Agriculture Quiz - Questions

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Question 1

Where is most of the maple syrup produced in Canada?

  1. Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
  2. Yukon, Newfoundland, British Columbia, Quebec
  3. Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Prince Edward Island
  4. All provinces

Question 2

On average, how many eggs does a hen lay in a year?

  1. 52
  2. 200
  3. 300
  4. 365

Question 3

Farms in Canada are mostly owned by:

  1. fast food outlets
  2. farm equipment companies
  3. families
  4. fast food outlets, families and farm equipment companies

Question 4

The average Canadian drinks about 92 litres of milk in a year. Approximately how many days would it take the average Canadian dairy cow to produce this amount of milk?

  1. 2 days
  2. 6 days
  3. 9 days
  4. 18 days

Question 5

Peanuts are:

  1. nuts
  2. legumes
  3. roots
  4. grains

Question 6

Which agricultural crop can be used to make environmentally friendly fuels for vehicles such as cars?

  1. corn
  2. wheat
  3. barley
  4. corn and wheat

Question 7

Which of the following Canadian provinces and territories have the largest proportion of their land used for agriculture?

  1. Ontario and Quebec
  2. Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan
  3. Yukon and the Northwest Territories
  4. British Columbia and Nova Scotia

Question 8

How do you tell the age of a horse?

  1. By the length of its tail
  2. By the height of its shoulders
  3. By looking a the rings on its hooves
  4. By looking a the length of its teeth

Question 9

Which province grows the most soybeans?

  1. Alberta
  2. Ontario
  3. Quebec
  4. Saskatchewan

Question 10

Durum wheat is one of the many types of wheat grown in Canada. When durum wheat is milled, or ground, it turns into semolina, a gritty type of flour that feels and looks like sand. Semolina flour is used to make:

  1. bread
  2. cake
  3. tacos
  4. spaghetti

Question 11

What is a vegan?

  1. someone who doesn't eat anything animal-related
  2. someone who doesn't eat vegetables
  3. someone who doesn't eat dairy products
  4. someone who doesn't eat meat

Question 12

In the 1920s, a Canadian came up with a really cool idea that is now common in many homes today. What was it?

  1. ice cream
  2. refrigerator
  3. frozen foods
  4. popsicles

Question 13

What is the only mammal that constantly sings to her young while nursing?

  1. dog
  2. pig
  3. snake
  4. robin

Question 14

Why do onions make you cry?

  1. The skin of the onion makes your mouth and eyes water
  2. Oils are released from the onion when cut
  3. Onions cause an allergic reaction to your nose
  4. Everyone has bad days

Question 15

Which of the following is not a good source of fibre?

  1. pasta
  2. brown rice
  3. eggs
  4. bread

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