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EESA10H3
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EESA10 Human Health and Environment
Midterm
1. Which is not a result of environmental change?
A) Extinction of species
B) Population growth
C) Increased environmental pollution
D) Global warming
E) Ozone depletion
2. Which statement about metal-induced diseases is not true?
A) They are mainly occupational health diseases
B) They result mostly from chronic exposure
C) They are diseases affecting the respiratory system only
D) They bio-concentrate but do not bio-accumulate
E) C and D
3. Which is not a risk arising from the ozone layer depletion?
A) Damaged plants
B) Teratogenic effects
C) Imbalanced atmospheric distribution of ozone between troposphere and stratosphere
D) None of the above
4. All contaminants are harmful:
A) True
B) False
C) Need more information
5. Many organic pollutants are contained in commercial pesticides:
A) True
B) False
C) Need more information
6. Cadmium is a radioactive toxic metal that is present in the human environment because of industrial
activities:
A) True
B) False
C) Need more information
7. Aerosols and mist are a form of gaseous pollutants:
A) True
B) False
C) Need more information
8. Which of the following statements is not true about smog?
A) It is formed during a reaction of smoke and fog
B) High concentration during temperature inversion
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C) It subsides quickly
D) It is a mixture of gaseous and particulate matter
9. __________ and __________ are two health effects resulting from exposure to air pollution:
A) Irritation of the eyes, irritation of the respiratory tract, a (?)
B) Irritation of the eyes, asthma, acute
C) Chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, chronic (?)
D) A and C
E) All of the above
10. Which of the following is/are important factor(s) in the dispersion of air pollutants?
A) Wind
B) Pollutant residence time in the air
C) Place of emission
D) A and B
E) All of the above
11. Compared to groundwater, surface water is more prone to which kind of contamination?
A) Chemical
B) Biological
C) Physical
D) B and C
E) All of the above
12. The general global trend of water usage corresponds to which of the following?
A) Most freshwater is used for industrial purposes
B) Most freshwater is used for agricultural purposes
C) Most freshwater is used for domestic purposes
D) A and B
13. Which of the following is a point source?
A) Surface runoff
B) Industrial Discharge
C) Leakages in water distribution network
D) A and C
E) None of the above
14. Why is chlorination important in water and wastewater treatment?
A) It allows water disinfection
B) It kills all bacteria
C) It allows the prevention of water contamination along the distribution network
D) It attacks all chemicals
E) A and C
15. Which of the following statements is not true?
A) Waterborne diseases are caused by micro-organisms that survive in the water and are ingested
B) Water washed diseases are caused by micro-organisms that could be washed off by water (if we
cleaned properly)
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C) Water-based diseases are caused by micro-organisms that live in water
D) Water-related diseases are caused by micro-organisms that live in water and get in contact
with humans through water ingestion
E) Water-dispersed diseases are caused by micro-organisms that reproduce in water but are
transmitted through air
16. Nitrogen is of particular concern when in the form of _____ because they inhibit the _____’s ability to
transfer oxygen; this is called _____.
A) Nitrates, red blood cells, mesothelioma
B) Nitrites, red blood cells, anemia
C) Nitrites, hemoglobin, methemoglobinemia
D) Nitrates, hemoglobin, methemoglobinemia
17. Which statement about radon is true?
A) It is a naturally occurring radioactive gas
B) It is not carcinogenic
C) Humans are exposed to it through water only
D) None of the above
18. Arsenic is also a chemical threat to water quality, which of the following is not a potential health effect of
exposure to it?
A) Irritation of lungs
B) Skin diseases
C) Cancer
D) Vision loss
19. Which of the following is a threat posed by pharmaceuticals in wastewater?
A) Antibiotic resistant micro-organisms in the environment
B) Impact on aquatic organisms exposed in receiving waters
C) Impacts on invertebrates exposed in soil
D) All of the above
20. Water quantity is another problem faced by human beings because:
A) There is a boom in population growth
B) It is getting polluted and is less available for human consumption
C) Because there are more water leakages
D) All of the above except for C
E) All of the above
21. Teratogenic effects due to lead exposure include all of the following except for:
A) Deficit in intellectual intelligence
B) Growth rate
C) Birth rate
D) Renal failure
22. Which of the following is a non-hazardous form of mercury?
A) Mercuric mercury
B) Volatilized metallic mercury
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EESA10 Human Health and Environment Midterm 1. Which is not a result of environmental change? A) Extinction of species B) Population growth C) Increased environmental pollution D) Global warming E) Ozone depletion 2. Which statement about metal-induced diseases is not true? A) They are mainly occupational health diseases B) They result mostly from chronic exposure C) They are diseases affecting the respiratory system only D) They bio-concentrate but do not bio-accumulate E) C and D 3. Which is not a risk arising from the ozone layer depletion? A) Damaged plants B) Teratogenic effects C) Imbalanced atmospheric distribution of ozone between troposphere and stratosphere D) None of the above 4. All contaminants are harmful: A) True B) False C) Need more information 5. Many organic pollutants are contained in commercial pesticides: A) True B) False C) Need more information 6. Cadmium is a radioactive toxic metal that is present in the human environment because of industrial activities: A) True B) False C) Need more information 7. Aerosols and mist are a form of gaseous pollutants: A) True B) False C) Need more information 8. Which of the following statements is not true about smog? A) It is formed during a reaction of smoke and fog B) High concentration during temperature inversion www.notesolution.com
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