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Environment Quiz 15. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Which of the following animals are cold blooded?
Select the correct code:
1) Mammals
2) Fishes
3) Amphibians
4) Aves
5) Reptile

Question 2

What does the high Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) indicates?

Question 3

Choose the event that occur in photosynthesis –
A) Absorption of light energy by chlorophyll
B) Reduction of carbon dioxide to carbohydrates
C) Oxidation of carbon to carbon dioxide
D) Conversion of light energy to chemical energy
Correct option is –

Question 4

Consider the following statements:
1) When a reef loses its zooxanthellae exposing the colourless coral animals as well as the underlying white skeleton of calcium carbonate is called Coral bleaching.
2) Intense solar radiation (especially ultraviolet wavelengths) and reduction of marine salinity are some of the main reasons of coral bleaching.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 5

Consider the following statements about Mangroves:
1). They are evergreen land plants.
2). Best location for their growth is where abundant silt is brought down by rivers.
3). They require high solar radiation and have the ability to absorb fresh water from saline/brackish water.
4). They have Pneumatophores meaning blind roots.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 6

Consider the following pairs of research stations of India on the Poles –
1) Dakshin Gangotri : Antarctica
2) Maitri : Arctic
3) Bharti : Antarctica
4) Himadri : Arctic
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
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