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Environment & Pollution Quiz (02.05.2019) || UGC-NET Paper 1

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Question 1

Photochemical smog is caused by the reaction of which of the following compounds?

Question 2

Which of the following refers to the suspended minute particles that act as a dust veil and cover the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth?

Question 3

Natural vegetation of an area needs to be preserved for the future, mainly for the purpose of:

Question 4

The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high compared to coastal areas. What is/are the reason(s)?
(a) Thermal difference between land and water
(b) Variations in altitude between continents and oceans.
(c) Presence of strong winds in the interior.
(d) Heavy rains in the interior as compared to coastal region.

Question 5

A source of renewable power which can be development with minimum cost is:

Question 6

Which summit was conducted to decide ways to achieve economic growth in a sustainable way without damaging the environment?

Question 7

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India works under which of the following ministries?

Question 8

Among the following fuels of energy, which is the most environment friendly?

Question 9

Which of the following leads to acidification of the ocean?

Question 10

With reference to the Disaster Management in India, which of the following disaster events are correctly matched with the nodal ministry/department managing it?
1) Biological Disaster – Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
2) Avalanche – Ministry of Defence
3) Urban Floods – Ministry of Water Resource
4) Flood – Ministry of Water Resource
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