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Michigan Turfgrass 3a Practice Exam

This is an image of a multiple choice testWe created this quiz to help prepare applicators that are taking their Michigan 3A Turfgrass Pest Management exam.

Each question is worth 1 point with a max score of 44 points. Your score and the correct answers will be shown at the end of the exam as well as emailed to you.

Good Luck!

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1. 
Proper mowing means:

2. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

3. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

4. 
Dandelions...

5. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

6. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

7. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

8. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

9. 
Determine the amount of granular insecticide needed to treat 2 acres assuming a label rate of 2 pounds per 1000 square feet.

10. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

11. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

12. 
Perennial weeds

13. 
Apply an insecticide...

14. 
Postemergence herbicides...

15. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

16. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

17. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

18. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

19. 
Pesticides in the soil:

20. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

21. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

22. 
Preemergence herbicides...

23. 
You are applying fungicide to a lawn that measures 200x50 feet. In the middle of the lawn is a house that measures 60 x 25 ft and a swimming pool that has a 25 foot diameter. The drive measures 10 x 40 ft. The label application rate is 3 oz of fungicide per 1000 square feet. How many ounces of fungicide will be needed? (round to the nearest ounce)

24. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

25. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

26. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

27. 
Leaf spot diseases...

28. 
In an IPM program you should..

29. 
You should apply a pesticide:

30. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

31. 
Good soil drainage...

32. 
Annual weeds are...

33. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

34. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

35. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

36. 
You want to make 2 gallons of a 4 percent solution of a broadleaf herbicide. How many ounces of herbicide are needed?

37. 
Herbicides are...

38. 
What do moles eat?

39. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

40. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

41. 
Biennial weeds...

42. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

43. 
Cool-season cultivars...

44. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

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