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Environment Quiz 12. 04. 2018

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Question 1

Which of the statement regarding Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee is correct?

Question 2

Consider the following and select the correct statement.
1) There is an indirect relation between the cycle of ozone depletion and the presence of Polar Stratospheric clouds (PSC)
2) PSC are the ice particles of cloud
3) One of the types of stratospheric clouds contains nitric acid instead of pure water.

Question 3

Consider the following about the impact of climate change:
1) A moderate warming (1 to 3 degree Celsius) is expected to benefit crop yields in temperate regions.
2) Warming of more than 3 degree Celsius is expected to have negative effect on production in all regions.
Which of the above do you think of making more sense?

Question 4

Availability of water and minerals in the soil for maximum absorption by roots is in the –

Question 5

Select the correct statement from the following:
1) The objective of EIA is to foresee the potential environmental problems that would arise out of a proposed development project.
2) Screening is the first step of procedure related to EIA
3) EIA in India was started after the enactment of Environment Protection Act, 1986.

Question 6

Statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which one of the following is correct?
Assertion (A) Coal-based thermal power stations contribute to acid-rain
Reason (R) Oxides of carbon are emitted when coal burns.
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