How Much You Know About Water Purification? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Water Purification? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is Sterilight manufactured?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      China

  • 2. 
    Viqua is a Chinese Company.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The POU system can process how many litres/min
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      45

    • E. 

      8

  • 4. 
    There are many ways to purify water. Sterilight uses which method to sterilize water?
    • A. 

      Reverse Osmosis

    • B. 

      Micro Filtration

    • C. 

      5 Micron Filter

    • D. 

      Ultra Violet (UV)

  • 5. 
    Does a carbon filter effectively sterilize water for drinking?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    RO (Reverse Osmosis) which is a different method of water purification is often used in residential applications because it can produce high volumes of water and does not need a storage tank.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    UV water sterilisation is very effective when treating water from a bore-hole that is not clear as it contains lots of particles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Is Sterilight UV effective in treating waterborne bacteria and viruses that are resistant to chlorine?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When using a Sterilight UV system it does the following to the water taste and looks.
    • A. 

      Give a slight chlorine taste

    • B. 

      The water has a metallic taste

    • C. 

      It does not change the taste of water as UV adds no chemicals

    • D. 

      The water colour changes slightly

  • 10. 
    Does a Sterilight UV system use any pre-filtration before UV sterilization?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Sterilight units have 2 pre filters before UV sterilisation. What is the first filter used for (the 5micron filter)
    • A. 

      Remove chlorine taste

    • B. 

      Remove viruses

    • C. 

      Remove particles and dirt that is less than 5 microns in size

    • D. 

      Remove particles and dirt that is more than 5 microns in size

  • 12. 
    The second pre filter in the Sterilight system is an activated carbon filter. What does it do?
    • A. 

      Removes organics such as chlorine

    • B. 

      Removes carbon from the water

    • C. 

      Adds activated carbon to give water a better taste

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 13. 
    Does UV treat E Coli bacteria?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    How do you know if the Sterilight UV system is working?
    • A. 

      Has an audible alarm to notify you the lamp is not working

    • B. 

      Has a visual countdown and count-up monitor showing lifetime of lamp

    • C. 

      The system automatically shuts down if there is a problem

    • D. 

      The system shuts off the water if there is a lamp problem

  • 15. 
    How much does it cost in electricity to run a Sterilight POU system 
    • A. 

      About the same as 20W light bulb (around 2c/hour) (R15 per month)

    • B. 

      The same as a kettle

    • C. 

      About the same as a geyer - around 2000W/hour

  • 16. 
    Does a Sterilight UV system need an electrical connection?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What type of electrical connection does a Sterilight UV system use
    • A. 

      3 phase 320V

    • B. 

      3 phase 220v

    • C. 

      Standard 220V residential supply

    • D. 

      12V system - you need a step down transformer to convert from 220V to 12V

  • 18. 
    The UV lamp needs replacing after how long?
    • A. 

      9000 hours

    • B. 

      365 Days

    • C. 

      19 000hours

    • D. 

      180 days

  • 19. 
    Why does the UV lamp need replacing?
    • A. 

      It gradually loses its effectiveness but will still work after the recommeded replacement time but not at the most effective level to guarantee effectiveness in treatment

    • B. 

      It suddenly loses its effectiveness and if not replaced on time will not work at all

  • 20. 
    What is the maximum working pressure for Sterilight UV systems
    • A. 

      6bar

    • B. 

      11bar

    • C. 

      8bar

  • 21. 
    Why do you need to make sure a Sterilight UV system does not operate at higher than the recommended water inlet pressure
    • A. 

      The inlet is too small

    • B. 

      The UV dosing may be less effective as water will flow faster through the chamber than designed for at excessive water pressure and so water may not receive a sufficient UV dose.

    • C. 

      There could be a risk of mechanical failure of a connection fitting or filter housing at higher than recommended pressures

    • D. 

      The 5 micron filter is not designed to operate at pressures higher than 5bar

  • 22. 
    When recommending a UV system is it important to work out how many litres per minute a client will be using?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    How often should a client change the 5 micron pre filter and the carbon filter
    • A. 

      It depends on the water quality and water source

    • B. 

      Every 9000 hours

    • C. 

      Every 3 months

  • 24. 
    Pennyware has chosen to support which brandS of UV Water Purification brands - 1 is for residential and light commercial use while the other is for municipal and other WASTE water treatment.
    • A. 

      TrojanUV

    • B. 

      WaterPure RO

    • C. 

      UVMax

    • D. 

      Sterilight

  • 25. 
    How would you best describe a POU system from Sterilight
    • A. 

      It is used at a point of use - say in a kitchen

    • B. 

      It has a high flow rate up to 50l min to suppply the whole house

    • C. 

      Before installation the user must buy a special tap and piping which is not supplied with the unit

    • D. 

      The installation is easy enough fro a DIY installation and the product has all items needed for setting up

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