Silent Spring Test | Final Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The __________ system is susceptible to damage by toxins like chlorinated hydrocarbons and organic phosphates.
(a) Muscular
(b) Circulatory
(c) Nervous
(d) Renal

2. The spraying of chemicals became more widespread because of new insecticides and a surplus of ___________.
(a) Airplanes
(b) POWs
(c) Money
(d) Workers

3. What kind of creature plays a vital role as a source for food, as well as being an aerator, a scavenger, and a source of bait?
(a) Round worm
(b) Earth worm
(c) Fiddler crab
(d) Smelt

4. Without functioning ____________, even our organs are useless.
(a) Brain activity
(b) Lungs
(c) Cells
(d) Blood streams

5. _____________ is not the only source of chemical contamination in the world.
(a) Nuclear power
(b) Acid rain
(c) Trash
(d) Mass spraying

Short Answer Questions

1. Most people's chemical exposure comes ___________ rather than in mass sprayings.

2. All foods, according to Carson, contain some level of such poisonous chemicals as __________.

3. What is the cellular structure that contains enzymes which accomplish the work of energy production?

4. ______________ is the basic process of life creation for everything from amoebae to humans.

5. The narrow ___________ is the tiniest structure in the human body.

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