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1 Which dairy breed has the most cows in the U.S.?
(a) Brown Swiss (b) Guernsey (c) Holstein (d) Jersey
2 How many compartments does a cow's stomach have?
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 4 (d) 10
3 How many milking dairy cows are on U.S. dairy farms?
(a) 9 million (b) 15 million (c) 30 million (d) 100 million
4 What is a young female dairy animal called?
(a) Bull (b) Cowette (c) Heifer (d) Steer
5 How many teeth does a cow have?
(a) 4 (b) 24 (c) 32 (d) 40
6 How much does a mature Holstein cow weigh?
(a) 500 lbs. (b) 1,000 lbs. (c) 1,400 lbs. (d) Over a ton
7 How long does a cow chew her cud each day?
(a) Less than 5 minutes (b) 30 minutes
(c) 2 hours (d) Up to 8 hours
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8 How much water does a cow drink each day?
(a) 8 oz. of bottled water (b) 3 gallons
(c) 8 gallons (d) About a bathtub full
9 How old is the average heifer when she first calves?
(a) 6 months (b) 1 year (c) 2 years (d) 4 years
10 What is the average body temperature of a cow?
(a) 70.5°F (b) 98.6°F (c) 101.5°F (d) 120.0°F

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