Sunday, 9 October 2016

Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 1

A quiz on environment which will be useful for preparing for competitions like Green Olympiad.
Green Olympiad sample questions, previous year green Olympiad questions


1.Which is the longest mountain range in the world?
Karakoram
Rockies
Himalayas
Andes

2.Which country ratified the Kyoto Protocol in late 2004 and thus caused it to become an international law?
US
Russia
Japan
France

3.The natural process of the atmosphere heating through the trapping of re-radiated infrared radiation is known as
the green house effect
thermal inversion
solar heating
global warming

4.About how much of the wold's land area is tropical rainforests?
2 per cent
7 per cent
10 per cent
15 per cent

5.Temperate forests are likely to have which of the following species of trees?
Pine
Spruce
Redwood
All the above

6.In what type of bioregion is desertification is most likely to occur?
Tropical Forests
Temperate Forests
Coniferous Forests
Grasslands

7.Around the North Pole of Earth, tiny electrically charged particles high in the atmosphere react with rays from the sun to create beautiful sheets of light. Theser are called
Aurora Borealis
Aurora Australis
Aurora Solaris
None of the above

8.PVC is a very toxic form of plastic. What is the full form of PVC?
Plastic vinyl compounds
Polymer vinyl chloride
Polyvinyl chloride
Polyvinyl camphor

9.Which Bollywood actor was the ambassador of the Earth Hour 2009 in India?
Shahrukh Khan
Naseruddin Shah
Anupam Kher
Aamir Khan

10.Which of the following materials can be recovered from the recycling of soft drink cans?
Paper
Plastic
Metal
Glass




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