Thursday, 24 August 2017

Environment Quiz 50

Environment Quiz 50

Questions and answers on environment for preparation to environment quiz contests like Green Olympiad, Wild Wisdom Quiz and the like.

1. Who is known as "Father of Oceanography"?
Robert Mallet
Mathew Maury
Chrstopher Columbus
Martin Behaim

2. The Erdapfel is the oldest known surviving terrestrial globe in the world. Who produced the globe?
Martin Behaim
Martin Waldseemueller
Taqi al-Din
Richard Morris Hunt

3. Helaid the foundation of instrumental seismology and carried out seismological experiments using explosives. He is also responsible for coining the word "seismology" and sometimes referred to as "Father of Seismology". Who is he?
John Bevis
Emil Wiechert
Richard Dixon Oldham
Robert Mallet

4. The Fujita scale (F-Scale), or Fujita–Pearson scale is used to measure
Volcanic eruption

5. The world's first rapid transit system was opened in 1863. Where was it?
New York

6. The volcanic feature formed by the collapse of a volcano into itself, making it a large, special form of volcanic crater, is called

7. The world's largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera is the Ngorongoro Crater. Where is it located?

8. The originator of the Big Bang theory was a Belgian Catholic Priest, astronomer and professor of physics at the Catholic University of Leuven. Who is he?
George Gamow
Edwin Hubble
Georges Lemaitre
Vesto Slipher

9. Who is the holder of the record for the longest single stay in space in human history?
Alan Shepard
John W. Young
Sergei Avdeyev
Valeri Polyakov

10. He is known as the "Father of the Green Revolution" and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. Who is he?
Norman Borlaug
William Gaud
Nazareno Strampelli
James Watson

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