Question 1. Some pollutants combine with hemoglobin and impede oxygen transport. Such pollutants are?
(B) N2 O
(C) SO 3
(D) All of these
Question 2. The deadliest tsunami in recorded history took place on?
Question 3. The expansion on PQLI is?
(A) poor quality of life in India
(B) Physical quality of life index
(C) poverty, quality of life in India
(D) population quotient of life in India
Question 4. The historical monument that is affected by acid rain is?
(A) Golden Temple
(B) Pisa Tower
(C) Pyramid of Egypt
(D) Taj Mahal
Question 5. The 3 R principles in waste management involves _________.
(A) Reduce, Retain, Regain
(B) Reduce, Reform, Reset
(C) Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
(D) Reduce, Regain, Reuse
Question 6. Soil pollution is caused by?
(B) Industrial Wastes
(D) All of these
Question 7. The movement ‘Pani Panjayath’ was initiated to conserve waters in the drought-prone areas of________ state.
Question 8. The word Tsunami is derived from two Japanese words?
(A) tsu (big wave) and name (wave)
(B) tsu (big) and nami (flow)
(C) tsu (harbour) and nami (wave)
(D) )None of these
Question 9. Superbugs are?
(B) Radio nucleotide
(D) Synthetic bug
Question 10. The intensity of earthquake is measured in __________.
(A) Mohs scale
(B) Richter scale
(D) Beaufort scale
Question 11. The function of the ozone layer is?
(A) To increase the supply of oxygen
(B) To protect earth from sun’s harmful ultra-violet radiation
(C) To facilitate precipitation at lower levels
(D) To prevent strong wind and rains
Question 12. Spraying of DDT to kill insects causes pollution of?
(D) All of these
Question 13. The projected rise in sea level in the near future?
(A) 10 cm to 20 cm
(B) 9 cm to 88 cm
(C) 1.2 cm to 2.2 cm
(D) 1.5 m
Question 14. The most widely found pollutant in the air is?
(A) SO 2
(D) CO 2
Question 15. The Expansion of SPCA?
(A) Society for the Prohibition of Crime to Animals
(B) Society for the Prohibition of Cruelty to Animals
(C) Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
(D) Society for the Protection of Common Animals
Question 16. The Anthrax disease is caused by?
Question 17. The method of simultaneous integration of trees with agricultural crops is called?
(C) Combined culture
Question 18. The projected rise in temperature in the next few decades?
(A) 1.5 to 9.2 O C
(B) 2.5 to 3.9 O C
(C) 1.4 to 5.8 O C
(D) 1.5 to 2 O C
Question 19. The major cause of depletion of the ozone layer in the atmosphere is?
(A) CO 2
(B) N 2 O
(D) Freon Gases
Question 20. The controversial dam across the river Narmada?
(D) Sardar Sarovar
Question 21. The nations threatened by submergence on account of global warming?
(A) Bangladesh and Maldives
(B) Peru and West Indies
(C) Iran and Bangladesh
(D) Pakistan and Afghanistan
Question 22. The environmental stresses caused by urban individuals are expressed by?
(A) Ecological index
(B) Ecological indicators
(C) Ecological footprint
(D) Ecological pyramid
Question 23. The term ‘Nuclear winter’ is associated with?
(A) After effect of a nuclear explosion
(B) Nuclear weapon testing
(C) Nuclear disarmament
(D) Nuclear War
Question 24. The major reason why earth’s surface increases its temperature is due to?
(A) The depletion of ozone
(B) About 75% of the solar energy reaching the earth’s surface is getting absorbed by the earth
(C) The increase in the use of plastics
(D) The earth’s surface is getting exposed
Question 25. The chemical structure of Ozone is?
(D) O 2