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Environmental Studies Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Environmental Studies Quiz Set 21

Questions
1 Accreditation of Environmental Consultant Organizations in India is done by
1 Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
2 Central Pollution Control Board
3 Ministry of Earth Sciences
4 Quality Council of India

Answer: Quality Council of India
2 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) does not include
1 Life Cycle Inventory of the product
2 Quantitative improvement in the process of the product
3 Life Cycle Impact Analysis
4 Emergency Preparedness Plan

Answer: Emergency Preparedness Plan
3 A developmental project requires both environmental clearance as well as approval under
1 Water Act, 1974
2 Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
3 National Environmental Tribunal Act, 1995
4 Air Act, 1981

Answer: Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
4 The best practice of disposal of construction and demolition (C & D) debris is
1 Incineration
2 Recycling
3 Land fills
4 Solidification

Answer: Land fills
5 Pyrolysis of Solid Waste refers to
1 High temperature aerobic incineration
2 High temperature anaerobic distillation of waste
3 Ambient aerobic distillation
4 Ambient anaerobic distillation

Answer: High temperature anaerobic distillation of waste
6 Kyoto Protocol of 1997 introduced the concept of carbon trading in the year of
1 2000
2 2004
3 2001
4 2002

Answer: 2002
7 Citizen’s Charter on Environment in the Constitution of India is embodied in
1 Article 48
2 Article 48A
3 Article 49A
4 Article 51A

Answer: Article 51A
8 United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development was held in
1 December, 1993
2 June, 1992
3 December, 1995
4 November, 1996

Answer: June, 1992
9 The geometric mean of the numbers 4, 6 and 9 is
1 6
2 8
3 5
4 7

Answer: 6
10 A complete enumerate of all items in the population is
1 Unrestricted sampling
2 Non-probability sampling
3 Census
4 Sample survey

Answer: Census
11 The term ‘parameter’ is an attribute associated with the data pertaining to
1 sample
2 population
3 descriptive statistics
4 sampling technique

Answer: population
12 A solar cell of surface area = 5 cm2 delivers a current of 0.1 A at 0.6 V. If the intensity of solar radiation impinging on the solar cell is 1.0 kW/m2, the efficiency of the solar cell is
1 6 %
2 3 %
3 30 %
4 12 %

Answer: 12 %
13 UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development is
1 2000 – 2009
2 2005 – 2014
3 2010 – 2019
4 2020 – 2031

Answer: 2005 – 2014
14 Two kinds of the values distinguished in environmental ethics are
1 Instrumental value and intrinsic value
2 Direct use values and social values
3 Social values and existence value
4 Indirect use value and aesthetic value

Answer: Instrumental value and intrinsic value
15 The natural sources of methyl bromide in the atmosphere is
1 Ocean
2 Volcanoes
3 Landslide
4 Vegetation

Answer: Ocean

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