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5 Matching questions

  1. Montreal Protocol
  2. crude oil
  3. low-level wastes
  4. sinkhole
  5. high-level wastes
  1. a meeting in 1987 where a group of nations met in Canada and agreed to take steps to fight against Ozone Depletion-CFC's banned
  2. b Waste that gives off high amounts of radiation for a short time, or low amounts for a long time; Spent fuel rods and wastes from making bombs
  3. c Unrefined Petroleum
  4. d when the roof of an underground channel or cavern collapses, creating a large surface crater
  5. e Wastes that give off small amounts of radiation; Must be stored safely for 100-500 yrs; Most in the U.S. are put in steel drums and dumped into the ocean, others are put in landfills

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Area of the Earth's surface where water percolates down into the aquifer
  2. a population explosion of certain marine dinoflagellates that causes the water to turn a red or red-brown color and to contain poisonous alkaloids produced by the dinoflagellates
  3. small generator to provide economical power for a single home that is near a perennial stream or river
  4. methane held in place by pressure from overlying aquifers; pumping water out of the aquifers releases the gas, but creates huge amounts of contaminated effluent
  5. collapse of ground due to groundwater removal

5 True/False questions

  1. natural gasrotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate


  2. acid rainCluster of wind turbines grouped together to produce a large amount of electricity


  3. fugitive emissionsa change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid


  4. rain shadowCanada & Venezuela have the largest deposits; an underground sand deposit permeated with a thick, asphalt-like oil known as bitumen. The bitumen can be separated from the sand by heating.


  5. dew pointdeteriorated in water quality due to contamination or pollution; makes water unsuitable for other desirable purposes


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