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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Many attempts to control ___________ have results in massive fish kills.
(a) Fire ants
(b) Brown ants
(c) Army ants
(d) Spiders

2. ___________ health problems used to be caused by diseases like smallpox, cholera, and the plague.
(a) Rural
(b) Upper class
(c) Poverty
(d) Public

3. Insecticides used against insects that feed on __________ have killed many fish in the South.
(a) Grain
(b) Tobacco
(c) Cotton
(d) Corn

4. Chemical residues in _______ are another source of gradual buildup of chemicals in the body.
(a) Food
(b) Cosmetics
(c) Paper
(d) Water

5. The narrow ___________ is the tiniest structure in the human body.
(a) Window
(b) Capillary
(c) Artery
(d) Cut

Short Answer Questions

1. Our chemical attacks on insects have weakened entire ___________.

2. There has been a huge increase in the incidence of ___________ and in our awareness of it in fewer than 200 years.

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

4. A chemically weakened environment opens the door to explosive insect ____________.

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

(see the answer keys)

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