Sunday, 10 September 2017

Environment Quiz 52

Environment Quiz 52



1. Which one of the following animals are often used in the study of leprosy?
Chimpanzee
Armadillo
Cattle
Goat

2. The Pacific Geoduck is a species of
Duck
Giraffe
Clam
Fish

3. The Mercalli scale is used to measure the intensity of
Earthquake
Tornado
Sound
Lightening

4. Iris, a species of flowering plants with snowy flowers, derived its name from the Greek goddess of
Nature
Forests
Flowers
Rainbow

5. The fennec is a nocturnal animal, with distinctive large ears, found in the Sahara of North Africa. What kind of an animal is fennec?
Fox
Rabbit
Wolf
Camel

6. With which one of the following ships will you associate Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy?
The Santa Maria
HMS Beagle
U.S.S. Monitor
HMS Victory

7. "Halcyon" is a name for a bird in Greek legend. The Halcyon is a genus of which one of the following birds?
Eagle
House sparrow
Kingfisher
Peacock

8. The capital city of which country provides with geothermal heating systems for both residential and industrial districts from volcanic activity?
Iceland
Greenland
Finland
Sweden

9. The oil spill that occurred in Alaska, on March 24, 1989, is considered to be one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters. Which oiltanker caused the spill?
Enrica Lexi
Exxon Valdez
Amoco Cadiz
Deepwater Horizon

10. The world's first wildlife santuary was declared in the 3rd century BC. Name the country
China
Britain
Sri Lanka
France

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