When faced with a licensing exam, don't struggle with test anxiety! Use the question below and others from our Exam Study Guide series to properly study and prepare for exam questions. Take a look at this sample wastewater treatment licensing question along with an explanation of the correct answer.

Sample question:

What test must grit pass to be allowed to be deposited in a landfill?

Related: Exam Study Guide: Problem Solving

A) TSS/MLVSS
B) BOD5
C) Paint-filter
D) Go-No Go test

Answer: 

Grit must be able to pass the paint-filter test (moisture content) before being allowed in a landfill, so the answer is C.

Related: Exam Study Guide: Sludge Bulking

Source: WEF MOP11 18-19

About the author
Ricky Lallish is the water pollution control program director at the Environmental Resources Training Center of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He provides training for entry level operators in the wastewater field and operators throughout the state looking to further their education.


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