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NDA Exam I 2016: Sample Question Set 1- Environment

Dear Candidates, we are providing the set of 10 multiple choice question (MCQ) based on the Environment, which comes under the Part A of the General Ability paper. It will be helpful to understand the pattern of Environment question which can be asked in the coming NDA Exam I 2016.

Apr 1, 2016 16:33 IST
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NDA Exam I 2016 – 17th April 2016
(Environment)

1.Which is the incorrect pair of animals and Wildlife Sanctuary/National Park?
a)Dachigam National Park- Hangul or Kashmiri Stag
b)Gobindsagar Wildlife Sanctuary- Elephant
c)Hemis National Park- Snow Leopard
d)Keoladeo Ghana National Park-  Birds
Ans b

2.Where do we find Asiatic Lion in India?
a)Gujarat
b)Rewa
c)Assam
d)Himachal Pradesh
Ans a

3. Which is /are the incorrect statement (s) related to biodiversity?
I. The nutrients move from the nonliving to the living and back to the nonliving component of the ecosystem in a more or less circular manner.
II. The process by which communities of plant and animal species in an area are replaced or changed into another over a period of time.
a)Only I
b)Only II
c)Both I and II
d)Neither I nor II
Ans- d

4. Which of the following is not the consequence of ozone layer depletion?
(a)Increased ultraviolet rays
(b)Malignant melanoma-Another form of skin cancer
(c)Cyanobacteria are sensitive to UV radiation and would be affected by its increase.
(d) Tides
Ans. d

5.Which of the following National Park is situated in dense mangrove forest?
a)Ranthombare National Park
b)Sunderbans National Park
c)Jim Corbett National Park
d)Bandhavgarh National Park
Ans b

6.How many biosphere reserves notified in India?
a)18
b)19
c)15
d)17
Ans d

7. Which products contain ozone depleting substances?
1.Motorbike
2.Car with AC
2Spray
3Oven
4Refrigerator
5Pesticides
6Fire extinguisher
Options are
(a)1,2,3,4,5,6
(b)2,3,4,6,7
(c)2,4,5,6,7
(d)2,3,4,5,6,7
Ans.c

8.Which of the following element/s is/are cause of e-waste?
(a)Lead
(b)Cadmium
(c)Beryllium, or Brominated flame retardants
(d)All of the above
Ans. d

9.Which place is protected area for the breeding of Flamingo (Hansawar) in India?
(a) Runn of Kutch
(b) Ghana Vihar
(c) Sambhar lake
(d) Chilka lake
Ans d

10. How are electronic items dangerous?
(a)They degrade over time, releasing cancer-causing chemicals into the air.
(b)Lead and mercury in components can cause metabolic changes in users.
(c)They leach toxic metals in landfills and into ground water.
(d)They create electromagnetic fields that interfere with animal reproduction.
Ans. c

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