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Analyzing Environmental Risks Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the Guillette study an example of?

Question 2 2. What is risk management?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about protozoa?

Question 4 4. E. coli is

Question 5 5. Which of the following did the Stockholm Convention address?

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Question 6 6. The precautionary principle

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a true descriptor of waterborne diseases?

Question 8 8. Cultural hazards come from

Question 9 9. Why is it difficult to assign responsibility for product safety?

Question 10 10. What year was the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants convened?

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Question 11 11. On a dose-response curve, _ is found on the X-axis and _ is found on the Y-axis

Question 12 12. This type of toxicant is often used in chemical weapons, and causes slurred speech, loss of muscle control, and death.

Question 13 13. Why is breast milk potentially dangerous to infants?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is TRUE about toxicants?

Question 15 15. Which is FALSE about bacteria?

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Question 16 16. How does a child's metabolism make it more susceptible to toxicants?

Question 17 17. Indicator bacteria are used to test for water contamination because

Question 18 18. Which is NOT true about risk assessment?

Question 19 19. What is the ED50?

Question 20 20. Biological hazards are

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Question 21 21. People who smoke cigarettes are at increased risk for lung cancer because cigarettes contain chemicals that are _____.

Question 22 22. Why is asbestos considered an environmental hazard?

Question 23 23. Which is NOT a reason children are more susceptible to toxicants than adults?

Question 24 24. Most bacteria are _____.

Question 25 25. Why was Silent Spring important?

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Question 26 26. What level of doses do toxicologists use on lab animals?

Question 27 27. Which is true about POPs?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 29 29. What does the presence of indicator bacteria show?

Question 30 30. The U.S. _____ the Stockholm Convention.

Analyzing Environmental Risks 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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