Test Your Knowledge Of Irrigation

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Test Your Knowledge Of Irrigation

The following five questions are based on golf course irrigation. Check all that apply!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      High water pressure

    • B. 

      Water cavitation

    • C. 

      High water flow

    • D. 

      Low water level in a wet well

    • E. 

      Pump station discharge faults

  • 2. 
    On a pump station's electric motor a routine test should include a "Meger Test". The Meger Test evaluates
    • A. 

      The motors RPMs

    • B. 

      The motors work capacity in AMPS

    • C. 

      The motors insulation integrity

    • D. 

      The motors bearings and lubrication quaility

    • E. 

      The motors true Horse Power

  • 3. 
    A misaligned irrigation head and / or a not-to-grade head can cause up to a
    • A. 

      10% irrigation efficiency reduction

    • B. 

      15% irrigation efficiency reduction

    • C. 

      20% irrigation efficiency reduction

    • D. 

      25% irrigation efficiency reduction

    • E. 

      30% irrigation efficiency reduction

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      TDH is a term to discribe pressure

    • B. 

      TDH is a term to reflect resistance in the pump

    • C. 

      TDH is the resistance in the pump intake

    • D. 

      TDH is the measurement of pump length

    • E. 

      TDH is the term the discribes the relationship of water to gravity

  • 5. 
    Evapotranspiration Rate (ET) is based on what climatic factors
    • A. 

      Wind speed

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Soil type

    • E. 

      Sun exposure