Tuesday Technical Trivia - 10/14/2014

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Tuesday Technical Trivia - 10/14/2014

Another quiz. A little harder this time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Worst ­case release scenario and Alternative release scenarios are two elements of an offsite consequence analysis (OCA). We conduct an OCA to provide information to the government and the public about...
    • A. 

      Potential consequences of an accidental chemical release to the air

    • B. 

      Potential consequences of an accidental chemical release to the ground

    • C. 

      Potential consequences of an accidental noise regulation violation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    From the list below, which answer best describes a polygon that defines an area of influence around its sample point, so that any location inside the polygon is closer to that point than any of the other sample points?  See pic below for example:
    • A. 

      Triangulated irregular network

    • B. 

      Thiessen polygons

    • C. 

      Euclidean polygons

    • D. 

      Manhattan polygons

  • 3. 
    What's the difference between GPS and GNSS?
    • A. 

      GPS refers to satellite navagation system, GNSS refers to GPS receiver capabilities.

    • B. 

      GPS and GNSS have the same meaning.

    • C. 

      GNSS has replaced the term GPS when referring to satellite navigation systems.

    • D. 

      GNSS is the generic term, GPS refers to a specific GNSS.