Environment Of India Quiz: Trivia!

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Environment Of India Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sector is the largest emitter of green house gases in India?
    • A. 

      Transport

    • B. 

      Domestic

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Chlorofluorocarbons are used for which of the following purposes?
    • A. 

      Refrigeration

    • B. 

      Painting

    • C. 

      Heaters

    • D. 

      Geysers

  • 3. 
    Which delta is famous for the occurrence of Mangrove forests in India?
    • A. 

      Krishna-Godavari Delta

    • B. 

      Ganga-Brahmaputra Delta

    • C. 

      Kosi Delta

    • D. 

      Damodar Delta

  • 4. 
    According to India's census 2011, which state has the lowest sex ratio in India?
    • A. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • B. 

      Punjab

    • C. 

      Haryana

    • D. 

      Assam

  • 5. 
    Which of the following Bird Sanctuary is visited by the endangered species Siberian Crane every year?
    • A. 

      Sultanpur Sanctuary

    • B. 

      Ranganathittu Sanctuary

    • C. 

      Keoladeo Sanctuary

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Upto what height, Atmosphere is located in the Polar latitudes?
    • A. 

      10 kms

    • B. 

      20 kms

    • C. 

      15 kms

    • D. 

      24 kms

  • 7. 
    What is the importance of rainwater harvesting?
    • A. 

      I. To reduce the consumption of groundwater, many people around the world are using rainwater harvesting systems.

    • B. 

      II. Process or technique of collecting, filtering, storing and using rainwater for irrigation and for various other purposes.

    • C. 

      Both I and II

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II

  • 8. 
    Why thorn forests and scrubs have thick and small leaves?
    • A. 

      To maximise evaporation

    • B. 

      To minimise evaporation

    • C. 

      To reduce moisture

    • D. 

      To do nothing

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the most abundant Green House Gas (GHG) in the earth’s atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen Dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Water Vapour

    • D. 

      Sulphur Dioxide

  • 10. 
    Which of the following region is a native place of the species of Yak (ox) and the Bharal?
    • A. 

      Uttarakhand

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Tamilnadu

    • D. 

      Ladakh

  • 11. 
    Name the forest which is known as “The lungs of the planet earth"?
    • A. 

      Tundra Forest

    • B. 

      Taiga Forest

    • C. 

      Amazon Rain Forest

    • D. 

      Mangrove forests

  • 12. 
     Which among the following country is considered to have the world’s first sustainable bio-fuels economy?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 13. 
    Montreal protocol is related to?
    • A. 

      Ozone Layer

    • B. 

      Extinct species

    • C. 

      Endangered Birds

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Among any living creature which animal can produce the loudest sound?
    • A. 

      Gibbon

    • B. 

      Donkey

    • C. 

      Howler monkey

    • D. 

      Humpback Whales

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are the main contributors to the e-waste (discarded electronic appliances)  in the world? I.  Refrigerators/freezers, washing machines, dishwashers II. Small household appliances (toasters, coffee makers, irons, hairdryers) III. Personal computers, telephones, mobile phones, laptops, printers, scanners, photocopiers IV. Gas cylinder, chimneys & home appliances
    • A. 

      Only I, II, III

    • B. 

      Only I & II

    • C. 

      Only I, III, IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

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