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Flood Quiz 3
1. General Questions
1. If 100 gallons of water were frozen, its volume would increase and its weight would:
C. stay the same
2. Frozen ground has what effect on percolation?
A. Increases the speed of percolation
B. Decreases the speed of percolation
C. Has no effect on percolation
D. Percolation can only occure when the ground is frozen
3. What is a watershed?
A. An area of water that drains to a common low point.
B. A body of water surrounded by land that has both an inlet and outlet.
C. The land located within the floodplain
D. An area that extends 1000 feet from the center of a river, creek, or stream.
4. In hydrology the initials 'cfm' mean:
A. calculated flood mean
B. cubic feet per minute
C. caution flood movement
D. conditional flood mitigation
5. Only structures within the 100 year floodplain are eligible to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program.
6. What is the difference between a retention pond and a detention pond?
A. A retention pond is designed to hold a pool of water at all times while a detention pond only holds water as needed to control runoff and is dry the rest of the time.
B. A detention pond is designed to hold a pool of water at all times while a retention pond only holds water as needed to control runoff and is dry the rest of the time.
C. There is no difference, the terms are interchangeable.
D. Retention ponds are only used in residential developments and detention ponds are used in commercial developments.
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