POL 310 Week 3 Quiz ~ ( Latest Syllabus - Updated Dec, 2014 - Perfect Tutorial - Scored 10/10 )

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 Question 1.According to the Clean Water Act, this party is responsible for the establishment of standards for each major body of water under regulation within its territory: 

  •   Federal government   
  •   State government   
  •   Watershed board   
  •   Regional council   

Question 2. The World Health Organization recommends the following steps to purify water for human consumption, except:     

  •                   chlorination.   
  •   eutrophication.   
  •   sedimentation.   
  •   desalination.   

Question 3.States are involved in regulating water pollution in all of the following ways, except:   

  •   issuing and enforcing permits for polluters.   
  •   assuming the primary authority for issuing requirements to the federal government.   
  •   working with federal partners to secure grant funding for new wastewater facilities.   
  •   managing the regulation of nonpoint source pollution.

Question 4.Discharge of sewer waste from a pipe is an example of which type of pollution?  

  •   Beneficial use   
  •   Run-off   
  •   Point source   
  •   Subsidence shift  

Question 5.Pesticide from the landscape that contaminates the Chesapeake Bay is which type of pollution?  

  •   Run-off   
  •   Treated effluent   
  •   Subsidence   
  •   Point source   

Question 6.Peak oil refers to: 

  •   spikes in oil prices related to political events.   
  •   rush-hour traffic, usually two periods during each weekday.   
  •   the time in history when accessible oil was plentiful.   
  •   densely situated oil rigging.   

Question 7.Examples of supply side problems associated with energy include all of the following, except:  

  •    the cost of extraction or harnessing energy.   
  •   increased global demand for energy.   
  •   concerns with managing waste.   
  •   political conflict..   

Question 8.The nuclear crisis in Fukushima illustrated all of the following challenges associated with nuclear power, except:     

  •   the continuous need for use of water during the operation of the plant.   
  •   the dwindling supply of intermittent energy sources.   
  •   safety concerns about the integrity of nuclear power plant structures in natural disasters.   
  •   the dangers of radioactive leakages.   

Question 9.The use of renewable energy sources:  

  •   requires cogeneration.   
  •   will entirely replace the use of fossil fuels in the United States by 2020.   
  •   involves environmental and economic trade-offs.   
  •   is inconsistent with the Energy Star program.  

Question 10.A “cap and trade” system for carbon is an example of: 

  •   a market-based system.   
  •   command and control policy.   
  •   an Energy Star program.   
  •   a Renewable Energy Standard.    

Link To Tutorials for other weeks of POL 310

 

·         POL 310 Week 1 DQ 1 ( Environmental Values & Policy )

·         POL 310 Week 1 DQ 2 ( Common Pool Resources – Privatization or Collective Action )

·         POL 310 Week 1 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 2 Assignment ( Air Quality and Climate Change as Integrated Policy )

·         POL 310 Week 2 DQ 1 ( Climate Change )

·         POL 310 Week 2 DQ 2 ( Air Quality )

·         POL 310 Week 2 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 3 Assignment ( Final Paper Draft )

·         POL 310 Week 3 DQ 1 ( Clean Water )

·         POL 310 Week 3 DQ 2 ( Energy )

·         POL 310 Week 3 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 4 DQ 1 ( Land Management Policies and Habitat )

·         POL 310 Week 4 DQ 2 ( Biodiversity, Extinction, and Making Choices in Policy )

·         POL 310 Week 4 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 5 Assignment ( Final Paper - Policy Challenges Presented by Environmental Problems )

  ·         POL 310 Week 5 DQ 1 ( Hazardous Waste and International Environmental Policy )

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