Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 7
A Quiz on Environment
Green Olympiad sample questions, previous year green Olympiad questions


1.What are rain forests?
Forests that receive more than seventy-eight inches of rain yearly
Forests found in the tropical areas
Forests that consists of tall trees
Forests that receive rainfall year round

2.These types of forests are found on the rainy slopes of the western ghats and hills of north-east India and in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The trees do not shed their leaves.They remain green throughout the year. Trees are generally tall and wood is very hard.The main trees are ebony,mahogany and rosewood.
Evergreen forests
Deciduous forests
Thorn forests
Mountain forests

3.These trees lose their leaves when the days grow shorter and the weather turns cold. The leaves grow back when the weather warms in the spring and the days grow longer.
Deciduous
Coniferous
Evegreen
None of the above

4.With which of the following will you associate Chandni Prasad Bhatt and Sunderlal Bahuguna?
Narmada Bachao Andolan
Jungle Bachao Andolan
Chipko Movement
Development Alternatives

5.Worlds largest forest
Amazon
Boreal
Tropical
African

6.Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar was instituted in 1987 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India. The prize will be given each year on any environment related occasion for significant contributions in the field of environment, which are recognized as having measurable impact on the protection/overall improvement of the environment. Which organisation was the first recipient of the award?
Bombay Natural History Society, Bombay
Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad, Kerala
Samaj Parivartan Samudaya, Dharwad
ISHA Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

7.She became the first African woman and the first environmentalist to receive Nobel Peace Prize for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace. Who is she?
Jody Williams
Aung San Suu Kyi
Wangari Maathai
Shirin Ebadi

8.Which of the following is the main gas that scientists have linked to an enhanced greenhouse effect?
Nitrous oxide
Carbon dioxide
Methane
Water vapour

9.The lowest temperature ever recorded at the surface of the Earth was −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F; 184.0 K) was on July 21, 1983. Where was it?
Vostok, Antartica
Oimekon, Siberia
Snag, Yukon
Charlotte Pass, Australia

10.The highest temperature ever recorded in the world was 136 degrees F. (58 degrees C) on Sept. 13, 1922. Where was it?
Death Valley, California
Tirat Tsvi, Israel
Seville, Spain
Al Aziziyah, Libya






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