Environment Practice Questions

Environment and the issues related to it have driven the policies of various nations and are shaping our present and future. As a result, the topics on the environment must be learned and understood very carefully. Here we have compiled a set of environment-related questions that will represent the questions you are expected to face during the exam. Let us see more!

Environment Practice Questions

Part A

Q1: What do we call the study of inland waters?

A) Oceanology                  B) Mariology                   C) Cartography                  D) Limnology            E) None of these

Q2: The National Biodiversity Congress, 2017 (N B C) was held in which place?

A) Srinagar, J & K                     B) New Delhi                   C) Kolkata, West Bengal                  D) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala                E) None of these

Q3: Out of the following, choose the main features of ‘National Ganga River Basin Authority (N G R B A)’?

I) The river basin was declared to be the unit of planning and management.

II) The N G R B will lead the river conservation efforts at the national level.

III) The Chairman of the N G R B A was chosen from the group of Chief Ministers of states across which the river Ganga flows.

A) I and II only                          B) II and III only                      C) I and III only               D) I, II, and III               E) None of these

Q4: The chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (I P C C)?

A) Ban Ki-Moon                   B) Kim Un Yun                     C) Kim Jin Kun               D) Hoesung Lee                 E) None of these

Q5: A new species of Banana was discovered recently by scientists. The trees could reach a height of eleven metres and the banana has an orange coloured pulp instead of the white coloured pulp. This banana species was found in?

A) Daman & Diu                    B) Western Ghats                 C) Eastern Ghats                 D) Dachigam National Park, J & K               E) Andaman Islands                 F) The Nicobar Islands.

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Q1: D), Q2: D), Q3: A), Q4:  D), Q5: E)

Part B

Q1: Following is a list of some naturally occurring phenomena. Select the one(s) that add(s) carbon dioxide to the atmosphere of earth?

I) Volcanic Eruptions

II) Decaying organic matter

III) Photosynthesis

IV) Respiration

A) I, II and III                         B) I, and II only              C) I only               D) II, III and IV only                   E) All of these

Q2: Which of the following National Parks is home to the Great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros?

A) Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve

B) The Dachigam National Park

C) Jim Corbett National Park

D) Anamudi Shola National Park

E) Indra Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

Q3: The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is located in which of the following parts of India?

A) Madhya Pradesh              B) J & K                        C) Andaman and Nicobar Islands            D) Daman & Diu              E) None of these

Q4: The following place is the only home of Hangul in the world?

A) Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajasthan                     B) Mukundra Hills National Park, Rajasthan                  C) Nanda Devi National Park, Uttarakhand               D) Dachigam National Park, J & K              E) None of these

Q5: Where is the North Button Island National Park located?

A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands                    B) Himachal Pradesh                    C) Jammu and Kashmir                       D) West Bengal

Q6: The Salim Ali National Park located in J & K, is named after whom?

A) Indian Ornithologist, Salim Ali

B) Plant Biologist of India, Dr Salim Ali

C) First Evolutionary Biologist of India, Dr Salim Ali

D) Chief Minister of J & K, Shri Salim Ali

E) None of the above

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Q1: D), Q2: A), Q3: C), Q4: D), Q5: A), Q6: A)

Part C

Q1: Where was The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (U N C E D) or The Earth Summit held at?

A) Rio de Janeiro                      B) Beijing                   C) Paris                      D) Adis Ababa            E) None of these

Q2: The study and analysis of dependence and interactions among various organisms and their habitats, is known as?

A) Environmentology                   B) Biology                C) Environmental Biology                        D) Ecology               E) None of these

Q3: _______ found the International Society for Tropical Ecology in 1956, and its international journal, Tropical Ecology, which began publication in 1960 and also found the National Institute of Ecology and the International Journal of Ecology & Environmental Sciences.

A) Ramdeo Misra                   B) Ramdeo Misra and G S Puri                        C) G S Puri                 D) None of the options is correct

Q4:   Who coined the term “ecology”?

A) Ernst Haeckel                     B) Nernst Kelvin                   C) Lord Kelvin               D) Nicola Tesla           E) Krishna Kant Patnaik

Q5:  The 2007 Nobel Prize for Peace was shared between whom?

A) President Barack Obama and Heidi Gomez

B) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change or I P C C and Al Gore.

C) Rachel Carson and Simon Kerton

D) Ramdeo Misra and Krishna Kant Patnaik

E) None of the above

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Q1: A), Q@: D), Q3: B), Q4: A), Q5: B)

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