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Toxicology Quiz


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Which of the following is an example of a viperine snake?

A. cobra

B. mamba

C. rattlesnake

D. blue racer


Which domestic animal most often experiences venomous snakebites?

A. dogs

B. livestock

C. sheep

D. parrots


The amount of toxin needed to poison an animal is often dependent on what factor?

A. weight of the animal

B. time of day

C. the age of the animal

D. an animals normal eating habits


Cyanide affects cattle through which of the following?

A. apple tree leave

B. hay

C. water

D. vegetables


What ingredient in raw bread dough can cause poisoning?

A. flour

B. soy

C. sugar

D. yeast


Blue-green algae are also known as what?

A. Cyanobacteria

B. Teppobacteria

C. Winbacteria

D. Fanetebacteria


Poisons and toxins are most commonly excreted from the body through which organ?

A. lung

B. heart

C. kidney

D. brain


Which animal is most often affected by sweet clover poisoning?

A. birds

B. cattle

C. dogs

D. rabbits


Which of the following has the highest concentration of theobromine?

A. white chocolate

B. milk chocolate

C. semi-sweet chocolate

D. unsweetened cocoa powder


Toxicology is the study of what?

A. Disease

B. poisons

C. parasites

D. death


Rodenticides often interfere with which vitamin in the body?

A. vitamin A

B. Vitamin B

C. Vitamin C

D. Vitamin K


Which organ is most often involved in the intoxication of poisons?

A. liver

B. heart

C. brain

D. lung


Chronic toxicosis typically refers to exposure longer than what time period?

A. 24 hours

B. 7 days

C. 5 weeks

D. 3 months


Sweet clover poisoning involves what symptom?

A. discoloration of the skin

B. vomiting

C. blindness

D. hemorrhages


What is the time that it takes for half of the chemical or toxin to be expelled from the body?

A. expulsion rate

B. metabolic time

C. half life

D. digestive period




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