Monday, 11 December 2017

Environment Quiz 55

Environment Quiz 55





1. A uniform worldwide change in sea level caused especially by fluctuations in the amount of water taken up by continental and polar icecaps, or by a change in the capacity of ocean basins is called
Eustasy
Global Warming
High tide
Tsunami

2. Where is the Sunda Trench, earlier known as the Java Trench, located?
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean

3. World Habitat Day is celebrated on
First Monday of November
First Monday of October
First Monday of December
First Sunday of November

4. What is the theme for World Habitat Day 2 October 2017?
Housing Policies: Affordable Homes
Public Spaces for All
Better City, Better Life
Changing Cities, Building Opportunities

5. Which country launched the world's first climate-smart snow leopard landscape management plan?
India
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Nepal

6. Where is the headquarters of Forest Survey of India (FSI)?
New Delhi
Kolkatta
Dehradun
Bangalore

7. Name the noble gas which was discovered by William Ramsay and named by him to mean "Foreign" or "Stranger"
Xenon
Neon
Krypton
Argon

8. The word inselberg was coined in 1900 by geologist Wilhelm Bornhardt. What is an inselberg?
Iceberg
Small mountain
Insect
Island

9. Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is a series of reports on the environment issued periodically by which one of the following agencies?
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

10. Which one of the following is considered as the "Queen of Herbs"?
Mint
Parsley
Thyme
Tulsi

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