10 most difficult farming riddles A list of farming related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Botany quiz Aside from cattle, which animal provides most milk used by humans?Buffalo. Water buffaloes provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats (2%, third place). Buffalo's milk contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat than cow milk; it gives therefore more cheese, butter and other dairy products. The top buffalo milk producers are India and Pakistan. very hard 26% goatgoat45%buffalobuffalo26%sheepsheep20%camelcamel8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6050 answers in 2 languages »milk riddles » What is the typical weight of a cow?580 kg (1280 pounds). A healthy calf weighs 40 to 45 kg or more at birth. At 15 months of age, it reaches 360 kg (800 pounds). A mature Holstein cow typically weighs 580 kg (1280 pounds), and stands 147 cm (58 inches) tall at the shoulder. hard 44% 200 kg200 kg8%300 kg300 kg18%360 kg (800 pounds)360 kg (800 pounds)28%580 kg (1280 pounds)580 kg (1280 pounds)44%Created by: Hà Linh Chi. Statistics based on 12207 answers in 2 languages »cattle riddles » What are the circular objects visible on this satellite photo taken over Libya?Agricultural fields. This is an astronaut photo of the Al Khufrah Oasis in Libya. The circular shape of fields is characteristic of center pivot irrigation. These fields are approximately 0.6 mile (1 kilometer) in diameter. Lighter colors indicate fields that have been harvested recently or just planted.hard 47% oil fieldsoil fields28%rocket padsrocket pads5%agricultural fieldsagricultural fields47%solar panel fieldssolar panel fields18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15929 answers in 2 languages »deserts of North Africa riddles » How is the soilless cultivation of plants called?Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite or gravel.hard 51% hydrologyhydrology9%hydroculturehydroculture19%hydroponicshydroponics51%hydrofarminghydrofarming19%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 10678 answers in 2 languages »crops riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Asparagus. Hilling, earthing up or ridging is the technique of piling soil up around the base of a plant, which buries the normally above-ground part of the plant. Hilling promotes the desired growth of asparagus, it also prevents the production of chlorophyl, which keeps asparagus pale and delicate.hard 52% potatopotato18%gingerginger22%asparagusasparagus52%sugar beetsugar beet5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5883 answers in 2 languages »agriculture riddles » In order to protect seeds of the edible plants, the Global Seed Vault has been built. Where is it located?Spitsbergen permafrost. The Svalbrad Global Seed Vault (norw. Svalbrad globale frøhvelv) is located Svalbrad archipelago, at the Sptisbergen Island in Norway. It has been built to safely store seeds of edible plants from all over the world in case of any cataclism. Vault located is in the tunnel digged in the permafrost. Currently over 1.5 mln specimens are storedaverage 61% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost61%Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York12%Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome12%Such place does not existSuch place does not exist13%Created by: lanusienka. Statistics based on 2286 answers in 2 languages »science riddles » Which crop makes these fields blue?Lavender is grown commercially for the extraction of essential oils. It is also grown as a condiment and used in salads and dressings. There is a color named for the shade of its flowers.average 68% HeatherHeather23%VioletsViolets5%IndigoIndigo2%LavenderLavender68%Created by: Steve Lamberty. Statistics based on 10900 answers in 2 languages »colors riddles » Which European country has the most fertile land?Ukraine. Chernozem (pictured, literally black earth) is a soil containing a high percentage of humus. It is very fertile and produces a high agricultural yield. Chernozem occurs in many places in the world, but it is the most common and the deepest in Ukraine. Throughout its history, Ukraine has been one of the powerhouses of world agriculture due to its fertile conditions.easy 75% PolandPoland12%GermanyGermany6%UkraineUkraine75%FranceFrance6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16102 answers in 2 languages »soil riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Asparagus. Young shoots of asparagus are covered to exclude light to prevent photosynthesis and the production of chlorophyll, and thus remain pale in color and delicate in flavor and texture. This technique is called blanching.easy 78% sugar beetsugar beet12%asparagusasparagus78%horse radishhorse radish7%carrotscarrots2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6442 answers in 2 languages »plants riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Tobacco is easy to be recognized because of its large leaves. Production of tobacco hit its top in 1992, during which 7.5 million tons of leaf were produced. Later, it dropped to 5.7 million tons in 1997. Today however, the production is growing due to increased productivity by developing nations. It was 7.1 million tons in 2010.easy 78% tobaccotobacco78%teatea12%cottoncotton8%grapesgrapes0%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6213 answers in 2 languages »botany riddles » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.