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SCN 401

M7: Disposal - Quiz 
Score for this attempt: 10 out of 10

Question 1
1 / 1 pts
The increasing _ keeps the total volume of municipal solid waste going up.

  • Divide between the rich and the poor
  • Population in the United States
  • Effects of climate change

 
 
Question 2
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True of False: In countries with a lower income per person, there is less access to sanitation services.

  • True
  • False

 
Question 3
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Leachate, a poisonous ‘soup’, is produced when:

  • Vegetables are composted.
  • Municipal plastics are recycled.
  • Water and waste are mixed.

  
Question 4
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What is the best way to dispose of jeans that are no longer wanted?

  • Resale
  • Recycling
  • Landfills

 
 
Question 5
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After a phone breaks and can no longer be used, it _.

  • Is typically mailed to a lower income family.
  • Still has value embedded in its precious metals.
  • Can be composted and used to stimulate plant growth.

 
 
Question 6
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In one of the towns that is notorious for eWaste recycling, water needs to be imported because:

  • Electronics can only be recycled in the desert.
  • All the water in town was being used for eWaste recycling.
  • Toxic heavy metals from computer monitors were contaminating the ground water.

  
Question 7
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Why is it still difficult to convince companies to recycle electronics in the United States?

  • It takes too much electricity to recycle the electronics.
  • It is expensive and labor intensive.
  • It is too difficult to get the paperwork processed.

  
Question 8
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Plastic bottles that are littered ultimately end up _.

  • In the ocean
  • Getting recycled
  • On mountaintops

  
Question 9
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Plastic accounts for 29.8 million tons of solid waste every year and the recycling rate is only _.

  • 7.1%
  • 13.2%
  • 17.4% 

 
Question 10
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What is the best way to reduce waste from plastic bottles?

  • Put them in a landfill.
  • Recycle them.
  • Do not purchase them.
     


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