GK/Environment Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: Acid rain is capable of damaging the buildings and historic monuments which are made up of rocks such as limestone. Which among the following is the end product of such reaction?

1.Calcium Carbonate

2.Gypsum

3.Quick Lime

4.Calcium Hydroxide


Question: Aichi Target is the outcome of which among the following protocols / summits?

1.Nagoya Protocol

2.Kyoto Protocol

3.Copenhagen Climate Summit

4.None


Question: All species of Lemur are endemic to which of the following places of the world ?

1.Galapagos Islands

2.Seychelles Islands

3.Madagascar

4.New Caledonia


Question: Approximately what fraction of India’s Gross Geographical area comes under the Protected Areas?

1.5%

2.4%

3.3%

4.2%


Question: Argon is the third most common gas in the Earth atmosphere, at 0.93%. This gas is generated due to decay of which isotopes in the Earth crust ?

1.Ca-40

2.K-40

3.Ca-48

4.K-42


Question: Earth Hour is organized by

1.Earth Hour Foundation

2.UNESCO

3.United Nations Environment Programme

4.None


Question: Gharana Wetland, which was notified the important Bird Area is located in which among the following states of India

1.Jammu & Kashmir

2.Panjab

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.None


Question: Green Economy is led by ?

1.United Nations Environment Programme

2.Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change

3.International Hydrological Organization

4.European Union


Question: Headquarters of Biodiversity International is located at ?

1.Rome

2.Paris

3.Geneva

4.None


Question: How many number of the Biogeographic zones are present in India?

1.10

2.8

3.6

4.4


Question: In an ecotone, the species which become abundant are called

1.Keystone species

2.Edge species

3.Endemic species

4.Foster species


Question: In context with the Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which among the following marked Rio+20 CBDconference

1.Montreal

2.Nagoya

3.Tokyo

4.Paris


Question: In Nitrogen Cycle, soil nitrates are transformed into free nitrogen by?

1.Nitrifying bacteria

2.Ammonifying bacteria

3.Denitrifying bacteria

4.more than one option is correct


Question: In the E-waste generated by the Mobile Phones, which among the following metal is most abundant?

1.Palladium

2.Gold

3.Copper

4.Silver


Question: In the UNFCCC convention at which among the following places, the decision to set up a Green Climate Fund was taken

1.Copenhagen

2.Cancun

3.Paris

4.None


Question: In which among the following food chains, the Pyramid of Numbers will be always inverted ?

1.Grassland Food chain

2.Ponds Food chain

3.Forests Food Chain

4.None


Question: In which of the following forests of India, worlds first tiger census was carried out in 1932?

1.Sariska Forests

2.Kaziranga Forests

3.Ranthambore Forests

4.Palamu Forests


Question: In which of the following states of India located a tiger reserve, which is also a World Heritage Site?

1.Rajasthan

2.Assam

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.Madhya Pradesh


Question: In which states, Government had identified maximum number of Ecologically Sensitive Zones under the Environment (Protection) Act,1986?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Maharatsra

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.Tamil Nadu


Question: India first National Centre for Marine Bio-diversity is located in

1.Jamnagar

2.Vanaras

3.Bhopal

4.None


Question: Kameng Elephant Reserve and Deomali Elephant Reserve are located in which state?

1.Manipur

2.Assam

3.Mizoram

4.Arunachal Pradesh


Question: Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which among the following states?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Maharashtra

3.West Bengal

4.Rajasthan


Question: Largest number of Tiger Reserves are located in

1.Karnataka

2.MP

3.UP

4.Maharashtra


Question: Lion-tailed macaque is the key faunal species of which Biosphere Reserve

1.Dehang-Debang

2.Nilgiri

3.Dibru-Saikhowa

4.None


Question: Main bench of National Green Tribunal is located at ?

1.Gwalior

2.Bhopal

3.Indore

4.none


Question: Now a days Environmental Accounting is making news. What is Environment Accounting ?

1.Its a method to statistically analyze the green areas of the country

2.It is a method to measure the consumption of the environment/ natural resources

3.Its a method of accounting in which all units are expressed in terms of loss / gain of Carbon Dioxide

4.None


Question: Parambikkulam wildlife sanctuary is located in which among the following states?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Kerala

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.None


Question: The Cartagena Protocol is regarding safe use, transfer and handling of

1.Toxic bye-products and industrial effluents

2.Living Modified Organisms

3.Nuclear waste

4.None


Question: The Chenchu people in India have been active in protection of wildlife in which among the following protected areas of India ?

1.Similipal (Odisha)

2.Nagarjunasagar Srisailam (Andhra Pradesh)

3.Indravati, Udanti-Sitanadi (Chhattisgarh)

4.Palamu (Jharkhand)


Question: The First Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal was

1.Justice A K Ganguly

2.Justice Markandey Katju

3.JUSTICE A.S. Naidu

4.Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta


Question: The highest per capita emitter of Carbon dioxide in the world is

1.Japan

2.USA

3.China

4.Qatar


Question: The Hydroponics is most closely related to

1.Grafting of Plants

2.Soilless culture of Plants

3.Water conservation

4.None


Question: The Jatropha curcas, source of inedible vegetable oil that is used to produce biofuel and which works as a carbon sink is native to which regions of the world?

1.Central America

2.Central Africa

3.South America

4.Europe


Question: The Mahesh Rangrajan Committee has recommended the amendment of the Wild Life Protection Act for which among the following purposes?

1.To set up National Elephants Conservation Authority

2.To give legislative protection to Elephant Reserves

3.To establish Elephant Corridors under the provisions of amended act

4.All


Question: The Montreaux Record is a register of

1.Invasive Alien Species and their ecological hazards outside their native environment

2.Endangered species of tropical and sub-tropical fauna

3.Wetland sites under the threat of anthropogenic activities

4.Coastal cities under direct threat of consequences of global warming


Question: The name of Billy Arjan Singh is most closely associated with which among the following National Parks of India?

1.Panna National Park

2.Jim Corbett National Park

3.Dudhwa National Park

4.Rajaji National Park


Question: The National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of the large eco-reserves of the country is co administered by which states?

1.Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh

2.Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

3.Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh

4.None


Question: The Ozone Day is observed every year on ?

1.12 sep

2.14 sep

3.6 sep

4.16 sep


Question: The relationship between water fern Azolla and cyanobacterium Anabaena is

1.Mutualistic

2.Commensalism

3.Symbiotic

4.more than one option is correct


Question: The Siberian Crane, an endangered migratory bird is a regular visitor of which among the following national park/bird sanctuaries

1.Keoladeo national park

2.Ranganathittu bird sanctuary

3.Vedanthangal bird sanctuary

4.Sultanpur bird sanctuary


Question: The thickness of Stratospheric Ozone layer is measured in

1.Dobson units

2.Beaufort Scale

3.Sieverts

4.Melson units


Question: The use of microorganism metabolism to remove pollutants such as oil spills in the water bodies is known as

1.Bioremediation

2.Biomagnification

3.Bioreduction

4.Biomethanation


Question: The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel is headed by ?

1.Madhav Gadgil

2.R.K.Pachauri

3.Vandana Shiva

4.None


Question: The word ecology was coined in

1.1861

2.1864

3.1866

4.1869


Question: The word ecology was coined in 1866 by

1.Darwin

2.Ernst Haeckel

3.Arthur Tansley

4.None


Question: Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary, Indias only dolphin sanctuary, is located in which among the following states of India ?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Maharashtra

3.Bihar

4.None


Question: What is Carbon Levy?

1.It’s a tax levied on jet and shipping fuel to finance climate change mitigation

2.It’s a tax levied on production of coal only

3.It’s a tax levied on carbon fuel

4.None


Question: Which acts is the specific legislation for declaration and regulation of the Biosphere Reserves in India ?

1.Biological Diversity Act, 2002

2.Wildlife Protection Act 1972

3.Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

4.None


Question: Which among the following alkane has largely replaced the ozone layer-depleting halomethanes in household refrigerators and freezers ?

1.Propane

2.Methane

3.Butane

4.Ethane


Question: Which among the following always decreases in a Food chain across tropic levels ?

1.Accumulated chemicals

2.Number

3.Energy

4.None


Question: Which among the following chronic lung disease commonly known as black lung disease, leads to reduced life expectancy in coal-miners?

1.Pneumoconiosis

2.Mesothelioma

3.Colliers Asthma

4.Progressive Massive Fibrosis


Question: Which among the following city was declared as Tiger Gateway of India ?

1.Nagpur

2.Mysore

3.Bhopal

4.Gwalior


Question: Which among the following international bodies have taken active interest in launching the Global Tiger Initiative to save tigers and conserve tiger habitats?

1.United Nations Environment Programme

2.World Wildlife Institute

3.World Bank

4.World Economic Forum


Question: Which among the following planet / body shows anti-green house effect

1.Venus

2.Mars

3.Titan

4.Jupiter


Question: Which among the following plant has been prohibited from cultivation and planting in India via the Willd Life protection Act?

1.Dragon Plant

2.Belladona

3.Killer weed

4.Ladies slipper orchids


Question: Which Environmentalists first gave the concept of Biodiversity hotspots ?

1.John Muir

2.Julia ButterflyHill

3.Gaylord Nelson

4.Norman Myers


Question: Which is not a part of National Action Plan on Climate Change ?

1.National Mission on Pollution Control

2.National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture

3.National Water Mission

4.National Mission on Sustainable Habitat


Question: Which is the most abundant Green-House-Gas in the earth atmosphere

1.Tropospheric Ozone

2.Carbon dioxide

3.Sulphur Dioxide

4.Water Vapour


Question: Which multilateral convention seeks to protect the human health and environment from Persistant Organic Pollutants ?

1.Basel Convention

2.Bonn Convention

3.Rotterdam Convention

4.Stockholm Convention


Question: Which of the following is key faunal species that is being conserved and monitored in Dachigam National Park ?

1.Musk Deer

2.Hangul or Kashmir Stag

3.Golden Oriole

4.Yellow-throated Marten


Question: Which of the following is not among the four coral reef regions of India identified by the Government for intensive conservation and management

1.Gulf of Khambat

2.Gulf of Mannar

3.Lakshadweep Islands

4.Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Question: Which of the following state is home to the Jawai forests that has been given Conservation Reserve staus ?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.UP

3.Assam

4.Rajasthan


Question: Which of the following statements is not true ?

1.The toxic effect of Carbon Monoxide is due to its greater affinity for haemoglobin as compared to oxygen.

2.Lead is the most hazardous metal pollutant of automobile exhaust.

3.Photochemical smog always contains Ozone.

4.None


Question: Which one of the following is a useful biological indicator of Sulphur-dioxide pollution?

1.Lichens

2.Bryophytes

3.Algal blooms

4.Pseudomonas


Question: Which protocols is also related to the Access and Benefit Sharing mechanism ?

1.Cartagena Protocol

2.Geneva Protocol

3.Nagoya Protocol

4.Kyoto protocol


Question: Which terms of utmost significance in the dynamics of resource management was coined in the Brundtland Commission Report

1.Sustainable development

2.Inclusive Growth

3.Carrying Capacity

4.Polluter-Pays Principle


Question: Which will emit maximum mass of carbon dioxide , when the same quantity is burnt of all of them ?

1.Gasoline

2.Natural Gas

3.Methane gas

4.Kerosene


Question: Who among the following is the author of the famous book Silent Spring which is credited for being of much help in launching the environment movement ?

1.Pat Hutchings

2.Rachel Carson

3.Ian Lowe

4.None


Question: With which of the following, the Agenda 21 of Rio Summit, 1992 is related to?

1.Carrying Capacity

2.Inclusive Growth

3.Sustainable development

4.Technology transfer mechanism


Question: World’s largest Wetland System is ?

1.Pantanal

2.Camargue

3.Everglades

4.None


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