US Sample Exam Answers

  1. EPA requires signers of the NOI to retain site inspection reports as part of the SWPPP for at least:
    c. Three years from the date that the permit coverage expires or is terminated.

  2. The 2012 CGP requires the recording of rainfall amounts on an inspection report only when 1/2-inch or more of precipitation occurs.
    b. False

  3. When a BMP is deemed inadequate, an inspector must always mandate a specific replacement BMP.
    b. False

  4. Which BMP will remove the least amount of sediment in runoff waters?
    d. A straw bale barrier placed in front of a curb opening.

  5. Clay soils are more erodible than silt soils.
    b. False

  6. Which one of the following best represents the definition of sediment?
    b. Suspended soil particles found in runoff waters.

  7. When inspecting for planting of seed, it is important for an inspector to determine if:
    d. All of the above.

  8. When inspecting a sediment basin, the most important item to inspect is ensuring:
    c. The outlet structure is not clogged with debris.

  9. Saltation accounts for more soil loss by wind when compared to suspension.
    a. True

  10. According to the 2012 CGP, an inspector must conduct a site inspection on an active construction site:
    d. As specified in the SWPPP.


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