ACT Reading 2.3 Natural Science Passage

ACT Reading 2.3 Natural Science Passage. Which of the following health hazards was under discussion?

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Wow, the answer choices for this question read like a grocery list for a super villain.

00:50

While all of the things on this list are bad news, however, the passage only mentions one of them. Which one?

00:58

Choice (A) tells us its asbestos, everybody's favorite cancer-causing insulation material.

01:02

Nasty as it is, though, asbestos isn't the toxin that the passage talks about.

01:07

(C) suggests drinking water contaminated by lead. Well, okay, it's not suggesting we

01:11

DO SO, it's just saying it might be the answer to this question.

01:16

We're sure that the passage doesn't mention lead poisoned water, though--just as sure

01:20

as we are that won't see lead-flavored Coke on the market any time soon.

01:24

Thanks, choice (D). We really wanted to think about soil drenched in nuclear waste right now.

01:30

As gross and destructive as nuclear contaminated soil is,

01:33

however, it's not the thing this passage focuses on.

01:35

(B) is the one and only answer.

01:37

The passage states explicitly that formaldehyde exposure was the issue under examination.

01:42

What kind of sicko knowingly exposes himself to formaldehyde?