NEET MDS

The Power Course

Liquid waste without human excreta is known as:



Choices

1 ) Sewage
2 ) Compost
3 ) Manure
4 ) Sullage

Explanation


Sullage:

Sullage is the liquid waste that is generated in households or office buildings or hospitals from streams without fecal matter. It excludes wastewater from toilets.  Sullage is also known as Greywater or Foul water. Sources of sullage include showers, baths, sinks, washing machines, dishwashing, etc. Sullage contains fewer pathogens and it is safer to handle and easier to treat and reuse. Treated sullage is used for toilet flushing, crop irrigation, and other nonpotable uses. 

Sewage:

It is the liquid waste that contains fecal matter. It is also called as Black water. However, currently sewage is referred to as Wastewater. If the sewage is not completely treated then it can cause environmental pollution. It may also cause cholera, typhoid, and dysentery if not properly treated and disposed of. 

Compost:

It is a solid organic matter that is produced by the process of composting. It is rich in nutrients and used for agricultural purposes. 


Answer

Sullage

Further Reading


undefined

Last Modified : 07-Dec-2019

Previous MCQ
Next MCQ
Enter your email address:

Subjects

Chapters

Previous Years Question Papers