Previous Year Solved Question Papers

Previous Year Solved Question Papers

MCQs on Environmental Issues- 9

1. As per WHO standards the maximum permissible level of coliform organisms per 100 ml of drinking water is

(A) 10
(B) 100
(C) 150
(D) 1000



2. Ministry of Environment and Forests amended the EIA notification making public hearing mandatory for environmental clearance on

(A) 27th January 1996
(B) 10th April 1997
(C) 27th January 1997
(D) None of the above



3. Sequence of a typical sewage treatment plant operation process will be

(A) Aeration → Flocculation → Sedimentation → Recarbonation → Filtration → Disinfection
(B) Aeration → Sedimentation → Flocculation → Filtration → Recarbonation → Disinfection
(C) Flocculation → Aeration →Recarbonation → Sedimentation → Filtration → Disinfection
(D) Sedimentation → Flocculation → Aeration → Filtration → Recarbonation → Disinfection



4. Match List – I with List – II and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I                                                 List – II
(Analytical functions)                        (Activity under the function)

(a) Defining scope of EIA                  i. Critical Assessment of impacts
(b) Identification of impacts               ii. Estimation of the probability
                                                                that a particular impact will occur
(c) Prediction of Impacts                   iii. Description of the existing
                                                                environment system
(d) Impact Evaluation and Analysis   iv. Deciding important issues
                                                                 and concerns

Codes:


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



 5. Risk assessment in EIA does not involve

(A) Maximum credible analysis
(B) Hazard and operability studies
(C) Preparation of disaster management plan
(D) Assessment of economic benefit arising out of a project


6. Hierarchy of priorities in hazardous waste management is

(A) Eliminate generation → Reduce generation → Recycle / Reuse → Treatment → Disposal
(B) Reduce generation → Eliminate generation → Recycle/Reuse → Treatment → Disposal
(C) Eliminate generation → Reduce generation → Treatment → Recycle/Reuse → Disposal
(D) Reduce generation → Eliminate generation → Treatment → Recycle/Reuse → Disposal


7. Public Liability Insurance Act was enacted in the year

(A) 1991
(B) 1993
(C) 1995
(D) 1997


8. Match List – I with List – II and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I                                                                                List – II
(Convention)                                                                       (Year)

(a) Convention for the protection of the ozone layer        i. 1979
(b) Conservation of migratory species of wild animals    ii. 1985
(c) Kyoto protocol                                                            iii. 1982
(d) UN Convention on the law of the sea                        iv. 1997

Codes:

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


9. Match List – I with List – II and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I                                                                              List – II
(Acts)                                                                       (Year when enacted)

(a) Wildlife Protection Act                                            i. 1980
(b) Forest Conservation Act                                        ii. 1972
(c) Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act        iii. 1974
(d) Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act   iv. 1981

Codes:


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



10. In the context of REDD+ initiatives the land clearing in forest areas is primarily concerned with

(A) Physical resources of the area
(B) Ecology of the area
(C) Carbon budget of the area
(D) Water resources of the area


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