This set of Hazardous Waste Management Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Packing and Labelling”.
1. Before shipment, hazardous waste has to be properly ______
a) Packed and labelled
Explanation: When preparing for a shipment, the hazardous waste has to be properly packed and contents has to be labelled.
2. How many hazard classes should be taken into account while packing the waste?
Explanation: Nine hazard classes should be considered while classifying the hazardous material for packing and the hazards associated with the material should also be considered.
3. Hazard classes define _____
a) Probable risk
Explanation: Hazard classes define the type of risk a hazardous material may pose to human health and to environment.
4. Packing group indicates _____
a) Probable risk
b) Degree of risk
Explanation: Packing groups indicates the degree of risk a hazardous material or substance may pose in the time of transport.
5. Packing Group II indicates high danger while transporting. True or False.
Explanation: Packing group I indicates high danger while transporting while II and III states about moderate and low danger.
6. Hazard class 2 talks about radioactive waste. True or False.
Explanation: Hazard class 2 talks about flammable, non-flammable, non-toxic compressed gases while class 7 talks about radioactive materials.
7. The packing material must be _____
Explanation: The packing material must be inert and not react with the hazardous waste, and must be able to absorb impact in case of container is dropped.
8. Oils are preferably stored in ____
Explanation: Waste oils and solvents are best suited for storage in 200 litre steel bung drums or tanks.
9. Inorganic liquid waste are best suitable in _____
a) Plastic cans
Explanation: Inorganic wastes are best stored in plastic cans or polyethylene tanks of 30, 45 or 200 litre capacity.
10. Without proper labeling, it is difficult for _____
a) Proper handling
Explanation: Without proper labeling and marking, it is impossible to ensure proper handling and compatible storage.
11. Labelling refers to _____
a) Information must be displayed
b) Physical attributes
Explanation: labelling refers to information which must be displayed on marker. Markin describes the physical attributes affixed on a container.
12. Hazard labels are _____ shaped.
Explanation: Hazard labels are diamond shaped and are required for dangerous goods except magnetised materials.
13. Handling labels are ______ shaped.
Explanation: Handling labels are various rectangular shapes and are required alone or in addition of hazardous labels.
14. Labels should be at least ____mm square.
Explanation: Labels should be at least 100mm square. They must be legible and recognizable in day time and at night.
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