Water Issues & Conservation Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. In what ways can nitrogen gas be broken down into nutrients for plants?

Question 3 3. Which is not a way carbon can return to the atmosphere?

Question 4 4. The issue of point source pollution was directly addressed by the _____, which was revolutionary.

Question 5 5. The Colorado River and the Gulf of California are examples of _____ which provides a necessary source of energy, drinking water, and crop irrigation.

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Question 6 6. Why are dikes and levees constructed?

Question 7 7. How would sustainable water management be used for a water fountain in a desert environment?

Question 8 8. The Colorado River

Question 9 9. Water's polarity makes it a good molecule for _____.

Question 10 10. What is the most likely source of nutrient pollution?

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Question 11 11. Water helps moderate your body temperature because _____.

Question 12 12. What happens to sediments in a reservoir?

Question 13 13. In America, septic systems are mainly used _____.

Question 14 14. Which is NOT a prioritized reason water is stored in reservoirs?

Question 15 15. How is the primary treatment stage different from secondary treatment stage?

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Question 16 16. Identify the INCORRECT statement about drinking water in developing countries.

Question 17 17. _____ are like underground sponges and once depleted, they take a long time to recharge.

Question 18 18. Why would a city give rebates to homeowners who repair leaky toilets?

Question 19 19. Which best defines sustainable use?

Question 20 20. Coastal areas tend to have moderate temperatures throughout the year because of water's _____.

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Question 21 21. The Salinization of soils

Question 22 22. Consumptive water use refers to _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is FALSE about flooding?

Question 24 24. Surface waters being overdrawn can have what effect?

Question 25 25. The best method for assessing water pollution is to:

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Question 26 26. What was the significance of the Cuyahoga River fires?

Question 27 27. What are the largest reservoirs for carbon on Earth?

Question 28 28. Drip irrigation is _____.

Question 29 29. When fecal coliform bacteria is found in a water sample, what is the likely conclusion?

Question 30 30. Regulation of groundwater pollution is controlled by which of the following?

Water Issues & Conservation Chapter Exam Instructions

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