National Consumers League

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation


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The back-to-school sales prove it: Summer is coming to an end. During these warm days, NCL staff has been busy preparing for the 2008-2009 LifeSmarts program year, which will officially go live in just a few weeks. To get your juices flowing, see if you can handle a couple LifeSmarts practice questions. (We'll post the answers tomorrow.) Foods that bear the radura logo have been: a. Organically grown b. Treated with pesticides c. Treated by irradiation You are a 16-year-old employee. Which of the following are you not allowed to do under the federal child labor laws: a. Work as a hired farmworker b. Cook on a grill in a restaurant c. Be a delivery driver

Which of the following calls would be prohibited when you register for the National Do Not Call list?

a. Political calls b. Surveys c. Telemarketing calls

What kind of personal information is not covered by any federal privacy law?

a. Titles of videos you rent b. Items you buy at a supermarket c. What you watch on cable television

Which of the following calls would be prohibited when you register for the National Do Not Call list?

a. Political calls b. Surveys c. Telemarketing calls Which of the following is not an advantage of using compact fluorescent light bulbs instead of incandescent light bulbs? a.  They last longer b.  They use less energy c.  They cost less