Q1. The Minamata incident, an example for environmental degradation, is due to which one of the following?
A. Air pollution
B. Nuclear disaster
C. Water pollution
D. Thermal pollution
Q2. Which one of the following is not required for the formation of photo-chemical smog?
B. Oxide of nitrogen
C. carbon monoxide
Q3. Which among the following Article was inserted in the Indian Constitution by 42nd Amendment, 1976 in purview of India being a signatory of Stockholm Conference of 1972?
A. Article 45
B. Article 47A
C. Article 48A
D. Article 51A
Q4. Buddha Nullah has been the main source of pollution of which among the following rivers?
Q5. Genetic diversity in agricultural crops is threatened by
A. introduction of high yielding varieties
B. intensive use of fertilizers
C. extensive intercropping
D. intensive use of biopesticides
Q6. Which of the following is not one of the major environment problems resulting from human interference in the nitrogen cycle?
B. Nitrous oxide release increases global warming
C. Increased acid rain
D. Stratospheric ozone depletion
Q7. Which of the following is not one of the prime health risks associated with greater UV radiation through the atmosphere due to depletion of stratoshperic ozone?
A. Increased liver cancer
B. Increased skin cancer
C. Damage to eyes
D. Reduced immune system
Q8. The CERES Principles are
A. codes for protection of salmon fisheries
B. a set of voluntary environmental standards for business
C. anti-pollution codes that were adopted at the first Earth Summit in 1992
D. designed to eliminate the production of greenhouse gases
Q9. The following pollutant is not contained in the vehicular exhaust emissions
C. carbon monoxide
D. particulate matter
Q10. CFCs are greenhouse gases that have caused a rise of 0.3 SC in the global temperatures in the past century. Name the CFC that is used in refrigerators.
A. Carbon dioxide
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