In The Spotlight: Chelan County Pud Quiz

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In The Spotlight: Chelan County Pud Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false? Chelan County PUD is part of Chelan County government and provides money for  the county budget.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How many hydroelectric dams are owned and operated by Chelan County PUD?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

  • 3. 
    How many PUD commissioners are publicly elected to oversee the District?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Seven

  • 4. 
    True or false? Chelan County PUD relies on the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the federal Columbia River hydropower system for the bulk of its power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Chelan County PUD provides which of the following utility services? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Domestic water

    • C. 

      Wastewater collection/treatment

    • D. 

      Fiber optics

    • E. 

      Garbage collection

  • 6. 
    True or false? Chelan County PUD taxes its customers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Chelan County PUD residential electric rates, on average, are:
    • A. 

      Cheapest in the country

    • B. 

      Second lowest in the country

    • C. 

      About average for the Pacific Northwest

    • D. 

      About average for the nation

  • 8. 
    The general manager for Chelan County PUD is:
    • A. 

      Dennis Bolz

    • B. 

      Joe Jarvis

    • C. 

      Rich Riazzi

    • D. 

      Charlie Hosken

    • E. 

      Norm Gutzwiler

  • 9. 
    Chelan County PUD was created by a vote of county residents in what year?
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1936

    • C. 

      1947

    • D. 

      1961

  • 10. 
    True or false? Money received from local customers’ electric bills pays fully for the PUD’s cost of producing and delivering that power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or false? Chelan County PUD must one day guarantee that no endangered salmon or steelhead are harmed by passing the dams.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Chelan County PUD dams have been featured on which national TV shows? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      ABC’s What’s My Line?

    • B. 

      Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs

    • C. 

      ABC’s Super Nanny

    • D. 

      History Channel’s Modern Marvels

  • 13. 
    Where is the Museum of the Columbia located?
    • A. 

      Rock Island Dam

    • B. 

      Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center

    • C. 

      Rocky Reach Dam

    • D. 

      Grand Coulee Dam

  • 14. 
    How many parks has Chelan County PUD built along the Columbia River and at Lake Chelan?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      20

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