# Hazardous Waste Management Mcqs

Q:

When was the case, Dalehite v. United States decided?

 A) 1946 B) 1947 C) 1948 D) 1953

Explanation: The case Dalehite v. United States, was decided in 1953 by the Supreme Court, victims lost the lawsuit but 1955 bill provided $17 million for claimants. View Answer Discuss 59 Q: S.S Highflyer cargo had _____ tons of sulphur.  A) 1000 B) 2000 C) 3000 D) 4000 Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2000 Explanation: The S.S Highflyer cargo had 2000 tons of sulfur loaded and 961 tons of ammonium nitrate in paper bags. View Answer Discuss 60 Q: Which was the other ship exploded due to Grandcamp’s explosion?  A) S.S Highflyer B) Granpit C) Granpit D) Iowla Answer & Explanation Answer: A) S.S Highflyer Explanation: The S.S. High Flyer was owned and operated by Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. The ship was down to repairs and could not be moved on time to prevent disaster. View Answer Discuss 49 Q: Lawsuits were filed under ____ act.  A) FTCA B) NPL C) HPS D) HAZA Answer & Explanation Answer: A) FTCA Explanation: Many lawsuits were filed against the company under Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). View Answer Discuss 55 Q: What is the expenditures for industrial reconstruction after the disaster?  A)$200 million B) $300 million C)$100 million D) $400 million Answer & Explanation Answer: C)$100 million

Explanation: The expenditures for industrial reconstruction after the disaster is estimated to be $100 million dollars i.e.$1.07 billion in today’s terms.

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More than 5,000 people were injured in Texas City disaster.

 A) True B) False

Explanation: It is estimated that, after the event of disaster, more than 5,000 people were injured, with 1,784 admitted to 21 area hospitals.

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What time did Grandcamp exploded?

 A) 6 a.m. B) 7 a.m. C) 8 a.m. D) 9 a.m.

Explanation: The explosion took place at 9:12 a.m. and ammonium nitrate reacted with steam to produce nitrogen dioxide fumes.

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What is the name of ship where the disaster occurred?

 A) Grandcamp B) Granpit C) Grandbar D) Iowla