NPTEL Plastic Waste Management Week 3 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Plastic Waste Management Week 3 Assignment Answers 2024

1. Which of the following statement is true?

a. The improper disposal of plastic is not a significant threat to the environment
b. Plastic carry bags are the biggest contributors of littered waste
c. Waste synthetic plastics decompose completely with in a month
d. None of the above

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2. Which of the following is/are some of the modifications in Plastic waste management rules, 2016
from the earlier Plastic waste management rules, 2011?
i. Producers and brand owners are responsible for the waste generated from their products.
ii. Applicable to every waste generator, gram panchayat, local bodies, manufacturers etc
iii. Minimum thickness of the plastic carry bags is kept at 40 microns only.

a. Only i
b. i & iii
c. i & ii
d. i, ii & iii

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3. What is the term that signifies the obligation of producers to ensure environmentally responsible management of their product throughout its entire lifecycle?

a. Environmental producer responsibility
b. Expanded producer responsibility
c. Economic producer responsibility
d. Extended producer responsibility

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4. The management of non-recyclable plastic waste could be improved through________.

a. Waste to Oil conversion
b. Disposed onto Landfill
c. Composting
d. None of the above

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5. According to the plastic waste management rules, 2016, ‘Ensuring that open burning of plastic waste does not take place’ is the responsibility of _

  1. Waste generators
  2. Producers
  3. Gram Panchayats
  4. Local bodies
    a. (1) & (2)
    b. (2) & (3)
    c. (3) & (4)
    d. (1) & (3)
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6. In accordance with the plastic waste management regulations of 2016, what responsibilities do plastic producers have?

a. Responsible for collecting back sachets or pouches.
b. Within three months of publication of rules producer shall work out waste collection system
c. Within six months of publication of rules producer shall apply to PCB for registration
d. None of the above

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7. According to the 2016 regulations on plastic waste management, what obligations must manufacturers of plastic carry bags fulfill before introducing the carry bags to the market?

a. Name of the manufacturer
b. Thickness of the carry bag
c. Reg. number of the manufacturer
d. All the above

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8. Which country is leading the effort to attain zero avoidable plastic waste by the conclusion of 2042?

a. France
b. United Kingdom
c. India
d. China

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9. Which organization issues the certificate of registration for the establishment of a factory manufacturing plastic carry bags among the options provided?

a) Pollution control committee (PCC) |
b) Chief secretary of the state
c) State pollution control board (SPCB)
d) Either (a) or (c) whichever is applicable

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10. Imagine you operate a plastic recycling plant, and after a year, you have extended the duration of your registration certificate before its expiration. What is the duration of validity for your renewed registration?

a. 1 year
b. 1.5 years
c. 2 Years
d. 3 years

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11. Local governing bodies are exempt from the regulations outlined in the Plastic Waste Management rules of 2016.

a. True
b. False

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12. Compostable plastics undergo degradation by biological processes during composting to yield CO2, CH4, NO3, NH3 and H2S.

a. True
b. False

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13. In accordance with the plastic waste management rules of 2016, entrepreneurs seeking to engage in commercial plastic waste recycling must register their recycling units and obtain valid consent from the relevant regulatory authority.

a. True
b. False

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14. As per the regulations outlined in the Plastic Waste Management rules of 2016, manufacturers of food-grade plastic bags have the flexibility to utilize any preferred synthetic pigments or colorants for coloring the plastic bags.

a. True
b. False

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15. In accordance with the regulations specified in the Plastic Waste Management rules of 2016, plastic sheets exceeding 50 microns in thickness are permitted for packaging or wrapping commodities.

a. True
b. False

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