Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Environment Quiz 34






1. Which is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Mont Blanc
Eiger
Monte Rosa
Dent Blanche

2. Which one of the following was named by Carl Lanneus with the latin term meaning "Rose of China"?
Hibiscus
Dahlia
Camelia
Lisianthus

3. Which Indian state has the lowest forest cover by percentage of its geographical area?
Haryana
Punjab
Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh

4. Which one of the following invertebrates is considered to be the most intelligent among invertebrates?
Spider
Octopus
Jelly Fish
Bee

5. Fossils belonging to the Jurassic period possibly dating back 150-200 million years were found along Rajmahal hills in India, which are also called as Rajmahal Traps. Which state Rajmahal hills are situated?
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Jharkhand

6. One of the most celebrated and notorious dishes in Japanese cuisine, this dish prepared from a fish can be lethally poisonous due to its potent neurotoxin, tetrodotoxin. Do you know the Japanese name for the fish and the dish prepared from it?
Sushi
Nizakana
Nanbanzuke
Fugu

7. Where can you find the semiaquatic egg laying mammal, platypus?
Canada
Africa
Australia
China

8. The Siruvani dam in Kerala is constructed across the Siruvani River is for supplying drinking water to which one of the following cities?
Cochin
Chennai
Thiruvananthapuram
Coimbatore

9. The volcanic eruption of this volcano in 1883 is considered to be the loudest sound ever heard in modern history with reports of it being heard up to 3, 000 miles (4, 800 km) from its point of origin. Name the volcano
Guarapuava
Krakatoa
Mount St. Helens
Kikai Caldera

10. Which one of the following is used for artificially ripening fruits?
Ammonium chloride
Sodium chloride
Calcium carbide
Calcium Chloride

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