NPTEL Plastic Waste Management Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Plastic Waste Management Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024

1. Which of the following statement is/are correct?
i. Australia is the largest producer of solid waste in the world.
ii. According to Clean up Australia, Australians used 5 billion estimated plastic bags
every year before the ban.
iii. Researchers had previously estimated 200 million microbeads per sq. km in Lake
Ontario. Canada.

a. i, i &iii
b. Only i
c. Only ii
d. 11 & 111

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2. Which country was the pioneer in declaring a complete prohibition on plastic cups, plates, and cutlery, slated for enforcement from 2020, in the year 2016?

a. China
b. Australia
c. USA
d. France

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3. What is the approximated utilization of plastic bags in Morocco prior to the implementation of the plastic bag ban?

a. 900 plastic bags per person per year
b. 9000 plastic bags per person per year
c. 9000 plastic bags per person per year
d. None of the above

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4. As per Plastic Oceans, which country was anticipated to be the first globally to achieve a plastic- free status, with aspirations to achieve complete sustainability by the year 2020?

a. India
b. China
c. Rwanda
d. Zimbabwe

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5. Which of the following is one of the 24 Solid waste items banned by China concerning National Sword Policy, 2017?

a. Sorted paper
b. Clothing waste
c. Food waste
d. Polystyrene

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6. National Sword 2017 policy announced by China is an effort to

a. eliminate unorganized plastic waste recycling
b. eliminate legal waste smuggling
c. crackdown on waste imports
d. increase plastic waste import for recycling

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7. Which of the following statement is/are true?
i. Green Hedge Action aimed to strengthen supervision of Solid waste imports.
ii. Sword Action 2017 prohibited importing of plastic waste into china by Dec 31, 2019.
iii. Sword Action 2017 also prohibited importing of solid waste which is environmentally non-hazardous.

a. i. il &ii
b. i, &11
c. Only ii
d. ii & in

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8. Which of the following statement is false?

a) After the implementation of National sword policy 2017, the scrap plastics imports
into china reduces by 50%
b) After the implementation of National sword policy 2017 the Mixed paper imports into china reduces by more than 95%
c) Copper and Fiber are the major scrap imports of china according to recycling
international
d) None of the above

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9. Which of the following is not a significant implication of national sword policy of China?

a. Virgin resin demand to rise in China
b. Higher operating rates for Chinese assets
c. New recycling facilities in other Asian countries
d. Reduced demand for feasible alternatives

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10. As per UN Comtrade, which country stands first in the cumulative import of polystyrene waste from 1986 to 2016 by net weight?

a. Belgium
b. Hong Kong
c. China
d. Malaysia

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11. The charge strategy of single-use plastic bags has an additional benefit of creating revenue over banning plastic bags.

a. True
b. False

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12. Ahmedabad airport is one of the plastic-free airports declared by AAI on Jan 15 2019.

a. True
b. False

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13. Providing sustainable alternatives is a necessity for the successful implementation of a ban.

a. True
b. False

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14. Pakistan has implemented one of the world’s harshest plastic bag bans in 2017.

a. True
b. False

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15. The plastic microbeads present in personal care products can get bioaccumulated in the marine food chain.

a. True
b. False

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