Introduction to Environmental Health and Risk Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Biological hazards are

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT true of waterborne diseases?

Question 3 3. Why does bird flu spread rapidly?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is TRUE about toxicants?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about protozoa?

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Question 6 6. Which is NOT a chemical hazard?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is TRUE about teratogens?

Question 8 8. Vaccines protect against which disease-causing agent?

Question 9 9. Why is breast milk potentially dangerous to infants?

Question 10 10. Referring to the North American birds of prey, why were the eggs so thin?

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Question 11 11. Cultural hazards come from

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a type of environmental hazard?

Question 13 13. What is true about infectious diseases?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 15 15. People who smoke cigarettes are at increased risk for lung cancer because cigarettes contain chemicals that are _____.

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Question 16 16. Why was Silent Spring important?

Question 17 17. Which is NOT a type of toxicant?

Question 18 18. What information comes from a dose-response study?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a parasitic worm?

Question 20 20. What is risk management?

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Question 21 21. Indicator bacteria are used to test for water contamination because

Question 22 22. Why is risk management difficult?

Question 23 23. Persistent toxicants are problematic because

Question 24 24. E. coli is

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about your immune system?

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Question 26 26. Why are children more susceptible than adults to toxicants?

Question 27 27. What is the Guillette study an example of?

Question 28 28. Which is NOT true about risk assessment?

Question 29 29. This type of toxicant is often used in chemical weapons, and causes slurred speech, loss of muscle control, and death.

Question 30 30. Biomagnification

Introduction to Environmental Health and Risk Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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