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Environment and Biodiversity Test 2
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Negative marks are -0.33 per wrong answer
Right answer is 1 mark
No time limit but finish in 30 mins
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Test series is based on following chapters.
Environment Chapter 2: Pollution And Control
Q1: particulate matter from exhaust of thermal power plants is removed by
Q2: Which is true?
An average human needs 12-15 times more air than food.
Particulate matter of size 2.5 microns or less causes greatest harm to humans.
Q3: Which is used in car engines for purifying exhaust fumes?
Q4: Which is true?
Triethyl lead is used as an anti knock agent for smooth running of vehicles
The lead if inhaled then causes damage to kidney, liver and development of red blood cells.
Q5: In cities, clouded high rise buildings trap the warm air and thus raise the temperature of the cities. These creates
urban heat islands
Q6: Which is true regarding fly ash?
Iron and steel industries produce it.
it’s used by cement industry to make blended cement.
Q7: Global warming is the rise of temperature of the earth due to absorption of
short wave radiation
long wave radiation
Q8: Which shall be caused by global warming
3°c increase in temperature
can lead to decrease in precipitation by 10%.
cause polar icecaps to melt and flood the coastal areas.
Q9: Which is false regarding global warming effects
Due to rise in water temperatures the smaller fishes are migrating to other areas and the bigger fishes are affected.
Big fishes may become extinct affecting marine ecosystem and livelihoods of fishermen
Q10: Which shall be caused by global warming
Coastal ecosystems like swamps and marshes will be damaged.
Rainfall may fluctuate and grains may mature early leading to smaller grain size and lower yield.
Hurricanes, tornadoes may increase in intensity.
Q11: Which is true regarding UV rays
UV- C radiations are the most damaging to humans.
The UV radiations from the sun are of three categories – A, B, C
Q12: Accelerated Eutrophication includes
excess nutrients are present in soil the planktonic organisms bloom
competition for fishes and other plants increase. This leads to algal bloom and fish mortality. The water quality also deteriorates
Q13:terror of Bengal is
Q14: biochemical oxygen demand increases when
sewage water is released in the rivers
more weeds grow in water
Q15: Penetration of sunlight below the ocean surface is
Q16: Which component of light penetrates into the water the most?
Q17: which pair is true?
Malaria – female anopheles mosquito
Filariasis – Culex mosquito
Dengue – Aedes Aeqypti
Q18: blue baby syndrome is also known as
Q19: mercury poisoning is called
Q20: cadmium poisoning is called
Q21:Which type of radiation is bad
Q22: Which is true?
Ionizing radiations are of short wavelengths
Non Ionizing radiations are of long wavelengths
Q23: Which is true?
The indoor air pollution deaths mostly due to cooking from fossil fuels is higher in India than China.
The rate of growth of air pollution deaths and the deaths per lakh population is higher in India
Q24: Methemoglobinemia is due to poisoning by
Q25:deposits of coal in lungs of miners causes
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