APES AP EXAM REVIEW 3
Pollution Types
Los Angeles and Mexico City often suffer from episodes of dense smog. Which atmospheric phenomenon traps the smog in these cities? *
1 point
During sewage treatment, what is the solid matter that settles out of the wastewater? *
1 point
A variety of human activities such as agriculture and wastewater treatment processes introduce large amounts of nutrients to our waterways. What do we call the addition of excess nutrients to a body of water? *
1 point
Our oceans are becoming busy places. Which of the following are MOST disrupted by the noise pollution from sonar and other instrumentation? *
1 point
In 2015, the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico was larger than expected and covered over six thousand square miles. What causes the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone? *
1 point
Which of the following is a greenhouse gas released by livestock? *
1 point
The Clean Air Act regulates all of the following EXCEPT *
1 point
Which of the following is TRUE about radon? *
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Which of the following is a long term impact of noise pollution? *
1 point
Which of the following is a component of the primary sewage treatment process? *
1 point
Which gas is the most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere? *
1 point
Which of the following is NOT a problem caused by the burning of fossil fuels? *
1 point
Under the Clean Air Act, which is NOT a criteria air pollutant? *
1 point
Which of the following is NOT a primary air pollutant? *
1 point
What is the purpose of integrated waste management? *
1 point
When testing waterways for contamination with fecal matter, which pathogen is often used as an indicator species? *
1 point
Which of the following is an anthropogenic source of sulfur dioxide? *
1 point
What causes red tide? *
1 point
Electronic waste is approximately 2% of the total solid waste in the United States. But, it accounts for almost 70% of the toxic materials found there. One way to reduce E-waste is to recycle old or unused electronic components. Which of the following substances would NOT be considered hazardous waste that can come from E-waste? *
1 point
Gases and particles released into the air by various sources are known as *
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Which of the following is NOT a true statement in regards to sulfur dioxide (SO2)? *
1 point
The following are examples of non-point source pollution EXCEPT *
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Anthropogenic activities release a great deal of air pollution. There are also natural sources of air pollutants. Which statement about natural sources of air pollution is NOT correct? *
1 point
All of the following things happen in a waste-to-energy incinerator EXCEPT *
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Which of the following is correct about pollution prevention methods in a sanitary landfill? *
1 point
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