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1

(True or False)
The life of the cartridge in a chemical respirator depends only on the concentration of the pesticide.

FALSE

2

(True or False) The life of the cartridge in a respirator depends on the concentration of the pesticide, the breathing rate of the person wearing the respirator, and the capacity of the cartridge to bind to the chemical.

TRUE

3

(True or False)
Clean protective equipment and clothing should be kept with pesticides in the locked pesticide storage area.

FALSE

4

Pesticide respirators should be approved for use by the:
A. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
B. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
C. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
D. Both a. and b.

D

5

(True or False)
Pesticide-contaminated clothing should be washed separately from the family laundry in hot water with laundry detergent.

TRUE

6

Pesticide respirators should be approved by the:
a. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
b. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
c. Center for disease control

A

7

You may dispose of waste rinse water (rinsate) by:
A. Using the rinsate in future spray applications.
B. Dumping the rinsate in a vacant lot.
C. Diluting the rinsate with additional water and spraying the mixture on the same crop.
D. Both a. and c.

D

8

If a nozzle becomes clogged while spraying:
A. Carefully use your mouth to blow out what is plugging the nozzle.
B. Continue to spray until the tank is empty, then correct the problem.
C. Stop spraying, move to an untreated area, and use a soft brush to clean the plugged nozzle.
D. None of the above.

C

9

Which is an undesirable characteristic of a pesticide storage area?
A. Dry
B. Well lighted by direct sunlight.
C. Locked and away from children, pets, food, feed and water sources.
D. Well placarded with warning signs.

B

10

Pesticides should be stored in:
A. Any container as long as the container is labeled.
B. Only in their original container.
C. In containers too heavy for children to handle.
D. In any container that is childproof.

B

11

The best way to dispose of a registered pesticide is to:
A. Carefully pour it into the sewer system.
B. Apply it to a vacant lot
C. Use it as directed on the label.
D. Ship the pesticide to the US EPA.

C

12

An acceptable way to clean empty pesticide containers is to:
A. Rinse the container once with water while collecting the rinse water.
B. Rinse the container twice with water while collecting the rinse water.
C. Rinse the container three times with water while collecting the rinse water.
D. Rinse the container until the residue appears to be gone.

C

13

(True or False)
Pesticides should not be transported in the passenger compartment of a vehicle.

TRUE

14

Select the incorrect statement regarding pesticide spill cleanup.
A. A spill should never be left unattended.
B. No matter how small the spill, it must be kept out of water sources.
C. Materials used to absorb a liquid pesticide spill must be treated as pesticide waste.
D. Immediately hose the area down with plenty of water.

D

15

Pesticide application records are:
A. Kept on file for one year and then disposed.
B. Are maintained for not less than two years.

B