Animal Nutrition Questionbank -1

I. Indicate True or False

1. Albumins are not soluble in water.
2. Elastins are fibrous proteins.
3. Triglycerides are known as fat.
4. G.E. content of fat is about 4 kcal/g.
5. Net yield of ATP per mole of glycerol is 21.
6. Thaer developed the first feeding standard.
7. Sucrose is sweetest of all the sugars.
8. Maltose is a reducing sugar.
9. Starch equivalent of wheat bran is 45.
10. Antibiotics are essential for large ruminants in feed.
11. NFE is determined by analysis.
12. BMR declines about 8% per year of age.
13. Vitamin E deficiency causes crazy chick disease.
14. VanSoest system of feed analysis was proposed in 1967.
15. Activity increment of cattle, sheep and swine is less when compared to poultry.
16. R.Q. for carbohydrate is 0.7.
17. Blood meal is deficient in isoleucine but rich in lysine.
18. Soybean meal is rich in methionine.
19. The pH of silage in A. I. V. method is kept below 4.
20. For guinea pig the Vitamin C requirement is 222 mg/kg DM of diet.
21. Zone of thermal neutrality for pig is 20-260C.
22. Chief route of phosphorus excretion in ruminants is urine.
23. Molybdenum deficiency in chicken causes femoral head necrosis.
24. Plasma calcium level is 4-5 mg/dL in most species.
25. Chromium deficiency causes impaired glucose tolerance.
26. Diammonium phosphate contains 18% Nitrogen and 20% Phosphorus.
27. Iron requirement for pig is 80mg/kg diet.
28. 1 IU of Vitamin E is equal to 1 mg α tocopherol acetate.
29. Menadione is both water-soluble and fat-soluble.
30. Fibrobacter succinogens is the chief fibre degrading bacteria in the rumen.
31. Fungal count in rumen is 103 to 105/ml of rumen liquor.
32. Specific function of rumen fungi is substrate penetration.
33. Sequestration is function of holotrich protozoa.
34. Microbe with highest protease activity in rumen is bacteria.
35. Majority of rumen bacteria are Gram positive.
36. Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens is a hemicellulose degrading bacteria.
37. Defaunation causes increase in bacterial and fungal biomass.
38. Yeast is a probiotic.
39. Trypsin acts on the peptide linkage involving aromatic amino acids.
40. Secretion of Brunners gland is alkaline.
41. Amino peptidase and di peptidase is secreted from small intestine.
42. Monensin supplementation increases methane production in ruminants.
43. The chief end product of purine metabolism in ruminants is allantoin.
44. Prehensile organ of cattle is lip.
45. MFN has no relationship with feed intake.
46. Maintenance requirement of dogs is 132 kcal/kgW0.75.
47. Haecker showed that nutritive requirements varied with quality and quantity of milk produced in dairy cattle.
48. Microbial digestion in rabbits takes place in proximal colon and caecum.
49. Armsby developed surface area law.
50. As per NRC, protein content in hamster diet should be 15%.
51. Methane is the chief rumen gas.
52. Struvite is Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate.
53. In dairy cows grazing resulted in a maintenance requirement that was 40% greater than when they were fed in the barn.
54. Terpenes yield isoprene moiety on degradation.
55. Lymph draining the intestine is always milky in ruminants.
56. Availability of calcium is 45%.
57. β oxidation of fat takes place in endoplasmic reticulum.
58. 1000 ppm TDS is ideal for water.
59. Cats are very sensitive to deficiency of arginine.
60. Metabolic water comprises 20-25% of total water intake of domestic animals.

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