Impact of Chemical Pesticides on the Environment Quiz

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What is the main goal of integrated pest management (IPM) according to the passage?

To gradually reduce the use of chemical pesticides

What is the negative impact of chemical pesticides mentioned in the passage?

Harmful effect on the environment, animals, and humans

Which stage precedes integrated control as mentioned in the passage?

Rationalizing the use of chemical pesticides

What is the term used to describe the stage before reaching integrated control as per the passage?

Directed control

The use of chemical pesticides has a positive impact on the natural balance of living organisms.

False

Chemical pesticides do not have a harmful effect on animals and humans.

False

Integrated pest management (IPM) involves applying all the data of integrated control at once.

False

Directed control constitutes the first stage before reaching integrated control as per the passage.

True

Match the following stages of pest management with their descriptions:

Integrated control = Application of all the data of integrated control at once Directed control = The first stage before reaching integrated control

Match the following impacts with their descriptions:

Negative impact of chemical pesticides = Harmful effect on the environment, animals, and humans Positive impact of chemical pesticides = No positive impact mentioned in the passage

Match the following elements with their roles in reducing the use of chemical pesticides:

Integrated pest management (IPM) = Main goal was to reduce the use of these chemicals through elements of IPM Directed control = Applied gradually, and was the first stage before reaching integrated control

Match the following statements with their correctness according to the passage:

Integrated pest management (IPM) involves applying all the data of integrated control at once. = Incorrect Directed control constitutes the first stage before reaching integrated control as per the passage. = Correct

This quiz tests your knowledge about the negative impact of chemical pesticides on the natural balance of living organisms, including biological enemies, as well as their harmful effects on the environment, animals, and humans. It also covers the elements of integrated pest management (IPM) as an alternative approach to reduce the use of chemical pesticides.

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