Environment and Climate Change Questions for IAS Prelims - Set 81. Puga valley, one of the most promising geothermal field in India is situated in :
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Jammu & Kashmir
d. Arunachal PradeshView Answer / Hide Answer
2. Which of the following statement(s) about Syngas is\are correct:
ANSWER: b. Jammu & Kashmir
i. Syngas is a mixture comprising of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen.
ii. Syngas is produced from biodegradable municipal solid waste through the process of incineration and gasification.
c. Both i & ii
d. NoneView Answer / Hide Answer3. Which of the following statement(s) about smog are correct:
i. Smog is a mixture of pollutants but is primarily made up of ground-level ozone.
ii. Smog usually is produced through a set of photochemical reactions involving volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides in the presence of sunlight that result in the production of ozone.
iii. Smog can form faster and be more severe on a cold and rainy day.
a. i & iii
b. ii & iii
c. i & ii
d. All of the aboveView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Which of the following statement(s) is\are correct:
ANSWER: c. i & ii
Smog can form faster and be more severe on a hot and sunny day.
i. The Montreux Record is a register of wetland sites on the List of Wetlands of International Importance where changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring
ii. Keoladeo National Park and Loktak Lake are two sites in India which is on the Montreux Record.
c. Both i & ii
d. NoneView Answer / Hide Answer5. Kashmir Stags(Hangul) are found in
a. Dachigam National Park
b. Jim Corbett National Park
c. Gangotri National Park
d. Kishtwar National ParkView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Under which IUCN protected area management Wildlife Sanctuary falls?
ANSWER: a. Dachigam National Park
a. Category I
b. Category II
c. Category III
d. Category IVView Answer / Hide Answer7. Forest Survey of India has headquarter located in
a. New Delhi
d. GuwahatiView Answer / Hide Answer8. In which of the following categories of protected area in India are local people not allowed to collect and use the biomass?
a. Biosphere Reserves
b. Wetlands declared under Ramsar Convention
c. National Parks
d. Wildlife SantuariesView Answer / Hide Answer
9. Which of the following statement(s) is\are correct:
ANSWER: c. National Parks
i. Hypoxia is an environmental phenomenon where the concentration of dissolved oxygen in the water decreases to a level that it can no longer support living aquatic organisms.
ii. Anoxic waters are areas of sea water, fresh water orÂ groundwaterÂ that are depleted of dissolved oxygen and are a more severe condition ofÂ hypoxia.
c. Both i & ii
d. NoneView Answer / Hide Answer10. The concept of "Carbon Credit" originated from which of the following?
a. Kyoto Protocol
b. Montreal Protocol
c. Earth Summit
d. G-8 SummitView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a. Kyoto Protocol