From the Final Exam

From WFS 300 (The Vertebrates)

The total number of extant vertebrates is greater than 56,000 species and the Actinopterygii compose nearly ______of all extant vertebrates.

A. one-half

B. one-third  

C. three-fourths

D. one-quarter

E. one-fifth

Emperor angelfish pomacanthus, one species of extant vertebrates. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK.COM

One of 56,000 species of extant vertebrates. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK.COM


From AG BM 102 (Economics of the Food System)

An efficient price system

A. allocates a product to those who are willing to pay for it.

B. transmits consumer preferences to the farm level effectively.

C. helps give price signals to processors about what they should produce.

D. All of the above


From AN SC 419W (Applied Animal Welfare)

True or false? Animals raised in an organic food system must be treated with conventional drugs if approved treatments are not effective, resulting in a dismissal of the animal from the organic system.


From INTAG 100 (Introduction to International Agriculture)

An estimated how many people are food insecure globally?

A. 1 million

B. 10 million

C. 100 million

D. 1 billion


From AG ECO 121 (Plant Stress: It’s Not Easy Being Green)

Very successful transgenic papaya varieties have been developed that are

A. resistant to papaya ringspot virus.

B. resistant to herbicides.

C. higher in beta carotene than regular papayas.

D. insect resistant.

E. slower to rot than regular papayas.


From ASM 221 (Introduction to Agricultural Systems Management)

Using the table of k values (W/mC), which of the following provides the best insulation for containing heat within a building?

A. brick

B. oak wood

C. concrete

D. yellow pine wood



1. A; 2. A; 3. True; 4. D; 5. A; 6. D