Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Environment Quiz 21


1. A large collection of ice or a frozen river that moves slowly down a mountain is called
Estuary
Glacier
Lagoon
Strait

2. A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea is called
Estuary
Canal
Moat
Swamp

3. Carbon monoxide is
Colorless
Odorless
Toxic
All the above

4. G77 is the term used to refer to
Developing Countries
Developed Countries
African Subcontinent
Islands in the Atlantic Ocean

5. Idnetify the group of compounds extensively used in refrigeration and aerosol sprays
Chloroflurocarbons
Chlorocarbon
Flourides
None of the above

6. Landlocked waterbody often has very high level of salinity. Which of the following waterbodies is reported to have the highest salinity?
Red Sea
Arabian Sea
Dead Sea
North Sea

7. Myrmecology is the study of
Grasshoppers
Ants
Bees
Insects

8. Stars are self-luminous bodies containing a hot and glowing gas inside them. Which is this gas?
Nitrogen
Halogen
Hydrogen
Argon

9. The Clean Air Act, 1956, was passed as a result of which environment catastophe?
Great London Smog
Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Exxon valdez oil spill
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

10. The Kyoto Protocol measures a state's greenhouse gas reductions against which baseline year?
1998
1990
1995
1985

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