Environment and Climate Change Questions for IAS Prelims - Set 7
Environment and Climate Change Questions for IAS Prelims - Set 71. Which of the following States has the second highest percentage of mangrove cover?
b. West Bengal
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. OrissaView Answer / Hide Answer2. Indian Institute of Forest Management is situated in:
b. New Delhi
d. AlmoraView Answer / Hide Answer3. Consider the following statement about Coral bleaching. Which of the following statement(s) is\are correct:
i. It is when corals expel the symbiotic algae living in their tissues, causing them to turn completely white.
ii. It is caused when corals are stressed due to changes in conditions such as temperature, light, or nutrients
d. None of the aboveView Answer / Hide Answer4. Which among the following is not a tiger reserve
d. NorkekView Answer / Hide Answer5. Which of the following state has maximum area of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
a. Tamil Nadu
d. MaharashtraView Answer / Hide Answer6. Waste management technique that involves the use of organisms to remove or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site is called
d. BioleachingView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Van Mahotsav is celebrated every year in the month of
ANSWER: a. Bioremediation
d. SeptemberView Answer / Hide Answer8. Earth Day is celebrated on
a. 5th June
b. 24th June
c. 22nd April
d. 24th AprilView Answer / Hide Answer9. Which of the following statement(s) about "National Green Tribunal" is\are correct:
i. National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 is an Act of the Parliament which enables creation of a special tribunal to handle the expeditious disposal of the cases related to environmental issues.
ii. It was enacted under India's constitutional provision of Article 21, which assures the citizens of India the right to a healthy environment.
c. Both i & ii
d. None of the aboveView Answer / Hide Answer10. Which of the following statement(s) about "Eutrophication" is\are correct:
i. Eutrophication arises from the oversupply of nutrients, which induces explosive growth of plants and algae.
ii. When such organisms die they consume the oxygen in the water body, thereby creating the state ofÂ hypoxia.
c. Both i & ii
d. None of the aboveView Answer / Hide Answer