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Science in Everyday Life Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of pesticide use?

Question 3 3. What percentage of crops produced in the United States are able to resist pests each year?

Question 4 4. What is bioaccumulation?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about freezing our food is incorrect?

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Question 6 6. Why is canning such an effective method of killing microbes?

Question 7 7.

What is the purpose of food preservation?

I. To keep us healthy

II. To help minimize the growth rate of microbes

iII. To kill as many microbes as possible

Question 8 8. How does drying food kill microbes?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes a smart phone?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a way that stoves have traditionally heated their metal surfaces?

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Question 11 11. How does an average car work?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the second step in the cycle that happens inside a car to propel it forwards?

Question 13 13. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

Question 14 14. Why was the discovery of germ theory so important?

Question 15 15. Why were milkmaids resistant to smallpox?

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Question 16 16. Why are live vaccines potentially more dangerous than inactivated vaccines?

Question 17 17. Which of the following household chemicals is the main ingredient in bleach or bleach products?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a common ingredient in detergents and shampoos?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a chemical?

Question 20 20. What is a detergent?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an example of treatment medical technology?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an example of medical technology?

Question 23 23. What is medical technology?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an example of diagnosis medical technology?

Question 25 25. What is glyphosate?

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Question 26 26. What is EPSPS?

Question 27 27. What percent off all soybeans grown in the United States are glyphosate resistant?

Question 28 28. Compare the pros and cons of herbicide-resistant crops. Select the answer choice that most accurately matches your own.

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

Question 30 30.

What is true about salting food for preservation?

I. High salt levels kill many microbes by dehydrating them

II. High salt content, in essence, dries the food out, getting rid of a water source

III. High salts content kills all microbes

Science in Everyday 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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