MCQ(s) of Environmental Studies (2110007) - Summer 2016 Sem-2

    • Q. 1  Which one of the following is not a fossil fuel?
    • (A) Natural Gas
      (B) Petrol
    • (C) Coal
      (D) Uranium
    • (D) Uranium
    • Q. 2  During photosynthesis ,autotrophs take in ____
    • (A) Oxygen
      (B) Carbon dioxide
    • (C) Nitrogen
      (D) Sulphur
    • (B) Carbon dioxide
    • Q. 3  Rise in the sea level is due to____
    • (A) Ozone depletion
      (B) Smog
    • (C) Global warming
      (D) Acid rain
    • (C) Global warming
    • Q. 4  Increase in concentration of soluble salts in the soil is known as ______
    • (A) Desertification
      (B) Soil erosion
    • (C) Bioaccumulation
      (D) Salination
    • (D) Salination
    • Q. 5  Which air pollutant reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood by combining with hemoglobin forming carboxy hemoglobin?
    • (A) SO2
      (B) CO
    • (C) CO2
      (D) N2O
    • (B) CO
    • Q. 6  The deaths of infants per 1000 births are known as__
    • (A) Mortality rate
      (B) Birth rate
    • (C) Infant mortality rate
      (D) Total fertility rate
    • (C) Infant mortality rate
    • Q. 7  GSDMA stands for______
    • (A) Gujarat state development management authority
      (B) Gujarat state disaster management authority
    • (C) Gujarat soil disaster management authority
      (D) Gujarat surface disaster management authority
    • (B) Gujarat state disaster management authority
    • Q. 8  The removal of carbon dioxide from the earth’s atmosphere and the provision of long term storage of carbon in the terrestrial biosphere is known as__________
    • (A) Carbon sequestration
      (B) Carbon dating
    • (C) Carbon fixing
      (D) Photosynthesis
    • (A) Carbon sequestration
    • Q. 9  In an aquatic ecosystem phytoplankton can be considered as a ______
    • (A) Consumer
      (B) Producer
    • (C) Saprotrophic organism
      (D) Marco consumer
    • (B) Producer
    • Q. 10  The sum total of the populations of the same kind of the organisms constitute__
    • (A) Colony
      (B) Genus
    • (C) Species
      (D) Community
    • (D) Community
    • Q. 11  Fluoride pollution mainly affects___________
    • (A) Kidney
      (B) Brain
    • (C) Eyes
      (D) Teeth
    • (D) Teeth
    • Q. 12  Which of the following is a biodegradable substance
    • (A) Plastic
      (B) Oil
    • (C) Pesticide
      (D) Garbage
    • (D) Garbage
    • Q. 13  Minamata disease is caused by severe _____________ poisoning.
    • (A) Mercury
      (B) Lead
    • (C) Arsenic
      (D) Chromium
    • (A) Mercury
    • Q. 14  In the atmosphere the layer above the troposphere is ________
    • (A) Stratosphere
      (B) Exosphere
    • (C) Mesosphere
      (D) Thermosphere
    • (A) Stratosphere