Global Water Issues Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is FALSE about the Ogallala Aquifer?

Question 2 2. The Salinization of soils

Question 3 3. When burned, which fossil fuel will release the greatest amount of pollution into the air?

Question 4 4. Eutrophication is less likely to occur in areas that

Question 5 5. What happens to sediments in a reservoir?

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Question 6 6. Beginning in 2003, California was forced to reduce its withdrawal of the Colorado River by _____.

Question 7 7. How is it possible to conclude that eutrophication of bodies of water has occured?

Question 8 8. Why are dikes and levees constructed?

Question 9 9. Which is NOT a source of groundwater pollution?

Question 10 10. The best method for assessing water pollution is to:

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Question 11 11. Identify the statement that is NOT true about acid rain.

Question 12 12. What is the most likely source of nutrient pollution?

Question 13 13. Surface waters being overdrawn can have what effect?

Question 14 14. The Colorado River

Question 15 15. Which is NOT a way to prevent eutrophication?

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Question 16 16. Drip irrigation is _____.

Question 17 17. How would sustainable water management be used for a water fountain in a desert environment?

Question 18 18. Which is NOT a prioritized reason water is stored in reservoirs?

Question 19 19. How does construction of a dam along a river affect fish?

Question 20 20. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that _____ of the cumulative depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer occurred between 2001 and 2008.

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Question 21 21. Consumptive water use refers to _____.

Question 22 22. How does eutrophication deplete water of oxygen?

Question 23 23. Non-point source pollution is

Question 24 24. _____ are like underground sponges and once depleted, they take a long time to recharge.

Question 25 25. Which best defines sustainable use?

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Question 26 26. Identify the conversion which represents nitrification.

Question 27 27. Why would a city give rebates to homeowners who repair leaky toilets?

Question 28 28. Land subsidence and sinkholes are the result of:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is FALSE about flooding?

Question 30 30. What is the main cause of eutrophication?

Global Water Issues Chapter Exam Instructions

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