Saturday, 15 September 2018

Environment Quiz 77 - Green Olympiad Quiz

Environment Quiz 77

1. The first Pakistani to have reached the North Pole is a woman and she is also the first Pakistani to travel into space. Who is she?
Anousheh Ansari
Namira Salim
Saba Qamar
Hina Rabbani Khar

2. Where is the "Botany bay", the site of James Cook's landing, located?
Sri Lanka

3. The Guinnes Record for the most trees planted in one hour at a single location by a team of unlimited size is 232,647. Which country set this record in 2016?

4. These are strong, extremely dry offshore winds that affect coastal Southern California and northern Baja California in autumn and winter. The winds are known for the hot dry weather (often the hottest of the year) that they bring in the fall, and are infamous for fanning regional wildfires.
Santa Ana Winds
Chinook wind
Foehn wind

5. Where is Niyamgiri Hills, known for the bauxite mining conflict few years ago, located?
West Bengal

6. Who coined the term "hydrogen economy" for the system of delivering energy using hydrogen?
J B S Haldane
Charles Darwin
Theodosius Dobzhansky
John Bockris

7. Which country, in 2017, enacted the law of four years jail or $40,000 fine applying to anyone involved in the manufacture, importation or even the use of plastic bags?

8. Which mountain has a prohibition on entry for women?
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kailash
Mount Athos
Mount Blanc

9. Which mountain has been widely accepted in Christianity as the resting place of Noah's Ark?
Mount Nebo
Mount Ararat
Mount Gerizim
Mount Sinai

10. Who introduced the "primordial soup theory" in 1929 on the origin of life?
Jared Diamond
J. B. S. Haldane
Alexander Oparin
Charles Darwin

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