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Michigan 3A Turfgrass Practice Exam

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1. 
Which of these statements are TRUE?

2. 
Preemergence herbicides...

3. 
Perennial weeds

4. 
Resistance to pesticides comes from:

5. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

6. 
Most turfgrasses grow best in shady locations.

7. 
The milky spore disease bacterium...

8. 
This type of nozzle is well suited for applying insecticides or fungicides in situations where complete coverage of the leaf surface is critical

9. 
Which of these factors is not a component of the disease pyramid?

10. 
Annual weeds are...

11. 
Which of the following is a piercing sucking insect?

12. 
Winter annual broadleaf weeds are

13. 
Plants that have wider leaves with branched leaf veins are......

14. 
Biennial weeds...

15. 
In an IPM program you should..

16. 
Good soil drainage...

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

18. 
A rotary spreader creates more drift than a drop granular spreader.

19. 
Which statement is true according to Regulation 637, Pesticide Use?

20. 
If you double the speed of your application equipment, how will it affect the application rate of a boom sprayer?

21. 
Herbicides are...

22. 
Pesticides in the soil:

23. 
Apply an insecticide...

24. 
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)

25. 
Postemergence herbicides...

26. 
Which of these chemicals can be applied to lawns (but not ponds or wetlands) to make the grass distasteful to geese?

27. 
You should apply a pesticide:

28. 
How many generations do Japanese beetles have each year?

29. 
When should equipment be calibrated?

30. 
An insecticide applied to control white grubs

31. 
Dandelions...

32. 
Infrequent and deep irrigation is the best way to prevent disease organisms in turf.

33. 
Which of these weeds will sprout from rhizomes

34. 
Which of the following methods is not effective for discouraging geese an may even attract them

35. 
Which of these statements is FALSE

36. 
Leaf spot diseases...

37. 
Which of these statements is FALSE?

38. 
What do moles eat?

39. 
Proper mowing means:

40. 
Spring dead spot in bermudagrass:

41. 
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)

42. 
Cool-season cultivars...

43. 
To promote healthy turf and reduce disease

44. 
You want to make 2 gallons of a 4 percent solution of a broadleaf herbicide. How many ounces of herbicide are needed?

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