Sunday, 9 October 2016

Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 2

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 regions has the largest glaciers in the world?
Antartica
Greenland
Pacific Northwest
Siberia

2. Which of the following can be recovered from the recycling of tetra paks?
Aluminium
Glass
Water
Iron

3. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was opened for signature at the Rio Earth Summit. Name the landmark protocol that was adopted 5 years later, which required industrialized nations to collectively reduce their greenhouse gas emissions 5% below their 1990 levels.
Kyoto Protocol
Vienna Convention
Basel Convention
Agenda 21

4. Peru and other small island nations in the central pacific sold this phosphate rich excreta of bird to countries in Europe as fertilizer which brought in large revenues what is the excreta called?
Nuno
Progo
Guano
Rogono

5.Ninety percent of all volcanic activity occurs in the oceans. In 1993, scientists located the largest known concentration of active volcanoes on the sea floor in the South Pacific. This area, the size of New York State, hosts 1,133 volcanic cones and seamounts.
Wand of fire
Ring of fire
Ring of volcanoes
Ring of flames

6. Margosa Oil is widely used as a traditional medicine by Indians in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. From which tree is it extracted?
Neem
Mango
Eucalyptus
None of the above

7. It is very cold in Greenland, yet there are some Eskimos who use refrigerators. What is the purpose?
To keep food cold
To prevent food from freezing
To store food
None of the above

8. Its primary objective is the conservation and management of diversity among plants, animals, birds, etc. It also provides opportunities for the protection of indigenous knowledge practices and innovations related to the natural environment. This is known as the
Convention on Biological Diversity
Montreal Protocol
Framework Convention on Climate Change
Kyoto Protocol

9. In recent years, the environment has become a major issue all over the world and various steps have been taken for its protection. The United Nations held its first international conference on Human Environment on 5 June 1972 in this city. Since then, the World Environment Day is also celebrated on this day. Name the city.
Berlin
Stockholm
Washington
Vienna

10.In oceans, which of the following is thought of as an invisible blanket, which spearates the upper mixed layer from the calm deep water below?
Thermocline
Pycnocline
Epilimnion
Hypolimnion





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