Chapter 9 Review - piping is more expensive than water. 10:...

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1: Which statement about water resources is probably true? B: Water conservation would be more successful if users would pay the true costs. 2: Which sector uses the largest quantities of water? A: agriculture 3: Which of the following properties of water is true? B: Water has a comparatively high boiling point so it is liquid at surface temperatures. 4: What property of water is responsible for giving Great Britain mild winters? . C: Water has a high specific heat. 5: What percent of the earth's water is fresh and accessible? A: 0.6 6: _______________ is the greatest withdrawer of water, but _______________ is the greatest consumer. D: Industry;agriculture 7: Where is most accessible fresh water found? A: groundwater 8: Which statement about groundwater is true? C: Loss of wetlands often means a loss of an aquifer's recharge zone.
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9: Which of the following is a true statement? B: Microirrigation in the U.S. has been slow to catch on because the
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Unformatted text preview: piping is more expensive than water. 10: Which of the following is a true statement about desalination? D: Solar energy is not practical for large distillation operations due to the diffuse nature of the energy. 11: Which of the following is true? A: Gray water is considered unsafe for drinking. 12: Which of the following is an aquifer? B: The Ogallala 13: Using Table 9-2, estimate how much more water (in percent) it takes to make a pound of aluminum as opposed to a Sunday paper. D: 358 percent 14: Using Table 9-3, estimate the number of gallons of water a family of four would use in a year of toilet flushing. B: 36,500 gallons 15: Estimate the percent of Indiana that drains into the Wabash by observing Figure 9-8. B: About 60 percent 16: From Figure 9-12, determine the northernmost state by the Ogallala aquifer. C: Nebraska...
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Chapter 9 Review - piping is more expensive than water. 10:...

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