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Environmental Studies Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Environmental Studies Quiz Set 15

Questions
1 In EIA the baseline data describes
1 Theenvironmental consequences by mapping
2 Existing environmental status of the identified study area
3 Assessment of risk on the basis of proposal
4 Demographic and socio-economic data

Answer: Existing environmental status of the identified study area
2 Which one of the following does not belong to EIA methods used for assessing the impacts of developmental activities on the environment ?
1 Checklist
2 Adhoc
3 Network
4 Flexible

Answer: Flexible
3 The EIA report of a hydropower project would be valid upto how many years after the environmental clearance of the project ?
1 5 years
2 6 years
3 30 years
4 10 years

Answer: 10 years
4 If in the screening stage of EIA, the impact level of a developmental project is not discernible, then what step should be adopted ?
1 Scoping stage is to be followed.
2 A rapid EIA study is to be conducted
3 Detail EIA study is to be conducted
4 The project should be given Environmental Clearance

Answer: A rapid EIA study is to be conducted
5 The Committee which reviews the Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management plan reports of a developmental project in Ministry of Environment and Forest is called
1 Project Assessment Committee
2 Project Appraisal Committee
3 Project Evaluation Committee
4 Project Estimate Committee

Answer: Project Appraisal Committee
6 In a typical municipal solid waste, least percentage of Ash is found in
1 Textiles
2 Plastic
3 Leather
4 Rubber

Answer: Textiles
7 Highly inflammable liquid/chemicals have flash point
1 lower than 23 °C
2 between 23 and 26 °C
3 between 27 and 31 °C
4 between 32 and 40 °C

Answer: lower than 23 °C
8 Which one of the following does not contribute to climate change ?
1 NO
2 O3
3 SF6
4 HFCs

Answer: NO
9 Which one of the following conditions would indicate that the dataset is not bell shaped ?
1 The mean is much smaller than median
2 The range is equal to five times the standard deviation.
3 The range is larger than interquartile range
4 The range is twice the standard deviation

Answer: The mean is much smaller than median
10 For degrees of freedom (df) > 1, the mean (μ) of the t-distribution is
1 Zero
2 2
3 1
4 depends on df

Answer: Zero
11 Suppose a 70 kg person drinks 2L of water everyday for 70 years with a chloroform concentration of 0.10 mg/L (the drinking water standard), upper bound cancer risk for these individual will be
1 17 in 1 million
2 25 in 1 million
3 37 in 1 million
4 5 in 1 million

Answer: 17 in 1 million
12 What is Ecomark ?
1 Label given to recycled products
2 Label given to an environment friendly products
3 Land mark indicating the boundaries of bioparks
4 Label given to non-recyclable products

Answer: Label given to an environment friendly products
13 An important source of Arsenic in Municipal Solid Water (MSW) is
1 Pigments in plastics
2 Rubber products
3 Batteries
4 Household pesticides

Answer: Household pesticides
14 Which of the following is not a non-formal Environment Education and Awareness Programme
1 GlobalLearning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE).
2 NationalEnvironment Awareness Campaign (NEAC).
3 Eco-clubs
4 Environmental Education in School System

Answer: Environmental Education in School System
15 REDD stands for
1 Recurring Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
2 ReducingEnvironmental Degradation and Forest Degradation
3 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
4 Reducing Emissions from Degradable Deposits of Wastes

Answer: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

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