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close this bookAquaculture - Training Manual (Peace Corps, 1990, 350 p.)
close this folderChapter fourteen: Program design - week five
View the documentSession V-1: Guest lecturer - site selection, pond design and pond construction
View the documentSession V-2: Quiz - week five
View the documentSession V-3: Site development/pond design
View the documentSession V-4: Processing of masonry project
View the documentSession V-5: Issues in peace corps aquaculture programming
View the documentSession V-6: Introduction of seminars and seminar topics
View the documentSession V-7: Fish fry
View the documentSession V-8: Personal interview - week five

Session V-2: Quiz - week five

Total Time: 45 minutes


· Provide opportunity for staff and trainees to check trainees' comprehension of technical material and identify areas needing further clarification;

· Reinforce importance of learning credentials of a resource;

· Reinforce importance of taking thorough notes.

Overview: This quiz is given to the trainees the morning following the visit by the guest expert on site selection, pond design and pond construction.

5 minutes

1. Upon arrival at the classroom after morning pond time, the trainer informs the trainees that they will have 35 minutes to complete the following quiz. They may use their own notebooks. Do not begin counting the time until everyone has received their quiz.

35 minutes

2. Trainees complete quiz.

5 minutes

3. Quizzes are collected. Trainer discusses whatever is necessary for the next activity.

Resources and Materials:

· Either prepared newsprint with quiz questions (very large letters), or individual copies of the quiz questions for each trainee;

· Extra notebook paper and pens available in classroom.

Trainer Notes:

· The thirty five minutes allotted for this quiz is a tight time frame. If most of the group appears to need more time, be prepared to allow five or ten more minutes;

· While going through the completed quizzes, staff members should take note of material that still appears to be unclear to a large number of the trainees. These should be reviewed with the group;

· Following is a copy of a sample quiz:


Note: You may use your notebook to answer the following questions:

1. Who was the visitor we had yesterday? What are his credentials and why is he qualified to speak about the topics he covered?

2. Name a variety of types of water sources and discuss advantages and disadvantages of each.

3. How might topography influence pond size, shape and orientation?

4. Why is it important to remove the topsoil from an area before constructing a dike?

5. Draw a detailed cross-section of a pond. Label all features and assign sample measurements.

6. Describe the different types of ponds and pond systems. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.

7. Why is pure clay not recommended for constructing dikes?