AP Environmental Science - Solid and Hazardous Waste: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of hazardous waste?

Question 2 2. What percentage of solid municipal waste in the United States could be eliminated by the use of integrated waste management?

Question 3 3. In terms of the hierarchy, what is the order of the three Rs?

Question 4 4. Where is the famous Fresh Kills Landfill located?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an action that individuals can take to reduce the overall amount of solid waste they produce?

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Question 6 6. Select the appropriate definition of a mass burn incinerator.

Question 7 7. In the United States, what two industries produce the majority of hazardous waste ?

Question 8 8. Livestock excrement is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. In the United States, how many pounds of hazardous waste are found in the average household?

Question 10 10. Instead of throwing out old clothes and towels, Julia cuts the items up and uses them as cleaning rags. This is an example of which of the following waste management strategies?

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Question 11 11. Why are perennial weeds not recommended to add during composting?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a component of the sanitary landfill system that is NOT directly involved in helping prevent leakage?

Question 13 13. What is the appropriate definition of hazardous waste?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT one of the twelve principles of green chemistry?

Question 15 15. Which of the three priorities for integrated waste management deals with the actions of individuals and small businesses?

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Question 16 16. In what year was the Superfund Act established?

Question 17 17. What percentage of all municipal solid waste in the United States is yard and food waste?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the appropriate definition of green chemistry?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not an example of waste reduction?

Question 20 20. Identify an issue that is NOT concerned with mass burn incinerators.

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Question 21 21. How does green chemistry directly benefit businesses?

Question 22 22. What is the appropriate definition for integrated waste management?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an issue associated with the use of sanitary landfills?

Question 24 24. If hazardous waste is being disposed of in a shallow depression in the earth, which is lined with plastic and impervious materials, then it is possible to infer that the waste is being disposed of in _____.

Question 25 25. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

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Question 26 26. Before 1935, which method of waste disposal was most common?

Question 27 27. Select the item that should NOT be placed in a compost container.

Question 28 28. How is the baghouse structure important in the mass burn incinerator?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an example of municipal solid waste?

Question 30 30. Upon the creation of the Superfund Act, who was held responsible for the cleaning of the contaminated site?

AP Environmental Science - Solid and Hazardous Waste: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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