MCQs on Environmental Issues- 15

1. Which statement is not correct for hazardous wastes?

(A) They contain one or more of 39 toxic compounds
(B) They catch fire easily
(C) They are nonreactive and stable
(D) They are capable of corroding metal containers


2. Right to clean environment is guaranteed in Indian Constitution by

(A) Article 14
(B) Article 19
(C) Article 21
(D) Article 25


3. National Ambient Air Quality Standards for major pollutants were notified by CPCB in

(A) 1994
(B) 1984
(C) 2004
(D) 1974


4. Public Liability Insurance Act came into existence in the year

(A) 1986
(B) 1989
(C) 1991
(D) 1995



5. GLOBE stands for

(A) Global Leading Occupations to Benefit the Environment
(B) General Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
(C) Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
(D) Global Leaders and their Observations to Benefit the Environment





6. What was the objective of Basel Convention (1989) under UNEP?

I. Minimize generation of hazardous wastes in terms of quantity and hazardousness
II. Disposal of hazardous wastes as close to the source of generation as possible.
III. Reduce the movement of hazardous wastes.

Choose the correct code:

(A) I and II only.
(B) II and III only.
(C) I, II and III.
(D) I only.


7. Global Warming Potential (GWP) of a greenhouse gas (GHG) is a comparison of global warming impact between

(A) 1 kg of GHG and 1 kg of methane
(B) 1 kg of GHG and 1 kg of CO2
(C) 1 kg of GHG and 1 kg of N2O
(D) 1 kg of GHG and 1 kg of CFC-11



8. Percent of water on the world’s surface representing fresh water is

(A) 97
(B) 50
(C) 10
(D) 3


9. Concentration of CO2 in present day atmosphere is

(A) ~ 220 ppm
(B) ~ 280 ppm
(C) ~ 360 ppm
(D) ~ 390 ppm


10. The sources of thermal pollution are

(A) Power plants
(B) Cooling forests
(C) Industrial effluents
(D) All of the above




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