GK Quiz on Air Quality in India & Maily se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalization Plan 2017

01-APR-2016 14:48

    Dear Students, the team of jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 questions based on Air Quality in India & Maily se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalization Plan 2017. These MCQs are made after analyzing the papers of different exams held in the previous years. This set will make you understand that what kind of questions can be asked on these particular topics. So solve it and boost your chances of selection.

    1. Which of the following is/are part of particle matter (PM)?

    I. Sulfates, Nitrates,

    II.  Ammonia, Sodium Chloride,

    III. Black carbon, Mineral dust and Water

    Options are

    a) Only I, II

    b) Only I,III

    c) Only II,III

    d) All- I,II,III

    2. India launched an air quality checking mobile app:

    a) Pahal

    b) Air- saffer

    c) SAFAR- Air

    d) The cleaner

    3. Which of the following is true about air quality checking mobile app?

    I. The App was launched by Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES)

    II. India’s first air quality checking Mobile App, SAFAR-Air was launched on 17 February 2014 at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune, Maharashtra.

    III. At present the App service is available only for Pune, Delhi and Mumbai.


    a) Only I, III

    b) Only I,II

    c) Only II,III

    d) All are true

    4. Which of the following is not one of the major environment problems resulting from human interference in the nitrogen cycle?

    a) Nitrous oxide release increases global warming.

    b) Increased acid rain.

    c) Stratospheric ozone depletion.

    d) Eutrophication.

    5. Which of the following is not a major greenhouse gas?

    a) Water Vapour

    b) Nitrogen

    c) Methane

    d) Carbon Dioxide

    6. Maily se Nirmal ……………………. Revitalization Plan 2017 launched on the basis of recommendation of National Green Tribunal.

    (a) Yamuna

    (b) Ganga

    (c) Ganga & Yamuna both

    (d) None of these

    7. India generates about 4.3 million tonnes of hazardous wastes every year. Direct exposure to two chemicals in hazardous waste can cause death. Name them.

    a) Mercury and arsenic

    b) Cyanide and sulphur

    c) Sulphur and arsenic

    d) Mercury and cyanide

    8. India would phase out the production and consumption of the controlled ODS (ozone-depleting substances) within the time frame and limits specified in the

    a) Vienna Convention

    b) Basel Convention

    c) Montreal Protocol

    d) Agenda 21

    9. Sea turtles are called living fossils for they have been on the earth in their present form for over 150 million years. Of the five species of sea turtles found in the waters of the

    Indian subcontinent, which is the most populous species?

    a) Keneps Ridley

    b) Loggerhead

    c) Olive Ridley

    d) Flatback

    10. Which of the following gas is responsible for Acid rain?

    (a) Chlorofluorocarbon

    (b) O3

    (c) Ammonia

    (d) None of these























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