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Environmental Studies Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Environmental Studies Quiz Set 7

Questions
1 GLOBE stands for
1 Global Leading Occupations to Benefit the Environment
2 GeneralLearning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
3 GlobalLearning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
4 Global Leaders and their Observations to Benefit the Environment

Answer: GlobalLearning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
2 Which one of the following is not the goal of sustainable agriculture in India ?
1 Maintaining productive topsoil
2 Reduce the use of chemical fertilizer and pesticides
3 Mechanised farming
4 Keep farms economically viable

Answer: Mechanised farming
3 The term of Kyoto Protocol has been extended beyond December 2012 by
1 5 years
2 7 years
3 8 years
4 3 years

Answer: 5 years
4 Geostrophic wind occurs when pressure gradient force balances
1 Coriolis force
2 Frictional force
3 Centripetal force
4 Coriolis and frictional force together

Answer: Coriolis force
5 Scales of Meteorology are in the following order starting from the least
1 Macro –, Micro –, Meso –
2 Macro–, Meso–, Micro–
3 Meso–, Macro–, Micro–
4 Meso–, Macro–, Micro–

Answer: Meso–, Macro–, Micro–
6 When the full potential of physical,chemical and biological factors, a species can use if there is no competition, it is called
1 Fundamental niche
2 Ecological niche
3 Realized niche
4 Competitive exclusion

Answer: Fundamental niche
7 The uppermost zone of atmosphere of earth, where shortwave ultraviolet radiations are absorbed, is
1 Troposphere
2 Stratosphere
3 Mesosphere
4 Thermosphere

Answer: Thermosphere
8 The band labelled as UV-C which is lethal to micro-organisms is
1 0.29 – 0.32 m
2 0.2 – 0.29 m
3 0.17 – 0.2 m
4 0.07 – 0.21 m

Answer: 0.2 – 0.29 m
9 Which of the following species in the atmosphere is called atmospheric detergent ?
1 Chlorine radical
2 Hydroxyl radical
3 Methyl radical
4 Ozone radical

Answer: Hydroxyl radical
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10 The POH of a 0.001 M solution of HCl is
1 12
2 10
3 11
4 13

Answer: 11
11 Identify the pair (element-health effect) which is correctly matched :
1 Lead – Methaemoglobinemia
2 Arsenic – Kidney damage
3 Mercury – Nervous disorder
4 PAN – Hypoxemia

Answer: PAN – Hypoxemia
12 Which of the following organisms can act as primary consumer,secondary consumer, tertiary consumer or scavenger in different types of food chains ?
1 Raven
2 Tiger
3 Snake
4 Phytoplanktones

Answer: Raven
13 The tendency of biological systems to resist change and to remain in a state of equilibrium is called
1 Homeostatis
2 Feedback mechanism
3 Ecological efficiency
4 Carrying capacity

Answer: Homeostatis
14 If different categories of threatened species are written in a sequence, what is the correct order ?
1 Extinct Vulnerable Rare Endangered
2 VulnerableRare Endangered Extinct
3 Vulnerable Rare Extinct Endangered
4 Rare Vulnerable Endangered Extinct

Answer: VulnerableRare Endangered Extinct
15 Which of the following is not a type of ex situ conservation method ?
1 Botanical garden
2 Zoological park
3 Wildlife sanctuaries
4 Gene banks

Answer: Wildlife sanctuaries

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