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Environment & Pollution Quiz (06.03.2019) || UGC-NET Paper 1

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Question 1

In order to avoid catastrophic consequences of climate change, there is general agreement among the countries of the world to limit the rise in average surface temperature of earth compared to that of pre-industrial times by

Question 2

Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) Flood
(b) Drought
(c) Earthquake
(d) Volcano
List - II
1. Lack of rainfall of sufficient duration
2. Tremors produced by the passage of vibratory waves through the rocks of the earth
3. A vent through which molted substances come out
4. Excess rain and uneven distribution of water

Question 3

One of the anthropogenic sources of gaseous pollutants chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in air is

Question 4

Which of the following is considered as major source of pollution in rivers of India?

Question 5

Assertion (A): Indoor air pollution is a serious health hazard.
Reason (R): The dispersal of air pollutants is rather limited in indoor environment.
Choose the correct answer from the code given below:

Question 6

With reference to the albedo, select the following statement with decreasing order of solar reflectivity

Question 7

In terms of area covered, the largest National Park of India is

Question 8

Non-point sources of pollution in the rivers are mostly unregulated and of great concern.
Which among following are those sources:
i.Dhobi ghats
ii. Surface drains carrying municipal sewage
iii. Effluents from industries
iv. Run-off from agricultural fields
v. Dumping of un-burnt/half-burnt dead bodies

Question 9

Which one of the following is a bio indicator of air pollution?

Question 10

Acid rain is caused by the pollution of environment by
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