Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides, 3rd Edition CHAPTER 04

  1. 1. The most frequent route of pesticide exposure is through the

    a. mouth
    b. skin
    c. eye
    skin
  2. 3. Which conditions can quickly change and affect the outcome of a pesticide application?

    a. soil type and contents
    b. wind speed and direction
    c. temperature and cloud cover
    d. presence of lakes or streams
    • b. wind speed and direction
    • c. temperature and cloud cover
  3. 4. Why mixing/loading considered risky for pesticide handlers?



    A. Spills/splashes common when working with concentrated pesticides.
  4. 5. What hazard does preharvest interval help a pesticide applicator avoid?

    a. exposure to unsafe levels of residue on food they eat
    b. exposure to excessive residues on crops
    c. exposure to dangerous pesticides on plants they treat
    • a. exposure to unsafe levels of residue on food they eat
    • b. exposure to excessive residues on crops
  5. 6. Which could increase hazards to pesticide handlers and fieldworkers?



    C. applying an oil soluble pesticide
  6. 7. _ _ is repeated exposures to small amounts of pesticide.
    Chronic exposure
  7. 7. _ _ is a short term exposure to a large dose of pesticide.
    Acute exposure
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