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Environment & Pollution Quiz (13.06.2019) || UGC-NET Paper 1

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Question 1

B .O.D test is made for measuring which of the following pollutions?

Question 2

Sand and Sustainability is a report released by which of the following organizations?

Question 3

Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Question 4

Assertion (A): Sustainable development is critical to well being of human society.
Reason (R) : Environmentally sound policies do not harm the environment or deplete the natural resources.
Choose the correct code:

Question 5

Inside rural homes, the source/sources of Nitrogen Oxide Pollution may be:
1) Unvented gas stoves
2) Wood stoves
3) Kerosene heaters
Choose the correct code:

Question 6

Which of the following pollutants can cause cancer in humans?

Question 7

Assertion (A) : People population control measures do not necessarily help in checking environmental degradation.
Reason (R) : The relationship between population growth and environmental degradation is rather complex.
Choose the correct answer from the following:

Question 8

Under the Air Quality Index in India, which of the following pollutants is not included?

Question 9

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 10

Match List-I and List-II and Identify the correct code:
a. World Health Day
b. World population Day
c. World Ozone Day
d. World AIDS Day
i. 16th September
ii. 1st December
iii. 11th July
iv. 7th April

Question 11

The primary source of organic pollution in fresh water bodies is

Question 12

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
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