GK Questions with Answers on Environment & Ecology: Set 2

Here is a collection of 10 MCQs of Environment Ecology based on different topics. These questions are made like the exam pattern of UPSC but these questions are important for other exams like PCS, SSC, CDS, and Railways etc also.
Created On: Jun 17, 2016 15:43 IST
Modified On: Jun 20, 2016 16:15 IST

1.  The lowest layer of atmosphere is known as……..
(a) Stratosphere
(b) Troposphere
(c) Mesosphere
(d) Exosphere
Ans. b

2.  Which of the following statement is/are true about stratosphere?

(i)  It exists above the troposphere
(ii) It extends from 50 kms to 80 kms
(iii)This is known as ozonosphere also

Options are

(a)    Only I, ii
(b)    Only ii, iii
(c)    Only i, iii
(d)    All of the above
Ans. c

3. The scientific study of the interactions between organism and their environment is known as ………..
(a) Lithosphere
(b) Hydrosphere
(c) Ecology
(d) Ecotone
Ans. c

4. Which of the following statement is not correct?
(a) Biosphere is consists of elements of the hydrosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere
(b) The word ‘Ecology’ was first used by the Ernst young
(c) Ionosphere is the upper part of thermosphere
(d) About 97% of the earth’s surface is occupied by the water.
Ans. d

5. Which of the following statement is correct regarding the thermosphere?
i.  It extends from 80to 480 kms.
ii. In this range temperature decreases with the height
iii.In this range temperature increases with the height

 

Options are:
(a)Only i,iii
(b)Only I,ii
(c)Only ii
(d)Only iii
Ans. a

6.The entire complement of species of organisms, plants and animals, found within a given region are known as …….


(a)Biotope
(b)Biota
(c)Ecotone
(d)None of the above
Ans. b


7. Which of the following is not biotic component?
(a) Humidity
(b) Plants
(c) Animals
(d) Micro-organisms
Ans. a

8.Which of the following is not abiotic component?

(a)Water
(b)Temperature
(c)Micro-organisms
(d)Soil
Ans. c

9.………………is the process of joining of carbon dioxide and oxygen in plants.
(a)Respiration
(b)Photosynthesis
(c)Dehydradation
(d)None of these
Ans. b

10. What kinds of forests are found in the Uttar Pradesh?
(a) Needleleaf forests
(b) Temperate deciduous forests
(c) Tropical rain forests
(d) Tundra
Ans. c

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