flesl.net vocab quiz Karen Wetterhahn

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Vocabulary Quiz for ‘Karen Wetterhahn’

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the box beside each word.

• chemical

• coma

• create

• dose

• environment

• exposure

• handle

• harm

• ignorance

• industrial

• layer

• lethal

• liquid

• penetrate

• protection

• recognize

• resistant

• soluble

• supply

• vision

1.

able to cause death

2.

amount of something you take into your body

3.

not solid, not gas

4.

not affected, not allowing other things to enter

5.

know what something is because you have seen it before

6.

the ability to see

7.

being unconscious (‘asleep’ in other words) for a very long time

8.

hurt, damage

9.

nature; the non-human world

10.

connected with making things in factories—or with doing business

11.

breaking down into small pieces when put in water (sugar, for example)

12.

enter something (often by force or by breaking through a covering)

13.

scientific word for a particular ‘substance’ (mercury or lead for example)

14.

something that stops things from attacking or hurting you

15.

time during which you are affected by something (that is touching you)

16.

amount of something that remains

17.

not knowing

18.

bring something ‘into existence’; make

19.

work on something with your hands

20.

flat section of something with other flat sections above or below