5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- coliform bacteria
- condensation nuclei
- a used as a common measure of biological pollution and as a standard measure of microbial pollution. It is usually harmless, part of the normal constituents of human intestines and found in all human waste.
- b inflammation of the mucus membrane of the bronchial tubes
- c solid particles in the atmosphere, such as ice and dust, that provide the surfaces on which water vapor condenses
- d collapse of ground due to groundwater removal
- e simultaneous production of electricity and steam in the same facility
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
- 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
- Treating wastewater biologically, by using microorganisms to decompose the suspended organic material; occurs after primary treatment
- The use of building materials by design to keep a building warm or cool
- Overnourishment of aquatic ecosystems with plant nutrients (mostly nitrates and phosphates) because of human activities such as agriculture, urbanization, and discharges from industrial plants and sewage treatment plants.
5 True/False Questions
MBTE → groundwater contaminant, mainly from leaking underground storage tanks at gas stations
dew point → 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
crude oil → Unrefined Petroleum
nuclear fusion → a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
hybrid gasoline-electric engine → the use of devices, such as solar panels, to collect, focus, transport, or store solar energy.