Chapter 16 Quiz

Instructions
Take the chapter quiz.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. Which of the following is a source of groundwater pollution?   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  2. The amount of oxygen required to decompose organic matter is called   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. Which nutrient(s) stimulates algae and aquatic plant growth?   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  4. A trickling filter system is generally used during which stage of sewage treatment?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  

  5. What may be the effect of toxic chemicals on humans?   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
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  6. Which of the following accounts for two-thirds of all human-caused marine oil pollution?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. Which of the following is a source of groundwater contamination?   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Most large urban areas depend on which of the following for their water supply?   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. The upper surface of shallow groundwater is called a(n)   (10 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. Which of the following removes larger particles from sewage by screening or settling?   (10 points)

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