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Environment & Pollution Quiz || UGC-NET June 2019

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Question 1

Choose the correct pairs of the event and the date.

(A) World Health Day – 8th April

(B) World Ozone Day-16th September

(C) World Environment Day- 5th June

(D) World Population Day-10th July


Question 2

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

Question 3

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

Question 4

Lerner’s index of monopoly power is given by:

Question 5

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

Question 6

In terms of their contribution to the total power generation in India, identify the correct sequence of energy sources-Thermal power plants (TPP), Large Hydropower projects (LHP), Nuclear Energy (NE) and Renewable Energy (RE) which includes solar energy, wind energy, biomass and small hydropower projects.

Question 7

Which of the anthropogenic activity accounts for more than 2/3rd of global water consumption?

Question 8

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 9

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

Question 10

Which of the following is not a renewable natural resource?
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