EXERCISES, LESSON 9
REQUIREMENT. The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question; or by completing the incomplete statement; or
by writing the answer in the space provided at the end of the question.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises," at
the end of the lesson, and check your answers with the solutions.
Select the number of deaths per year caused by accidental poisonings.
The term poison is best defined as _____________________.
A chemical which will cause death if it is ingested.
Any substance which will cause destruction of living cells.
c. Any substance which when ingested, inhaled, absorbed, applied,
injected, or even manufactured by the organism itself will cause damage to the
organism or will interfere with its normal functioning.
d. Any substance or chemical which when ingested, inhaled, or in any
other way taken into the body, will cause death to the cells of the organism.
What is the purpose of the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970?
To reduce poisonings among small children.
To reduce the number of intentional poisonings among children and
To reduce the number of accidental deaths caused by aspirin.
To require packaging which could be opened only by children over the
age of 13.