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Silent Spring Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

What kind of disease can fleas carry and then transmit to humans as a result of a bite? (from Chapter 16 "The Rumblings of an Avalanche")

3.

Biological solutions that are based on the whole of ________ should be the goals of research and development in relation to pest control. (from Chapter 17 "The Other Road")

4.

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

5.

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

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