UGC NET Paper-1 Previous Year Questions on People & Environment - December 2014

1. In terms of total CO2 emissions from a country, identity the correct sequence:
(A) U.S.A. > China > India > Russia
(B) China > U.S.A. > India > Russia
(C) China > U.S.A. > Russia > India
(D) U.S.A. > China > Russia > India

2. Match List – I and List – II and identify the correct code:
a. World Health Day                           i.16th September
b. World Population Day                    ii. 1st December
c. World Ozone Day                           iii. 11th July
d. World AIDS Day                           iv. 7th April

            a          b          c          d
(A)       i           ii          iii         iv
(B)       iv         iii         i           ii
(C)       ii          iii         iv         i
(D)       iii         iv         ii          i

3. Which of the anthropogenic activity accounts for more than 2/3rd of global water consumption?
(A) Agriculture
(B) Hydropower generation
(C) Industry
(D) Domestic and Municipal usage

4. One of the anthropogenic sources of gaseous pollutants chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in air is
(A) Cement Industry
(B) Fertiliser industry
(C) Foam industry
(D) Pesticide industry

5. The cyclone “Hudhud” hit the coast of which State?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala
(D) Gujarat

6. Which of the following is not a renewable natural resource?
(A) Clean air
(B) Fresh water
(C) Fertile soil
(D) Salt



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