1. Environmental impact assessment is an objective analysis of the probable changes in:
(A) physical characteristics of the environment
(B) biophysical characteristics of the environment
(C) socio-economic characteristics of the environment
(D) all the above

2. Bog is a wetland that receives water from:
(A) nearby water bodies
(B) melting
(C) rain fall only
(D) sea only

3. Which of the following region is in the very high risk zone of earthquakes?
(A) Central Indian Highland
(B) Coastal region
(C) Himalayan region
(D) Indian desert

4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
               List-I                                                        List-II
          (Institutes)                                                    (Cities)
(a) Central Arid Zone Institute                            (i) Kolkata
(b) Space Application Centre                             (ii) New Delhi
(c) Indian Institute of Public Administration         (iii) Ahmedabad
(d) Headquarters of Indian Science Congress     (iv) Jodhpur

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

5. Indian coastal areas experienced Tsunami disaster in the year:
(A) 2005
(B) 2004
(C) 2006
(D) 2007