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HEALTHY HOME QUIZ


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1) How many new chemicals have been put on the market for consumer use since World War II?
A. 1,000
B. 15,000
C. 50,000
D. 100,000
2) According to the EPA, indoor air pollutants are lower than outdoor air?
A. True
B. False
3) Formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, is often released by
A. Kitchen cabinets
B. Furniture
C. Carpet
D. All of the above
4) Indoor air quality is regulated by the United States government.
A. True
B. False
5) How many microorganisms can be found in one square foot of carpeting?
A. Dozens
B. Hundreds
C. Thousands
D. Tens of millions
6) Known adverse effects from common chemicals and household products include?
A. Reduced sperm count
B. Testicular atrophy
C. Infertility
D. All of the above
7) What percentage of illnesses is caused by indoor air pollution in the U.S?
A. 10%
B. 24%
C. 50%
D. 75%
8) Most home building and furnishing products out-gas toxic chemicals that permeate the indoor air?
A. True
B. False
9) The Consumer Product Safety Commission connects 150 chemicals commonly found in our homes to?
A. Allergies
B. Birth defects
C. Cancer
D. Psychological disorders
E. All of the above
10) According to a recent report by the Environmental Working Group, American babies are born with an average of how many contaminants in their bloodstreams?
A. 25
B. 57
C. 184
D. 287