A Quiz On The History And Dangers Of Asbestos

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is asbestos?
    • A. 

      A naturally occurring group of mineral fibers.

    • B. 

      An organic compound derived from the root of an Asbestos plant.

    • C. 

      A natural element appearing in the second period of the Periodic Table.

  • 2. 
    Why was asbestos used?
    • A. 

      It easily conducts electricity.

    • B. 

      Its insulation capabilities and it is resistant to heat, fire and chemicals.

    • C. 

      It gives surfaces a glossy and appealing characteristic.

    • D. 

      There was no advantage, it was just expensive to remove it from construction materials.

  • 3. 
    Which of these compounds is asbestos?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 4. 
    Where can asbestos be found in homes?
    • A. 

      Attic and wall insulation

    • B. 

      Roofing and siding shingles

    • C. 

      Vinyl floor tiles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    A long term health effect of asbestos exposure may include...
    • A. 

      Skin cancer

    • B. 

      Lung cancer or mesothelioma

    • C. 

      Heart failure

    • D. 

      Central nervous system complications

  • 6. 
    The symptoms of asbestos exposure typically occur within a month of exposure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Smoking combined with previous exposure to asbestos is particularly hazardous. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    For asbestos used for construction use, in what situations increase the risk of unnatural exposure?
    • A. 

      While cleaning.

    • B. 

      While painting.

    • C. 

      During demolition.

    • D. 

      At all times when near the materials containing asbestos.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      With the use of gloves and a mask.

    • B. 

      By a trained asbestos inspector or contractor.

    • C. 

      By a local home improvement service.

    • D. 

      Asbestos should not be disturbed, and should remain dormant.