World Environment: Trivia Quiz!

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World Environment: Trivia Quiz!

How much do you understand about the world environment? Would you be interested in this quiz? This quiz concentrates on what phenomenon causes water to rise in the ocean, how long does it take for carbon dioxide to disperse in the atmosphere, what is an atmosphere, which is the largest ocean on our planet, and how is smog caused. This quiz will teach you about the world environment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What phenomenon causes the water level to rise in the oceans?
    • A. 

      Climate change causes tides to occur

    • B. 

      More people enjoy swimming in a warmer ocean, this will cause the water to rise (like Archimedes bath principle)

    • C. 

      Glaciers and polar ice caps are melting which adds more water to the oceans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How long it will take for carbon dioxide to disperse in the atmosphere to disperse?
    • A. 

      50 years

    • B. 

      1 years

    • C. 

      10 years

    • D. 

      100 years

  • 3. 
    What is an atmosphere?
    • A. 

      A layer of fluids surrounding an object

    • B. 

      A layer of gas surrounding a planet or moon

    • C. 

      A cloud of gas that allows us to breathe

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Temperature, light, air, water, soil, and climate are all.....................parts of environment.
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

    • C. 

      Boreal

    • D. 

      Living

  • 5. 
    Which is the largest ocean on our planet?
    • A. 

      The Pacific ocean

    • B. 

      The Atlantic ocean

    • C. 

      The Indian ocean

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    Which extinct bird lived on Mauritius? 
    • A. 

      The phoenix

    • B. 

      The emu

    • C. 

      The dodo

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Which is the longest mountain range in the world?
    • A. 

      The Himalyas

    • B. 

      The Rockies

    • C. 

      The Andes

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    Above what altitude are travelers considered to be astronauts?
    • A. 

      30 kms (18.6 miles)

    • B. 

      40 kms (24.8 miles)

    • C. 

      50 kms (31 miles)

    • D. 

      80 kms (50 miles)

  • 9. 
    Smog is caused due to...
    • A. 

      Emission from vehicles

    • B. 

      From incinerators

    • C. 

      Oil paints

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not the mission of India's National Action Plan on climate change?
    • A. 

      National solar mission

    • B. 

      National water mission

    • C. 

      National mission for a Green India

    • D. 

      National mission on sustainable developoment

  • 11. 
    What natural phenomenon is a hypocenter associated with?
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Tsunami

  • 12. 
    Developing Asia accounts for nearly half of the population without access to electricity. One of the following countries, which has largest number of energy poor is.
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the first national park of India?
    • A. 

      Periyar

    • B. 

      Raja ji

    • C. 

      Jim corbett

    • D. 

      Bandipur

  • 14. 
    In the world, what is the fastest-growing source of renewable power technology?
    • A. 

      Wind turbines

    • B. 

      Hydroelectricity

    • C. 

      Solar panels

    • D. 

      Diesel generators

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