Silent Spring Quiz

This Study Guide consists of approximately 73 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Silent Spring.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

The 'other road' refers to a path of ___________ control of unwanted pests and insects. (from Chapter 17 "The Other Road")

2.

Carson wonders - How can we as __________ beings continue to allow such rampant and unjustified killings? (from Chapter 7 "Needless Havoc")

3.

Chemical wielding __________ overlook the terrible flaws in their programs of blanket spraying. (from Chapter 7 "Needless Havoc")

4.

In England, the treatment of _______ with chemicals resulted in widespread bird deaths. (from Chapter 8 "And No Birds Sing")

5.

____________ can eliminate only the unwanted plants and give the beneficial plants a chance to thrive. (from Chapter 6 "Earth's Green Mantle")

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