Point Vs. Nonpoint Source Pollution Notes Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is an example of point source pollution.
    • A. 

      Chemical runoff from roads

    • B. 

      Beach trash that gets into the water

    • C. 

      Sewage pipes draining into bodies of water

    • D. 

      Fertilizer from lawns seeping into groundwater

  • 2. 
    When the accumulation of rain flows over the parking lots and roads in North Carolina, it washes pollutants into bodies of water.  How is the pollution classified?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Point source

    • D. 

      Non-point source

  • 3. 
    A landfill is most likely to directly pollute
    • A. 

      Water vapor over the landfill

    • B. 

      Precipitation about to fall on the landfill

    • C. 

      Surface streams flowing to the landfill

    • D. 

      Groundwater under teh landfill

  • 4. 
    Ater pollution is caused by
    • A. 

      Runoff from homes

    • B. 

      Illegal dumping of waste into a river

    • C. 

      Boats on teh river leaking oil

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Non-point source pollution is a larger problem than point source pollution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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