Waste Generation & Management Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Identify an issue that is NOT concerned with mass burn incinerators.

Question 2 2. Select the appropriate definition of a mass burn incinerator.

Question 3 3. How is the baghouse structure important in the mass burn incinerator?

Question 4 4. Mass burn incinerators run at _____.

Question 5 5. Which type of ash is created directly from the burned waste?

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Question 6 6. What distinguishes dioxins from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)?

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

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

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of hazardous waste?

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Question 11 11. The first step sewage treatment plants use to treat the sewage is:

Question 12 12. Wastewater is disinfected using:

Question 13 13. Mud and small stones settle out of sewage in:

Question 14 14. What ends up getting rid of most of the organic matter found in wastewater?

Question 15 15.

You should NEVER dump the following into a drain at home:

I. Medication

II. Corrosives

III. Juice

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Question 16 16. Sharp objects, like needles, should be:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of municipal solid waste?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of industrial waste?

Question 19 19. Livestock excrement is an example of _____.

Question 20 20. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

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Question 21 21. How is the creation of municipal solid waste different from that of non-municipal solid waste?

Question 22 22. Identify the appropriate definition of composting.

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

Question 24 24. Which type of compost system utilizes the technique of windrows?

Question 25 25. What percentage of all municipal solid waste in the United States is yard and food waste?

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Question 26 26. Why are perennial weeds not recommended to add during composting?

Waste Generation & Management Chapter Exam Instructions

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