Paper-1 | People & Environment

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Paper-1 | People & Environment

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  • 1. 
    Solar cell converts
    • A. 

      Heat energy into electrical energy

    • B. 

      Solar energy into electrical energy

    • C. 

      Heat energy into light energy

    • D. 

      Solar energy into light energy

  • 2. 
    The energy which is not derived from the sun is
    • A. 

      Biomas

    • B. 

      Fossil Fuels

    • C. 

      Nuclear energy

    • D. 

      Geothermal energy

  • 3. 
    Production of electricity from waste material is called
    • A. 

      Pyrolysis

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Dumping

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    The point where the movement that triggers an earthquake is
    • A. 

      Dip

    • B. 

      Epicentre

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Strike

  • 5. 
    Which of the following describes the build-up and release of stress during an earthquake?
    • A. 

      Modified Mercalli scale

    • B. 

      Elastic rebound theory

    • C. 

      The travel time difference

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Which of the  the following gas has the highest calorific value?
    • A. 

      Butane

    • B. 

      Methane

    • C. 

      Ethane

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 7. 
    Harmful radiation emitted by the sun is
    • A. 

      Visible

    • B. 

      Infrared

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet

    • D. 

      Radio Waves

  • 8. 
    Which of the following soil is very hard to cultivate?
    • A. 

      Alluvial

    • B. 

      Red Soil

    • C. 

      Cotton soil

    • D. 

      Sandy soil

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a renewable source of energy?
    • A. 

      Uranium

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Biomas

  • 10. 
    The metal used in a solar panel is
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Coper

    • C. 

      Silver

    • D. 

      Nickel

  • 11. 
    The gas is mainly responsible for global warming because of its quantity in the atmosphere is
    • A. 

      CFC

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      CH4

    • D. 

      N2

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not an major green-house gas?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Water vapour

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Calcium Carbonate

  • 13. 
    Presence of high algal content in water indicates that the water is
    • A. 

      Neutral

    • B. 

      Alkaline

    • C. 

      Acidic

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    Acid rain is caused by oxides of
    • A. 

      Sulphur, nitrogen

    • B. 

      Sulphur, carbon

    • C. 

      Carbon, nitrogen

    • D. 

      Phosphorous, carbon

  • 15. 
    Quality of resource not degraded due to pollution is
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Air

  • 16. 
    Photosphere refers to
    • A. 

      The outermost layer of earth's atmosphere

    • B. 

      The visible surface of sun from where the radiation emanates

    • C. 

      The outer space

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 17. 
    The most dynamic layer of the atmosphere in terms of climatic and weather conditions is
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Statosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 18. 
    Lead is used as anti-knocking agent ( tetraethyl lead). It affects our
    • A. 

      Central nervous system

    • B. 

      Respiratory system

    • C. 

      Cardiac system

    • D. 

      Skeletal system

  • 19. 
    Total Organic matter in an ecosystem is called
    • A. 

      Biome

    • B. 

      Biotic community

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      Biomass

  • 20. 
    A keystone species is characterized by its
    • A. 

      Very less impact on ecosystem

    • B. 

      No impact at all

    • C. 

      Disproportionate large impact on ecosystem

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    The main effect of volcanic eruptions is
    • A. 

      Flying of ash contents

    • B. 

      Mud slides

    • C. 

      Low temperatures on earth's surface

    • D. 

      All of the these

  • 22. 
    The most recurring natural hazard in India is
    • A. 

      Earthquakes

    • B. 

      Floods

    • C. 

      Landslides

    • D. 

      Volcanoes

  • 23. 
    The majority of earth's water is in the form of
    • A. 

      Oceans

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Fresh water lakes and glaciers

    • D. 

      Rivers

  • 24. 
    The status of World Heritage Site is assigned by the
    • A. 

      UN

    • B. 

      UNESCO

    • C. 

      World Bank

    • D. 

      UNHRC

  • 25. 
    In which year India announced a National Action Plan on Climate change (NAPCC)?
    • A. 

      2008

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      1998

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