Category: APES

APES QOD March 27

Which of the following is a common component of photochemical smog and is reddish brown gas with a pungent odor? A) Methane, CH4 B) Carbon Dioxide, CO2 C) Carbon Monoxide, CO D) Ozone, O3 E) Hydrogen, H

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APES QOD March 23

From Q1 on the 2009 FRQ (b) Identify a nitrogen-containing primary pollutant that contributes to the formation of photochemical smog. Describe how that primary pollutant forms and explain why Councilman Budd was wrong. (c) Identify one secondary pollutant that is a

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APES QOD March 21

Q: Which of the following is a greenhouse gas that is also a by-product of anaerobic respiration? a. Methane b. Nitrogen  c. Oxygen d. Nitrogen dioxide e. Hydrogen sulfide

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APES QOD March 16

Algae blooms caused by fertilizer runoffs usually result in A) phytoplankton population explosions B) contaminated shellfish beds C) increased fish populations D) increased productivity E) oxygen depleted waters Explain why this occurs.

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APES QOD March 14

The next four questions  refer to the following qualities of water samples. (A) Acidity (B) Turbidity (C) Hardness (D) Dissolved oxygen (E) Salinity 1. Measured on the pH scale 2. Caused by suspended particulates 3. Decreased by the breakdown of organic

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APES QOD March 13

From the 2012 Exam (a) Identify and describe TWO water-related environmental problems associated with fracking.

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APES QOD March 9

The presence of fecal coliform bacteria in a sample of river water suggests which of the following? A. The pH of the river is very high. B. The water is contaminated with animal waste. C. The river is devoid of

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APES QOD March 7

Which of the following is the best example of grey water? A) Water that is high in calcium, magnesium, and iron. B) Water that is used for bathing and for washing clothes. C) Water from toilets and garbage disposals. D)

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APES QOD February 6

The federal legislation that set maximum containment levels for pollutants that cause adverse health effects in humans is the… (A) Water Quality Act (B) Clean Water Act (C) Pollution Prevention Act (D) National Environmental Policy Act (E) Safe Drinking Water

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APES QOD March 2

What are the benefits that dams provide to humans? What are environmental consequences  of dams? Oroville Dam spillway.

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