ANSC 10200; Quiz #1 FALL, 2010 ___________________________________________ Name 1. When describing the changes in number of American farms and acreage per farm in the past several decades, which of the following is most correct? a) The total number of farms and acreage per farm has increased. b) The total number of farms and acreage per farm has decreased. c) The total number of farms has increased and acreage per farm has decreased. d) The total number of farms has decreased and acreage per farm has increased 2. Based upon past trends in American agriculture, food production in future years will be in a) fewer hands; b) more hands; c) about the same number of hands 3. The closest estimate of the number of people that one U.S. farm worker supports in amount of food and fiber produced is: a) 80 – 100 b) 130 – 150 c) 180 – 200 d) >200 4. The Morrill Act (1862), the Hatch Act (1887), and the Smith-Lever Act (1914) were passed by the U.S. Congress and provided for: a) government payment for land kept out of agricultural production. b)
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