Animal improvement - SS3 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary goal of animal improvement?

A

Enhancing genetic diversity

B

Reducing genetic diversity

C

Increasing productivity

D

Decreasing disease resistance

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

Which industry benefits from improving milk quality in dairy animals?

A

Poultry

B

Beef cattle

C

Dairy

D

Sheep farming

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Why is genetic diversity crucial in animal populations?

A

It reduces adaptability

B

It increases the risk of disease outbreaks

C

It enhances resilience and adaptability

D

It has no impact on animal populations

CORRECT OPTION: d
4

How can animal improvement contribute to climate change adaptation?

A

By reducing genetic diversity

B

By developing heat-resistant breeds

C

By using more antibiotics

D

By increasing resource consumption

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

What is one of the economic benefits of animal improvement?

A

Increased income for farmers

B

Decreased food security

C

Higher resource consumption

D

Reduced quality of animal products

CORRECT OPTION: a
6

In the context of animal improvement, what does "genetic bottlenecking" refer to?

A

Increasing genetic diversity

B

Reducing the population size

C

Improving disease resistance

D

Enhancing food quality

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which type of animals benefit from selective breeding for disease resistance?

A

Wild animals

B

Companion animals

C

Livestock

D

Marine animals

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

What does "efficiency" in animal improvement refer to?

A

Using more resources

B

Reducing productivity

C

Achieving more with fewer resources

D

Decreasing genetic diversity

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

How can animal improvement contribute to conservation efforts?

A

By decreasing genetic diversity

B

By increasing resource consumption

C

By preventing genetic bottlenecking

D

By ignoring endangered species

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

What is the primary aim of improving companion animals through selective breeding?

A

Decreasing health and temperament

B

Reducing adaptability

C

Producing healthier and more suitable pets

D

Promoting aggression

CORRECT OPTION: c
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