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Quiz Environment and Ecology

19-NOV-2015 15:21

    It is being observed that there are so many questions are asked in the recent competitive exams based on the Environment and Ecology. General Knowledge Quiz section is a repository of Multiple Choice Questions that will equip you with so many questions based on the deep analysis of the theory related to the different topics of environment and ecology.

    1. The part of the earth where life exists is called:

    (a) Biosphere

    (b) Lithosphere

    (c) Hemisphere

    (d) Hydrosphere

    2. What is condensation?

    (a) The change of state from a gas to a liquid.

    (b) The change of state from a liquid to gas.

    (c) The aggregation of moisture droplets and icy crystal that are suspended in the air.

    (d) The consistent, long terms behavior of weather over time.

    3. The contour line is a:

    (a) Isoline on a topographic map that connects all point at the different elevation.

    (b) Isoline on a topographic map that connects all point at the same elevation.

    (c) It is a science of systems of control in an ecosystem.

    (d) None of these

    4. What is the largest source of irrigation in India?

    (a) Canals

    (b) Tanks

    (c) Wells & Tube-wells

    (d) Rivers

    5. Which of the following statement is Not correct?

    (a) Appropriate temperature for wheat production is 120C- 250C.

    (b) China is the largest producer of the wheat in the world.

    (c) China is the largest producer of the cotton in the world.

    (d) India is the largest sugarcane producer in the world.

    6. Which of the following is Not matched correctly?

    (a) Montreal protocol on ozone depletion……1987

    (b) Basel convention on hazardous waste… 1989

    (c) Biodiversity convention ………………………1990

    (d) Sustainable development…earth summit 1992

    7. The rate of soil erosion in a given region is influenced by:

    I. Rainfall efficiency to erode

    II. Volume of run off

    III. Wind strength

    IV. Slope angle

    (a) Only I, II & IV

    (b) Only I, III, IV

    (c) Only II,III & IV

    (d) All of the above

    8. What is not true about Kyoto protocol?

    (a) This is a protocol to the 1992 UN Framework on climate change.

    (b) It was adopted in 1997.

    (c) It is signed by 142 countries.

    (d) According to this protocol, developed countries are required to reduce greenhouse gas emission by an average of 5.2% below 1990 level by 2012.

    9. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

    (a) Buxa Tiger Reserve……...West Bengal

    (b) Indravati Tiger Reserve – Chhattisgarh

    (c) Melghat Tiger Reserve…..Maharashtra

    (d) Bandipur Tiger Reserve….Tamil Nadu

    10. Which of the following is NOT World Heritage Sites?

    (a) Kaziranga National Park

    (b) Manas Wild Life Sanctuary

    (c) Sundarvan National Park

    (d) None of these

    11. Where Red Panda is found in India?

    (a) Arunachal Pradersh, Sikkim, Darjeeling

    (b) Kashmir, Kerala, Maharashtra

    (c) Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

    (d) Only in west Bengal

    12. Which of the following element/s is/are cause/s of e-waste?

    (a) Lead

    (b) Cadmium

    (c) Beryllium, or Brominated flame retardants

    (d) All of the above

    13. Which toxic compound is not found in e-waste?

    (a) Mercury

    (b) Cadmium

    (c) Neon

    (d) Lead

    14. What does e-waste stands for?

    (a) Environment waste

    (b) Electronic waste

    (c) Equipment waste

    (d) None of the above

    15. In the word “COP” C stands for:

    (a) Confederation

    (b) Conference

    (c) Community

    (d) Climate

    16. The Ramsar Convention is related to the:

    (a) Protection of wild life

    (b) Protection of earth

    (c) Protection of rivers in African continent

    (d) The conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands

    17. Which sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?

    (a) Electric power generation

    (b) Transport

    (c) Agricultural

    (d) Household activities

    18. CITES is related to the:

    (a) Convention on International Trade in endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

    (b) Convention on International Trade in vulnerable Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

    (c) Convention on International Trade in Endangered species of Wild Fauna.

    (d) Global warming and ice melting.

    19. Nagoya Protocol is related to the:

    (a) Conservation and protection of wild life

    (b) Conservation and protection of ozone layer depletion.

    (c) Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

    (d) Protection of African tribes.

    20. When was the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) signed?

    (a) 1946

    (b) 1957

    (c) 1992

    (d) 1993

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