Toxic Chemicals: Pesticide, Types of Pesticides and Their Constituent, Effect and Uses

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Pesticide = Pest + Cide (To Kill Pests)

Pesticide = Pest + Cide

Types of Pesticides and Their Constituent, Effect and Uses

Types of Pesticides

Heavy Metals

Heavy Metals

Metalloids

Toxic Form of Metalloids

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Fungicides are used to kill

  1. Weeds
  2. Insects
  3. Moulds
  4. All of the above

Answer: a

2. Itai-itai disease is caused by

  1. Chromium
  2. Cadmium
  3. Zinc
  4. Mercury

Answer: b

3. Which form of Arsenic is very toxic?

  1. As (III)
  2. As (V)
  3. As (VI)
  4. As (IV)

Answer: a

4. Carbaryl is a

  1. Carbamate
  2. Organochlorine
  3. Phenoxyacid
  4. Organophosphate

Answer: a

#Toxic Chemicals

#UGC NTA NET

#Pesticides

#Their classification and effects

#Biochemical aspects of heavy metals

#Hg,

#Cd,

#Pb,

#Cr

#metalloids

#As, #Se

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