Friday, 24 November 2017

Water Resources Quiz 4

Water Resources Quiz 4




1. Name the largest fresh water lake island in the world
Bugala Island
Soisalo Island
Manitoulin Island
Big Simpson Island

2. Project Jal Sanchay to conserve water has been selected for National Award for Excellence recently by the Union Ministry of Urban Development. Which state had implemented the project?
Maharashtra
Uthar Pradesh
Bihar
Punjab

3. Water moccasin is the common name of a
Plant
Rodent
Snake
Insect

4. Which animal can live longest without drinking water?
Camel
Desert fox
Dama Gazelle
Kangaroo rat

5. Waterborne diseases are caused by drinking contaminated or dirty water. Which one of the following is NOT a waterborne disease?
Typhoid
Dysentry
Cholera
Malaria

6. What is the term proposed by German biologist Ernst Haeckel to differentiate the actively swimming aquatic organisms in a body of water from the passive organisms that were carried along by the current, the plankton?
Neuston
Pleuston
Necton
Benthos

7. Chinese water dragon, also known as green water dragon, is native to China and Southeast Asia. What is it?
Aquatic plant
Lizard
Insect
Butterfly

8. Freshwater fish are those that spend some or all of their lives in fresh water, such as rivers and lakes, with a salinity of less than 0.05%. Which one of the following is NOT a freshwater fish?
Catla
Tilapia
Hilsa
Mackeral

9. Litmus, the water-soluble mixture of different dyes used to produce the litmus paper, is extracted from
Lichens
Bacteria
Fungus
Yeast

10. The process by which a substance absorbs moisture from the atmosphere until it dissolves in the absorbed water and forms a solution is called
Efflorescence
Hygroscopy
Desaturation
Deliquescence

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