Quiz Answer Key
1. Zionsville is located within which of the following watersheds:
  • Eagle Creek
  • White River
  • Mississippi River
  • All of the above
  • None of the Above
2. Most of the major streams located in Zionsville are on the state’s list of impaired waterways for at least one pollutant:
  • True
  • False
3. When rain water flows into storm drains in Zionsville, the water drains to:
  • The wastewater treatment plant
  • Streams and other waterways untreated
  • Groundwater
  • None of the above
4. Stormwater runoff is one of the leading sources of pollution to water bodies in the United States:
  • True
  • False
5. What is the number one pollutant in Indiana waterways by volume:
  • E. Coli bacteria
  • Sediment
  • Mercury and other metals
  • Pesticides
6. Which of the following can be caused by stormwater pollution:
  • Algae blooms
  • Sedimentation
  • Fish kills
  • Increased water treatment costs and utility bills
  • All of the above
7. Which of the following activities at home do NOT help prevent stormwater pollution:
  • Using lawn fertilizer that contains no phosphorus
  • Using native plants in landscaping and/ or planting a rain garden
  • Piping roof gutter downspouts directly to storm drains
  • Installing a rain barrel
8. Pet waste can be a significant contributor to water pollution:
  • True
  • False
9. Where is the best place to wash your car to help prevent stormwater pollution:
  • Your lawn at home
  • Your driveway at home
  • The street near a storm drain
  • A commercial car wash
  • None of the Above
10. Building hard surfaces like roofs and driveways increases the amount of stormwater runoff that is generated and can lead to more water pollution:
  • True
  • False