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Environment and Biodiversity Test 6
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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
Solution can be found at below chapters:
Test series is based on following chapters.
Environment Chapter 7 : EARTH
Q1: Endogenic forces: acting on the earth are
landslides, building mountains
Q2: Exogenic forces: acting on the earth are
glaciers, sea waves
Q3: Conditions favoring formation of Delta are
Active vertical and lateral erosion to provide sediments that shall be deposited at deltas.
Preferrably sheltered and tideless coast
Sea adjoining delta should be shallow
Q4: Which factor inhibit delta formation
large rivers in the course
strong current flowing at right angles at the mouth of the river
Q5: Estuaries are better than deltas for formation of ports
deltas see deposition of large quantities of silts
deltas are deeper
estuaries are closer to sea
continental slope is low in estuaries
Q6:V-shaped valleys, gorges or canyons are formed during which stage of the river
Q7: Interlocking spurs and meandering flow is seen in which stage of river flow
Q8: Delta and ox bow lakes are seen in which stage on rivers
Q9: Push factors driving rural migration to urban areas is/are
Slavery or bonded labor
Q10: Push factors driving rural migration is to
Fragmentation of family owned land
Natural hazards / climate change
Q11: Pull factors driving rural migration is
Better social amenities
Q12: Pull factors driving rural migration is
Continuous trade and economic expansion
Q13:closest to the sun but no atmosphere.
Q14: closest to the earth. Atmosphere has CO2 and poisonous gases
Q15: highly tilted rotation axis
Q16: Which is true?
Four inner planets are rocky
outer planets are gaseous with many satellites.
Q17: no human activity is permitted in which part of biosphere reserve
Q18: greater variety of resource use strategies, research and educational activities are permitted in which area of biosphere reserve
Q19: Which part of biosphere reserve is an area of active cooperation between reserve management and local people
Q20: Coal formation goes through the following stages:
Q21:hard coal with low sulphur and high heat content is.
Q22: plants that can be used to obtain bio-diesel are
Q23: _____ obtained from sugarcane, sorghum can be used as a substitute for petrol.
Q24: major fossil fuels in the world is/are
Q25:UNESCO’s world network of biosphere reserves includes which of these from India
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