This set of Hazardous Waste Management Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Rules – 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 indicate 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.
Explanation: Packing group I indicates high danger while transporting while II and III states about the moderate and low danger.
6. Hazard class 2 talks about radioactive waste.
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 the day time and at night.
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