Saturday, 21 April 2018

Environment Quiz 64

Environment Quiz 64



1. This term is used for violent tropical storms (cyclones) with circulating wind and torrential rain in eastern North Pacific, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and North Atlantic Seas. Its name is derived from the Caribbean god of evil.
Typhoon
Hurricane
Tornado
Fohn

2. What are the plants that grow in or on rocks called?
Epiphyte
Lithophyte
Parasite
Cyanophyte

3. Who created the first f hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) that combines a conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) system with an electric propulsion system?
William C Durant
Henry Ford
Ferdinand Porsche
Thomas Edison

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

5. Name the Indian mathematician who is known for calculating the height of Mount Everest
Radhanath Sikdar
Sathyendranath Bose
Manindra Agrawal
Prasanta Chandra Mahanobilis

6. Name the first woman to summit Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen
Malavath Purna
Lhakpa Sherpa
Santosh Yadav
Lydia Bradey

7. William Windsor was a military animal which served as a lance corporal in the 1st Battalion of British Army. What kind of an animal it was?
Horse
Dog
Tiger
Goat

8. Chiengora is a yarn or wool often blended with wool in order to create a yarn with less heat insulation. Name the animals from which it is produced
Sheep
Camel
Dog
Goat

9. Gelatin, commonly used as a gelling agent in food, is obtained from
Plants
Animals
Bacteria
Honeybees

10. This is the highest mountain in Canada and the second highest peak in North America. Name it
Mount Robson
Mount Joffre
Mount Edith Cavell
Mount Logan

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