NMTA Social Science: Solid & Hazardous Waste Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Before 1935, which method of waste disposal was most common?

Question 2 2. Identify an issue that is NOT concerned with mass burn incinerators.

Question 3 3. Which type of ash is created directly from the burned waste?

Question 4 4. What is the appropriate definition for integrated waste management?

Question 5 5. Select the appropriate definition of a mass burn incinerator.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not an example of waste reduction?

Question 7 7. Which of the three priorities for integrated waste management deals with the actions of individuals and small businesses?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an example of municipal solid waste?

Question 9 9. Livestock excrement is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a component of the sanitary landfill system that is NOT directly involved in helping prevent leakage?

Question 12 12. What type of non-municipal solid waste is responsible for the most waste production?

Question 13 13. Which type of compost system utilizes the technique of windrows?

Question 14 14. How is the baghouse structure important in the mass burn incinerator?

Question 15 15. What percentage of all municipal solid waste in the United States is yard and food waste?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of how the first priority of integrated waste management can help prevent pollution and reduce waste?

Question 17 17. Mass burn incinerators run at _____.

Question 18 18. Where is the famous Fresh Kills Landfill located?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of industrial waste?

Question 20 20. Why are perennial weeds not recommended to add during composting?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an issue associated with the use of sanitary landfills?

Question 22 22. What percentage of solid municipal waste in the United States could be eliminated by the use of integrated waste management?

Question 23 23. Select the item that should NOT be placed in a compost container.

Question 24 24. What is the average thickness of the plastic liner inside of sanitary landfills?

Question 25 25. Identify the appropriate definition of composting.

NMTA Social Science: Solid & Hazardous Waste Chapter Exam Instructions

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