AP Environmental Science - Solid and Hazardous Waste: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Identify the appropriate definition of composting.

Question 2 2. How does green chemistry support the goals of source reduction?

Question 3 3. Livestock excrement is an example of _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a component of the sanitary landfill system that is NOT directly involved in helping prevent leakage?

Question 5 5. Select the item that should NOT be placed in a compost container.

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Question 6 6. What percentage of solid municipal waste in the United States could be eliminated by the use of integrated waste management?

Question 7 7. In which phases, of the life cycle of a chemical, is green chemistry involved?

Question 8 8. In the United States, how many pounds of hazardous waste are found in the average household?

Question 9 9. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act required that detailed information on the handling and processing of hazardous materials was kept by which of the following?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. How is the baghouse structure important in the mass burn incinerator?

Question 12 12. Which type of ash is created directly from the burned waste?

Question 13 13. Mass burn incinerators run at _____.

Question 14 14. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

Question 15 15. What type of non-municipal solid waste is responsible for the most waste production?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT one of the twelve principles of green chemistry?

Question 17 17. What is the appropriate definition of hazardous waste?

Question 18 18. In the United States, what two industries produce the majority of hazardous waste ?

Question 19 19. What percentage of all hazardous waste created in the United States was regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act?

Question 20 20. Which of the three priorities for integrated waste management deals with the actions of individuals and small businesses?

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22. Which type of compost system utilizes the technique of windrows?

Question 23 23. Upon the creation of the Superfund Act, who was held responsible for the cleaning of the contaminated site?

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. Which of the following is an example of how the first priority of integrated waste management can help prevent pollution and reduce waste?

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Question 26 26. How does green chemistry directly benefit businesses?

Question 27 27. What percentage of all municipal solid waste in the United States is yard and food waste?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the appropriate definition of green chemistry?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an issue associated with the use of sanitary landfills?

Question 30 30. Before 1935, which method of waste disposal was most common?

AP Environmental Science - Solid and Hazardous Waste: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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