What Do You Know About Civil And Environmental Engineering?

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What Do You Know About Civil And Environmental Engineering?

We all need a clean and sustained environment in order to be healthy. Disciplines such as civil and environmental engineering really help in that purpose because it is all about applying the scientific and engineering principles in order to protect us from effects like pollution. Do you think you can pass our quiz about this discipline? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ancient Indian Civilization used sewers more than 5000 years ago?
    • A. 

      The Aryans

    • B. 

      The Brahmins

    • C. 

      The Harappan civilization.

    • D. 

      The Hindu Kush

  • 2. 
    Which ancient civilization constructed aqueducts in order to prevent drought and create a clean healthful water supply?
    • A. 

      The Romans

    • B. 

      The Greeks

    • C. 

      The Gauls

    • D. 

      The Goths

  • 3. 
    In which country did modern environmental engineering begin?
    • A. 

      Inn Sweden

    • B. 

      In France

    • C. 

      In mid 19th Century England.

    • D. 

      In Greece

  • 4. 
    Who designed the first major sewerage systems?
    • A. 

      Joseph Bazalgette

    • B. 

      Joseph Brown

    • C. 

      Joseph Black

    • D. 

      Joseph Edwards

  • 5. 
    What disease is caused by untreated drinking water?
    • A. 

      Cholera

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Chicken pox

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 6. 
    Why is DDT used in agriculture?
    • A. 

      To help the plants keep their natural color.

    • B. 

      To feed the plants.

    • C. 

      To control agricultural pest.

    • D. 

      To control the price of fruits and veggies.

  • 7. 
    How many topics make up the curriculum in environmental engineering?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      5

  • 8. 
    What's the purpose of a drainage basin?
    • A. 

      To collect water and sewage water.

    • B. 

      To collect sewage water.

    • C. 

      To collect water for treatment.

    • D. 

      To collect rain water and which, in turn, is drained off into a common outlet.

  • 9. 
    What's the purpose of the NEPA?
    • A. 

      To come up with policies aimed at protecting the public.

    • B. 

      To sponsor efforts put in to innovate when it comes to water treatment.

    • C. 

      To promote the enhancement of the environment and establish the President's council on environmental quality.

    • D. 

      To regulate big corporation who responsible for polluting the water

  • 10. 
    What's aeration?
    • A. 

      It's the process by which water is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid/substance.

    • B. 

      It's the process by which air is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid/substance.

    • C. 

      It's the process by which a colorant is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid/substance.

    • D. 

      It's the process by which bleach is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid/substance.