Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Soil Erosion And Sedimentation Control?

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What Do You Know About Soil Erosion And Sedimentation Control? There are different measures to ensure that soil erosion, even if it takes place, does not leave a lot of destruction in the process, and the quiz below is perfect for all conservationists to see if they know the different measures put in place to control the effects of both dangers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Accelerated soil erosion" means the _____________ loss of the land surface that occurs as the result of ______________ activities.
    • A. 

      Temporary, runoff

    • B. 

      Increased, human

    • C. 

      Unlimited, construction

    • D. 

      Permanent, human

  • 2. 
    "Lake" means the Great Lakes and all natural and _____________ inland lakes and impoundments that have definite ________________, a __________, visible evidence of a continued occurrence of water, and a surface area of water that is equal to, or greater than, one acre.
    • A. 

      Artificial, banks, bed

    • B. 

      Man-made, shores, flow

    • C. 

      Artificial, water line, bed

  • 3. 
    "Stream" means a river, creek, or other _____________________ which may or may not be serving as a _____________ (established under 1956 PA 40, as amended), and which has definited banks, a bed, and visible evidence of the continued flow or continued______________ of water, including the connecting waters of the Great Lakes.
    • A. 

      Flows, waterways, drain

    • B. 

      Waterways, watercourse, flow

    • C. 

      Surface watercourse, drain, occurrence

  • 4. 
    A person engaged in an earth change shall ______________, ______________, and ________________ acceptable  SESC measures in conformance with Part 91, which effectively reduce accelerated soil erosion and off-site sedimentation.
    • A. 

      Plan, implement, maintain

    • B. 

      Reduce, enhance, enforce

    • C. 

      Notify, enforce, maintain

  • 5. 
    A person shall obtain a permit before commencing an earth change which disturbs _______ or more acres of land or which is within _________ feet of a lake or stream.
    • A. 

      Half, 200

    • B. 

      One, 500

    • C. 

      Two, 250

  • 6. 
    Any earth change activity that does not require a permit is not ______________ from ______________ procedures under Part 91.
    • A. 

      Discharged, application

    • B. 

      Released, prescription

    • C. 

      Exempt, enforcement

  • 7. 
    An authorized public agency is ___________________ from obtaining a permit fron the county or local enforcing agency, but shall ____________ the county or local enforcing agency of each proposed earth change.
    • A. 

      Not exempt, notify

    • B. 

      Exempt, notify

    • C. 

      Discharged, advise

    • D. 

      Immuned, disclose

  • 8. 
    If an earth change crosses between two or more local (municipal) or county enforcing agencies, then _________ agency shall issue a permit for the portion of the project within its jurisdiction.
    • A. 

      Each

    • B. 

      Neither

    • C. 

      Each (and the state)

    • D. 

      Neither (the state has jurisdiction)

  • 9. 
    A person shall design, construct, and complete an earth change in a manner that ____________ the exposed area of any disturbed land for the ____________  possible period of the as determined by the county or local enforcing agency.
    • A. 

      Constricts, longest

    • B. 

      Reduces, briefest

    • C. 

      Limits, shortest

    • D. 

      Curbs, quickest

  • 10. 
    A person shall _____________ sediment caused by accelerated soil erosion and _________ water before it leaves the site of the earth change.
    • A. 

      Eliminate, drainage

    • B. 

      Remove, runoff

    • C. 

      Skim, overflow

    • D. 

      Withdraw, surplus

  • 11. 
    A person shall design a temporary or permanent measure that is designed and constructed for the conveyance of water around, through, or from the earth change are to ___________ the water flow to a ______________ velocity.
    • A. 

      Limit, non-erosive

    • B. 

      Narrow, less wearing

    • C. 

      Cap, non-destructive

    • D. 

      Restrain, lower

  • 12. 
    A person shall install temporary SESC measures ______________ or upon ________________ of the earth change activity and shall maintain the measures on a __________ basis.
    • A. 

      Prior, onset, weekly

    • B. 

      After, completion, daily

    • C. 

      Before, commencement, daily

  • 13. 
    A person shall remove _______________ SESC measures after permanent soil erosion measures are in place and the area is ______________.
    • A. 

      Temporary, stabilized

    • B. 

      Provisional, settled

    • C. 

      Interim, secured

    • D. 

      Stopgap, equalized

  • 14. 
    A person shall complete permanent soil erosion control measures for all slopes, ditches, or any disturbed land area within __________  calendar days after ___________ grading or the final earth change has been completed.
    • A. 

      Five, final

    • B. 

      Ten, temporary

    • C. 

      Two, permanent

    • D. 

      Seven, final

  • 15. 
    A local agency or general law township _____________ issue a ___________ permit to a person engaged in an earth change if the change requires a permit under Part 91 or the rules until the county or local enforcing agency has issued the Part 91 permit.
    • A. 

      Shall, grading

    • B. 

      Shall not, building

    • C. 

      Can, parking

    • D. 

      Will not, driveway

  • 16. 
    A county or local enforcing agency may issue a _____________ and __________ order or __________ a permit upon its finding that there is a violation of Part 91.
    • A. 

      Cease, desist, revoke

    • B. 

      Desist, relinquish, enforce

    • C. 

      Abandon, discontinue, repeal

    • D. 

      Surcease, suspend, void

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