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Swimming Pool Operation and Maintenance


Quiz Questions

1._____________ is a term used to describe the characteristic of a substance as to its capability to give off a hydrogen ion (a proton).
Acidity
Aeration
2. Clarity of water should be maintained at all times during the pool season, not only for attractiveness, but also as an indication of proper equipment functioning and as an accident prevention means.
True
False
3.The following first aid techniques are most often used to revive drowning victims:
Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation
Artificial Respiration
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
All of the above
4.Respiration is the process by which water passes from a liquid state at temperatures below the boiling point to vapor.
True
false
5._____________ is the property of a material, which permits appreciable movement of water through it when saturated and actuated by hydrostatic pressure of the magnitude normally encountered in natural subsurface waters.
Permeability
Flocculation
6.The adherence of dissolved, colloidal, or finely divided solids on the surfaces of solid bodies with which they are brought into contact is called ______________.
Adsorption
Absorption
7.The application of chlorine to water, generally for the purpose of disinfection, but frequently for accomplishing other biological or chemical results is termed as Chlorination.
True
False
8._______________ is defined as the process of taking measurements or of making observations to establish the relation between two quantities.
Calibration
Colloids
9.__________ is a chemical abbreviation used to describe the presence of the hydrogen ion in water.
pH
Oxidation
10.Air Agitation is defined as the process of agitating sand in a rapid sand filter during the washing by injecting air under low pressure into bottom layers of the sand bed.
True
False
11.What does EPA stand for?
Environmental Protection Agency
Electrical Protection Agency
Environmental Policy Association
None of the above
12.Trough is defined as a term used to represent the content of carbonates, bicarbonates, hydroxides, and occasionally borates, silicates, and phosphates in water.
True
False
13._______________ is defined as the gradual deterioration or destruction of a substance of material by chemical action, frequently induced by electrochemical processes, the action proceeding inward from the surface.
Corrosion
Condensation
14.______________ is the physical process of removing dirt particles and solids to prevent impeding the disinfection process.
Filtration
Slurry
15.______________ is a controlled outlet on a pipeline, tank, or conduit used to discharge water or accumulations of material carried by the water.
Blowoff
Orifice
16.Coagulant is a material which, when added to water, will combine with certain substances ordinarily present and form a precipitate comprising floc particles more or less gelatinous in character, having the capacity to remove colloids from water.
True
False
17._______________ is the process of removing suspended or colloidal matter from a turbid liquid.
Clarification
Distillation
18.Wading pools are pools in which the water is constantly pumped from the pool, filtered, disinfected, and pumped back into the pool.
True
False
19._____________ is defined as the cohesive force existing between particles of a fluid which causes the fluid to offer resistance to a relative sliding motion between particles.
Viscosity
Surface Tension
20.The clogging of a filter, pipe, or pump due to the presence of entrapped air is called Air Binding.
True
False