Water Pollution Sources Quiz
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Water Pollution Sources Quiz

Test your knowledge about the different sources of water pollution, including point and non-point sources. Learn about the specific locations and diffused sources that contribute to water contamination.

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Questions and Answers

Which of the following is an example of a non-point source of pollution?

Run off from construction sites

From which of the following can non-point sources of pollution originate?

Agricultural fields

What type of pollution source is represented by a drainpipe carrying industrial effluents directly into a water body?

Point source pollution

What is a major source of waterborne diseases and other health problems?

<p>Runoff water from agricultural fields</p> Signup and view all the answers

What effect does increased turbidity of water due to sediments have on water?

<p>Reduces penetration of light in water</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a major consequence of sediments brought by runoff water from agricultural fields?

<p>Increased turbidity of water</p> Signup and view all the answers

What can cause severe problems of water pollution by increasing turbidity of water?

<p>Disposal of fly ash into or close to a water body</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a potential cause of non-point source water pollution?

<p>Discharge of untreated sewage</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does the increase in turbidity due to sediments affect the penetration of light in water?

<p>Reduces penetration of light</p> Signup and view all the answers

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