MCQs on Environmental Issues- 13

1. Solid waste treatment by pyrolysis involves

(A) Autoclaving
(B) Heating in presence of air
(C) Heating in presence of acetic acid
(D) Heating in absence of air

2. According to National Ambient Air Quality Standards, the annual average concentration of Sulphur dioxide in residential areas in India is

(A) 20 μg/m3
(B) 40 μg/m3
(C) 60 μg/m3
(D) 80 μg/m3

3. Which of the following statements is correct in the context of Environmental Impact Assessment?

(A) The process considers broad range of potential alternatives.
(B) It provides early warning of cumulative effects.
(C) Focuses on sustainability agenda.
(D) Focuses on standard agenda.

4. Among the following, which one does not belong to EIA process?

(A) Establishment of base line environmental condition.
(B) Identification, Prediction and assessment of impact.
(C) Suggesting the mitigation measures.
(D) Developing EMS auditing procedures.

5. In which years the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands was held and came into force?

(A) 1951, 1955
(B) 1961, 1965
(C) 1971, 1975
(D) 1981, 1985

6. In a typical municipal solid waste, least percentage of Ash is found in

(A) Textiles
(B) Plastic
(C) Leather
(D) Rubber

7. An important source of Arsenic in Municipal Solid Water (MSW) is

(A) Pigments in plastics
(B) Rubber products
(C) Batteries
(D) Household pesticides

8. Which of the following is not a non-formal Environment Education and Awareness Programme?

(A) Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE).
(B) National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC).
(C) Eco-clubs
(D) Environmental Education in School System

9. REDD stands for

(A) Recurring Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
(B) Reducing Environmental Degradation and Forest Degradation
(C) Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
(D) Reducing Emissions from Degradable Deposits of Wastes

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

List – I                                List – II
(Date)                                (Event)

(a) 5th June              (i) National Pollution Prevention Day
(b) 2nd December    (ii) World Environment Day
(c) 22nd May           (iii) World Forest Day
(d) 21st March         (iv) Bio-diversity Day


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

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