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Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 1

The term "breed" refers to

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Breed is a group of animals related by descent and similar in most characters like general appearance, features, size, configuration, etc.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 2

Which of the following is the "bird flu virus"?

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Bird flu is a form of influenza occurring in poultry mainly in Japan, China and Southeast Asia. It is caused by a virus, H5N1 capable of spreading to humans.

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Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 3

Given below are four statements (A - D) each with one or two blanks. Select the option which correctly fills up the blanks in any two statements.
(A) Multiple ovulation (i) transfer technology is for (ii) improvement. 
(B) In it a cow is administered (i) to induce follicular maturation and (ii) ovulation.
(C) Instead of one egg per cycle, (i) eggs are produced through it.
(D) The fertilised (i) at (ii) celled stages are recovered non-surgically and transferred to surrogate mothers. 

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Multiple Ovulation Transfer Technology is a programme for herd improvement. In this, a cow is administered with FSH activity to induce superovulation by follicular maturation due to which it yields 6-8 eggs per cycle instead of one egg. The fertilised eggs at 8-32 celled stages are recovered non-surgically and transferred to surrogate mothers. The genetic mother is available for another round of superovulation. This technology helps to increase herd size in a short time.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 4

Study the following statements regarding inbreeding and select the incorrect ones.
(i) The inbreeding strategies allow the desirable ualities of two different breeds to be combined.
(ii) It increases homozygosity.
(iii) It also helps in elimination of less desirable genes.
(iv) Continued inbreeding increases fertility and productivity.

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Inbreeding strategies allow the desirable qualities of more closely related individuals to be continued within the same breed for 4-6 generations. It increases homozygosity and thus, is necessary for evolving a pure line. Continued inbreeding, especially close inbreeding usually leads to reduces fertility and even productivity. This is called inbreeding depression.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 5

Artificial breeding of cattle is brought about by

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Artificial breeding method of cattle involves following methods:
(i) In artificial insemination (Al) method, the semen of superior male is collected and injected into the reproductive tract of the selected female by the breeder. The semen can be used immediatel or can be frozen for later use.
(ii) In multiple ovulation embryo transfer technology (MOET) method, hormones (with FSH-like activity) are given to the cow for inducing follicular maturation and super ovulation. Instead of one egg, which they usually giver per cycle, they produce 6-8 eggs. The cow is either mated with a best bull or artifically inseminated. The embros at 8-32 cells stage are recovered and transferred to surrogate mothers. The genetic mother is available for another super ovulation. MOET has been done in cattle sheep, rabbits, buffaloes, mares, etc.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 6

Crossing of individuals of two different species to produce a hybrid is called

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In interspecific hybridisation, a species is mated with a different related species of the same genus. Interspecific hybrids are generally difficult to produce, but they are important in plant breeding, particularly in breeding for disease resistance. This is also called intrageneric hybridisation.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 7

A is an improved breed of cattle and B is an improved breed of chicken, Which of the following options correctly identifies A and B?

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Jersey is an exotic cattle breed from Island of Jersey in English channel. Leghorn is a Mediterranean breed of chicken.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 8

Given below are four statements (i)-(iv). Which two of the following statements are correct?
(i) It is estimated that more than 70 percent of the world livestock population is in India and China.
(ii) Stringent cleanliness and hygiene (both of the cattle and the handlers) are paramount importance while milking, storage and transport of the milk and its products.
(iii) Out-breeding is the breeding between animals of the same breed only.
(iv) Crosses between different breeds is called inbreeding.

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Out-breeding is the breeding of unrelated animals which may be between individuals of the same breed but having no common ancestors for 4−6 generations or different breeds or different species. Inbreeding is breeding between animals of the same breed for 4−6 generations.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 9

Which of the following two matches are incorrect?

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Jersey is from island of Jersey in English  Channel and Holstein-Friesian is from Holland.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 10

A fungal disease of the poultry is 

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Aspergillosis is disease of young chick and is caused by a fungus Aspergillus fumigatus.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 11

In honey, the main constituent is 

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The composition of honey is levulose(sugar)-38.9% dextrose(sugar)-21.28%, maltose and other sugars -8.81% enzymes and pigments -2.21%, ash -1.0% water -17.20%.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 12

The use of honey bee is

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Honey bees are flying insects which help in pollination of flowers. It is very attractive to yellow-orange coloured flowers. It widely produces honey which has a high nutritive value and edible. It is used in the production of medicines, wax, polishes, cosmetics, waterproofing agents and as a lubricant.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 13

Which of the following is a drought breed of Indian cattle?

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Malvi is a drought breed of Indian cattle. The bullocks of drought breed are good for working but cows are poor milk producers.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 14

Which of the following procedures are followed in dairy farm management?
(i) Regular inspections and visits by veterinary doctors.
(ii) Usage of manure to increase crop yields.
(iii) Adequate environmental condition is provided.
(iv) Weeding away unproductive and harmful plants from the brood house.

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Dairy farming is the management of animals for milk and its products for human consumption. The processes and systems that increase yield and improve the quality of milk are: health care and social well being of the animals; suitable environmental conditions like adequate ventilation, optimum temperature, sufficient light etc; protection against disease; regular inspection by veterinary doctor and proper record keeping.

Test: Animal Husbandry (Old NCERT) - Question 15

Select the incorrect statement from the following.

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Products of honeybee are honey, beeswax, bee venom and royal jelly. Medicinal importance includes its uses as laxative, antiseptic, sedative, etc. It is also used against digestive disorders. Bee venom is used to cure gout and arthritis. Beewax is used in producing cosmetics, paints, polishes, etc. It is not a labour intensive process and is source of additional income to the farmers.

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