5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- heat island
- coliform bacteria
- proven reserves
- 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 An accurate estimate of how much of the resource can be extracted on an economic basis
- c The volume of water that flows within a given time
- d Phenomenon describing urban and suburban tempuratures that are 2 to 10 degrees F(1 to 6 degrees C)hotter than nearby rural areas.
- e This step of the water cycle occurs when the water is pulled into the ground due to the pull of gravity.
5 Multiple choice questions
- inflammation of the mucus membrane of the bronchial tubes
- small generator to provide economical power for a single home that is near a perennial stream or river
- the temperature at which the water vapor in the air becomes saturated and condensation begins
- lower region of groundwater where all the pore spaces in a rock or sediment are filled with water
- meeting in 1987 where a group of nations met in Canada and agreed to take steps to fight against Ozone Depletion-CFC's banned
5 True/False questions
effluent sewerage → A specific source of pollution that can be identified, such as a pipe.
nuclear fission → Energy that is harnessed from reactions among radioactive isotopes, most commonly used is uranium 235
Light water reactor → A common type of commercial nuclear reactor that uses ordinary (light) water as the moderator; Cold water from a local source is used to condense the steam, and that warm water is returned to the environment (thermal pollution)
turbine → rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
VOC's (volatile organic compounds) → heat from sun-warmed upper ocean layers is used to evaporate a working fluid (ammonia or Freon, low boiling points), use the gas to spin turbines