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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Which state has abandoned broad eradication in favor of the control in #117?
(a) California
(b) Ohio
(c) Florida
(d) Maine

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) Fiddler crab
(b) Round worm
(c) Earth worm
(d) Smelt

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

5. Scientists believe that human __________ is unrealistic.
(a) Resistance
(b) Control
(c) Change
(d) Chemical warfare

Short Answer Questions

1. _______________ can be much more effective at controlling budworm.

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

3. More American children now die from __________ than from any other disease.

4. What is also destroyed when the target insects are sprayed by chemicals, damaging and changing the ecosystem?

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

(see the answer keys)

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