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BOS 4201 Unit I Assessment
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Question 1

0 out of 4 points

   
 

Aflatoxin B is produced by __________ ,which causes liver necrosis and cancer.

     

Selected Answer:

 

Amanita phalloides

Correct Answer:

 

Aspergillus flavus

     

·  Question 2

4 out of 4 points

   
 

According to the textbook, benzene is an example of a:

     

Selected Answer:

 

toxicant

Correct Answer:

 

toxicant

     

·  Question 3

4 out of 4 points

   
 

The best definition of toxicology is the __________

     

Selected Answer:

 

study of the adverse effects of chemicals in biological systems.

Correct Answer:

 

study of the adverse effects of chemicals in biological systems.

     

·  Question 4

4 out of 4 points

   
 

The spillage of __________ in Minamata Bay, Japan resulted in a severe nervous system dysfunction for individuals who consumed fish from the bay.

     

Selected Answer:

 

mercury

Correct Answer:

 

mercury

     

·  Question 5

4 out of 4 points

   
 

A Cohort study is best defined as:

     

Selected Answer:

 

a group of individuals with exposure to a chemical and a cohort without exposure followed over time.

Correct Answer:

 

a group of individuals with exposure to a chemical and a cohort without exposure followed over time.

     

·  Question 6

4 out of 4 points

   
 

What chemicals used in lumber resulted in the name "Toxic Playgrounds"?

     

Selected Answer:

 

arsenic and hexavalent chromium

Correct Answer:

 

arsenic and hexavalent chromium

     

·  Question 7

4 out of 4 points

   
 

Which individual is attributed to writing the first comprehensive book in occupational medicine?

     

Selected Answer:

 

Ramazzini

Correct Answer:

 

Ramazzini

     

·  Question 8

4 out of 4 points

   
 

Where was the location of one of the largest industrial disasters involving methyl isocyanate?

     

Selected Answer:

 

India

Correct Answer:

 

India

     

·  Question 9

4 out of 4 points

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