Sunday, 9 October 2016

Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 3

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 of the following is pumped out of wells and sent to refineries where it is separated into various components and products?
Petroleum
Crude Oil
Gasoline
None of the above

2.What is a liquid mixture of complex hydrocarbon compounds called?'
Petroleum
Carbon
Natural gas
Nitrogen

3. Nuclear fission produces daughter nuclei and neutrons. What happens when these neutrons go on to split other nuclei?
Chain reaction
Reverse reaction
Neutral reaction
Controlled reaction

4.The breakdown of organic matter in the soil results in the formation of a complex organic substance, which has a characteristic black or dark brown colour and enhances the fertility of the soil. Which par t of soil is this?
Pores?
Rockylayer
Humus
Bedrock

5.Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems which are internationally recognized within the framework of Man and me Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Of me following biosphere reserves which one is located in the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka?
Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
Kokrek Biosphere Reserve
Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve
Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

6.Where is natural geothermal energy generated?
In laboratories
Below the earch's surface
By burning firewood
In stars

7.Which of the following is not a renewable energy source?
Natural gas
Wind power
Solar electricity
All of the above

8.Of the following, which is the best place to install a wind turbine?
Near the sea shore
Forests
Underground parking areas
Cities with dense habitation

9.Of the following terms, which one is used to collectively describe coal, oil, and natural gas?
Dino fuels
Biofuels
Fossil fuels
Ground fuels

10.Petroleum, a naturally occurring resource, is a geological formation found beneath the Earth's surface. Ic is refined to yield various types of fuels. 'What is the process involved in refining of petroleum known as?
Scintillation
Distillation
Gasification
Refraction





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