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Environment & Pollution Quiz || UGC-NET || Paper-I

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Question 1

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

Question 2

Lerner’s index of monopoly power is given by:

Question 3

Occurrence of natural hazards is affected by:
a) Land use changes
b) Drainage and construction
c) Ozone depletion
d) Climate change
Choose the correct answer from the code given below:

Question 4

Which of the following phenomena is not a natural hazard?

Question 5

As part of National Climate Change Policy, Indian government is planning to raise the installed capacity of renewable energy by the year 2030 to:

Question 6

Two earthquakes A and B happen to be of magnitude 5 and 6 respectively on Richter Scale. The ratio of the energies released EB/EA will be approximately:

Question 7

Which of the following combinations represent renewable natural resources?

Question 8

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 9

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 10

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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