Water And Transportation Quiz

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Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question. THINK before you choose! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A harbinger is a _______________.
    • A. 

      Something that foreshadows or hints at a future event.

    • B. 

      A shelter

    • C. 

      A water storage facility

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    According to the "Coming Global Water Crisis" article, by the year 2030, 
    • A. 

      We will be out of drinkable water

    • B. 

      Our demand will exceed the water supply

    • C. 

      We will find new water supplies

    • D. 

      We will be in a war with desert countries over water

  • 3. 
    According to "The Coming Global Water Crisis", all of the following are factors contributing to the coming crisis EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Demographic and population pressure

    • B. 

      Greed

    • C. 

      Changing dietary preferences

    • D. 

      Poor water management

  • 4. 
    In the video, "A World Without Water", Vanessa's family lived right next to _______?_______.
    • A. 

      A dump

    • B. 

      A farm

    • C. 

      A water treatment plant

    • D. 

      A sewage treatment plant

  • 5. 
    According to the video, "A World Without Water", the woman in Detroit had her water turned off because:
    • A. 

      Her husband got sick

    • B. 

      She had hospital bills to pay and couldn't pay the water bill on time

    • C. 

      She had to stop work to care for a family member

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    According to the short "Transportation" video, when we think of transportation, we think of _______?________. 
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Diesel

    • C. 

      Fossil fuels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    According to the "Transportation" video, there are __________ million cars in use worldwide.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      100

  • 8. 
    According to the "Transportation" video, the USA uses ______?______ a day.
    • A. 

      20 million barrels of oil

    • B. 

      200 million cubic feet of water

    • C. 

      20000 tons of coal

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    An environmental concern raised in the "Transportation" video is:
    • A. 

      Our dependence on other countries for fossil fuels

    • B. 

      The damage transportation does to natural habitats

    • C. 

      Emissions that contribute to global warming

    • D. 

      Both B and C apply

  • 10. 
    According to the "Transportation" video, when we consider improving transportation, we can't just think of the vehicle, we have to think of ______?________.
    • A. 

      The fuel usage

    • B. 

      Damage that can be done by the vehicle

    • C. 

      The whole community

    • D. 

      None of the above