Monday, 8 May 2017

Environment Quiz 31





1. According to the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup 2016 report, which one of the following is the most common type of debris that litters the oceans?
Plastic carry bags
Food packaging
Plastic bottles
Cigarettes

2. The International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES) was introduced in 1990 by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in order to enable prompt communication of safety-significant information in case of nuclear accidents. What is the highest level (score for major accident) as per the scale?
1
7
5
10

3. Which one of the following energy sources is NOT renewable?
Hydropower
Biomass
Solar power
Petroleum

4. Which country ranks first in the production of energy?
United States
Russia
China
Saudi Arabia

5. What is India's rank in the world in the production of electricity?
First
Third
Fifth
Tenth

6. Which one of the following dinosaurs possessed similarities with modern rhinoceros?
Triceratops
Sauropods
Stegosaurs
Ankylosaurs

7. Name the English paleontologist who coined the term "dinosaur"
Charles Darwin
William Buckland
Othniel Charles Marsh
Richard Owen

8. The species Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the most well-represented of the large theropods. During what period they live?
Triassic
Cretaceous
Paleogene
Jurassic

9. Who among the following is most widely known for the theory that dinosaurs were killed by an asteroid impact (asteroid collision theory)?
Richard Owen
Charles Darwin
Walter Alvarez
William Parker Foulke

10. Which group of dinosaurs include the largest animals to have ever lived on land?
Sauropoda
Theropoda
Thyreophora
Ornithischia

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