GK Quiz on Environment & Ecology (Set IV)

01-MAR-2016 09:46

    Jagran josh is providing you a set of 10 different Multiple Choice Questions based on Environment & Ecology . This set is designed after analysing the previous competitive exams. So we hope that these mcqs may help you in the upcoming exams as well.

    1.Upper part of aquatic/sea ecosystem contains

    (a) Plankton

    (b) Nekton

    (c) Benthos

    (d) A & b

    2. In the word “COP”, C stands for:

    (a) Confederation

    (b) Conference

    (c) Community

    (d) Climate

    3.Soil come under the category of :

    (a) Living organism

    (b) Non- living organism

    (c) Neutral organism

    (d) All of the above

    4.Reducing the amount of future climate change is called:

    (a) Mitigation

    (b) Geo- engineering

    (c) Adaptation

    (d) None of these

    5.The most visually striking evidence of global warming is:

    (a) The increased precipitation along the Gulf coast states

    (b) Highly varying temperature fluctuations felt during the winter months

    (c) Rapid melting of glacial ice on nearly every continent

    (d) All of the above

    6.Climate represents:

    (a) Represents the long-term average weather and its statistical variation for a given region

    (b) Weather averaged over a year

    (c) It is a measure of variations in the amount of precipitation

    (d) None of the above

    7.Greenhouse effect refers to:

    (a) Ability of atmosphere to retain water vapor

    (b) Ability of certain atmospheric gases to trap heat and keep the planet relatively warm

    (c) Ability of cloud to scatter electromagnetic radiation

    (d) None of the above

    8.Loss of sea ice by melting in the Arctic Ocean:

    (a) Will result in sea-level rise

    (b) May result in positive feedback that amplifies global warming

    (c) Will result in cooler temperature in the Arctic

    (d) None of the above

    9.Which of the following gas does not contribute to the global warming?

    (a) Methane

    (b) Carbon dioxide

    (c) Sulpuhr

    (d) Acetylene

    10.Energy sources that do not increase carbon emissions include –

    (a) Solar cells

    (b) Wind mills

    (c) Nuclear power plants

    (d) All of the above

    Question

    Answers

    1

    a

    2

    b

    3

    b

    4

    a

    5

    c

    6

    a

    7

    b

    8

    a

    9

    d

    10

    d

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