Environment, Science & Pollution Quiz – 09 June

Environment, Science & Pollution Quiz – 09 June

Environment & Pollution Quiz / MCQ for UGC NET / JRF Paper 1 for All Competitive Exam (PGT Teacher, PGT Commerce, UGC NET/JRF, UKSSSC, DSSSB, CTET, PSU Accountant, IAS Exam, IBPS, SBI, PO/Clerk, LIC, RBI Assistant, LIC Assistant, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Exams)

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Q1. Which of the following goals fall in the list of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?
i. Good Health and Well Being
ii. Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
iii. Clean Water and Sanitation
iv. Partnerships to achieve the Goal

A. (i), (ii) and (iii) only
B. (ii), (iii) and (iv) only
C. (i), (iii) and (iv) only
D. All of the above

Q2. The process of laterization results into which of the following phenomenon?
A. Formation of soil
B. Mineralization of humus
C. Formation of humus
D. Degradation of soil.

Q3. The cyclone ‘Hudhud’ hit the coast of which State?
A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Karnataka
C. Kerala
D. Gujarat

Q4. Civil Service Day is celebrated in India on:
A. 21st April
B. 24th April
C. 21st June
D. 7th July

Q5. The Deccan Thorn Forests covers which of the following states in India?
A. Maharashtra
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Karnataka
D. All of them

Q6. Consider the following about the organic strength of wastewater.
1). BOD is the measure of oxygen equivalent to the requirement to oxidizing organic matter
2). This is measured at 20 degrees Celsius in five days
3). It is the most reliable measure out of all the measures including COD and TOC
Select the incorrect code:

A. 2 only
B. 1 and 3
C. 3 only
D. None

Q7. Arrange the following fresh water resources in increasing order as per their percentage share.
1). Soil moisture
2). Glaciers
3). Rivers
4). Groundwater
5). Lakes
6). Atmospheric vapour

A. 1<3<6<5<4<2
B. 6<1<3<5<4<2
C. 3<6<1<5<4<2
D. 3<5<6<1<4<2

Q8. Given below are different types of Wetlands. Match them correctly with their respective characteristics.

Select the correct code:
A. 1-d 2-a 3-b 4-c
B. 1-d 2-c 3-b 4-a
C. 1-a 2-d 3-b 4-c
D. 1-a 2-d 3-c 4-b

Q9. Silent Valley is a tropical evergreen forest in which of the following state?
A. Karnataka
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Kerala
D. Andhra Pradesh

Q10. What happens to the rights of people living inside the following protected areas?
1). Community Reserves- rights of the people living inside it are not affected
2). Sanctuary- certain rights can be allowed which may include grazing
3). National Park- certain rights can be allowed but not grazing.
4). Conservation Reserves- Chief wildlife warden can regulate, control or prohibit the rights of people as per the situation.
Select the correct code:

A. 1 and 4
B. 1 and 2
C. 1 and 3
D. All are correct

Q11. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched.
A. Oil spill – Well Drilling
B. Ozone Depletion – Methane
C. Smog – Vehicles
D. Green House Effect – Carbon Dioxide

Q12. Cultural eutrophication is caused by addition of which of the following chemicals?
A. Ammonium
B. Nitrate
C. Phosphate
D. all the above

Q13. The process of laterization results into which of the following phenomenon?
A. Formation of soil
B. Mineralization of humus
C. Formation of humus
D. Degradation of soil.

Q14. Statement 1: Pollution is the unfavourable alteration of our environment, largely because of human activities.
Statement 2: Almost everything today has been polluted by human activities.

A. Only statement 1 is true
B. Only Statement 2 is true
C. Both the statements 1 & 2 are true
D. Neither of the statements is true


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