Saturday, 17 March 2018

Environment Quiz 62

Environment Quiz 62



1. Saros cycle is related to which one of the following phenomena?
Earthquakes
Tsunamis
Volcanic eruption
Eclipses

2. Which is the most populous island in the world?
Sumatra
New Guinea
Cuba
Java

3. "Ananas comosus" is the botanical name of a fruit, the name ananas being derived from a South American language word meaning "excellent fruit". Do you know this fruit?
Apple
Avocado
Blueberries
Pineapple

4. Which parasite causes Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar?
Plasmodium vivax
Leishmania donovani
Toxoplasma gondii
Entamoeba histolytica

5. The process of heating of sulphide ore to a high temperature in presence of air to remove suphur is called
Smelting
Roasting
Leaching
Amalgamation

6. Which one of the following is a process of extracting a substance from a solid material that is dissolved in a liquid?
Vanning
Electrolysis
Calcination
Leaching

7. Lightning helps to fertilise the soil with which one of the following nutrients?
Nitrogen
Phosphorus
Magnesium
Calcium

8. Name the light-emitting compound found in the fireflies
Ehtylene
Pheromone
Luciferin
Melittin

9. In which Indian state is the Shipki La pass?
Assam
Uttarakhand
Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim

10. Where was the "Dancing cat fever" first discovered?
Japan
China
Indonesia
South Africa

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