Quiz 619: Environment GK Questions Objective Questions

1. The use of microorganism metabolism to remove pollutants such as oil spills in the water bodies is known as :
[A] Biomagnification
[B] Bioremediation
[C] Biomethanation
[D] Bioreduction

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2. The largest number of Tiger Reserves are located in :
[A] Karnataka
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] West Bengal

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3. The Siberian Crane, an endangered migratory bird is a regular visitor of which of the following national park/bird sanctuaries:
[A] Ranganathittu bird sanctuary
[B] Keoladeo national park
[C] Vedanthangal bird sanctuary
[D] Sultanpur bird sanctuary

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4. Which of the following Indian States/UT has the maximum percentage of mangrove cover in the country ?
[A] Gujarat
[B] West Bengal
[C] Andaman and Nicobar
[D] Orissa

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5. In an ecotone, the species which become abundant are called:
[A] Edge species
[B] Keystone species
[C] Endemic species
[D] Foster species

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6. The word ‘ecology’ (Ökologie) was coined in 1866 by :
[A] Charles Darwin
[B] Robert Whittaker
[C] Arthur Tansley
[D] Ernst Haeckel

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7. Which of the following statements is NOT true?
[A] Photochemical smog always contains Ozone.
[B] The toxic effect of Carbon Monoxide is due to its greater affinity for haemoglobin as compared to oxygen.
[C] Lead is the most hazardous metal pollutant of automobile exhaust.
[D] None of the above

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8. Identify the non Green-House Gas(GHG) from the following :
[A] Methane
[B] Nitrous oxide
[C] Sulphur Hexafluoride
[D] Carbon Monoxide

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9. The highest per capita emitter of Carbon dioxide in the world is :
[A] USA
[B] China
[C] Qatar
[D] Saudi Arabia

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10. Which of the following is not among the four coral reef regions of India identified by the Government for intensive conservation and management?
[A] Gulf of Mannar
[B] Gulf of Khambat
[C] Lakshadweep Islands
[D] Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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