Environmental Impact Assessment Quiz

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Environmental Impact Assessment Quiz

Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is an environmental decision support tool, which provides information on the likely impacts of development projects to those who take the decision as to whether the project should be authorized. Take this quiz to know more about EIA.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The review of the EIS by EMB shall be guided by the following general criteria except:
    • A. 

      That environmental considerations are integrated into the overall project planning

    • B. 

      That the assessment is technically sound

    • C. 

      That proposed environmental mitigation measures are complete

    • D. 

      That social acceptability is based on informed public participation

  • 2. 
    EMB may validate whether or not the EIS was integrated with project planning by requiring relevant documentary proofs such as:
    • A. 

      Terms of reference

    • B. 

      Monitoring plan

    • C. 

      Feasibility study

    • D. 

      Additional information

  • 3. 
    Specific detailed engineering design shall not be required at the EIS review stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 4. 
    If there is available and relevant secondary data to a development proposal, the EIARC should require additional primary sampling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 5. 
    Data on natural hazards are required to be presented in the EIS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 6. 
    Assessment of risk posed by natural hazard to the project is part of EIA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 7. 
    Recommendation  of  internationally acceptable methods for quantitative assessments should be done during the Scoping stage of the EIA process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 8. 
    The EIARC’s requests for Additional Information (AI) shall be limited to those agreed in the final Screening Checklist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 9. 
    Requests for AI needs to be properly justified by the concerned EIARC member, and subsequently by the EIARC as a whole upon recommendation of the consolidated AI to the proponent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 10. 
    A replacement or alternative member to the EIARC shall respect the signed Scoping Checklist, thus, shall not add requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 11. 
    The EIA evaluation must be done after the issuance of permits and clearances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 12. 
    The EIARC is prohibited from providing guidance to the Proponent and other government agencies in integrating critical EIA findings and recommendations in the project plans and other government requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 13. 
    The Case Handler is the EMB’s representative in providing guidance and clarification on EIA policy and procedures and may undertake an internal review of the EIA Report.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 14. 
    Requirements of government agencies are separate from those within the EMB mandate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 15. 
    The EIARC members suggests need for Resource Person/s based on specific information needed to make a decision on acceptability of the modular report.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 16. 
    The EIARC is indirectly advisory and recommendatory to the EMB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 17. 
    The EIARC can require Additional Information (AI) from the Proponent based on the recommendations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 18. 
     Issues on relevance of an AI shall be justified by the requesting EIARC member without the deliberation and recommendation of EIARC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 19. 
    The Resource Person is identified after the Formal Scoping is held and after the Proponent has presented a Project Briefing to the EMB and the prospective EIARC members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 20. 
    The Resource Person may also be invited during public consultations or hearings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 21. 
    The Resource Person is identified after the Formal Scoping is held and after the Proponent has presented a Project Briefing to the EMB and the prospective EIARC members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 22. 
    A Resource Person from MGB Environmental or Mine Operations divisions can coordinate with a Proponent for a mining project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 23. 
    If at the end of the deliberation process, the issues are still unresolved, the EIARC Chair reflects both opposing position/s in its EIARC Report, subject to final evaluation by EMB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 24. 
    For workplace safety, OHSP is advised of critical project operations or facilities and substances which may pose safety hazards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 25. 
    For land conversion, DA certification and DAR approval for conversion are necessary at the EIA stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not stated

    • D. 

      Varies

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