Management Of Natural Resources

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Management Quizzes & Trivia

Time: 30 Minute


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Bishnoi community of Rajasthan is associated with conservation of which of the following:
    • A. 

      Coal and petroleum

    • B. 

      Forests and wildlife

    • C. 

      Water resources

    • D. 

      Abiotic environment

  • 2. 
    What level of pH indicates the river water to be polluted?
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      Above 7

    • C. 

      Below 7

    • D. 

      Exactly 7

  • 3. 
    The major programme started to replenish the damaged forests is called:
    • A. 

      Horticulture

    • B. 

      Tissue culture

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Silviculture

  • 4. 
    The poisonous gas which reduces the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood to a large extent is:
    • A. 

      SO2

    • B. 

      NO

    • C. 

      CO

    • D. 

      CO2

  • 5. 
    Large number of snakes are killed because:
    • A. 

      They are very poisonous

    • B. 

      They kill rats

    • C. 

      Their skin is expensive

    • D. 

      They damage the crops

  • 6. 
    The three R's which can help us to conserve natural resources for long term use are:
    • A. 

      Recycle, regenerate, reuse

    • B. 

      Reduce, regenerate, reuse

    • C. 

      Reduce, reuse, redistribute

    • D. 

      Reduce, recycle, reuse

  • 7. 
    The pH of a sample of water collected from a river is found to be in the range of 3.5 to 4.5. The most likely reason for this is the waste being discharged into the river from a:
    • A. 

      Soap and detergent manufacturing factory

    • B. 

      Car battery manufacturing factory

    • C. 

      Alcohol manufacturing factory

    • D. 

      Plastic cups moulding factory

  • 8. 
    Arabari forest of Bengal is dominated by:
    • A. 

      Teak

    • B. 

      Sal

    • C. 

      Bamboo

    • D. 

      Mangrove

  • 9. 
    The main reason for the abundant coliform bacteria in the water of river Ganga is:
    • A. 

      Immersion of ashes of the dead into the river

    • B. 

      Washing of clothes on the banks of river

    • C. 

      Discharge of industrial wastes into river water

    • D. 

      Disposal of unburnt corpses into river water

  • 10. 
    Depletion of ground water could be avoided by the:
    • A. 

      Process of afforestation

    • B. 

      Process of deforestation

    • C. 

      Establishing thermal power plants

    • D. 

      Cultivation of high yielding varieties of crops

  • 11. 
    Ahars, Kattas, Bhundhis and Khadins are the modes of:
    • A. 

      Grain storage

    • B. 

      Soil conservation

    • C. 

      Water harvesting

    • D. 

      Cold storage

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following does not contribute in acid rain?
    • A. 

      Sulphur dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen oxides

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is not a direct stakeholder in the management (or conservation) of forests?
    • A. 

      The people who have paper mills

    • B. 

      The people who run the forest department

    • C. 

      The people who campaign for the conservation of forests

    • D. 

      The people who live in urban areas

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statement is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Economic development is linked to environmental conservation

    • B. 

      Sustainable development meets the current basic human needs and also preserves resources for future generations

    • C. 

      Sustainable development does not take into consideration the viewpoints of all stakeholders

    • D. 

      Sustainable development is a long planned and persistent development

  • 15. 
    For what reason are the Khadins being used in Rajasthan?
    • A. 

      To hold water for irrigation

    • B. 

      To recharge groundwater

    • C. 

      To promote soil erosion

    • D. 

      To trap wild animals

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