Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions
Hazardous Waste Management MCQs – Rules – Hazardous Waste Management
1 - Question
When did Hazardous waste management act enacted in India? a) 1988 b) 1989 c) 1990 d) 1991
Answer: b Explanation: Hazardous Wastes Management and Handling Rules came into existence on 1989 in India and is responsible for safe management of hazardous waste.
2 - Question
Who is responsible for safe disposal of the generated hazardous waste? a) Generator b) Receiver c) Waste facility d) TSDF
Answer: a Explanation: The generator is responsible for the safe disposal of waste being produced by them and also is accountable for the clean-up in case of an accident.
3 - Question
Trivalent Chromium Waste is hazardous waste. a) True b) False
Answer: a Explanation: EPA excludes certain solid wastes from hazardous waste when a material does not define hazardous waste. It is not hazardous, even if the material technically meets a listing or exhibits a characteristic of HW.
4 - Question
The activities of hazardous waste management facility are ________ a) OPA b) HAS c) TSD d) SOS
Answer: c Explanation: Hazardous waste management facilities receive hazardous wastes for treatment, storage or disposal. The aim is to carry out activities without effecting ecosystems.
5 - Question
What is the goal of Hazardous Waste Management Unit? a) Protect health and environment by risks of HW b) Chemical analysis c) Import d) Export
Answer: a Explanation: EPA established design and operating requirements of HWMU to protect human health and environment by the risks posed by hazardous waste.
6 - Question
Regulations for waste management is provided under subtitle C of _______ a) CERCLA b) NPL c) HPL d) RCRA
Answer: d Explanation: Specific regulations have been developed for several types of hazardous waste management units under Subtitle C of RCRA.
7 - Question
Landfills are engineered for liquid waste. a) True b) False
Answer: b Explanation: Landfills are designed for solid hazardous wastes, which meets all the criteria for disposal on landfill.
8 - Question
Tracking of the hazardous waste is done to prevent _________ a) Export b) Import c) Midnight dumping d) Traffic
Answer: c Explanation: Tracking of hazardous waste is done to prevent illegal dumping and abandoning of the waste which will be menace to public.
9 - Question
Which form of shipment is common for transport of hazardous waste? a) Rail b) Road c) Air d) Inland water
Answer: b Explanation: Highway shipment is the most common mode of transport, road vehicles can gain access to industrial sites and TSDFs.
10 - Question
Why is manifest system necessary? a) To monitor journey of waste b) To track waste c) To analyse chemicals d) To export
Answer: a Explanation: The manifest system helps to get rid of the problem of midnight dumping and provides means for determining the type and amount of hazardous waste being generated.