Mercury exposure, in low doses, is relatively harmless and unavoidable. However, at higher doses mercury exposure can cause serious and irreversible health consequences, such as brain damage. Take this quiz and learn how to avoid mercury exposure and poisoning.
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At room temperature, mercury is:
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How much mercury does human activity put into the atmosphere each year?
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How do humans produce mercury emissions into the atmosphere?
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What are the health consequences of mercury exposure?
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Why should you avoid throwing your florescent light bulbs into the garbage?
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What is the most dangerous form of mercury exposure?
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How are most people exposed to mercury?
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What food source has the highest levels of mercury?
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How do bigger fish, such as tuna, get contaminated with methylmercury?
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What type of fish have high mercury levels?
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What percentage of child-bearing women have unsafe mercury levels for a fetus?
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What are the symptoms of mercury poisoning?
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What are the immediate effects of mercury poisoning?
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What are considered mid-range mercury exposure fish?
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