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Environment & Pollution Quiz (16.04.2019) || UGC-NET Paper 1

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Question 1

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

Question 2

Assertion (A): Indoor air pollution is a serious health hazard.
Reason (R): The dispersal of air pollutants is rather limited in indoor environment.
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Question 3

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.
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Question 4

Out of the following, select the correct combination which represents non-renewable natural resources?

Question 5

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 6

Which of the following is not a renewable natural resource?

Question 7

Which of the following types of natural disasters has no definite beginning and end?

Question 8

‘Fly ash’ produced in thermal power plants is an eco-friendly resource for use in:
1) agriculture as micro-nutrient
2) wasteland development
3) dam and water holding structures
4) brick industry
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Question 9

Identify the air pollutant in urban areas which irritates eyes and also respiratory tract of human beings.

Question 10

Indian government’s target for power production from small hydro projects by the year 2022 is
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