POL 310 Week 3 Quiz ~ ( Latest Syllabus - Updated Dec, 2014 - Perfect Tutorial - Scored 10/10 )alltutorials
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:
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
- Point source
- Subsidence shift
Question 5.Pesticide from the landscape that contaminates the Chesapeake Bay is which type of pollution?
- Treated effluent
- 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.
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