Quiz On Environment

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge about envirnment in general


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is known as the ‘Father of National Parks’?
    • A. 

      Jim Corbett

    • B. 

      John Muir

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Stephan T. Maather

  • 2. 
    Who wrote the famous book ‘Silent Spring’ that led to the worldwide ban of pesticides such as DDT?
    • A. 

      Rachel Carson

    • B. 

      Henry Thoreau

    • C. 

      Farley Mowat

    • D. 

      Julia Butterfly

  • 3. 
    This lake is regarded as the most polluted lake on earth due to excessive dumping of toxic nuclear wastes in it. Name it.
    • A. 

      Onondaga Lake, New York

    • B. 

      Black sea, Europe

    • C. 

      Lake Karachy, Russia

    • D. 

      Lake Ontario, Canada

  • 4. 
    The Chernobyl Nuclear disaster, Ukraine is regarded as the world’s worst nuclear accident. When did it occur?
    • A. 

      6 May,1937

    • B. 

      26 April,1986

    • C. 

      17 September 1985

    • D. 

      3 December 1984

  • 5. 
    What according to WHO is the most serious air pollutants across the world that kills about 4,60,000 people each year?
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      Pollen grains

    • C. 

      Sulphur dioxide

    • D. 

      Suspended Particulate Matter

  • 6. 
    Which country entered the Guinees Book of world record 2008 for the fastest destroyer of forests in the planet?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Indonesia

    • C. 

      Bolivia

    • D. 

      India

  • 7. 
    With a magnitude of 8.0, where was the deadliest earthquake in history ever recorded?
    • A. 

      Tangsan, China

    • B. 

      Sumatra Islands

    • C. 

      Kanto, Japan

    • D. 

      Shensi province,china

  • 8. 
    Asia is regarded as the continent with the most polluted rivers. Which is the most polluted river of Asia?
    • A. 

      Mekong

    • B. 

      Ganges

    • C. 

      Salween Nu

    • D. 

      Yangtze

  • 9. 
    Name the largest dam in the world and the river associated with it.
    • A. 

      Grand Coluee dam, Columbia River

    • B. 

      Bhakra Nangal dam, Satluj River

    • C. 

      Saratov dam, Volga River

    • D. 

      Three Gorges dam, Yangtze River

  • 10. 
    This place situated near Niagara falls came into international recognition due to the burying of toxic wasyes by a company at this site. Name this place.
    • A. 

      Buffalo

    • B. 

      Love Canal

    • C. 

      Queenston Heights park

    • D. 

      Historic fort George

  • 11. 
    Also known as ‘poison plastic’, this is commonly found in plastic toys, shoe-soles, medical disposals and is known to cause liver and kidney cancer, reproductive abnormalities and cell transformations. What is it?
    • A. 

      Polystyrene

    • B. 

      Polypropylene

    • C. 

      Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

    • D. 

      Polyethylene-terephthalate (PET)

  • 12. 
    Which significant day marks an unfortunate milestone: the day in which we exhaust our ecological budget for the year?
    • A. 

      Earth Exhaustion day

    • B. 

      Earth Overshoot day

    • C. 

      Ecological Footprint day

    • D. 

      Earth day

  • 13. 
    Which of the following species is facing threats of extinction due to melting of polar ice caps?
    • A. 

      Musk ox

    • B. 

      Eskimo curlew

    • C. 

      Snow Leopards

    • D. 

      The Chamios

  • 14. 
    Ground level ozone is a public health concern. Prolonged exposure to low level ozone concentrations can inflame lung tissues causing coughing, chest pains and asthma. What are the causes of ground level ozone?
    • A. 

      UV rays from sun

    • B. 

      Automobile exhaust

    • C. 

      Fertilizer Dust

    • D. 

      Nuclear radiations

  • 15. 
    Where was Greenpeace founded?
    • A. 

      U.S.A.

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Canada