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Environment Quiz 25. 01. 2018

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Question 1

Consider the following statements –
1) Biodiversity refers to the different species of flora and fauna present in an area.
2) Biodiversity refers to only the flora of a given area.
3) Biodiversity is greatest in a forest.
4) Biodiversity refers to the total number of individuals of a particular species living in an area.
Correct options are –

Question 2

Consider the following cause for loss of Biodiversity –
1) Destruction of habitat
2) Invasion by alien species
3) Keeping animals in zoological parks
4) Over exploitation of natural resources
Correct options are –

Question 3

In which of the following fields, can sequestrated CO2 be commercially used?
1) Horticulture
2) Dry ice production
3) Plastics
4) Concrete.

Question 4

Which of the following is/are correct about Fluorinated gases?
1) They are emitted through a variety of industrial processes and as substitution for Ozone depleting substances.
2) Their advantage is that they can be easily removed from the lower atmosphere.

Question 5

Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism, but also its functional role in the community of organisms?

Question 6

Accumulation of non-biodegradable pesticides in the food chain in increasing amount at each higher trophic level is known as –
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