Environment & Biodiversity MCQs

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51. Which among the following always decreases in a Food chain across tropic levels?
[A] Number
[B] Accumulated chemicals
[C] Energy
[D] None of the above

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52. In the E-waste generated by the Mobile Phones, which among the following metal is most abundant?
[A] Copper
[B] Silver
[C] Palladium
[D] Gold

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53. Who among the following is the author of the famous book “Silent Spring” which is credited for being of much help in launching the environment movement?
[A] Ian Lowe
[B] Pat Hutchings
[C] Mike Kingsford
[D] Rachel Carson

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54. Which among the following planet / body shows anti-green house effect?
[A] Mars
[B] Venus
[C] Jupiter
[D] Titan

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55. In which of the following food chains, the Pyramid of Numbers will be always inverted?
[A] Grassland Food chain
[B] Ponds Food chain
[C] Forests Food Chain
[D] Parasitic food chain

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56. What is Carbon Levy?
[A] It’s a tax levied on jet and shipping fuel to finance climate change mitigation
[B] It’s a tax levied on carbon fuel
[C] It’s a tax levied on production of fossil fuel and coal
[D] It’s a tax levied on production of coal only

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57. Approximately what fraction of India’s Gross Geographical area comes under the Protected Areas?
[A] 2%
[B] 3%
[C] 4%
[D] 5%

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58. Along with Jatropha, the seed oil of which among the following plants has been found to be useful in diesel generators being explored in hundreds of projects throughout India and other developing countries as feedstock for biodiesel?
[A] Arachis hypogea
[B] Pongamia pinnata
[C] Butea monosperma
[D] Pterocarpus santalinius

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59. Aichi Target is the outcome of which among the following protocols / summits ?
[A] Kyoto Protocol
[B] Nagoya Protocol
[C] Copenhagen Climate Summit
[D] Bali Communiqué

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60. Acid rain is capable of damaging the buildings and historic monuments which are made up of rocks such as limestone and marble. Which among the following is the end product of such reaction?
[A] Quick Lime
[B] Calcium Carbonate
[C] Calcium Hydroxide
[D] Gypsum

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