Week 3: Effective Site Selection Quiz

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Week 3: Effective Site Selection Quiz

PAPER CODE: G. S-1012 Instructions There is a total of 10 compulsory Multiple-Choice questions in this paper. Each Multiple-Choice type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a potential source of ground water pollution?
    • A. 

      A) Septic tanks

    • B. 

      B) Disposal sites

    • C. 

      C) Pesticides and fertilizers

    • D. 

      D) All the above

  • 2. 
    How can surface pollutants contaminate groundwater?
    • A. 

      A) Runoff with water and penetrate soil to the aquifer

    • B. 

      B) Condensation

    • C. 

      C) Sublimation

    • D. 

      D) All the above

  • 3. 
    How do people extract groundwater?
    • A. 

      A) Groundwater cannot be extracted

    • B. 

      B) Mining water from the earth

    • C. 

      C) By drilling wells and pumping water out of the ground

    • D. 

      D) None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the followings is a factor to consider when selecting a water point site?
    • A. 

      A) Sufficiency of groundwater in the area

    • B. 

      B) Availability and functionality of water points in the area

    • C. 

      C) Topography

    • D. 

      D) All the above

  • 5. 
    According to the permeability scale in diameters below; which of the following soil type is clay?
    • A. 

      A) 2mm to 64mm

    • B. 

      B) 0.06mm to 2mm

    • C. 

      C) less than 0.004mm

    • D. 

      D) 0.004mm to 0.006mm

  • 6. 
    The importance of site selection for a water point is:
    • A. 

      A) provides a foundation for water point success and long-term sustainability

    • B. 

      B) provide water

    • C. 

      C) Ease of work

    • D. 

      D) Enhance agriculture

  • 7. 
    Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) can be used to determine the following except………………
    • A. 

      A) Salinity of water

    • B. 

      B) Determine the water velocity

    • C. 

      C) Detect consolidated layers or rock

    • D. 

      D) Measure the depth underground

  • 8. 
    Saline water has resistivity
    • A. 

      A) >5Ω.m

    • B. 

      B) =5Ω.m

    • C. 

      C) <5Ω.m

    • D. 

      D) None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statement is incorrect?
    • A. 

      A) At least 30 m from any confined animal production areas

    • B. 

      B) At least 150 m from chemical storage and distribution areas

    • C. 

      C) At least 200 m from any kind of human waste disposal area

    • D. 

      D) At least 150 m from commercial or rural garbage dump areas

  • 10. 
    Satellite images are used directly to site boreholes
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

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