MCQ(s) of Environmental Studies (2110007) - Winter 2015 Sem-1

    • Q. 1  Stratosphere contains an important species which protects life on earth is
    • (A) Oxygen
      (B) Ozone
    • (C) Nitrogen
      (D) Hydrogen
    • (B) Ozone
    • Q. 2  Eutrophication is
    • (A) An improved water quality status of lakes.
      (B) The result of accumulation of plant nutrients in water bodies
    • (C) A process in the carbon cycle.
      (D) None of the above
    • (B) The result of accumulation of plant nutrients in water bodies
    • Q. 3  Acid rain contains
    • (A) Sulphuric acid
      (B) Hydrochloric acid
    • (C) Oxalic acid
      (D) Acetic acid
    • (A) Sulphuric acid
    • Q. 4  A set of organisms of the same species occupying a particular space is known as
    • (A) Population density
      (B) Population
    • (C) Population crash
      (D) None of these
    • (B) Population
    • Q. 5  Bhopal Gas Tragedy was due to leakage of
    • (A) Methyl iso cynate
      (B) CO
    • (C) Both
      (D) None of these
    • (A) Methyl iso cynate
    • Q. 6  The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution),Act was enacted in
    • (A) 1974
      (B) 1986
    • (C) 1966
      (D) 1990
    • (A) 1974
    • Q. 7  Fossil Fuels are
    • (A) Renewable resources
      (B) Non renewable resources
    • (C) Both
      (D) None of these
    • (B) Non renewable resources
    • Q. 8  Moral principles that try to define our responsibility towards the environment are known as
    • (A) Environmental ethics
      (B) Environmental laws
    • (C) Both
      (D) None of these
    • (A) Environmental ethics
    • Q. 9  The scientific study of human population is known as
    • (A) Biography
      (B) Demography
    • (C) Geography
      (D) Seismology
    • (B) Demography
    • Q. 10  Environmental degradation is due to
    • (A) Rapid industrialization
      (B) Onset of different developmental works
    • (C) Fast urbanization leading to deforestation
      (D) All of the above
    • (D) All of the above
    • Q. 11  Chernobyl disaster is related to
    • (A) Nuclear power plant
      (B) Coal based power plant
    • (C) Gas based power plant
      (D) None of these
    • (A) Nuclear power plant
    • Q. 12  BOD stands for
    • (A) Biological Oxygen Demand
      (B) Basic Oxygen Demand
    • (C) Biological Oxygen Decomposition
      (D) Biological Organic Demand
    • (A) Biological Oxygen Demand
    • Q. 13  Detritus food chain starts from
    • (A) Dead organic matter
      (B) Green plants
    • (C) Both (a) and (b)
      (D) None of the above
    • (A) Dead organic matter
    • Q. 14  Which of the following gases has the maximum contribution to enhanced green house effect
    • (A) CFCS
      (B) CH4
    • (C) CO2
      (D) N2O
    • (C) CO2