Sunday, 29 April 2018

Environment Quiz 66


Environment Quiz 66



1. Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year which marks the anniversary of the birth of modern environmental movement. In which year did it happen?
1980
1990
1970
1975

2. Garden of the Gods is a public park designated as National Natural Landmark. Where is it located?
United States of America
United Kingdom
India
Egypt

3. HALCA is the first Radio Telescope Satellites launched into space. Which country launched the satellite in 1997?
USA
France
China
Japan

4. Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Eath taken in 1990 from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers. Which space probe took this photograph?
Voyager 1
Sojourner
Juno
Cassini-Huygens

5. Ranthambhor e Wildlife Sanctuary is known for
Lion
Bengal Tiger
Rhinoceros
Lion Tailed Macaque

6. The boundary between the crust and mantle is called
Brittle–ductile transition zone
Lehmann discontinuity
Mohorovicic discontinuity
Seismogenic layer

7. The outermost layer of the Earth that is composed of soil and is subject to soil formation processes is called
Lithosphere
Biosphere
Exosphere
Pedosphere

8. The Peacock Island is the smallest river island in India. In which river it is located?
Ganges
Krishna
Brahmaputra
Hooghly

9. What is term used for a violent windstorm characterised by a twisting, funnel-shaped cloud cause large destruction?
Tornado
Fohn
Cyclone
Hurricane

10. What is the process of movement of water through the subsurface soil layers to the water table called?
Infiltration
Perlocation
Seepage
Precipitation

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