Swim The River

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Water Systems DVD question


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The name of the river featured in the DVD is the following.
    • A. 

      The Niagara River.

    • B. 

      The Hudson River.

    • C. 

      The New York River.

    • D. 

      The Mississippi River.

  • 2. 
    The river starts in what State Park?
    • A. 

      Niagara National Park

    • B. 

      Yosemiti National Park

    • C. 

      Smokey Mountain National Park

    • D. 

      Aderondak National Park

  • 3. 
    Where do all rivers start.
    • A. 

      High land, hills and mountains

    • B. 

      Springs

    • C. 

      Wells

  • 4. 
    Where does the river end?
    • A. 

      Dam

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Nuclear Power Plant

  • 5. 
    What is the industry term for waste effluent?
    • A. 

      Whisky

    • B. 

      Liquor

    • C. 

      Solid Waste

    • D. 

      NLP

  • 6. 
    What type of industry is dumping waste effluent into the river but hiding it behind it's fence?
    • A. 

      Mining

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Nuclear

    • D. 

      Garbage

  • 7. 
    What chemical is General Electric guilty of dumping into the river?
    • A. 

      PCB

    • B. 

      Cyanide

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Solid Waste

  • 8. 
    What disease did people develop after having their roads sprayed with PCB waste?
    • A. 

      Heart disease

    • B. 

      Ashma

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Cancer and birth defects

  • 9. 
    Why hasn't G.E. started cleaning up the pollution that they had dumped into the river?
    • A. 

      They have started but are slow to complete it.

    • B. 

      They need to do more studies to see if there is an easier way.

    • C. 

      They are afraid that they will need to clean up all the areas that they have dumped the waste and don't want to set a precendent.

  • 10. 
    What does sewage have in it that makes it especially dangerous to swim in?
    • A. 

      Road runoff

    • B. 

      Untreated toilet waste

    • C. 

      Factory waste water

    • D. 

      Nuclear cooling waste

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