5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- plug-in hybrid
- effluent sewerage
- monitored, retrievable storage
- low-input high-diversity biofuels
- green pricing
- a holding nuclear wastes in underground mines or secure surface facilities where they can be watched, and removed for repacking if canisters leak
- b electric motor that can be recharged, can travel up to 40 miles on 1 overnight charge
- c a low-cost alternative sewage treatment for cities in poor countries that combines some features of septic systems and centralized municipal teatment systems
- d Allowing customers of utilities to voluntarily pay more for electricity that comes from renewable sources
- e mixed polycultures of perennial native species with a lot of biomass
5 Multiple choice questions
- the upper surface of underground water; the upper boundary of the zone of saturation
- A specific source of pollution that can be identified, such as a pipe.
- the emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
- a bundle of hollow metal rods containing uranium oxide pellets; used to fuel nuclear reactor.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
carbon sequestration → simultaneous production of electricity and steam in the same facility
breeder reactor → a fission reactor that is designed to breed more fissionable fuel then is put into it by converting nosfissionable isotopes to fissionable isotops
residence time → The average time a given molecule of water or other substance will stay in a given water source
chain reaction → a reaction in which the material that starts the reaction is also one of the products and can start another reaction
zone of aeration → Area above the water table where openings in soil, sediment, and rock are not saturated but are filled mainly with air. Above water table