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TLMT 381 Midterm Exam (100% Answer)
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Question 1 of 40         2.5 Points

Characteristic hazardous wastes are solid wastes that are known or tested to exhibit a hazardous trait such as:

A. Corrosivity

B. Reactivity  

C. Ignitability 

D. All the above         

Question 2 of 40         2.5 Points

One of the very last industrial dumps to make national news that resulted in further legislation was the Love Canal hazardous waste site in Niagara Falls, New York.

True

False

Question 3 of 40         2.5 Points

Although many of the books point to Hooker Chemical alone as the villain in this tragedy, there is evidence to suggest Hooker Chemical acted responsibly and a different culprit caused the Love Canal area to be developed into residential housing.

True

False

Question 4 of 40         2.5 Points

Which act was written in 1965 to deal primarily with solid waste from municipal sources.

A. EPA          

B. RCRA       

C. CERCLA  

D. SWDA      

Question 5 of 40         2.5 Points

On December 11, 1980, in further reaction to Love Canal and other newly discovered hazardous waste cleanup sites, Congress also passed the "Superfund" Law, officially known as

A.EPA           

B.CERCLA   

C.SWDA       

D.RCRA        

Question 6 of 40         2.5 Points

What is a process that modifies the physical, chemical, or biological character of a waste

A. Treatment  

B. Recycling  

C. Disposal     

D. Source reduction   

Question 7 of 40         2.5 Points

What is a combination of avoiding waste generation, generating the least amount and concentration, and generating the least toxic waste possible.

A. Disposal

B. Recycling  

C. Source reduction   

D. Treatment  

Question 8 of 40         2.5 Points

What includes using constituents of a waste material to manufacture a product, removing contaminants from a waste for reuse, and using a waste as a substitute product for a commercial product.

A. Source reduction   

B. Disposal

C. Treatment  

D. Recycling  

Question 9 of 40         2.5 Points

What is the discharge, deposition, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any waste into the environment, including land, water, or air.

A. Disposal

B. Source reduction   

C. Recycling  

D. Treatment  

Question 10 of 40       2.5 Points

The catastrophic earthquake and resulting tsunami off the coast of Japan on March 11, 2001 caused extensive damage to the Daiichi nuclear power plants in Fukushima

True

False

Question 11 of 40       2.5 Points

It is solely the generator's responsibility to determine if it generates or manages solid waste.

True

False

Question 12 of 40       2.5 Points

Which of the Characteristic Hazardous Wastes are liquids having a flash point < 60 °C (140 °F) and compressed gases with a pressure over 1 atmosphere that are flammable or that support combustion.

A. Ignitable    

B. Corrosive   

C. Reactive    

D. Toxic         

Question 13 of 40       2.5 Points

Which of the Characteristic Hazardous Wastes are: acetone, benzene, waste gasoline, alcohols, naptha, petroleum distillates, and other used solvents such as xylene.

A. Reactive    

B. Corrosive   

C. Ignitable    

D. Toxic         

Question 14 of 40       2.5 Points

Which of the Characteristic Hazardous Wastes are unstable and can cause explosions, toxic fumes, gases, or vapors when exposed to water, heat, or increased pressure.

A. Ignitable    

B. Toxic         

C. Corrosive   

D. Reactive    

 Question 15 of 40      2.5 Points

Which of the Characteristic Hazardous Wastes are harmful or fatal when ingested or absorbed through the skin.

A. Ignitable    

B. Corrosive   

C. Reactive    

D. Toxic         

Question 16 of 40       2.5 Points

The USEPA applied the term universal waste to certain types of wastes that are generated on a regular basis by almost every business and industry (universally).

True

False

Question 17 of 40       2.5 Points

Failure to make a proper solid or hazardous waste determination is potentially a very serious violation, carrying possible monetary penalties.

True

False

Question 18 of 40       2.5 Points

It is critical to forget if the facility must comply with solid and hazardous waste laws, rules, and regulations; and if it needs to comply, what exact compliance procedures must be followed.

True

False

Question 19 of 40       2.5 Points

Having a written determination from a regulatory agency goes a long way toward convincing compliance staff that the facility tried its best to make a proper determination.

True

False

Question 20 of 40       2.5 Points

One of the last questions a hazardous waste inspector asks when he inspects a facility is, "Have you made waste determinations on all of the waste generated at the facility?"

True

False

Question 21 of 40       2.5 Points

Pollution Prevention Act of 1990, stating under Section 6602 (b) that:

A. Pollution should not be prevented or reduced at the source whenever feasible.  

B. Pollution that can be prevented should be recycled in an environmentally safe manner whenever feasible.       

C. Pollution that can be prevented or recycled should be treated in an environmentally safe manner whenever feasible.          

D. Disposal or other release into the environment should be employed only as a last resort and should be conducted in an environmentally safe manner [PPA 90a].

Question 22 of 40       2.5 Points

The Hazardous Waste Management Hierarchy meant that reduction of wastes at the source, waste minimization, waste exchange, and recycling must be considered and implemented by industries generating hazardous waste.

True

False

Question 23 of 40       2.5 Points

What is the reuse of waste materials for beneficial purposes.

A. Revitalization        

B. Recycling  

C. Reutilize    

D. Reciter       

Question 24 of 40       2.5 Points

Recycling involves running waste through a process to recover a useful or valuable material for future use.

True

False

Question 25 of 40       2.5 Points

Which hazmat handler represents an important regulatory status used by regulators and compliance inspectors.

A. Large Quantity Generators (LQG)           

B. Nonregulated handler (NRH)

C. Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG)      

D. Small Quantity Generators (SQG)

Question 26 of 40       2.5 Points

Which hazmat handler generates no more than 100 kilograms (kg) or 220 pounds (lb) per month of hazardous waste, or 1 kg (2.2 lb) of acute hazardous waste per month (P-List).

A. Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG)      

B. Small Quantity Generators (SQG)

C. Nonregulated handler (NRH)

D. Large Quantity Generators (LQG)           

Question 27 of 40       2.5 Points

Which hazmat handler generates more than 100 kg and no more than 1,000 kg of non-acute hazardous waste per month, or no more than 1 kg of acute hazardous wastes per month.

A. Nonregulated handler (NRH)       

B. Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG)

C. Small Quantity Generators (SQG)

D. Large Quantity Generators (LQG)           

Question 28 of 40       2.5 Points

Which hazmat handler generates ≥ 1,000 kg of hazardous waste per month, or greater than 1 kg acute hazardous waste per month, and stores more than 1,000 kg of hazardous waste and more than 1 kg of acute hazardous waste.

A. Nonregulated handler (NRH)       

B. Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG)      

C. Small Quantity Generators (SQG)

D. Large Quantity Generators (LQG)           

Question 29 of 40       2.5 Points

Transporters are allowed to store and transfer hazardous wastes from one vehicle to another for up to 100 days.

True

False

Question 30 of 40       2.5 Points

TSDFs operate under a hazardous waste permit that is issued by the regulating state or the federal government, following a rigorous review and a public review process.

True

False

Question 31 of 40       2.5 Points

What is a technology normally used to clean up contaminated hazardous waste sites.

A. Adsorption

B. Ion Exchange        

C. Neutralization        

D. Air Stripping         

Question 32 of 40       2.5 Points

What is a chemical treatment process used to remove dissolved ionic species from contaminated aqueous streams.

A. Ion Exchange        

B. Neutralization        

C. Air Stripping         

D. Adsorption

Question 33 of 40       2.5 Points

These materials can frequently be removed by what on an active-solid surface?

A. Adsorption

B. Neutralization        

C. Precipitation          

D. Ion Exchange        

Question 34 of 40       2.5 Points

What of a waste involves addition of a chemical substance to change the pH to a more neutral level

A. Adsorption

B. Neutralization        

C. Precipitation          

D. Ion exchange         

Question 35 of 40       2.5 Points

Flocculation is the destabilization of particles in a liquid so that they can agglomerate to produce larger particles.

True

False

Question 36 of 40       2.5 Points

Oxidation is a chemical reaction in which the valence of a compound increases from the loss of electrons.

True

False

Question 37 of 40       2.5 Points

Oxidation is the opposite reaction, where valence of a compound decreases from gaining electrons.

True

False

Question 38 of 40       2.5 Points

Surface impoundments are non-containerized piles of solid, non-liquid hazardous waste that are used for temporary storage or treatment.

True

False

Question 39 of 40       2.5 Points

Waste Piles are non-containerized piles of solid, non-liquid hazardous waste that are used for temporary storage or treatment.

True

False

Question 40 of 40       2.5 Points

Land Treatment Units use naturally occurring soil microbes and sunlight to treat hazardous waste.

True

False

 

 

 

 

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    $27.00

    Question 1 of 40 2.5 Points Characteristic hazardous wastes are solid wastes that are known or tested to exhibit a hazardous trait such as: A. Corrosivity B. Reactivity C. Ignitability D. All the above Question 2 of 40 2.5 Points One of the very last industrial dumps to make national news that resulted in further legislation was the Love Canal hazardous waste site in Niagara Falls, New York. True False Question 3 of 40 2.5 Points Although

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