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The Ultimate Agritourism Quiz
by Staff
Consumer interest in farming has grown, as people want to know more about where their food comes from. The time may be just ripe for agritourism endeavors. Take this quiz to learn more about agritourism.

What is agritourism?

  • sporting activity that brings visitors to an area
  • agriculture activity that brings visitors to an area
  • retail activity that brings visitors to an area

What is an agritourist activity?

  • skiing in Switzerland
  • staying on an olive farm in Tuscany
  • shopping in New York City

How have corn farmers supplemented their income with agritourism?

  • build a maze
  • pick-your-own corn
  • both answers

What has caused a financial strain on farmers?

  • rising costs
  • lower commodity prices
  • both answers

Local farmers are in competition with whom for sales?

  • national
  • international
  • both answers

How do industrialized agriculture businesses cut their costs?

  • large-scale facilities
  • modern technology
  • both answers

How may agritourism save the small farmer from an economic disaster?

  • lower costs of supplies
  • raise commodity prices
  • offer supplemental income

What is an example of a complementary agritourism enterprise?

  • half of the profits come from traditional farming
  • half of the profits come from agritourism
  • both answers

What type of enterprise is an apple farm that makes most of its profits from a guest house on the farm property, and in addition sells its apples from a farm stand?

  • supplementary
  • complementary
  • primary

What is an example of direct-market agritourism?

  • roadside stand
  • pick-your-own fruit
  • harvest festival

What is an example of education and experience agritourism?

  • roadside stand
  • pick-your-fruit
  • harvest festival

What is an example of recreation and event agritourism?

  • roadside stand
  • pick-your-own fruit
  • harvest festival

Who may be interested in an agritourism?

  • shopaholics
  • all ages
  • children only

In a survey about favorite American vacation destinations, where did outdoor activities rank?

  • first
  • second
  • third

How much investment would it take to add a pick-it-yourself strawberry patch to an existing strawberry farm?

  • small investment
  • moderate investment
  • huge investment

Where is an agritourist activity?

  • Disneyworld
  • Sea World
  • winery in Sonoma

What agritourist activity may be fun for children?

  • pick-your-own blueberry patch
  • corn maze
  • both answers

What vacation activity is an example of ecotourism?

  • pick-your-own blueberries
  • hiking in Costa Rica
  • guest house on a olive farm

Why may older tourists be interested in seeing farming how it used to be?

  • walk down memory lane
  • connect to their food
  • see new technologies

What may be a fun family activity to do around Halloween time?

  • haunted hay ride
  • pick-your-own pumpkin patch
  • both answers