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Science & Technology in Daily Life Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is EPSPS?

Question 2 2. How is the primary treatment stage different from secondary treatment stage?

Question 3 3. What percent off all soybeans grown in the United States are glyphosate resistant?

Question 4 4. Choose a broad-spectrum pesticide and the types of organisms it manages.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a common ingredient in detergents and shampoos?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a type of pesticide?

Question 7 7. How do signals travel between a GPS satellite and an on-the-ground GPS receiver?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. What is bioaccumulation?

Question 10 10. Which of the following things you might find in your home is NOT a chemical or does not contain chemicals?

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Question 11 11. What is a detergent?

Question 12 12. What percentage of crops produced in the United States are able to resist pests each year?

Question 13 13. Why are chlorine gas and ozone used in water treatment?

Question 14 14. Explain what happens after a species becomes genetically resistant to a pesticide.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of pesticide use?

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Question 16 16. In the context of wireless computing devices, the term PDA stands for _____ _____ _____ ?

Question 17 17. What is DNA technology?

Question 18 18. 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 _____.

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

Question 20 20. What is glyphosate?

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Question 21 21. Choose the specific characteristic that a narrow-spectrum pesticide might target.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a difference between regular mobile phones and satellite phones?

Question 23 23. Which best describes a vaccine?

Question 24 24.

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

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the second step in the cycle that happens inside a car to propel it forwards?

Question 27 27. How does DNA technology contribute to the agricultural industry?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a way that stoves have traditionally heated their metal surfaces?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a chemical?

Question 30 30. How does an average car work?

Science & Technology 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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