The Hazardous Materials Operation Quiz

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Like the term implies "hazard". Hazardous conditions are dangerous to the Human health, because it's not only kills humans but kills plants, animals and other things that gives man food indirectly killing man. A lot of waste are gotten from industries which unleash the waste products of their goods into water, the air and land. Take this quiz on Hazardous Materials Operations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is hazardous waste?

    • A.

      Body waste gotten from inner toxins

    • B.

      Money laundering that can ruin an economy

    • C.

      Dangerous waste gotten from processed goods

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Dangerous waste gotten from processed goods
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Dangerous waste gotten from processed goods." Hazardous waste refers to waste materials that are potentially harmful to human health or the environment. It includes waste generated from industrial processes, such as chemicals, solvents, pesticides, and radioactive materials. This waste can pose serious risks if not managed properly and can contaminate air, water, and soil. It is important to handle and dispose of hazardous waste in a safe and environmentally responsible manner to prevent harm to human health and the ecosystem.

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  • 2. 

    What are wastes?

    • A.

      Body fluid

    • B.

      Unwanted materials

    • C.

      Trash

    • D.

      A and C

    Correct Answer
    B. Unwanted materials
    Explanation
    Wastes refer to unwanted materials that are no longer needed or useful. This can include various types of trash or discarded items that are no longer of value. Body fluids, although they can be considered waste in certain contexts, do not encompass the full definition of wastes. Therefore, the correct answer is "Unwanted materials."

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  • 3. 

    What are materials?

    • A.

      Tools

    • B.

      Instruments

    • C.

      Finishable goods

    • D.

      Clothing

    Correct Answer
    C. Finishable goods
    Explanation
    Materials refer to the substances or components used in the production or creation of goods or products. Finishable goods are the end products that have undergone the manufacturing process and are ready for use or sale. Tools and instruments are objects used to perform specific tasks or achieve certain objectives. Clothing, on the other hand, is a type of finished good that falls under the category of consumer goods.

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  • 4. 

    Which regulates waste in America?

    • A.

      EPA

    • B.

      DLC

    • C.

      MFM

    • D.

      CITS

    Correct Answer
    A. EPA
    Explanation
    The EPA, or Environmental Protection Agency, is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing waste management in America. They enforce laws and regulations related to waste disposal, pollution control, and environmental conservation. The EPA sets standards and guidelines for waste management practices to ensure the protection of human health and the environment. They also work with state and local governments, industries, and communities to promote sustainable waste management practices and develop strategies for reducing waste generation and promoting recycling and reuse.

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  • 5. 

    What is EPA?

    • A.

      Emergency Parental Addresser

    • B.

      Environmental protection assistance

    • C.

      Environmental protection agency

    • D.

      A and C

    Correct Answer
    C. Environmental protection agency
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Environmental protection agency" because EPA is an acronym commonly used to refer to the Environmental Protection Agency. This agency is responsible for protecting human health and the environment by enforcing regulations and conducting research related to environmental issues. It plays a crucial role in addressing pollution, managing natural resources, and promoting sustainable practices. The other options, Emergency Parental Addresser and Environmental protection assistance, do not accurately represent the commonly known meaning of EPA.

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  • 6. 

    Which is not a hazardous material?

    • A.

      Irritants

    • B.

      Corrosives

    • C.

      Cartogins

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None of the above." This means that all of the options listed (irritants, corrosives, and cartogins) are hazardous materials.

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  • 7. 

    The Hazardous Materials usually share at least one of these qualities except...?

    • A.

      Combustibility

    • B.

      Oxidation

    • C.

      Explosiveness

    • D.

      Calmness

    Correct Answer
    D. Calmness
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Calmness." Hazardous materials are typically characterized by qualities such as combustibility, oxidation, and explosiveness. However, calmness is not a characteristic associated with hazardous materials.

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  • 8. 

    What is anything that causes harm when exposed to the environment and living things?

    • A.

      Hazardous Materials

    • B.

      Danger zone

    • C.

      Bullets

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Hazardous Materials
    Explanation
    Hazardous materials are substances that can cause harm to the environment and living things when exposed to them. These materials can be toxic, flammable, corrosive, or reactive in nature. They pose a risk to human health, wildlife, and ecosystems if not handled, stored, or disposed of properly. Examples of hazardous materials include chemicals, radioactive substances, pesticides, and certain types of waste. It is important to identify and manage these materials carefully to prevent accidents, contamination, and negative impacts on the environment and living organisms.

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  • 9. 

    Which body regulates materials with radiation?

    • A.

      EPA

    • B.

      OSHA

    • C.

      NRC

    • D.

      DOT

    Correct Answer
    C. NRC
    Explanation
    The correct answer is NRC. NRC stands for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which is the government agency responsible for regulating materials with radiation. They ensure the safe use, handling, and disposal of radioactive materials to protect public health and safety. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) focuses on environmental regulations, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) deals with workplace safety, and DOT (Department of Transportation) oversees transportation regulations.

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  • 10. 

    Which is not a body that regulates hazardous materials?

    • A.

      OSHA

    • B.

      NRC

    • C.

      OBM

    • D.

      EPA

    Correct Answer
    B. NRC
    Explanation
    The NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) is not a body that regulates hazardous materials. The NRC is responsible for regulating nuclear power plants and materials to ensure public health and safety, as well as the protection of the environment. However, hazardous materials are regulated by other bodies such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), which sets standards and regulations for workplace safety, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), which regulates the handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances, and the OBM (Office of Budget and Management), which is a federal agency responsible for budget and management policies.

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