Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity Multiple choice questions for GK paper in SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

91. Which of the following statements are correct about Santa Catarina’s guinea pig?
1. It is a rare guinea pig species found in southeastern South America.
2. It is critically endangered as per IUCN.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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92. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Ground-level ozone?
1. Formation of ground level ozone takes place when vehicle emissions containing nitrogen oxides  and volatile organic compounds interact in the presence of sunlight.
2. Ground level is not harmful to humans.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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93. Pollen from plants, mite, and hair from pets, fungi and parasites are which kind of pollutants?

[A] Volatile organic compounds
[B] Pesticides
[C] Biological pollutants
[D] None of the above

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94. Which of the following are the environmental effects of Fly Ash?
1. Fly Ash  can pollute air and water considerably if it is not captured and disposed off properly
2. It causes respiratory problems.
3. Fly ash settles on leaves and crops in fields in areas near to thermal power plants and lowers the plant yield.
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[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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95. Which of the following diseases are caused due to poor water hygiene?
1) Leprosy
2) Trachoma
3) Conjunctivitis
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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96. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was constituted under which of the following Acts?

[A] Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
[B] Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
[C] Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
[D] None of the above

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97. which of the following are the examples of fluorinated gases?
1. hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
2. perfluorocarbons (PFCs)
3. sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)
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[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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98. Which of the following is/are the chief sources of Brown Carbon?
1) Biomass burning
2) smoke from agricultural fires
3) Vehicular Smoke
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[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] Only 3

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99. Which of the following are initiatives under National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency?
1. Perform Achieve and Trade
2. Market Transformation for Energy Efficiency
3. Energy Efficiency Financing Platform (EEP)
4. Framework for Energy Efficient Economic Development (FEEED)
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[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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100. Which of the following are the advantages of Bio-Energy?
1. It is capital efficient.
2. It has high energy generation potential.
3. It has significant carbon emission reduction potential.
4. It is helpful in wasteland regeneration.
Select the correct option from the codes give below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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