Silent Spring Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. ___________ health problems used to be caused by diseases like smallpox, cholera, and the plague.

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

3. Where do the fish go from #97 do in order to spawn and to perpetuate their kind?

4. What kind of control is actually more effective and less costly than mass spraying?

5. One changed __________ can affect the entire body system.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The public health problem that comes along with pollution is one of the fears of those in the environmental movement. If things can not be controlled, disaster might strike.

Part 1: Why have the old public health problems of disease become less of an issue today?

Part 2: What are the new public health crises?

Part 3: Why is it so important to public health to control pollution and chemical exposure now?

Essay Topic 2

Animals are just as affected by the use of insecticides and pesticides as the pests themselves.

Part 1: What are some of the ways in which animals are affected by the chemical use?

Part 2: How are the animals exposed to the chemicals in the first place?

Part 3: What might be the long term affects of the harm of animals in the world?

Essay Topic 3

Spraying campaigns were once the normal thing to do in order to take control of insect populations - but they are now seen as devastating actions to take.

Part 1: Describe the results of the gypsy spraying campaign.

Part 2: Describe the results of the fire ant eradication.

Part 3: Why are insects so crucial to save in relation to the environment and its ecosystems?

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