Can You Pass Farming 101?

At one point most people used to live on farms and today, depending on your country, it can be as little as 2% of the population who live and work on farms. So, how much do you know about farming?
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Question 1/12

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When did farming begin?
Around 15,000 BC
Around 10,000 BC
Around 5, 000 BC
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Question 2/12

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What percentage of U.S. farms are operated by families – individuals, family partnerships or family corporations?
20-30%
60-70%
More than 90%
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You have a wide range of seeds and grains on a farm, what do you do with "feed grains"?
Use them to plant next years harvets
Grains grown to be fed to animals
Grains you throw out
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What is a farmstead?
All of the farmland given by the government.
The farmland that you are able to use for crops and animals.
The farmland and the buildings on it.
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What is a heifer?
A female cow that has not given birth to a calf.
Another name for a cow.
An older cow that cannot produce milk anymore.
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Which is NOT a legume?
peas
beans
peanuts
almond
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How much milk does the average cow produce in a day?
2 gallons
5 gallons
7 gallons
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What is the USDA?
United States Department of Agriculture
United State Department of Accounting
United States Defense Association
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Question 9/12

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Which food products can be converted into biodiesel?
corn
soy
noth
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This device, which was invented in 1880 has revolutionized farming. What is it called?
Tractor
Combine
Wagon
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Question 11/12

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What is winter wheat?
Wheat that is planted in the fall and harvested in the summer.
Wheat that is planted in the fall and harvested in the winter.
Wheat that is planted in the winter and harvested in spring.
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What is the most farmed agricultural crop, measured in acres farmed, in the United States (excluding root crops, citrus, vegetable, etc) ?
corn
soy
wheat
Result
Well you tried, but you don't know the first thing about farming. You likely have only seen a cow on TV. You really are not ready to try farming and would likely make a big mistake if you did. You are a City Boy or Girl.

C+, City Boy

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Not bad. You managed to answer several questions correctly. You know the basics of farming and could be able to keep up with some aspects of daily farming. You are ready to sell yourself out as a Farm Hand.

B+, Farm Hand

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Great job! You managed to answer most, if not all of the questions in this quiz correctly. You have a great knowledge of the current farming situation in the United States. You are a Farmer.

A+, Farmer

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1
When did farming begin?
Around 15,000 BC
Around 10,000 BC
Around 5, 000 BC
2
What percentage of U.S. farms are operated by families – individuals, family partnerships or family corporations?
20-30%
60-70%
More than 90%
3
You have a wide range of seeds and grains on a farm, what do you do with "feed grains"?
Use them to plant next years harvets
Grains grown to be fed to animals
Grains you throw out
4
What is a farmstead?
All of the farmland given by the government.
The farmland that you are able to use for crops and animals.
The farmland and the buildings on it.
5
What is a heifer?
A female cow that has not given birth to a calf.
Another name for a cow.
An older cow that cannot produce milk anymore.
6
Which is NOT a legume?
peas
beans
peanuts
almond
7
How much milk does the average cow produce in a day?
2 gallons
5 gallons
7 gallons
8
What is the USDA?
United States Department of Agriculture
United State Department of Accounting
United States Defense Association
9
Which food products can be converted into biodiesel?
corn
soy
noth
10
This device, which was invented in 1880 has revolutionized farming. What is it called?
Tractor
Combine
Wagon
11
What is winter wheat?
Wheat that is planted in the fall and harvested in the summer.
Wheat that is planted in the fall and harvested in the winter.
Wheat that is planted in the winter and harvested in spring.
12
What is the most farmed agricultural crop, measured in acres farmed, in the United States (excluding root crops, citrus, vegetable, etc) ?
corn
soy
wheat