The following items will test your comprehension of the materials covered in this lesson. There is only
one correct answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answers with the answer
key that follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, study again that pat of the lesson which contains
the portion involved.
Situation: You are the water quality analysis testing section leader responsible for supervising testing
procedures. You have a complete water team and all necessary equipment to accomplish mission
What are the three types of raw water?
Treated, fresh, and brackish
Salt, potable, and brackish
Fresh, salt and brackish
Salt, purified, and fresh
What are the principal physical characteristics of water?
Color, chlorine, pH, and temperature
Color, odor and taste, turbidity, and temperature
Turbidity, color, algae, and odor
On which of the following are water quality standards based?
Amount of salt
Number of TDS
Length of time water is to be consumed
Under field conditions, what is the total daily issue of drinking water per man?