Silent Spring Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What do some insects carry that makes their termination so important in today's times? (from Chapter 16 "The Rumblings of an Avalanche")

2.

Chemicals that act upon our genes can cause sudden __________, producing new and undesirable changes in subsequent generations. (from Chapter 13 "Through a Narrow Window")

3.

Most state laws regarding chemical contamination are grossly ___________. (from Chapter 11 "Beyond the Dreams of the Borgias")

4.

What was the source of the contamination in the eagle population? (from Chapter 8 "And No Birds Sing")

5.

The population of Japanese Beetles in sprayed areas is ______________ . (from Chapter 7 "Needless Havoc")

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