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University of Toronto Scarborough
Environmental Science
Jovan Stefanovic

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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