Environmental Awareness and Waste Control for Managers and Professionals

Welcome to this free mock on Environmental Awareness and Waste Control for Managers and Professionals. We have created a set of questions on this subject to help you pass your CSCS Test for the Managers and Professionals card, and this subject is part of the core knowledge questions.

If you want to work on a construction site, then you will need to have a good understanding of this subject as you will be asked questions on them in the real exam.

In this mock test, we have provided the latest 27 questions you might be asked when sitting your real CSCS Test. In order to pass your managers and professionals test, you will need to score at least 46 out of 50 correct answers in 45 minutes.

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Environmental Awareness and Waste Control for Managers and Professionals Questions

1. A plant refuelling point is to be set up on a new site. Which of the following is the preferred method of fuel transfer?

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2. What final element is missing from this simple four point pollution incident response plan? Stop - Contain - Notify - ?

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3. When assessing pollution risk, before starting works on a construction site, which of the following is bad practice?

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4. What two precautions should be taken to reduce the risk of water pollution when mixing concrete and cement on site?

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5. The programme of works you are managing has run behind and you will need the site to be operational on a Sunday. The operations will be noisy and there are nearby residents. What action should you take before working?

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6. Which three of the following are possible pollution risks that could result from excavation activities?

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7. You become aware that an active bird’s nest has been destroyed on your site. Which of the following is a possible outcome?

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8. A skip-lorry driver hands you a copy of the hazardous waste consignment note with Section C (carrier’s details) signed. If you are responsible for the waste, what is the first thing you need to do with it?

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9. Which of the following does not help save energy and resources on site?

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10. The future use or energy performance of a building or structure can be affected if it is not built correctly. You notice a detail can’t be built as it has been designed. What should you do?

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11. What is the legal duty of the site manager when an invasive species of plant, such as Japanese knotweed, is discovered on site?

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12. To prevent pollution to watercourses what would be the best solution to control surface water run-off from material stockpiles?

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13. Under environmental law, which statement is true?

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14. If you find bats on site, which of the following statements is true?

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15. What should the capacity of a spillage bund around a fuel storage tank be, in addition to the volume of the tank?

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16. Can waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) be disposed of with other wastes?

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17. What should you do if you see a large volume of heavy material stored under a tree?

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18. You are aware that a job has resulted in some plasterboard off-cuts. Can these go in with the general waste?

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19. Which two of the following should be undertaken to help improve a pollution incident response?

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20. You are planning a site’s power set-up. Which of the following is the most energy efficient?

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21. Which two of the following will help to minimise dust from stockpiles of soil?

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22. Why is energy efficiency important?

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23. What duty of care documentation should you use for hazardous waste leaving your site?

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24. A full 200-litre drum carrying this symbol has toppled over and the whole content has seeped into the ground. Which one of the following agencies should be informed?GHS Hazardous to the environment

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25. Which two of the following are environmental reasons for preventing concrete, screed or mortar washout water from entering watercourses or underground aquifers?

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26. A bird is discovered on a nest in an area where work is to take place. What should you do?

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27. Someone has turned up at the site and offered to take your surplus soil away for free. Which of the following is not a legal requirement?

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