Previous Year Solved Question Papers

Previous Year Solved Question Papers

MCQs on Environmental Issues- 6

1. IAIA stands for

(A) International Association of Impact Assessment
(B) Indian Association of Impact Assessment
(C) International Assembly of Impact Assessment
(D) Indian Assembly of Impact Assessment


2. Match the ‘phase’ with the ‘activity’ in Environmental Audit. Identify the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:

List – I                                List – II
(Phase)                               (Activity)
a. Pre-Audit                i. Human input output analysis in relation to economy
b. On-site Audit         ii. Reviewingaudit-checklists
c. Post-Audit             iii. Records/Documents Review

Codes:
      a        b         c
(A) ii        iii         i
(B) i         iii        ii
(C) i         ii        iii
(D) iii       ii         i


3. Match the Impact Assessment Methodologies (List – II) with the corresponding environments (List – I).

Identify the correct answer from the codes given below the lists.

List – I                                   List – II
a. Air                           i. Ecosystem models
b. Biological               ii. Gaussian models
c. Water                    iii. Mass balance approach
d. Land                     iv. G.I.S.

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



4. Public hearing is conducted

(A) Prior to site selection
(B) Prior to approval of Terms of Reference
(C) After preparation of EIA
(D) After environmental clearance


5. Municipal Solid Wastes (MSWs) have the heating value typically in the range

(A) 9,300 to 12,800 kJ/kg
(B) 1000 to 2500 kJ/kg
(C) 1780 to 2830 kJ/kg
(D) 530 to 780 kJ/kg


6. The Motor Vehicles Act 1938 was amended in which year?

(A) 1972
(B) 1980
(C) 1988
(D) 1986


7. United Nations Conference on Environment, also termed as Earth Summit, was held in 1992 in which city?

(A) Rio de Janeiro
(B) Kyoto
(C) Stockholm
(D) Copenhagen


8. Baba Amte was the leader of

(A) Appiko Movement
(B) Chipko Movement
(C) Narmada Bachao Andolan
(D) Tehri Dam Movement



9. Which one of the following is a methyl isocyanate (MIC) based pesticide?

(A) Sevin (Carbaryl)
(B) Temix (Aldicarb)
(C) Furadon (Carbofuran)
(D) All the above



10. The sequence of fossil fuels in the order of higher to lower heating value is as follows:

(A) Coal, Petroleum, Natural Gas, Hydrogen.
(B) Hydrogen, Natural Gas, Petroleum, Coal.
(C) Hydrogen, Coal, Natural Gas, Petroleum.
(D) Natural Gas, Petroleum, Coal, Hydrogen.



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