12 Days of Quizzes – Day 3 Soil Erosion Questions for the CSE for Landscape Architects

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Day 3

Christmas is rapidly closing in on us. Today, we have one more new quiz for today. This is the third quiz in the 12 Days of Quizzes series.

On the Third Day of Christmas…

On the Third Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…three French hens…

Since chickens like to scratch the soil in search of tasty morsels, lets talk about erosion control. When chickens disturb the soil, they create a lot of dust and can disturb any vegetation that is under foot.

Preventing Soil Erosion

Chickens just can’t compete with humans when it comes causing erosion. Many common construction activities disturb the soil and create an opportunity for damaging erosion to occur.

Landscape architects must be familiar with methods and techniques to manage and prevent soil erosion. Soil erosion is one of the topic areas on the California Supplemental Exam for landscape architects.

The following questions will test your knowledge of soil erosion-related topics than may help you prepare to pass the CSE.

Let’s get started.

Quiz 3: Soil Erosion

1. Which is most likely to occur when rapid storm water runoff from heavily graded construction sites is routed through drainage facilities and discharged to adjacent streams?


2. Vegetative cover, particle size, slope, intensity of precipitation and wind velocity all affect a soil's...


3. Which state agency is primarily responsible for regulating storm water from construction sites in California?


4. The soil preparation phase of erosion control is chronologically the first phase of creating a sustainable erosion control solution for a project. Which of the following is not a best management practice?


5. All of the following are erosion and sediment control best management practices (BMPs) except:




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John is a landscape architect who is currently preparing to take the California Supplemental Exam to become licensed in California. He is currently a licensed professional landscape architect in Georgia and Florida. John graduated from California State University, Pomona with a BSLA degree in landscape architecture in 1997 and has extensive practice experience in residential and commercial landscape design.

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