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Instructor: John Henderson
Module 1 Self-Assessment Review
(We suggest printing this page as a study guide for the final exam)
Regarding lead poisoning, the U.S. Congress found all EXCEPT:
Lead poisoning was less a problem than was originally advertised
Possibly 3 million children were affected.
Minority & low-income communities were disproportionally affected.
Lead poisoning may cause IQ deficiencies, reading and learning disabilities.
Correct Answer: Lead poisoning was less a problem than was originally advertised
Abatement includes all of the following EXCEPT:
Containment or encapsulation of lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust.
Replacement of lead-painted surfaces or fixtures.
Correct Answer: Educating communities affected by lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust.
As part of the effort to reduce lead hazards, the US government makes available:
a. A disclosure by the seller of any home built prior to 1978.
b. A pamphlet educating the public about lead-based paint.
c. Both A & B
d. Neither A or B
Correct Answer: c. Both A & B
In response to the lead-based paint problem, Congress decided to:
Encourage the prevention of childhood poisoning
Develop a national strategy to eliminate it.
Develop partnerships publicly and privately to deal with the problem.
All the above
Correct Answer: All the above