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Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mass burn incinerators run at _____.

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. What is the greatest risk associated with sanitary landfills?

Question 4 4. How is the baghouse structure important in the mass burn incinerator?

Question 5 5. An advantage of mass burn incinerators is:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of industrial waste?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the appropriate definition of green chemistry?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an issue associated with the use of sanitary landfills?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of how the first priority of integrated waste management can help prevent pollution and reduce waste?

Question 10 10. Which is the most important waste management strategy?

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Question 11 11. Which type of compost system utilizes the technique of windrows?

Question 12 12. In terms of the hierarchy, what is the order of the three Rs?

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

Question 14 14. Which of the three priorities for integrated waste management deals with the actions of individuals and small businesses?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an example of municipal solid waste?

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Question 16 16. Select the appropriate definition of a mass burn incinerator.

Question 17 17. The second priority of integrated waste management:

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Matthew purchases a new computer and television. Which of the following is a way for him to recycle his outdated computer and television?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT one of the advantages of composting?

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Question 21 21. In what part of the waste management hierarchy does green chemistry play a role?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT one of the twelve principles of green chemistry?

Question 23 23. The laws regarding cleanup of areas contaminated by hazardous waste were part of:

Question 24 24. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

Question 25 25. Which of the following would NOT be a classification of hazardous waste?

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Question 26 26. Municipal solid waste comes from all of the following, except:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of hazardous waste?

Question 28 28. How does green chemistry support the goals of source reduction?

Question 29 29. What percentage of all municipal solid waste in the United States is yard and food waste?

Question 30 30. What is the appropriate definition for integrated waste management?

Solid and Hazardous Waste 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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