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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. 
Perennial weeds

2. 
Cool-season cultivars...

3. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

4. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

5. 
Proper mowing means:

6. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

7. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

8. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

9. 
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)

10. 
Pesticides in the soil:

11. 
What do moles eat?

12. 
You should apply a pesticide:

13. 
You want to make 2 gallons of a 4 percent solution of a broadleaf herbicide. How many ounces of herbicide are needed?

14. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

15. 
Good soil drainage...

16. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

17. 
Apply an insecticide...

18. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

19. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

20. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

21. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

22. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

23. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

24. 
Preemergence herbicides...

25. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

26. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

27. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

28. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

29. 
Determine the amount of granular insecticide needed to treat 2 acres assuming a label rate of 2 pounds per 1000 square feet.

30. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

31. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

32. 
Biennial weeds...

33. 
Leaf spot diseases...

34. 
Dandelions...

35. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

36. 
In an IPM program you should..

37. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

38. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

39. 
Postemergence herbicides...

40. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

41. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

42. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

43. 
Annual weeds are...

44. 
Herbicides are...

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