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Take this quiz and know more about: 1. Depletion of Natural Resources 2. Deforestation 3. Global warming 4. Water Crisis 5. Extinction of Wildlife


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Deforestation is the removal of trees from forests. Which of the following is an effect of deforestation?
    • A. 

      Thinning of the ozone layer

    • B. 

      Global warming

    • C. 

      Acid Rain

    • D. 

      Haze and smog

  • 2. 
    Which of the following substances is the cause if eutrophication?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Herbicides

    • C. 

      Fertilizers

    • D. 

      Pesticiides

  • 3. 
    Which of the following diseases become worse when air pollution occurs?
    • A. 

      Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Anaemia

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Heart Attack

  • 4. 
    Which of the following diseases become worse when air pollution occurs?
    • A. 

      Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Anaemia

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Heart Attack

  • 5. 
    Which of the following causes the greenhouse effect and global warming?
    • A. 

      The production of gas from the burning of fuel that can become an acid when it reacts with rain.

    • B. 

      The production of a lot of carbon dioxide gas that causes infrared rays from the sun to be trapped.

    • C. 

      The discharge of excessive fertilizers into lake encourages eutrophication.

    • D. 

      The absorption of sunlight and its convertion into heat energy.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following atoms reacts with the ozone molecule and causes the destruction of the ozone layer?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Chlorine

    • D. 

      Fluorine

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are the possible effects of global warming?
    1. A rise in the sea level
    2. Melting of polar ice and glaciers
    3. Flooding if low-lying areas of world
    4. Destruction of certain habitats, for example coral reef
    • A. 

      I,II and III only

    • B. 

      I, III and IV only

    • C. 

      II, III and IV only

    • D. 

      I, II, III and IV

  • 8. 
    The following statements describe an undesirable effect on the environment which is caused by human activities.
    • Iron railings and stone status corrode faster than normal
    • The soil becomes very acidic and unsuitable for the cultivation of crops
    • A. 

      Acid rain

    • B. 

      Soil erosion

    • C. 

      Global warming

    • D. 

      Eutrophication

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has a negative effect on the environment but is not caused by human activity?
    • A. 

      Deforestation

    • B. 

      Volcanic eruption

    • C. 

      Overuse of fertilizers

    • D. 

      Burning of fossil fuels

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are greenhouse gases?
    1. Carbon monoxide
    2. Carbon dioxide
    3. Ozone
    4. Methane
    • A. 

      I and II only

    • B. 

      I annd III only

    • C. 

      II and IV only

    • D. 

      II, III and IV only

  • 11. 
    The following information refers to the thinning of the ozone layer.   P - Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) leaks out of the conditioner Q - Chlorine atoms breaks down ozone molecule R - Ultraviolet rays break down chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) molecule
    • A. 

      Q, R, P

    • B. 

      R, Q, P

    • C. 

      P, Q, R

    • D. 

      P, R, Q

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT an endangered spesies?
    • A. 

      Malayan Tiger

    • B. 

      Leatherback turtle

    • C. 

      Dodo bird

    • D. 

      Sumatran Rhinoceros

  • 13. 
    What is the main cause that leads to the extinction of leatherback turtles?
    • A. 

      Poaching

    • B. 

      Collection of their eggs

    • C. 

      High mortality rate of the young turtles

    • D. 

      Accidentally consume plastics that dumped into sea

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a non biodegradable material?
    • A. 

      Debris of rubbish

    • B. 

      Polystyrene

    • C. 

      Egg shell

    • D. 

      Recycles paper

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a non renewable energy source?
    • A. 

      Fossil fuels

    • B. 

      Solar

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Wind

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT a step to conserve and preserve the environment and wildlife?
    • A. 

      Practice 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle)

    • B. 

      Use nets with certain mesh size

    • C. 

      Indiscriminate cutting of trees should be not prohibited

    • D. 

      Practice selective cutting

  • 17. 
    At what rate are the polar ice caps melting?
    • A. 

      About 3.4% per year

    • B. 

      About 4.4% per year

    • C. 

      About 5.4% per year

    • D. 

      About 6.4% per year

  • 18. 
    What is the mos harmeful greenhouse gas to human?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Methana

    • C. 

      Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)

    • D. 

      Water vapour

  • 19. 
    How many countries are covered by Amazon rainforest?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 20. 
    What Can We Do To Stop Global Warming ? I. Practice  process of reducing, reusing and recycling II. Reduced use of electrical and heating appliances III. Buying energy efficient things IV. Using CFC products
    • A. 

      I, II and III only

    • B. 

      I, III and IV ly

    • C. 

      II, III and IV only

    • D. 

      I, II, III and IV

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