Multiple Choice Questions on Solid Waste Management

Multiple Choice Questions on Solid Waste Management

1-Waste is any material that is not needed by the

(A) owner

(B) producer

(C) processor

(D) all of the above

2-Which of the following is true?

(A) there is no real waste in nature

(B) the apparent waste from one process becomes input to another

(C) all processes of production and consumption produce waste

(D) all of the above

3-Most disposable wastes are in the form of

(A) solids

(B) liquids

(C) slurries

(D) all of the above

4-The simplest and most common method used in the cities is to collect and dump the waste in a ___ .

(A) landfill

(B) river

(C) ocean

(D) any of the above

5-As the matter inside the sanitary landfill breaks down, it generates gases including

(A) nitrogen

(B) hydrogen

(C) methane

(D) all of the above

6-The 1989 Basel Convention aims to minimize

(A) the creation of hazardous waste

(B) reduce transboundary movement of hazardous waste

(C) prohibit shipment of hazardous waste to countries lacking the capacity to dispose them off

(D) all of the above

7-Feature(s) of Zero Waste Management is (are):

(A) Separation of garbage at the source

(B) Separate collection of each kind

(C) Involvement of the community in all activities

(D) all of the above

8-A good way of dealing with the solid waste problem is

(A) landfilling

(B) recycling

(C) both (A) and (B)

(D) none of the above

9- ____ can be produced from landfill waste

(A) natural gas

(B) liquified petroleum gas

(C) biogas

(D) any of the above

10-Following statement is not true for plastic waste.

(A) produces toxic fumes when burnt

(B) can be used to make compost

(C) it lasts long

(D) all of the above


1-(D), 2-(D), 3-(D), 4-(A), 5-(C), 6-(D), 7-(D), 8-(B), 9-(C), 10-(B)