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. Our __________ carry thousands of years of adaptation and evolution to us.

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

3. What kind of disease can fleas carry and then transmit to humans as a result of a bite?

4. The limits the government has established regarding chemical levels in foods are __________.

5. __________________ is the basis of all life function.

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

But the truth is that mass spraying is not the only source of chemical contamination in the world.

Part 1: What are some other causes of chemical contamination in the world?

Part 2: Is most people's chemical exposure little by little or in one large dose? Why?

Part 3: What are some of the everyday sources of chemicals in our lives?

Essay Topic 3

To help avoid using too many chemicals, some people have resorted to selective spraying.

Part 1: Describe what selective spraying is and how it is used in the world.

Part 2: What are the advantages of selective spraying?

Part 3: What are the disadvantages to selective spraying?

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