Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  Which of the following are the main sources of indoor air pollution?
1: Excess moisture
2: New carpets
3: Outdoor pollution
4: Pesticide
Select the correct answer from the codes given below-


a. 1,2,3,4
b. 3 and 4 only
c. 1,2 and 4 only
d. 2,3 and 4 only


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Indoor pollution is caused by inadequate ventilation, release of radon gas, outdoor pollution, pesticides, excess moisture within the house. While installing new carpets some adhesives are used which release volatile organic compounds thus causing indoor pollution.
MCQs:  International Plant Protection Convention is headquartered at which of the following places
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MCQs:  Which of the following are the features of Aves? 1. They are warm blooded 2. They have feathers and wings 3. They lay eggs Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct about Annelids? 1. The bodies of Annelids are divided into segments. 2. They have four limbs. 3. Their internal organs are very well developed. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct about Mollusks? 1. Mostly they have a soft, skin-like organ covered with a hard outside shell. 2. All mollusks live on land, such as the snail and slug. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Namdapha Flying Squirrel is found in which of the following regions?
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MCQs:  The Tea Board of India is headquartered at which of the following places?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve? 1. It was declared in 2013. 2. It incorporates two National Parks, i.e., the Campbell Bay National Park on the northern part of the island, and Galathea National Park in the southern interior. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Ozone gas? 1. Ozone naturally occurs in the upper layers of the atmosphere. 2. It shields the earth from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. 3. At the ground level however, it is a pollutant with highly toxic effects. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following techniques is used for reducing the total dissolved solids (TDS) in the water? 1) Ion-Exchange 2) Osmosis 3) Distillation Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which article of the Indian Constitution assures the citizens of India the right to a healthy environment?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding UNFCCC? 1) The primary goals of the UNFCCC were to stabilize greenhouse gas emissions. 2) India signed the agreement in June 1992. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Paris Agreement was signed in which of the following year?
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MCQs:  What was the first commitment period of Kyoto Protocol?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Energy Conservation Building Code? 1. It was launched in 2007. 2. It addresses the issues of design of new, large commercial buildings to optimize the buildings’ energy demand based on their location in different climatic zones. 3. Compliance with ECBC norms is mandatory. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA)? 1. It is a voluntary scheme. 2. It was conceived by TERI and developed jointly with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. 3. Its objective is to help design green buildings and help in the evaluation of the ‘greenness’ of the buildings. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following banks partnered with UNEP to establish and run the Indian Solar Loan Programme? 1) The Canara bank 2) The Syndicate Bank Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following provides information about the level of harm by a hazard? 1) Magnitude of the hazard 2) Frequency of the hazard 3) Intensity at the impact point Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following instrument is used to record the earthquake wave?
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MCQs:  Which of the following are micro-organisms that can live within the pore interstices of sedimentary and even igneous rocks to depths of several kilometers?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Biocapacity? 1. It refers to capacity of an area to provide resources and absorb wastes at the same time. 2. When an area’s ecological footprint exceeds its biocapacity it results into unsustainability. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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