The Quiz # Pesticides Are Dangerous

The quiz given below is based on the reading passage PESTICIDES ARE DANGEROUS.

The table given has two columns, Column A and Column B. Column A consist of words from the passage and column B has their respective meanings. Your task is to match the word with the correct meaning.


1.  pounds (i) chemical containing carbon and phosphates
2. pesticides  (ii)a disease of the nervous system that gets worse over a period of time and causes the muscles to become weak and the arms and legs to shake
3.quintupled  (iii)a chemical preparation for destroying plant, fungal, or animal pests
4.formulations  (iv)to prevent something from happening or make it happen more slowly or less frequently than normal
5.revealing  (v)lasting for a long time
6.organophosphates  (vi)being five times as as much or as many
7.inhibiting  (vii)a cell that carries information within the brain and between the brain and other parts of the body
 8.cholinesterase  (viii) an umbrella term for a range of conditions which primarily affect the neurons in the human brain
 9.neurons  (ix)the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom
 10.Alzheimer’s disease  (x)a serious disease, especially affecting older people, that prevents the brain from functioning normally and cause loss of memory, loss of ability to speak clearly etc
 11.neuro degenerative disease  (xi)an enzyme, found especially in the heart, brain, and blood, that hydrolyzes acetyl choline to acetic acid and choline
 12.Parkinson  (xii)the facts, signs, or objects that make you believe that something is true
 13.evidence  (xiii)to create or prepare something carefully, giving particular attention to the details
 14.chronic (xiv)  (xv)giving your interesting information that you did not know before


  1. ix
  2. iii
  3. vi
  4. xiii
  5. xv
  6. i
  7. iv
  8. xi
  9. vii
  10. x
  11. viii
  12. ii
  13. xii
  14. v
  15. xiv