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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!

1. 
Herbicides are...

2. 
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)

3. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

4. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

5. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

6. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

7. 
You should apply a pesticide:

8. 
Leaf spot diseases...

9. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

10. 
Perennial weeds

11. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

12. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

13. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

14. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

15. 
Dandelions...

16. 
Apply an insecticide...

17. 
Determine the amount of granular insecticide needed to treat 2 acres assuming a label rate of 2 pounds per 1000 square feet.

18. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

19. 
Good soil drainage...

20. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

21. 
Postemergence herbicides...

22. 
Preemergence herbicides...

23. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

24. 
You want to make 2 gallons of a 4 percent solution of a broadleaf herbicide. How many ounces of herbicide are needed?

25. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

26. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

27. 
Cool-season cultivars...

28. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

29. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

30. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

31. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

32. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

33. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

34. 
Proper mowing means:

35. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

36. 
Biennial weeds...

37. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

38. 
What do moles eat?

39. 
In an IPM program you should..

40. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

41. 
Pesticides in the soil:

42. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

43. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

44. 
Annual weeds are...

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