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. What kind of control is actually more effective and less costly than mass spraying?
(a) Local
(b) Rural
(c) Non-control
(d) Natural

2. Every cell in the body is involved in the production of ___________.
(a) Toxins
(b) New life
(c) Babies
(d) Energy

3. Chemicals that act upon our genes can cause sudden __________, producing new and undesirable changes in subsequent generations.
(a) Mutations
(b) Impulses
(c) Mitosis
(d) Death

4. What kind of disease can fleas carry and then transmit to humans as a result of a bite?
(a) Typhus
(b) Plague
(c) Yellow fever
(d) Malaria

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

Short Answer Questions

1. It may be impossible to tell what is __________ and what is effect because there may be years between the two.

2. ________________ are affected because poisoned fish are not a source of food to sell.

3. What posed no threat, only a minor annoyance, yet was still the target of a massive spraying campaign?

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

5. The ___________ is strictly a forest insect, which is why people were outraged when residential areas were sprayed to control it.

(see the answer keys)

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