Solid Waste Management (SWM) Sample Question Paper I Scheme MSBTE Civil Engineering Group

Marks Carried by Q1: 10 Marks
Others 12 Marks

Q.1 Attempt any FIVE of the following.

a. Define solid waste.
b. List the tools and equipment used in collection of solid waste.
c. State the purpose of Transfer Station.
d. List the factors affecting composting process of solid waste.
e. State the significance of legal aspects in solid waste management.
f. Define: Domestic waste and Hazardous solid waste.
g. List the sources of generation of biomedical waste.

Q.2 Attempt any THREE of the following.

a. Explain any four factors affecting the generation of solid waste.
b. Explain the methods of collection of solid waste in your town/city.
c. Draw a neat labeled sketch of single liner system of leachate control.
d. Suggest and justify the criteria adopted for the execution of vermicomposting.

Q.3) Attempt any THREE of the following.

a. Explain with sketch the Bangalore Method of composting.
b. State the terms related to Solid waste management- i) Segregation ii) Recovery
iii) Recycling iv) Reuse.
c. Explain the ill effects on the health of persons involved in solid waste collection.
d. Suggest the relevant situations for the disposal of solid waste through incineration.

Q.4) Attempt any THREE of the following.

a. Define E-waste and its harmful effects on environment.
b. Explain the control measures for minimizing the industrial solid waste.
c. Explain the major provisions in Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules 2016.
d. Explain the importance of public participation in solid waste management.
e. Explain the role of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board in Plastic waste management.

Q.5) Attempt any TWO of the following.

a. Draw organization pattern of solid waste management for a city having population up
to one million.
b. Suggest various management technologies for biomedical waste.
c. Discuss the utility and importance of rag pickers in solid waste management.

Q.6) Attempt any TWO of the following.

a. Explain area method of landfilling and state the factors to be considered for site
b. Suggest the appropriate method for disposal of industrial solid waste and need of its
c. Discuss the present scenario of recycling of E- waste in India.