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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the single piece of legislation in history that has saved the most lives?
    • A. 

      The Highway Safety

    • B. 

      The Clean Air Act

    • C. 

      Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act

    • D. 

      The Clean Water Act

  • 2. 
     Which of the following activities contributes the most to carbon emissions globally?
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Forestry

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      Energy supply

  • 3. 
    Which country has the most fossil fuel in the ground?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      China

  • 4. 
    The world's fastest growing energy resource is 
    • A. 

      Hydroelectric dams

    • B. 

      Wind power

    • C. 

      Nuclear power

    • D. 

      Coal fired power plants

  • 5. 
    Gaseous and liquid biofuels include 
    • A. 

      Biogas

    • B. 

      Liquid methanol

    • C. 

      Wood alcohol

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
     Cells that convert solar energy directly into electricity are called 
    • A. 

      Photovoltaic cells

    • B. 

      Photoelectric cells

    • C. 

      Solarelectric cells

    • D. 

      Electrosolar chips

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following is not an example of air pollution from furnace oil fired boilers and furnaces?  
    • A. 

      Sulphur dioxide (SO2)

    • B. 

      chloro-fluro carbons (CFC)

    • C. 

      Nitrous oxide(NOX)

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide (CO)

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is false?
    • A. 

      Electricity is high-grade energy

    • B. 

      High grade forms of energy are highly ordered and compact

    • C. 

      Low grade energy is better used for applications like melting of metals rather than heating water for bath

    • D. 

      The molecules of low grade energy are more randomly distributed than the molecules of carbon in coal

  • 9. 
    The Designated National Agency (DNA) of India for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is 
    • A. 

      Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF)

    • B. 

      Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

    • C. 

      Central Electricity Authority (CEA)

    • D. 

      Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

  • 10. 
    6. One unit of electricity is equivalent to ___ kcal heat units. 
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      860

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      680

  • 11. 
    Among the world's coal producers, India's position is
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      26

  • 12. 
    "New admin" building of TML Pantnagar is certified with IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) with which certification? 
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Bronze

    • D. 

      Platinum

  • 13. 
    In which two years TML Pantnagar got Golden Peacock Award for Environment Management?
    • A. 

      2015 & 2016

    • B. 

      2013 & 2015

    • C. 

      2014 & 2016

    • D. 

      2014 &2015

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