Risk, Toxicology, And Pesticides

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Pesticide Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Risk involves the possibilty of suffering harm from a hazard that can cause injury, envrionmental damage,
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Economic loss

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    Chemicals vary widely in their _________ to humans and other animals.
    • A. 

      Mutations

    • B. 

      Toxicity

    • C. 

      Levels

  • 3. 
    _________ is a type of chemical that can cause temporary or permanat harm or death to humans or animals.
    • A. 

      Toxic

    • B. 

      Hazardous

    • C. 

      Pesticide

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 4. 
    ______________ involves releasing infectious organisms into the air, water supply, or food supply and is a serious and growing threat.
    • A. 

      Bioterrorism

    • B. 

      Pesticides

    • C. 

      Infections

    • D. 

      Chemicals

  • 5. 
    Elimination of _______ will do far more to improve longevity and human health than any other measure.
    • A. 

      Chemicals

    • B. 

      Poverty

    • C. 

      Pests

    • D. 

      Animals

  • 6. 
    What percent of the pests damage crops each year?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 7. 
    Common types of pesticides include insecticides, herbicides
    • A. 

      Fungicides

    • B. 

      Toxicides

    • C. 

      Rodenticides

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 8. 
    DDT, which was discovered by Paul Muller, is a type of __________.
    • A. 

      Insecticide

    • B. 

      Fungicide

    • C. 

      Rodenticide

    • D. 

      Herbicide

  • 9. 
    _______________ by Rachel Carson warned of danger of DDT and other broad spectrum of persistent pesticides.
    • A. 

      Silver Spring

    • B. 

      Silent Spring

    • C. 

      The Edge of the Sea

    • D. 

      The Sea around us

  • 10. 
    Since 1950, use of peesticides has increased by ____ %.
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      60

  • 11. 
    What is the full name of the second generation pesticide discovered by Paul Muller?
    • A. 

      Agrobacterium radiobacter

    • B. 

      Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

    • C. 

      Dichloropropene

    • D. 

      Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride

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