Quiz: The Ultimate DEET Quiz
The Ultimate DEET Quiz
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About This Quiz

Products containing DEET can keep mosquitoes from spoiling your next outdoor adventure. It's important to follow product directions for best use. Take this quiz to learn more about using DEET.

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How many deaths per year are a result of mosquito bites?
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Why do people die from mosquitoes?
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What is the household name for N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide?
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Other than mosquitoes, DEET also repels what other insects?
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When was DEET developed?
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When was DEET approved for use by the general public?
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What happens if DEET comes into contact with plastic?
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How many products contain DEET?
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Products are offered in what concentrations of DEET?
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What does 100 percent concentration mean for the product's effectiveness?
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What concentration should you select for an outdoor activity such as a fishing trip?
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What is the Canadian limit for DEET concentration for consumer products?
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What does the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend regarding the use of DEET for children?
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DEET is slightly toxic to what animals?
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Why is DEET reputed to cause cancer?
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Why should you not use DEET on skin that will be covered by clothing?
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Where should you not apply DEET products?
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