Chapter 15 Quiz

Instructions
Take the chapter quiz.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. Pesticides that break down quickly in the environment are called   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  2. DDT is an example of a(n)   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. Biomagnification occurs most commonly in which organisms?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  4. Chemicals which are released by female insects to attract male insects are called   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. Increased crop yields in the U.S. are the result of   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. The price and availability of chemical fertilizers is strongly influenced by   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. If fertilizers are applied just before a heavy rain,   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Slash-and-burn practices contribute primarily to what environmental problem?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. What accounts for the increased productivity of the U.S. over Brazil in small grain production?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. Which of the following is a macronutrient?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  



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