Farm animal diseases and agents - SS3 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary definition of disease in farm animals?

A

A deviation from their normal state

B

A seasonal change

C

A type of food they consume

D

A type of shelter they live in

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

Which of the following is NOT a factor predisposing farm animals to diseases?

A

Climate conditions

B

Proper vaccination

C

Genetic factors

D

Environmental factors

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Which symptom is commonly associated with respiratory diseases in farm animals?

A

Hair loss

B

Runny nose

C

Swollen joints

D

Weight gain

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

What can excessive tearing in the eyes of farm animals indicate?

A

Gastrointestinal issues

B

Eye infections

C

Respiratory diseases

D

Reduced milk production

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

What should farmers do to minimize the risk of disease in farm animals?

A

Avoid providing clean water

B

Keep animals isolated from each other

C

Implement proper biosecurity measures

D

Reduce ventilation in animal shelters

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

What is the most common sign of gastrointestinal problems in farm animals?

A

Lethargy

B

Lethargy

C

Shivering

D

Constipation

CORRECT OPTION: a
7

What is a key factor that can lead to weight loss in sick farm animals?

A

Increased appetite

B

Reduced appetite

C

Excessive grooming

D

Isolation from the herd

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Which factor is NOT considered when discussing factors predisposing farm animals to diseases?

A

Genetic factors

B

Age and health status

C

Market demand for animal products

D

Environmental factors

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

What is the primary function of farm animal vaccinations?

A

To increase appetite

B

To improve coat quality

C

To reduce the risk of disease

D

To promote social behavior

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

Which of the following is a neurological symptom that farm animals may exhibit when unwell?

A

Weight gain

B

Swollen joints

C

Tremors or seizures

D

Aggressive behavior

CORRECT OPTION: c
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