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Water: Module 2

Basic Course: Key Concepts: Brief Topic Quiz

Module 2. Designated Uses

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To complete your review of the topic in this module, please take the self-assesement quiz by reviewing each question and considering the possible responses.

A note about the quiz:

At the bottom of this page are the answers and the password for this section. You will need each password in each of the six modules to obtain your Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.

Answer each of the questions below

1. True or False Statement: A designated use must apply to an entire water body at all times.
  1. True
  2. False
2. Which one of the following cannot be a State/Tribal designated use?
  1. Navigation
  2. Boating
  3. Propagation of fish
  4. Waste transport
  5. Drinking water
  6. Swimming
3. What waterbody uses must State/Tribal water quality standards protect wherever attainable?
  1. Propagation of fish
  2. Protection of fish, shellfish, and wildlife and recreation in and on the water
  3. Drinking water
  4. Navigation
  5. Agriculture
  6. All of the Above
4. True or False Statement: A use must be attained before the State or Tribe can designate it for a particular water body.
  1. True
  2. False
5. Recreation is often divided into what two subcategories?
  1. Primary contact/secondary contact
  2. Fishing/swimming
  3. Boating/wading
  4. Summer/winter

Answers and Password

  1. True or False Statement: A designated use must apply to an entire water body at all times.

    Answer: False. Uses can be designated for waterbody segments and/or for particular periods of time.

  2. Which one of the following cannot be a State/Tribal designated use?

    Answer: Waste Transport. A State/Tribe may not adopt waste transport (or waste assimilation) as a designated use.

  3. What waterbody uses must State/Tribal water quality standards protect wherever attainable?

    Answer: Protection of fish, shellfish, and wildlife and recreation in and on the water.

  4. Statement: A use must be attained before the State or Tribe can designate it for a particular water body.

    Answer: False. A designated use can be specified by the State or Tribe regardless of whether or not it is being attained for a water body.

  5. Recreation is often divided into what two subcategories?

    Answer: Primary contact/secondary contact. Primary contact protects people from gastric illness due to immersion. Secondary contact protects people when immersion is unlikely.

The password for this module is ‘attainable'. This concludes Module 2. Please continue to Module 3.


Disclaimer:
For informational purposes only–Not official statements of EPA policy.

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