Environment Quiz 1

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Environment Quiz 1

Which one of the following was struck by an earthquake of magnitude less than 6 in the month of september 2011?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Isangel,Vanuatu September 3

    • B. 

      Fiji region,September 15

    • C. 

      Sikkim,India, September 18

    • D. 

      Guatemala city, September 19

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      5th June

    • B. 

      1st July

    • C. 

      18th September

    • D. 

      3rd October

  • 3. 
    A Nobel Laureate, an environmental and political activist, founder of the Green Belt Movement, winner of the Right Livelihood Award. The name of this Nobel Laureate is:
    • A. 

      Liu Xiaobo

    • B. 

      Al Gore

    • C. 

      Wangari Maathai

    • D. 

      Shirin Ebadi

  • 4. 
    State with the highest percentage of the forest cover is:
    • A. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Mizoram

    • C. 

      Assam

    • D. 

      Nagaland

  • 5. 
    Identify the animal:
    • A. 

      Civet

    • B. 

      Aye Aye

    • C. 

      Slender Loris

    • D. 

      Lemur

  • 6. 
    As per WHO, the sound of which intensity is regarded as the safe noise level for a city?
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      85

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      45

  • 7. 
    The largest Ozone hole has been found over:
    • A. 

      Antarctica, 1985

    • B. 

      Arctic, 1930

    • C. 

      Antarctica, 2006

    • D. 

      Arctic, 2011

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is not a site for in-situ method of consevation of flora?
    • A. 

      Biosphere Reserve

    • B. 

      Wildlife Sanctuary

    • C. 

      National Park

    • D. 

      Botanical Gardens

  • 9. 
    In the Union Budget of 2011-12, a full exemption from the basic customs duty was extended to the bio-based Asphalt (bioasphalt). What is the importance of this material? 1) Unlike traditional asphalt Biosphalt is not based on fossil fuels. 2)Bioasphalt can be made from non-renewable resources. 3)Bioasphalt can be made from organic waste material. 4)It is eco-friendly to use bioasphalt for surfacing of the roads. Chose the correct answer using the codes given below.
    • A. 

      1,2 and 3 only

    • B. 

      1,3 and 4 only

    • C. 

      2 and 4.

    • D. 

      1,2,3 and 4.

  • 10. 
    Which company's byline went ‘What we do will touch your lives in some way everyday’?
    • A. 

      Eveready Batteries Company

    • B. 

      Apple inc.

    • C. 

      Union Carbide Limited

    • D. 

      China Mobile