Livestock parasites and pests - SS3 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What are livestock parasites also commonly known as?

A

Farm pests

B

Ranch insects

C

Agricultural invaders

D

Agricultural allies

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

Which class of parasites lives on the outside of a host's body?

A

Ectoparasites

B

Endoparasites

C

Intraparasites

D

Extraparasites

CORRECT OPTION: a
3

Which of the following is an example of an ectoparasite?

A

Roundworm

B

Flea

C

Tapeworm

D

Protozoa

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Internal parasites that live inside the host's body belong to which class?

A

Ectoparasites

B

Endoparasites

C

Tapeworm

D

Internaparasites

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

What type of parasite is a tick?

A

Endoparasite

B

Ectoparasite

C

Intraparasite

D

Extraterrestrial parasite

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

Which parasite can transmit diseases like Lyme disease to livestock?

A

Tapeworm

B

Lice

C

Ticks

D

Flukes

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

How can endoparasites affect a farm animal's health?

A

By causing skin irritation

B

By disrupting the digestive system

C

By reducing milk production

D

By laying eggs on the host's body

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Anemia in farm animals can result from the feeding of which type of parasite?

A

Tapeworm

B

Ticks

C

Lice

D

Flukes

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What effect can external parasites like mites have on livestock?

A

Increased fertility

B

Improved coat quality

C

Increased milk production

D

Skin irritation and hair loss

CORRECT OPTION: d
10

Why do parasite-infected animals often exhibit changes in behavior?

A

They become happier and more active.

B

They experience a lack of appetite.

C

They are unaffected by parasites.

D

They suffer from stress and discomfort.

CORRECT OPTION: d
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