Sharpen Your Pencils!

Put your notebooks away, turn off your cell phones, and test your knowledge. Let's see how much you remember with these questions from finals throughout the college.

1. Which two foodborne pathogens are of particular concern to pregnant women?

A. Salmonella enterica and Norovirus
B. Salmonella enterica and Campylobacter jejuni
C. Listeria monocytogenes and Norovirus
D. Listeria monocytogenes and Toxoplasma gondii

Food Science 408, Food Microbiology

2. Which of these has not increased over the past 30 years?

A. U.S. per capita chicken consumption
B. U.S. per capita cheese consumption
C. number of people supported by each U.S. farm worker
D. percentage of income spent on food in the U.S.
E. average U.S. farm size in acres

3. Which of these heat-transfer methods is the only one in which the animal cannot gain heat?

A. conduction
B. convection
C. radiation
D. evaporation

4. What is the main protein in whole milk?

A. keratin
B. lactoglobulin
C. lactalbumin
D. casein

Animal Science 201, Introduction to Animal Science

5. Which of the following is not part of the Pennsylvania Dog Law?

A. A rescue group that shelters and adopts out over 26 dogs per year must be licensed by the state.
B. House cats over three months of age must be vaccinated against rabies.
C. All dogs over one year of age that are not neutered are required to have a breeding permit.
D. Owners of livestock killed by unowned dogs will be reimbursed by the state.

6. Which government agency regulates the pet-food industry?

A. Food and Drug Administration
B. State Department of Agriculture
C. Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO)
D. State Department of Animal Welfare

Animal Science 215, Pets in Society

7. Your pet tortoise is hungry, but the pet store is out of tortoise food. Which of the following would be a good substitute for the short term?

A. ferret food
B. fish food
C. vitamin-enriched mealworms
D. guinea pig chow

Animal Science 305, Companion Animal Nutrition and Management

Answers: 1. B, 2. D, 3. D, 4. D, 5. C, 6. A, 7. D