Safe Waste Disposal & Treatment Methods


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Sharp objects, like needles, should be:

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

I. Medication

II. Corrosives

III. Juice

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this short multiple-choice quiz will test your knowledge of waste disposal and treatment techniques. The quiz is scored automatically and can be taken multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following topics:

  • Handling sharp objects, like needles
  • What should not be dumped in a drain at home
  • How sewage treatment plants treat sewage
  • Where mud and small stones settle out of sewage
  • How wastewater is disinfected

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about waste disposal and treatment techniques
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how sewage treatment plants treat sewage
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about handling sharp objects and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To take an even closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Safe Waste Disposal & Treatment Methods. This lesson covers the following:

  • Segregation methods of waste disposal
  • Disposing of radioactive or chemical waste
  • Sedimentation tanks