Microbiology - Microbiology of Waste Water

Exercise :: Microbiology of Waste Water - Section 1

  • Microbiology of Waste Water - Section 1
6. 

Advanced treatment is generally used to treat waste water to

A. remove coarse solids
B. remove settleable solids
C. reduce BOD
D. remove additional objectionable substances

Answer: Option D

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7. 

Treatment of municipal water supplies is based upon

A. coagulation, filtration, chlorination
B. chlorination, filtration, coagulation
C. filtration, coagulation, chlorination
D. coagulation, chlorination, filtration

Answer: Option A

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8. 

What is an anaerobic digester?

A. New diet drink
B. Microbe that eats hazardous waste
C. Method to convert agricultural waste into a biogas
D. All of the above

Answer: Option C

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9. 

The use of microbes to break down synthetic waste products such as polychlorinated biphenyls is called

A. bioinformatics
B. biolistics
C. biotechnology
D. bioremediation

Answer: Option D

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10. 

Activated sludge contains large number of

A. bacteria
B. yeasts and molds
C. protozoa
D. all of these

Answer: Option D

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