EXERCISES, LESSON 5
INSTRUCTIONS. The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or
by writing the answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solution to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
With regard to supplying water to troops in the field, which of the following is a
a. Ensuring that troops will avoid drinking untreated water.
b. Testing water to ensure that it is safe for troop consumption.
Enforcing field sanitation measures necessary to keep troops from
contaminating water sources.
d. Estimating the purified water requirements of troop units or commands.
Water that is safe to drink, regardless of appearance, odor, or taste, is
As a general guide, a unit of 100 men in a bivouac area with improvised showers
will need about ______________________ gallons of water per day.
In selecting a water source on its merits, first consideration should be given to:
a. Existing wells or springs.
b. Existing public or municipal sources.
Surface water sources (rivers, streams, or lakes).
d. New ground water sources (such as wells dug by the Corps of Engineers).