands, and Health
What are the 4 "H's"?
4-H: A Tennessee Tradition
What is the name of the official Tennessee 4-H History?
The Pledge of Allegiance
When leading the 4-H Pledge and the Pledge of Allegiance, which pledge should be led first?
1927
The 4-H emblem was adopted in what year?
The 4-H Clover
What 4-H symbol is copyrighted?
Better Living
4-H members pledge their health to what?
To Make the Best Better!
What is the 4-H Motto?
Green and White
What are the 4-H colors?
A Four-Leaf Clover
What is the 4-H Emblem?
"and my world"
What phrase was not part of the original 4-H pledge?
Greater Loyalty
4-H members pledge their hearts to what?
The 4-H Pledge
In which pledge would you face the group not the flag?
Learn by Doing
What is the 4-H slogan?
The first full week in October
What is the traditional date of National 4-H Week?
1927
The 4-H Pledge was adopted in what year?
Thought for the Day
What is the name of the inspirational part of the 4-H club meeting?
Larger Service
4-H members pledge their hands to what?
Waxing Gibbous (Pronounced GIB-US)
What phase of the moon would over have 50% of the moonlit on the right side?
Moving toward the sun
In terms of the lunar cycle, what does the term waxing mean?
Moving away from the sun
In terms of the lunar cycle, what does the term waning mean?
1 day or 24 hours
How long does it take the earth to make one complete rotation?
Waning Crescent
What phase of the moon would have less than 50% of the moonlit on the left side?
First Quarter
What phase of the moon would have 50% of the moonlit on the right side?
Transpiration (pronounced TRANS-PER-RAY-SHUN)
What natural process causes the "Smoke" in the Smoky Mountains?
Waning Gibbous (Pronounced GIB-US)
What phase of the moon would over have 50% of the moonlit on the left side?
Full Moon
Which phase of the moon is characterized by a completely illuminated disc?
New Moon
What phase of the moon is more or less invisible to earth?
Full Moon
What is the opposite phase of New moon?
Lunar Eclipse
What happens when the moon passes directly behind the earth in its shadow?
Full Moon
What phase must the moon be in in order for a lunar eclipse to occur?
Lunar Eclipse
What eclipse happens at night?
Third Quarter
What phase of the moon would have 50% of the moonlit on the left side?
New Moon
What is the first phase of the moon called?
New Moon
What phase must the moon be in in order for a solar eclipse to occur?
Tropism (Pronounced TROPE -IZM)
If a plant bends in order to get closer to the sun, it is exhibiting what?
Static Electricity
What causes a shock, when touching a metal object, or a friend's ear, after walking across carpet?
Friction
What causes the heat produced when you rub your hands together?
Air resistance
What is the force which causes a feather to fall slower than a butter knife?
the Ignition Temperature
What is the minimum temperature to which a fuel source must be heated for combustion to occur?
Fuel, Heat, Oxygen
What three things are necessary for a fire to burn?
Burns easily
What does the term "flammable" mean?
Solid, Liquid, Gas
What are the three states of matter?
32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius
At what temperature does water freeze?
212 degrees Fahrenheit or 100 degrees Celsius
At what temperature does water boil?
Slope
A clinometer (pronounced KLIN OM UH TER) is used to measure what?
Make thinner or weaker
What does the term dilute (pronounced DY LUTE) mean?
8
How many phases are there in the lunar cycle?
Chemical Energy
What form of energy is released when food is being digested?
A conductor
In terms of electricity, copper wire would be a good example of what?
Translucent (Pronounced TRANZ-LOOSE-ENT)
In terms of light, a stained glass window would be considered what kind of material?
Opaque (Pronounced O-PAKE)
In terms of light, a piece of aluminum foil would be considered what kind of material?
Translucent (Pronounced TRANZ-LOOSE-ENT)
In terms of light, a piece of wax paper would be considered what kind of material?
Transparent
In terms of light, a piece of clear plastic would be considered what kind of material?
Opaque (Pronounced O-PAKE)
A material that allows no light to pass through it is considered to be what?
Translucent (Pronounced TRANZ-LOOSE-ENT)
A material that allows some light but not all to pass through it is considered to be what?
Transparent
A material that allows light to pass through easily is considered to be what?
Refraction (Pronounced RE-FRACK-SHUN)
The way a straw looks bent in a glass of water is an example of what phenomenon?
In waves
How does light travel?
186,000 miles per second
What is the speed of light?
Radiant Energy
X-Ray machines give off what kind of energy?
Radiant Energy
What form of energy travels in waves?
Lunar Eclipse
Which Eclipse last for a longer period of time?
Weather
What is defined as the state of the atmosphere at a given place and time in regards to heat, dryness, wind and rain?
1 month (29.5 days)
How long does it take the moon to revolve around the Earth?
Lunar Eclipse
What causes a "blood moon?"
Totality (Pronounced TOE-TAL-UH-TEE)
What is the area called where the sun is completely blacked out by the moon during an eclipse?
One year
How long does it take the earth to make one revolution around the sun?
Erosion
What is defined as the process soil or rock is moved from one location to other?
Heat Energy
When Ice melts in a glass of water this is an example of what form of energy?
Weathering
What is the process by which rocks, soil, and minerals are broken down due to contact with the Earth's atmosphere?
Heat Energy
What form of energy can be defined as the level of activity for the molecules in a given object?
Climate
What can be defined as the atmospheric conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a period of time?
Climate
The fact that Florida is warmer than Tennessee can be attributed to differences in what?
The weather
A meteorologist is a person who studies what?
Chemical Energy
What form of energy is stored in the bonds atoms and molecules?
Chemical Energy
What form of energy is released when wood burns?
Solar Eclipse
What happens when the moon passes directly between the sun and the earth?
Sediment
What is the term for the material that is moved during the process of erosion?
Refraction (Pronounced RE-FRACK-SHUN)
The process by which light slows down as it passes through a thick substance is referred to as what?
Predation
What is defined as the biological interaction of one animal eating another?
Omnivores (pronounced OM-NUH-VOORS)
In terms of what they eat, a human would be classified as what?
Omnivores (pronounced OM-NUH-VOORS)
In terms of what it eats, a bear would be classified as what?
Herbivore (HERB-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, a goat would be classified as what?
Herbivore (HERB-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, a dairy cow would be classified as what?
Carnivore (CARN-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, a domesticated dog would be classified as what?
Cell membrane
What structure is responsible for the support and protection of the animal cell?
Cell wall
What structure is responsible for the support and protection of the plant cell?
Cells
What are the building blocks of all life?
The nucleus
What structure is responsible for coordinating growth, metabolism, and the reproduction of the cell?
The nucleus
What structure in the cell is responsible for storing the cell's DNA?
Animal Cells
Which type of cell would have cilia?
Animal Cells
Which type of cell would have Lysomes?
Competition
What is defined as a biological interaction where both organisms or species are harmed?
An Insulator
What do you call a material which does not allow electricity to move freely through it?
Membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm
What are the three main structures of a cell?
Plant Cells are rectangular Animal cells are round
In terms of shape, what is the difference in plant cells and animal cells?
Cellulose
What is the cell wall of a plant composed of?
Plant Cell
What type of cell has a cell wall?
Cells
What is the basic unit of all living things?
A shadow
In terms of light, what will you find behind an opaque object?
An Insulator
In terms of electricity Plastic or rubber would be a good example of what?
Reflection
The process by which light bounces off of a shiny surface is referred to as what?
A conductor
What do you call a material which allows electricity to move freely through it?
A circuit
For an electric current to happen there must be a what?
Waxing Crescent
What phase of the moon would have less than 50% of the moonlit on the right side?
Static Electricity
What is defined as electricity which gathers in one place?
Plants releasing water into the air
What is Transpiration (pronounced TRANS-PER-RAY-SHUN)?
It is absorbed
What happens to light when it strikes a dull surface like a dark curtain?
Plant Cells
Which type of cell would have one large central vacuole? (Pronounced VACK -U- UL)
The ocean (about 95 percent)
Where does most of the water in the atmosphere come from?
Electric Current
What is defined as electricity which moves from one place to another?
No other animal in the ecosystem preys on it.
What does it mean for an animal to be at the top of the food chain?
Aquifer (AH-QUH-FUR)
What is the term for a water-bearing formation formed underground?
Evaporation
What is the first step of the Water Cycle?
Precipitation
What is defined as condensed water vapor that falls to Earth's surface?
Solar Energy
What force powers the water cycle?
Ground Water and Surface Water
What are the two types of water found on land?
Gully
What is the name for the ditch which forms in soil due to water erosion?
Omnivores (pronounced OM-NUH-VOORS)
Spiders are members of what animal family?
Herbivores (HERB-UH-VOORS)
Animals which eat exclusively plants, are classified as what?
Carnivore (CARN-UH-VOOR)
What is the term used to describe an animal which eats only meat?
Behavioral
An opossum playing dead is an example of what kind of adaptation?
Behavioral
Migration is an example of what kind of adaptation?
Spores
Fungi reproduce by the production of what?
Apex Predator
What is the term for an animal which sits at the top of the food chain?
An ecosystem
What is a biological community of interacting organisms?
9 days (according to NASA)
How many days does it take for the moisture in the atmosphere to be replaced?
Incomplete Metamorphosis
What type metamorphosis happens in a grasshopper?
Carnivore (CARN-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, an eagle would be classified as what?
Man
What animal is considered to be the apex predator on earth?
Lack of Predation
What is the main reason an organism in an ecosystem becomes overpopulated?
Carnivore (CARN-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, a lion would be classified as what?
Complete Metamorphosis
What type of metamorphosis would have four stages?
Carnivorous (Pronounced CAR-NIV-UR-US)
The Venus Flytrap is a good example of what type of plant?
Herbivore (HERB-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, a sheep would be classified as what?
Incomplete Metamorphosis
What type of metamorphosis would have three stages?
Complete Metamorphosis
What type metamorphosis happens in a moth or butterfly?
From large underground wells located in the area
Where does the city of Memphis obtain its fresh water supply?
Carnivore (CARN-UH-VOOR)
In terms of what it eats, a snake would be classified as what?
Sam Houston
What Tennessee governor was adopted by the Cherokee Indians as a teenager?
The Natchez Trace
By what route did Andrew Jackson and his troops return from the Battle of New Orleans?
Nashville (1784)
Which of Tennessee's four largest cities was the first to be founded?
Knoxville
What was the first capitol of the state of Tennessee?
Gold
What was the main thing that de Soto was looking for when he explored Tennessee?
De Soto
Who was first European explorer to enter Tennessee?
Matthew Fontaine Maury
What Tennessean, is known as the "Father of Oceanography?"
June 1, 1796
Tennessee became a state on what date?
Roane County (Archibald Roane)
What Tennessee County was named after the state's second governor?
West Tennessee
The Jackson Purchase of 1818 brought what area into the State of Tennessee?
Memphis
What city in Tennessee got its name from the ancient Egyptian capitol on the banks of the Nile River?
The Chickasaw Purchase (or Jackson purchase)
What was the transaction called when the American government bought West Tennessee?
The Chickasaw Purchase
The Jackson Purchase of 1818 was aknown by what name?
Reelfoot Lake
What lake was formed in West Tennessee by an earthquake in 1811?
Sam Houston
Who was the first governor of Tennessee to resign from office?
John Sevier
Who served as the governor of the State of Franklin?
Nancy Ward
Who was the last Cherokee to be a "Beloved Woman?"
The Woodland Indians (The answer Indians should get a response of "I need to now what specific Indians")
Who were the first farmers in West Tennessee?
Rocky Mount
What was the name of the home that became the first capital of the Southwest Territory?
Sevier County
What Tennessee County is named for the state's first governor?
Sixteenth (16th)
What was Tennessee's order of entry to the Union in 1796?
1843
Nashville was named as Tennessee's permanent state capitol in what year?
At Pinson Mounds State Park
Where can you find Saul's Mound?
"Land of the Smoke"
What did the Cherokee call the Appalachian Mountains?
Chucalissa (Chuck A Lee SUH)
What Native American village once stood on the site of what became the city of Memphis?
Cherokee
The Chickamaugans were a group of Native Americans associated with what Indian tribe?
Daniel Boone
Which famous long hunter led many settlers through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky?
Long Hunters
What was the name given to the early white men who explored the Tennessee area looking for game?
Kings Mountain (South Carolina)
What battle in the Revolutionary War was fought mainly by Tennesseans?
14
If admitted to the Union what number state would Franklin have been?
Nancy Ward
What Tennessean is known as the "Wild Rose of the Cherokee?"
Smallpox
What disease broke out among members of the Donne Party which forced them to be isolated from the rest of the group?
Cumberland Compact
What was signed by settlers into agreement on the Cumberland River, near present day Nashville, in 1780?
The Transylvania Land Company
What was the name of the land company which was formed with the aim of acquiring parts of the Cherokee tribal lands?
The State of Franklin
Name the state which was established in 1784 and then dissolved in 1788.
Jonesborough and Greeneville
What two cities served as the Capitol of the State of Franklin?
Benjamin Franklin
Who was the Lost State of Franklin named for?
7
How many states voted to admit Franklin into the Union in 1785?
The Sycamore Shoaf the Watauga River
Where did Tennessee's army meet before marching to the Battle of King's Mountain?
James K. Polk (he was elected, too!)
What Tennessean was the first "dark horse" presidential nominee?
Cherokee Indians used this scenic location to send smoke signahich could be seen for miles
How did Signal Point, near Chattanooga, receive its name?
William Blount (He was a delegate at the time representing North Carolina)
What Tennessee founding father is a signer of the United States Constitution?
De Soto
Who brought the first domesticated animanto what is now Tennessee?
Nashville
Vanderbilt University is located in what Tennessee city?
Chickamaugans
What were Dragging Canoe's followers known as?
All 5
How many of 5 largest Tennessee cities are located along a major river?
Sam Houston
What great Tennessean was nicknamed the "Raven?"
The Natchez Trace
In 1810, people who left Nashville for New Orleans usually came back on a road known as what?
John Sevier
What Tennessean is known as the "Hero of King's Mountain?"
Nashville
What Tennessee city was at one time called Fort Nashborough?
A trip to London, England as part of a diplomatic mission
What great trip did Cherokee Chief Little Carpenter make around 1730?
Kingston (one day!)
Which city served the shortest time as Tennessee's capitol city?
Democrat
Andrew Jackson was a member of what political party?
The Overmountain Men
What was the name used to describe the men who left Tennessee to fight at the Battle of Kings Mountain?
Cherokee and Creek
The Donne Party had to fight off what two Indian tribes on there journey to what became Nashville?
The Woodland Era
During what era was Pinson Mounds an active community?
The Cumberland River
Name the large river that flows through downtown Nashville.
Monroe County
In what modern day county was the Cherokee village of Tanase (TUH-NAH-SEE), located?
Spain
Hernando de Soto came from what European nation?
7
In Cherokee society, how many clans are there?
North Carolina
Tennessee was originally part of what state?
1776
In what year was Sequoyah born?
The Washington District
What was the name of the area formed at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War what is now east Tennessee?
Madison County
Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park is located in what Tennessee County?
The Corrupt Bargain
What was the term used by Andrew Jackson supporters to describe the presidential election of 1824?
Houston, Texas (named for Sam Houston)
What is the largest city in America named for a person from Tennessee?
One and one-half years
How long did the journey known as the Trail of Tears take?
Sequoyah (SUH-QWA-YA like the tree)
Name the Tennessean who invented the Cherokee alphabet.
Sequoyah (SUH-QWA-YA) The tree is the Giant Sequoia the largest tree in the world
Name the Tennessean who has a tree named for him?
David Crockett
Who was the only US Representative from Tennessee to vote against the Indian Removal Act?
Andrew Jackson
Which Tennessee president abolished the National Bank?
Andrew Jackson
Who was the first person to be elected President from a state which was not one of the original 13 colonies?
The Trail of Tears
What was the more familiar name for the Cherokee removal from Tennessee?
Ross's Landing
What is the name of the trading post located where downtown Chattanooga is today?
Andrew Jackson
Who was Old Hickory?
Andrew Jackson
Who was president when Congress passed the Indian Removal Act of 1830?
The Indian Removal Act of 1830
What legislation brought about the Trail of Tears?
The Cherokee
Which of the five Indian tribes were the last to sign the treaty which started their removal and the trail of tears?
John Donne
Who led the flotilla of boats down the Tennessee and back up the Cumberland River to settle the area which would become Nashville?
Chattanooga
The town of Ross's Landing changed its name in 1839 to what?
Red Clay State Historic Park
At what Tennessee Historic Park does the "Eternal Flame of the Cherokee" burn?
John Ross
Which future Cherokee chief served in the War of 1812 under Andrew Jackson?
John Ross Chief of the Cherokee
Who was the principal chief of the Cherokees during the years immediately leading up to the Trail of Tears?
John Ross
Who served as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation for almost 37 years?
Nashoba (pronounced NUH SHOW BA)
What was the name of the colony near Memphis established in 1826 for slaves to be able to work for their freedom?
Davy Crockett and Sam Houston
What two Tennesseans played prominent roles in the formation of Texas?
Sam Houston (The Republic of Texas)
What Tennessean served as President of another country?
Davy Crockett
What prominent Tennessean was a U.S. Congressman before dying at the Alamo?
President James K. Polk
What American president is buried on the grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol Building?
William Bean
Who was the first permanent white male settler in Tennessee?
A British Soldier
During the Revolution, what did the term "Redcoat" mean?
Remaining Loyal to England
During the Revolution, what did the term "Loyalist" mean?
Andrew Jackson
Which of the Tennessee presidents was the only U.S. President to completely pay off the national debt?
White's Fort
The city of Knoxville was originally a fort. What was it called?
Old Stone Fort
What is the Woodland-era gathering place located in Coffee County known as?
Andrew Jackson, John Overton, James Winchester (would accept last names)
Name two of the three founders of Memphis?
Saul's Mound at Pinson Mounds State Park (72 feet tall)
What was believed to be the largest-man made structure built in America prior to 500 AD?
James Robertson
Who led the overland party of settlers to the area which would become Nashville?
Knoxville
The Treaty of Hon was signed near the downtown area of what future Tennessee City?
James K. Polk
Who was known as "Young Hickory?"
Andrew Jackson and John Sevier
What two prominent Tennesseans almost met in a duel due to their great dislike for each other?
Little Carpenter
The warrior Dragging Canoe was the son of what well traveled Cherokee Chief?
John Sevier
What early Tennessean was known among the Indians as "Chucky Jack?"
Catherine S. "Bonnie Kate" Sevier
Who was Tennessee's first "First Lady?"
The War of 1812
Tennessee's most popular nickname, "The Volunteer State," originated during which war?
Knox
What did the "K" in James K. Polk stand for?
The Battle of the Bluffs
What Indian battle near Nashville was won in part by dogs?
Jackson County
Which Tennessee County was named in honor of the first president from the Volunteer State?
The Nickajack Expedition
What was the name of the military expedition against the Chicamaugans in 1794?
John Sevier
Who saved Bonnie Kate Sherrill's life when Chickamaugans attacked Fort Henry and later married her?
The Hermitage
What is the name of Andrew Jackson's famous home?
The Cumberland Compact
What was the name of the agreement among settlers in the middle Tennessee area forming a frontier government?
Andrew Jackson
With whom did David Crockett have a long standing feud, which led to his departure for Texas?
Blount County
What Tennessee County was named after the territorial governor of Tennessee?
Blount Mansion
What Knoxville building served as the SECOND Capitol of the Territory South of the River Ohio?
James K. Polk
When California became a part of the United States, who was the president?
Polk County
In what county is Nancy Ward buried?
Memphis
The French fort: Fort Assumption was located near what present Tennessee City?
Blount College (Knoxville)
Under what name was the institution, that eventually became the University of Tennessee, first chartered?
Great Britain
What nation's army was defeated at the Battle of New Orleans by Andrew Jackson?
Washington County (Established 1777)
What is Tennessee's oldest county?
Red Clay
What was the Cherokee tribe's last center of government before being forcibly removed from Tennessee in 1838?
Lewis
In what Tennessee county did Meriwether Lewis die?
David Crockett
What early Tennessee Congressman introduced a resolution to abolish West Point?
Chattanooga
Which one of Tennessee's four major cities was originally named "Ross's Landing"?
President Andrew Jackson
Who did David Crockett refer to as "King Andrew the First"?
Austin Peay Normal School
What was the original name of Austin Peay State University?
Rachel Done (later wife of Andrew Jackson)
Which future presidential wife traveled down the Tennessee river on a boat during the settlement of Nashville?
William Blount
What early Tennessean was expelled from the U.S. Senate?
Fort Loudoun
What British fort, located in present day Monroe County, surrendered to the Cherokee Indians after a year long siege?
Flatboats
On what type of vesseid the Done Party go down river?
Nashville
What Tennessee city was at one time known as "Big Salt Lick?"
Democrat
James K Polk was a member of what political party?
The Creek Indians
Who did Andrew Jackson fight at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
John Sevier
Who was Tennessee's first governor?
North and South
The first railroads in Tennessee ran in what general direction?
Archibald Roane
Who was the second man to be elected governor of the state of Tennessee?
Daniel Boone
Who was the most famous of the Long Hunters who visited the Tennessee area?
Dragging Canoe
Who was the Cherokee leader who opposed the sale of Middle Tennessee to Richard Henderson in 1775?
William Blount
Who served as governor of Tennessee when it was a U.S. Territory?
The Members of the Done Party (The group that traveled by river to settle Nashville)
Who arrived in Fort Nashborough on April 24, 1780?
Andrew Jackson (Jackson, Miss.)
Which one of Tennessee's three presidents has a state capitol named in his honor?
The Steamboat (made it easier to get people and materian and out of Nashville)
What invention was largely responsible for Nashville becoming a larger city than Knoxville?
Andrew Jackson
Which of the Tennessee Presidents, as a child, was struck in the face with a sword by a British officer?
The Mexican War
What war did the United States fight during President James K. Polk's administration?
For the British
On what side did most Cherokee fight in the Revolutionary War?
Impeachment
Section 4 of Article 2 defines what action that can be taken against a sitting President for actions such as Treason or Bribery?
Part
What is a simple definition of the Constitutional term Article?
Article 2
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines the powers of Vice-President?
Article 2
Which Article of the US Constitution includes the President's Oath of Office?
Article 2
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines and defines the Electoral College?
Article 3
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines the powers of Supreme Court?
1st Amendment
The freedoms of speech, religion, and the press, as well as the right to assemble, are outlined in which amendment to the U.S. Constitution?
Article 2
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines the powers of President?
Speaker of the House
What title is conferred upon the leader of the U.S. House of Representatives?
The Legislative Branch
Article 1 of the US Constitution defines what branch of government?
The Supreme Court
What is literally the "Highest Court in the Land?"
The Tennessee State Constitution
What document starts with these words "Whereas, the people of the territory of the United States south of the River Ohio..."?
Six years
What is the term of office for a United States Senator?
Article 1
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines the powers of Congress?
Jury
What do you call a group of citizens called together to hear a legal case?
The Legislative Branch
Striking down an unfair law would be one way the Supreme Court "checks and balances" the power of what other branch of government?
The Judicial Branch
Nominating justices to the Supreme Court is one way the President "checks and balances" the power of what other branch of government?
The Executive Branch
Confirming cabinet members and supreme court nominees are ways that the Senate "checks and balances" the power of what other branch of government?
The US Senate
What branch of government ratifies treaties with other nations?
Each State had one vote regardless of size.
The New Jersey Plan allowed for states to be represented in Congress based on what?
67 votes (2/3 of 100)
Any proposed amendment to the US Constitution must have at least how many votes in the senate in order to move forward?
Judicial
What branch of government interprets the laws?
The Executive Branch
Article 2 of the US Constitution defines what branch of government?
30 years of age
Article 1 designates that all US Senators must be what age before taking office?
two/thirds majority (2/3)
Any proposed amendment to the US Constitution must pass by what margin in both chambers of government?
Article 5
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines how to make changes and updates to the document?
Flee or hide in another state.
According to Article 4 of the US Constitution, you can't commit a crime in one state and do what?
Article 4
Which Article of the US Constitution defines the method by which new states are admitted into the Union?
The Judicial Branch
Article 3 of the US Constitution defines what branch of government?
The Preamble
What part of the US Constitution answers the questions as to why we are doing this and who we are doing it for?
The Bill of Rights
What are the first ten amendments to the US Constitution called?
The Cumberland Compact
What document helped govern people in the Nashville area prior to Tennessee becoming a state?
The Articles of Confederation
What document was the precursor to the US Constitution in America?
Article 6
Which article of the US Constitution defines the sovereignty of the United States? (SOV-URNTEE)
The Articles of Confederation
What was ratified and went into effect on March 1, 1781?
The Articles of Confederation
Which early government document failed to provide for a head of state?
The Articles of Confederation
Which early government document failed to provide a way to enact taxes to fund the government?
The Second Continental Congress
What group of delegates adopted the Articles of Confederation?
Philadelphia
Where did the Constitutional Convention take place in 1787?
George Washington
Who presided over the Constitutional Convention in 1787?
The Virginia Plan
What was the plan that James Madison wrote which became the framework for the US Constitution?
Based on Population
The Virginia Plan allowed for states to be represented in Congress based on what?
The Great Compromise
What was proposed to blend the Virginia and the New Jersey plan into something workable?
Two Houses of Government (House and a Senate)
What was the true impact of the Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention?
The Legislative Branch
What branch of government deaainly with the creation of laws?
The Vice-President of the United States (Would accept the actual person)
Who serves as the Speaker of the United States Senate?
9 including the Chief Justice
The United States Supreme Court has how many justices?
Two (2)
How many United States Senators does each state have?
Two years
What is the term of office for a United States Representative?
Checks and Balances
What describes how each branch of government limits and shares powers with the other branches?
Federalists
Founding fathers who were in favor of a strong central government were referred to as what?
Separation of Powers
What principal within our US Constitution divides the influence among different entities within our Government?
Anti-Federalists
Founding fathers who were opposed to a strong central government were referred to as what?
The Judicial Branch
What branch of government determines if a law is unconstitutional?
The Chief Justice
Who leads the Supreme Court of the United States?
The Executive Branch
Which branch of government is responsible for signing bilnto law?
Executive
What branch of government enforces the laws?
10
How many amendments make up the Bill of Rights?
The Preamble
What is the introductory statement of the US Constitution outlining its fundamental and guiding principles?
Separation of Powers
What principal within our US Constitution makes it difficult for one person to have absolute control of the government?
9th Amendment
Which Amendment acts to ensure individuals afforded fundamental rights even if not mentioned in the US Constitution?
1st Amendment
Freedom of the Press is ensured in what US Constitutional Amendment?
1st Amendment
Freedom to peaceably assemble is ensured in what US Constitutional Amendment?
1st Amendment
Freedom of speech is ensured in what US Constitutional Amendment?
1st Amendment
The Right to Petition the Government is ensured in what US Constitutional Amendment?
Article 7
Which Article defined how many states had to ratify the US Constitution in order for it to go into effect?
4th Amendment
Unreasonable searches and seizures is prohibited by what US Constitutional Amendment?
two/thirds majority (2/3) vote in both Houses.
What does it take to override a Presidential Veto?
3rd Amendment
Having soldiers quartered in your home during peacetime is prohibited by what US Constitutional Amendment?
2nd Amendment
The right to bear arms is ensured in what US Constitutional Amendment?
5th Amendment
Being tried two times for the same crime is prohibited by what US Constitutional Amendment?
6th Amendment
Being able to cross examine your accuser during a court case is guaranteed by what US Constitutional Amendment?
7th Amendment
The right to an attorney for any accused person is guaranteed by what US Constitutional Amendment?
Article 6
Which Article of the US Constitution dictates that no religious affiliation or lack thereof is required to hold public office in the United States?
$20
The 7th Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees the right to a jury trial in any civil suits involving at least how much money?
Testify against himself in a court of law
When a person "takes the 5th" it means he doesn't have to do what?
10th Amendment
Which Amendment ensures that the Federal Government has only powers delegated to it by the Constitution, with all other powers reserved for the states?
The Executive Branch
The US Secretary of State is part of which branch of government?
The Legislative Branch
The US Speaker of the House is part of which branch of government?
The Executive Branch
Members of the US Military are technically members of what branch of government?
Thomas Jefferson
Who was the first US Secretary of State?
The US Senate
Section 3 of Article 1 of the US Constitution deal with what part of government?
California
What state was admitted to the union during the Compromise of 1850?
The Shays Rebellion
What armed rebellion in 1787 served as a catalyst for the calling of a Constitutional Convention?
Eleven (11)
How many electoral votes are allocated to Tennessee?
California has 55
What is the most electoral votes any state has?
3 (seven states and DC have three)
What is the fewest electoral votes any state has?
Counted slaves at a 3/5 proportion in the population
What was the "Three-Fifths" Compromise in the US Constitution?
3 (seven states and DC have three)
What is the fewest electoral votes any state has?
8th Amendment
Cruel and unusual punishment is prohibited by what US Constitutional Amendment?
7th Amendment
Freedom to speedy trail is ensured in what US Constitutional Amendment?
700,000 people
What is the approximate size, in population, of a US Congressional District?
1st Amendment
Freedom of Religion can be found in what amendment?
The Speaker of the House
Who presides over the US House of Representatives?
future generations of people
What does the word Posterity (PAHS-STAIR-UH-TEE) in the Preamble mean?
The US House of Representatives
Which part of Congress is referred to sometimes as the 'Lower Chamber?"
By adding the number of US Representatives and Senators.
How do you determine a state's electoral votes?
The Vice-President breaks the tie
What happens if a vote is tied in the US Senate?
The US Senate
Which part of Congress is referred to sometimes as the 'Upper Chamber?"
9 states
According to Article 7, how many states had to ratify the Constitution in order for it to go in effect?
A Veto (pronounced VEE-TOE)
When the President chooses not to sign a bill passed by Congress, this presidential act is called what?
25 years of age
Article 1 designates that all US Representatives must be what age before taking office?
The US Senate
Section 3 of Article 1 of the US Constitution deaith what part of government?
The US House of Representatives
Section 2 of Article 1 of the US Constitution deaith what part of government?
to give formal consent to
What does the constitutional term "ratify" mean?
The President sign's it into Law.
With the exception of a veto, what is the final act in a bill becoming law as outlined by the US Constitution?
Article 4
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines the crime of Treason?
Simple Majority of members present
What vote is required for the US House and Senate to have in order to pass a bill?
Apportion or Apportionment (UH-PORE-SHUN or UH-PORE-SHUN-MUNT )
What is the term used to describe the process of how seats are distributed among states in the US House of Representatives?
three-fourths or 38 of the 50 states.
After a proposed amendment clears both the House and Senate how many states have to ratify it in order for it to become law?
Article 4
Which Article of the US Constitution promises to protect all states from invasion by a foreign power or entity?
Article 3
Which Article of the US Constitution outlines trail by Jury in the State where the crime was committed?
Article 2
The President's State of the Union Address is mandated in Section 3 of what Article of the Constitution?
1 (Seven states just have 1)
What is the fewest number of US Representatives that any state has in Congress?
The US House of Representatives
Which House of Congress includes Territories and the District of Columbia, but in a non-voting capacity?
Article 5
The Amendment process is outlined in what Article of US Constitution?
California (53)
Which state has the largest number of US Representatives?
The Office of the President and The US Senate
According to the US Constitution, what two entities of the Government must work together in order to make a treaty with a foreign power?
270 (as of 2008)
How many electoral votes does it take to be elected President of the United States?
35 Years of Age
According to Article 2 of the US Constitution, how old must a person be to run for President?
President of the United States
According to Article 2 of the US Constitution, a person has to be a natural born US Citizen in order to hold what office?
The Iris
What is the Tennessee State Flower?
To kill insects
Why would you use an insecticide?
Sandstone
What kind of rock is Crab Orchard stone?
Hay
What is the common name for cut and dried forage used for livestock feed?
The Mockingbird
What is Tennessee's state bird?
Poke Sallet
Name the State Wild Edible Plant of Tennessee?
Raccoon
What is the state wild animal of Tennessee?
Kid
A baby goat is called a what?
Channel catfish
What is the official commercial fish of Tennessee?
Tennessee Cave Salamander
What is the Tennessee state amphibian?
Colt
A male newborn horse is called a what?
Swine or Hogs
Landrace, Yorkshire and Spots are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Horses
Standardbred, Hackney, and Shire are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Sheep (They are usually used to herd or guard sheep)
Great Pyrennes (pronounced Peer a knees), Border Collie, and Australian Shepherd are are dog breeds associated with what species of animal?
Horses
The Saddlebred, Appaloosa, and the Mustang are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Rooster
A male chicken is called a what?
Cattle
What farm animal is most susceptible to grass tetany?
Udder
What part of the dairy cow holds and stores the milk?
Hogs or Swine
What farm animal has the digestive system most like humans?
Beef Cattle
Simmental, Angus, and Hereford are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Beef Cattle
Limousin (pronounced Limosine), Brangus, and Maine-Anjou (pronounced Main AHN JEW) are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Beef
Cattle produce what kind of meat?
Plays dead
What does a Hognose Snake do when it is threatened?
Frost free date
What is the term used to describe the last possible date a particular area can expect a killing frost?
Bobwhite quail
What is the official state game bird of Tennessee?
Velvet
What is the term for the soft furry covering on a deer's antlers?
Pasture
What abundant resource in Tennessee makes beef cattle production profitable?
Fleece
The wool from one sheep is called what?
Two times
How many times is a dairy cow milked each day?
The bit
What part of a horse bridle fits in the horse's mouth?
A Blaze
A wide stripe down the face of a horse would be called a what?
Fescue
What is the most common grass found in Tennessee?
Silo
In what structure is silage stored?
Trout
What fish is generally the goal of a day of fly casting?
480 pounds
How much does a bale of cotton weigh?
Two ears per stalk as compared to one ear on the old varieties
When Tennessean William Haskell Neal produced Neal's Paymaster corn, what was the new variety's great advantage?
Total Digestible Nutrients
What does the animal nutritional term TDN stand for?
Feeder pig
What pigs are bought small and then fed to market weight?
Chickens or Poultry
What are the most efficient farm animan terms of pounds of gain to pounds of feed?
Litter
What is the term for the group of baby pigs a sow has?
Hoin
What is the most popular breed of dairy cattle?
Bees or Honey
Apiculture is the science of producing what product?
East
In what part of the country would you find the most horses, in the east or the west?
Their local saddle club
Where do many Tennessee horse enthusiasts go each weekend to show and ride their horses?
Seven Gallons
How much milk will the average dairy cow give in a day?
9 months
What is the length of pregnancy for a cow?
Goat
The LaMancha (pronounced La Mon Cha), the Nubian (New Bee IN), and the Toggenburg are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Bay
What is the proper color name for a brown horse with black colored legs, mane and tail?
For identification tags
Why do cows have pierced ears?
Buck
What is the most common term for a male goat?
Thistle
What Tennessee weed is being combatted by the use of an insect?
Sheep
Shropshire, Katahdin (pronounced Kuh Tah Den), and Montadale are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Tennessee Walking Horse
What breed of horse is featured at the National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tennessee?
Ewe
A female sheep of any age is called a what?
Lambs
What are baby sheep called?
Swine or Hogs
Berkshire, Poland China, and Landrace are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Pork
Hogs produce what kind of meat?
Ram
A male sheep of any age is called a what?
Higher amount of butterfat in the milk
What is the advantage of Jersey dairy cattle over the Hoin breed?
Loin
What is the most valuable wholesale cut on any meat animal?
Saddle
What piece of equipment has fenders, a horn, and stirrups?
Dairy Cattle
Jersey, Hoin, and Brown Swiss are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Bull
What is the term for a male beef animal?
Four
When measuring a horse, how many inches are in a hand?
Heifer
A female beef animal before she has a calf is called a what?
Sheep
Tunis, Jacob, and Columbia are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Goat
Angora, Boer (pronounced Boar) and French Alpine are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Dairy Cattle
Guernsey, Ayrshire (pronounced Air Shur) and Milking Shorthorn are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Filly
A female newborn horse is called a what?
Beef Cattle
Shorthorn, Charlolais, and Santa Gertrudis are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Blue Roan (pronounced R OWN)
A horse who has a mixture of white and black hairs would be called a what?
Chickens or Poultry
Rhode Island Reds and Plymouth Rocks are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Appaloosa
What breed of horse is known for its spots?
Sheep
Suffolk, Hampshire, and Dorset are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Stallion
What is the term for a male horse?
Sheep
Rambouillet (pronounced Ram buh Lay), Merino (pronounced Muh Reno) and Oxford are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Beef Cattle
Pinzgaur (pronounced Pens gower), Gelbvieh (pronounced Gale V), and Red Poll are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Rabbit
The Californian, the Netherland Dwarf, and the Mini Rex are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Hogs or Swine
Hampshire, Tamworth, and Duroc (pronounced Dew Rock) are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Goats
Tennessee ranks second in the nation in the total numbers of what small ruminant animal?
Foal
A newborn horse of either sex is called what?
Boar
What is the term for a male hog?
Haylage (Pronounced HAY LIJ)
What is the agriculture term for a round bale of hay in a big plastic bag?
Pesticides
What is defined as an agent or chemical used to destroy pests?
In a soil profile
Where would you find an A, B, and C horizon?
Fescue
Which one of Tennessee's forage grasses is infected with an "Endophyte Fungus?"
The percolation rate or "Perc Rate" (how fast liquid can travel or perc through the soil)
Which soil characteristic is the most important to know when putting in a septic system?
Lamb or mutton
Sheep produce what kind of meat?
Length of pregnancy
What is meant by the word gestation?
Hip
A sirloin steak comes from what area of the animal?
Extension AG Agent
Name my AG Career: I work for UT but I work with people in a county helping them with all things Agriculture.
Watering the field
What are we doing when we are irrigating (Pronounced EAR-UH-GATE-ING) a field?
Hydroponic
What is the term for growing a plant in a water medium?
Forest Ranger
Name my AG Career: I am a person entrusted with the protection and preserving of a parkland...particulary as it relates to trees?
Wildlife Officer or Game Warden
Name my AG Career: I work for the state of Tennessee and I protect and conserve wildlife?
AG. Engineer
Name my AG Career: I design new equipment to be used in farming and agriculture?
Arborist (R-BOAR-IST)
Name my AG Career: I maintain trees and shrubs by trimming and pruning them.
Soil Scientist
Name my AG Career: I work for USDA and I map soil and intrepret their productivity.
Agronomist
Name my AG Career: I study plants and the numerous ways they can be cultivated and utilized.
Fish Biologist
Name my AG Career: I study better ways to manage fish in ponds, streams and even oceans.
Horticulturalist
Name my AG Career: I specialize in home gardens and flowering plants.
Public Auction
How is the majority of livestock sold in the United States?
Coyote
What western mammal has drifted into Tennessee causing much alarm to farmers?
25 years
What is the average life span for a horse?
Chestnut
What is the proper color name for a horse with a reddish body and the same color legs, mane, and tail?
Corn
What is the name of the feed that is highest in energy content?
Cucurbits (CUE- CURB- ITS)
What is the family of plants containing watermelons, squash, and cucumbers?
Milo
What is another name for grain sorghum?
Scotland
Name the country where the Clydesdale originated.
Rumen
What is the name of the stomach in cows, sheep and goats that is responsible for them being able to eat and live on hay and grasses?
Swine or hogs
What farm animal farrows its young?
Soybeans
What crop do we use to produce margarine?
Cutting it off
What are you doing if you dock a sheep's tail?
Topsoil
What is the most fertile part of the soil?
The beaver (athe largest in North America)
What is the largest rodent found in Tennessee?
Because their teeth never stop growing
Why do mice constantly gnaw on something?
Large rocks sticking up out of the ground hindering cultivation of the land
What does the agriculture term "outcrops" refer to?
Loess (pronounced L-UH-SSS)
What are the thick deposits of windblown soil found in West Tennessee called?
Legume
What type of plant can produce its own nitrogen?
Topsoil
What does organic matter help build in a soil?
Monocot
A plant that sprouts as a single leaf is called?
Prawn
What is the proper name for a single freshwater shrimp?
Swine or Hogs
What farm animal is most susceptible to pseudorabies (pronounced SUE-DOE-RAY-BEES)?
Doe
What is the most common term for a female goat?
Fish
Aquaculture is the science of producing what product?
Largemouth bass
What is the official sport fish of Tennessee?
Clay
Of the three types of soil, Sand, Silt and Clay, which one is the stickiest?
Hay
What crop has the most harvested acres in Tennessee?
A landslide
What is the term used to describe the rapid movement of soil and rock in response to gravity?
Loams or Loamy Soils
What soire a mixture of clay, silt, and sand making them easy to cultivate?
Weathering
What is the term for the natural breaking-down of rocks?
Reelfoot Lake
Where in Tennessee does the nation's largest population of bald eagles winter?
Gilt
A female hog before she has pigs is called a what?
Pullet
A female hatchling chicken is called a what?
Beefalo
A cross between a domesticated beef animal and the American Bison is called what?
Horses
Arabian, Belgian, and Morgan are breeds associated with what species of animal?
Middle
What grand division of the state has the most beef cattle?
Cattle (both Beef and Dairy)
Leather is a by-product from what agricultural industry?
Farrier
Name my AG Career: I shoe horses.
Red Fox and Gray Fox
Name the two types of foxes found in Tennessee.
Wisconsin (America's Dairyland!)
Which state produces the most milk?
Horsemanship
What is the art of riding horseback called?
Bedrock
What is found in some soild that stop root depth and effect homesite selection?
Rice
What major crop, grown mainly in Arkansas and Louisiana, is grown in a flooded field?
Kansas (America's breadbasket)
Which state produces the most wheat?
Iowa
Which state produces the most hogs?
No horns
What does it mean for an animal to be polled?
Land-Grant University
What kind of college was formed to study Agriculture, and was funded by the sale of western lands given each state by the federal government?
Tennessee
Which southern state has the most State Forests?
Texas (The Cotton Bowl!)
Which state produces the most cotton?
Consume more milk than it produces
What is meant by a milk deficit state?
The University of Tennessee
Tennessee's Institute of Agriculture is an important part of what university?
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
What does TWRA stand for?
Farm Bureau
What farm group not only serves as an insurance agency, but a nationwide farm lobby?
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
In Tennessee what do the letters TDA stand for?
UT AG Research Centers (would aaccept Experiment Stations)
Where does the University of Tennessee test new varieties and farming procedures?
Tennessee Cattleman's Association
What does the agriculture term TCA stand for?
TWRA (Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency)
Who enforces the sale of Tennessee Game and Fishing Licenses?
Cooperation between Federal, State, and County governments
Why is UT Extension called the Cooperative Extension Service?
Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville
In what complex is the Tennessee Department of Agriculture located?
The Secretary of Agriculture
What official heads up the USDA?
Nashville
In what town is the Tennessee Department of Agriculture located?
Iowa
What state produces the most corn?
United States Department of Agriculture
What do the letters USDA mean?
1000
How many grams are in a kilogram?
Celsius
What is the metric scale of temperature measurement?
2
How many pints are in a quart of water?
8
How many quarts of strawberries are in one peck?
43,560 square feet
How many square feet are in an acre?
Section
What land unit contains 640 acres?
640
How many acres are there in a square mile?
32
How many quarts are there in a bushel of peaches?
Eastern Time Zone
The city of Knoxville lies in what Time Zone?
Central Time Zone
The city of Murfreesboro lies in what time zone?
Middle
The city of Murfreesboro is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
West
The city of Memphis is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
East
The city of Chattanooga is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
Central Time Zone
The city of Memphis lies in what time zone?
Latitude
The parallel lines which run east and west on a globe are referred to as what?
J O N E S B O R O U G H
Spell Jonesborough.
K N O X V I L L E
Spell Knoxville.
In a North Vietnamese prisoner of war camp
Where was William Lawrence when he wrote the Tennessee state poem?
Tennessee being the 16th State admitted to the United States (XVI is 16 in Roman Numerals)
What do the letters XVI, which appear on the Tennessee State Seal, represent?
The "Square Dance"
What is the official Tennessee State Folk Dance?
Eastern box turtle
What is the Tennessee state reptile?
Lincoln Memorial in D.C.
What building appears on the reverse side of the U.S. penny?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Whose birthday is celebrated on the third Monday of January?
The Speaker's Right
The American flag should be displayed where on a stage or platform?
1796 (the year Tennessee became a state)
What date appears upon the Tennessee State Seal?
The American Bald Eagle
What is our most recognized national symbol appearing on all national seals and emblems?
State Song
The "Tennessee Waltz" is an example of which of Tennessee's state symbols?
The Sunsphere
What was the architectural centerpiece of the 1982 World's Fair?
The 101st Airborne Division
What U.S. Army division is housed at Ft. Campbell?
Knoxville
In what city did the 1982 World's Fair take place?
Tennessee--America at Its Best
What is the Tennessee state slogan?
Knoxville
In what Tennessee town would you attend the "Dogwood Arts Festival?"
Jonesborough
The National Storytelling Festival is held each year in what Tennessee town?
Canton or Union
What is the proper name for the blue section of a U.S. flag?
East, West, and Middle Tennessee or (the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee)
What do the three stars on the Tennessee state flag represent?
Knoxville (174,000)
What is Tennessee's 3rd largest city?
The Hickory representing Andrew Jackson
What tree appears on the official Flag of the Governor of Tennessee?
"Out of Many, One" (must be quoted exactly)
The political ideal, E Pluribus Unum, found on the the Great Seal of the United States, means what?
"Under God" (added to the pledge in 1954)
What two words were the last to be added to the Pledge of Allegiance?
The Passion Flower
What is the Tennessee state wildflower?
Tomato
What is the Tennessee state fruit?
red, white and blue
What three colors are found on the Tennessee state flag?
Rocky Top
Which famous song was written by Felice (FUH-LEESE) and Boudleaux (BOOD-LOW) Bryant in Gatlinburg in 1967?
Dickson County (located in Charlotte built in 1832)
Which county in Tennessee has the oldest courthouse still in use?
History Bill
Bill Carey, who maintains the interactive web site Tennessee History for Kids.org, is known by what nickname?
Tennessee adopted by the State Legislature in 1992
What was the last song to be recognized as a Tennessee State Song?
Limestone
What is the Tennessee state rock?
State Song
My Tennessee and "Rocky Top" are examples of which of Tennessee's state symbols?
Tulip Poplar or Yellow Poplar or Tuliptree
What is Tennessee's state tree?
The "Volunteer State"
What is Tennessee's most prominent nickname?
The freshwater pearl
What is the Tennessee State Gem?
Thomas Jefferson
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. nickel?
Monticello (Thomas Jefferson's home)
What building appears on the reverse side of the U.S. nickel?
John F. Kennedy
What president's likeness appears on the U.S. half-dollar?
Abraham Lincoln
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. five dollar bill?
Go up (due to supply and demand)
If a store sets a price of an item and everybody seems to want the item, you would expect the price of the item to do what?
Abraham Lincoln
What president's likeness appears on the U.S. penny?
George Washington
What president's likeness appears on the U.S. quarter?
Shelby County (786 square miles)
What is the largest county in land area, in Tennessee?
U.S. Grant
What person's likeness appears on the US fifty dollar bill?
Credit
What is the term used when you make payments on a purchase rather than buying it all at once?
Go down (due to supply and demand)
If a store sets a price of an item and nobody seems to want the item, you would expect the price on the item to do what?
Andrew Jackson
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. twenty dollar bill?
Ben Franklin
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. one hundred dollar bill?
Taxes
What is the money called that citizens pay to run their government?
Interest
The charge for borrowing money is called what?
To the left of the fork
Where should a salad plate be placed when setting the table?
Thomas Jefferson
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. two dollar bill?
Shelf-life
What is defined as the number of days the manufacturers feel their product will maintain its highest quality?
The State Flag
What Tennessee symbol was adopted in 1905?
Columbia
What Tennessee town is known as the "Mule Capitol of the World?"
Grainger County (East Tennessee)
Name the only county in Tennessee named for a woman?
Obion County
What Tennessee county is the only one named for a river?
Chester County
What was the last county to be established in Tennessee?
Trousdale County (116 square miles)
What is the smallest county in area, in Tennessee?
George Washington
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. one dollar bill?
Saving
What is another name for delayed spending?
Alexander Hamilton
What person's likeness appears on the U.S. ten dollar bill?
Consumer
Who can be described as any person or organization that uses resources?
Unit Pricing
Comparing prices of different brands and sizes of the same food is called what?
Chain Store
What is defined as: A group of similar retail stores under centralized ownership and management?
Saving
What is also known as putting money back to pay for something in the future?
Economic BUST
What term describes an economy which has a low level of demand, low inflation, high unemployment and a decrease in national income?
Economic BOOM
What term describes an economy which has a high level of demand, high inflation, low unemployment, and growth in national income?
Pickett County (4,945) [Also only county to have less than 5,000 people]
What is the smallest county in the state according to the population?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What president's likeness appears on the U.S. dime?
Altamont (County Seat of Grundy County)
What is the smallest county seat in Tennessee?
Agriculture and Commerce
What two words appear on the Tennessee State seal?
Always thank the host or hostess
What should be the last thing you do before leaving a social occasion?
Female
When making introductions between a female and a person with a title, which one should you introduce first?
Two weeks
Thank you notes should be mailed within how many weeks of the event?
The older person
When making introductions between people of different ages, which one should you introduce first?
On your plate
While dining, where should you place your knife, fork, or spoon after you have used it?
Female
When making introductions between a male and a female, which one should you introduce first?
Ninty-Five (95)
Tennessee has how many counties?
Across your lap
Where should you place your napkin when you sit down to eat?
West Tennessee
The city of Jackson, Tennessee lies in the center of which Grand Division of Tennessee?
West Tennessee
Which Grand Division of Tennessee would be the lowest in elevation?
Arkansas
If you leave Memphis, and travel due west, what state will be the first one you enter?
Kentucky
If you leave Clarksville, Tennessee and travel due north, what state will be the first one you enter?
Clarksville (103,000)
What is Tennessee's fifth largest city?
East
The city of Knoxville is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
Great Britain
Who did America fight against in the American Revolution?
12 inches
How many inches are in a foot?
one mile
What English unit of measure contains 1.6 kilometers?
36 inches
How many inches are in a yard?
1000
How man meters are in a kilometer? (pronounced KUH LOM UH TER)
4
How many quarts are in a gallon of milk?
1,000 watts
How many watts are in a kilowatt?
5,280 feet
How many feet are in a mile?
On the Right
On which side of the plate should the cup or beverage glass be placed when setting the table?
Liter
What metric unit of liquid volume is more or less equal to a quart?
Central Time Zone
The city of Nashville lies in what time zone?
kilogram
What metric unit contains 2.2 pounds?
2000 pounds
How many pounds are in a ton?
one mile
What English unit of measure contains 1760 yards?
16
How many ounces are in a pint of water?
3 feet
How many feet are in a yard?
one inch
What English unit of measure contains 2.54 centimeters?
one
How many cc's are in one milliliter?
Middle
The city of Columbia lies in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
The Sequatchie Valley
What Tennessee topographical feature is known as the "Grand Canyon of the South"?
Johnson County (Tennessee's eastern most county)
Tennessee's first sunrise takes place in which county?
Georgia
If you leave Chattanooga, Tennessee and travel due south, what state will be the first one you enter?
Alabama
If you leave Nashville, and travel due south, what state will be the first one you enter?
Memphis (178 feet above sea level, where the Mississippi River crosses into Mississippi)
The lowest point in Tennessee can be found near what major Tennessee city?
Bristol (State Street)
Which Tennessee town shares its Main Street with Virginia?
M E M P H I S
Spell Memphis.
Clingman's Dome (6643 ft. above sea level)
Where is the highest point in Tennessee?
Lake County
What county is named for Reelfoot Lake?
Mississippi
If you leave Memphis, and travel due south, what state will be the first one you enter?
Shelby County
Tennessee's most western point can be found in which county?
Fall Creek Falls (256 feet)
What is the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains?
Rutherford County
In what county is the geographic center of Tennessee?
The Yellowwood Tree
What is the Bicentennial Tree of Tennessee?
The Tennessee State Seal
What Tennessee State Symbol also contains a boat, a plow, a sheaf of wheat, and a cotton plant?
Missouri
If you leave Reelfoot Lake, and travel due west, what state will be the first one you enter?
East
The city of Bristol is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
one meter
What metric unit contains 39.37 inches?
Nashville (540,000)
What is Tennessee's second largest city?
Virginia
If you leave Bristol, Tennessee and travel due north, what state will be the first one you enter?
West
The city of Jackson is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
Chattanooga (155,000)
What is Tennessee's 4th largest city?
East
The city of Jonesborough is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
Rural
People who live out in the country where there is no organized town are said to live in what type of area?
Kentucky
If you leave Nashville and travel due north, what state will be the first one you enter?
Urban
People, who live in the middle of a large city are said to live in what type of area?
Missouri
Which state shares the shortest border with Tennessee?
Eastern Time Zone
The city of Chattanooga lies in what Time Zone?
Central Time Zone
The city of Jackson lies in what time zone?
C H A T T A N O O G A
Spell Chattanooga
Memphis
What is Tennessee's largest city by population?
Middle
The city of Nashville is located in which Grand Division of Tennessee?
North Carolina
Name the state that borders Tennessee to the East.
Kentucky
What state shares the longest border with Tennessee?
Toward the left
Which side should the folded edge of the napkin be turned toward when setting the table?