Sunday, 16 October 2016

Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 5

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.In 1992, at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, which two countries announced that they would resume whale hunting?
India and Bangladesh
Iceland and Norway
USA and Canada
Egypt and Israel

2.Greenhouses made of glass are designed to absorb sunlight and thus trap the heat energy. In which of the following seasons do these structures help plants to grow?
Winter
Summer
Autumn
Spring

3.At the conclusion of the Earth Summit of 1992, the following were accomplished
Agenda 21 was signed
An international agreement to reduce CO2 outputs was signed
The Earth Charter was developed
All of the above

4.As of October 2010, 191 states (including the Cook Islands and Niue) and one supranational union (the EU) have signed and ratified the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change,aimed at combating global warming. Which of the following countries has not ratified it?
Australia
Canada
Great Britain
United States

5.An octopus is a cephalopod. The suffix "pod" refers to whihc protion of the body?
Foot
Mouth
Limbs
Tail

6.What are the disposal sites where garbage is collected and is eventually piled up is called?
Landfill
Wastefill
Dustbin
Composts

7.Agenda 21, a United Nations document, does not use which of the following as one of its important themes:
The clean world managing chemicals and waste
The shared world managing global and regional resources
The equalized world using force to take resources from rich countries
The just world romoting sustainable living everywhere

8.This is form of precipitation that evaporates before it reaches the ground. It often occurs in deserts, where clouds gather but due to low humidity and high temperature, they do not fall as rain. Name this phenomenon
Advection
Radiation
Virga
Early evaporation

9.Which natural disaster causes more deaths?
Flood
Earthquakes
Volcanoes
Fire

10.What percentage of earth's water is fresh water?
3
20
40
10




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