Solid Waste Management MCQ

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  • 1. The three main categories of waste include municipal solid waste, hazardous waste, and:

    • industrial waste 
    • radioactive waste 
    • wastewater
    • green waste
  • 2. Which of the following statements is true about zero waste management?

    • Separate collection of each kind of waste
    • Segregation of garbage at the source
    • Community involvement
    • All of the above
  • 3. Which of the following wastes is called the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)?

    • Food wastes
    • Wood pieces
    • Plastic cans
    • All of the above
  • 4. . Why is it difficult to recycle plastics?

    • It is very hard
    • It comes in different sizes
    • It is adhesive
    • It contains different types of polymer resins
  • 5. Which of the following are problems associated with landfills?

    • source reduction and composting
    • surface improvement and leachate
    • leachate and methane production
    • all of the above
  • 6. An example of something that is biodegradable is

    • a leaf in a compost pile
    • a plastic milk jug in a landfill
    • a polystyrene burger container in a trash can
    • All of the above
  • 7. The average person living in the United States produces

    • about 400 pounds of solid waste per day
    • about 4 pounds of solid waste per day
    • about 400 pounds of solid waste per year
    • about 4 pounds of solid waste per month
  • 8. A(n) _______________ is specially designed to safely hold municipal solid waste, construction debris, and some types of agricultural and industrial waste.

    •  sanitary landfill
    • open dump
    • waste pit
    • dumpster
  • 9. A dark brown, crumbly material made from decomposed matter is called _____________.

    • compost
    • brown sugar
    • saw dust
    • non-biodegradable