Answer: Tropical rainforest with wet and hot climates

Questions

3
Among the following taxonomic groups which one has the least number of known species ?

Answer: Porifera

4
At the average surface temperature of the earth, what is the wavelength at which maximum terrestrial radiation are emitted ?

Answer: ~ 10.06 m

5
About ~ 97% of all atmospheric mass in the atmosphere lies upto an approximate height of

Answer: ~ 30 km

6
Which of the following materials is the most efficient absorber of terrestrial and solar radiation ?

Answer: Black carbon particles

7
An infinitesimal air parcel rises slowly upwards in the atmosphere. In this context, which of the following statements is not correct ?

Answer: Lapse rate has a negative numerical value.

8
Ecosphere comprises of the following :

Answer: Biosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Lithosphere.

9
An anemometer at a height of 10 m above the ground measures a wind speed of 0.5 m/s. For a neutral atmosphere with wind profile exponent p = 0.25, the wind speed at an elevation of 160 m will be

Answer: 1 m/s

10
In the initial stages of landfill, which of the following gas is predominantly released ?

Answer: Carbon dioxide

11
A sampling error of 2.5758 σ; where σ is the standard deviation along with critical value of 2.5758 represents the significance level of

Answer: 1.0%

12
In random samples of 64 boats out of a total 2400 boats, the mean number of defective boats is 3.2 with a sample standard deviation 0.8. The standard error of the mean is

Answer: ~ 0.097

13
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) was started by Government of India in the year

Answer: 2004

14
According to CRZ notification 2011, which of the following activities is permissible in CRZ-I ?

Answer: Pipelines, conveying systems including transmission lines.

15
Among the following methods, the most cost effective method for treating the infectious waste from hospitals is

Answer: Autoclaving