General Science: Science in Daily Life Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does a broad-spectrum pesticide differ from a narrow-spectrum pesticide?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a type of pesticide?

Question 3 3. In the context of wireless computing devices, the term PDA stands for _____ _____ _____ ?

Question 4 4. A food chain consists of a predatory birds, mosquitoes, small fishes and zooplankton. If pesticide DDT has entered the chain, explain which organism will have the highest concentration of pesticide in their bodies.

Question 5 5. Why are glyphosate-resistant crops considered safer than other genetically modified organisms?

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Question 6 6. What is EPSPS?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of pesticide use?

Question 8 8. Why would DNA technology be important in crime scene investigations?

Question 9 9. What percentage of crops produced in the United States are able to resist pests each year?

Question 10 10. Choose the specific characteristic that a narrow-spectrum pesticide might target.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a difference between regular mobile phones and satellite phones?

Question 12 12.

What is(are) the principal difference(s) between a smartphone and a tablet?

a) screen size

b) ability to make and receive calls over the cellular network

c) use of touchscreen technology

d) processing speed

Question 13 13. How is the primary treatment stage different from secondary treatment stage?

Question 14 14. What does GMO stand for?

Question 15 15. Which best describes a vaccine?

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Question 16 16. Why are chlorine gas and ozone used in water treatment?

Question 17 17. What percent off all soybeans grown in the United States are glyphosate resistant?

Question 18 18. Choose a broad-spectrum pesticide and the types of organisms it manages.

Question 19 19. In America, septic systems are mainly used _____.

Question 20 20. Identify the INCORRECT statement about drinking water in developing countries.

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Question 21 21. Choose the statement that is correct about potable water.

Question 22 22. How do signals travel between a GPS satellite and an on-the-ground GPS receiver?

Question 23 23. How does DNA technology contribute to the agricultural industry?

Question 24 24. Select the group on which pests are most likely to feed on or cause harm to.

Question 25 25. A device that you can use to make and receive calls using a wireless connection and also contain some of the functionality of a computer is called a _____.

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Question 26 26. Compare the pros and cons of herbicide-resistant crops. Select the answer choice that most accurately matches your own.

Question 27 27. What is DNA technology?

Question 28 28. What is bioaccumulation?

Question 29 29. Explain what happens after a species becomes genetically resistant to a pesticide.

Question 30 30. What is glyphosate?

General Science: Science in Daily Life Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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