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Environment Quiz 73

Environment Quiz 73



1. What is the term used for the state of animals remaining dormant during hot or dry period?
Hibernation
Aestivation
Desiccation
Diapause

2. BOD is a gauge of the effectiveness of wastewater treatment plants. What does it stand for?
Biological Oxygen Demand
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Biological Oxygen Depth
Biochemical Oxygen Depletion

3. What is the term used to refer to the drying out a living organism?
Denitrification
Apoptosis
Desiccation
Senescence

4. What do you call the part of a large river where it becomes wide and flows into the sea?
estuary
backwater
whirlpool
tributary

5. Where is the Mare Imbrium or Sea of Showers located?
Moon
Earth
Mars
Saturn

6. Which constellation is named after a hunter in Greek mythology?
Scorpius
Orion
Sagittarius
Draco

7. What is a stagnant lake that is formed alongside a winding river when the river changes path because of soil erosion known as?
Crater lakes
Oxbow lakes
Fjord lakes
Rift lake

8. What is the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life called?
Phenology
Ecology
Morphology
Phonology

9. In which state the Kamuthi solar plant located?
Maharashtra
Gujarat
Kerala
Tamil Nadu

10. Which one of the following planets rotates clockwise?
Mars
Saturn
Venus
Jupiter

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