Mold - Basics (caravanos)

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you understand environmental mold growth, exposure and health effects? Take this quiz to find out. Good luck Prepared by Prof. Jack Caravanos, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, [email protected] Cuny. Edu


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The inhalation of mold spores will produce the same health effect in all those exposed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Chlorine bleach is a necessary part of a mold remediation project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Only actively growing mold is a health risk. Dead and dried out mold particles are not a risk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Surface Mold growing on wet wooden studs also penetrates into the wood structure.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Mold can eat and grow on anything.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Mold cannot grow on clean smooth ceramic tiles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You can easily identify the type of mold species by visual inspection (just looking at it).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The key to fungal growth is moisture... no moisture, no growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mold spores can be found on your skin, hair and clothes all the time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It's impossible to make a typical home mold free.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False