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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. 
Postemergence herbicides...

2. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

3. 
Herbicides are...

4. 
Cool-season cultivars...

5. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

6. 
Proper mowing means:

7. 
You want to make 2 gallons of a 4 percent solution of a broadleaf herbicide. How many ounces of herbicide are needed?

8. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

9. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

10. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

11. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

12. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

13. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

14. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

15. 
What do moles eat?

16. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

17. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

18. 
Dandelions...

19. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

20. 
Determine the amount of granular insecticide needed to treat 2 acres assuming a label rate of 2 pounds per 1000 square feet.

21. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

22. 
In an IPM program you should..

23. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

24. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

25. 
Annual weeds are...

26. 
Apply an insecticide...

27. 
Biennial weeds...

28. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

29. 
Good soil drainage...

30. 
Preemergence herbicides...

31. 
Perennial weeds

32. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

33. 
Leaf spot diseases...

34. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

35. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

36. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

37. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

38. 
Pesticides in the soil:

39. 
You should apply a pesticide:

40. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

41. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

42. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

43. 
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)

44. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

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