CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 142 - 145 of 376

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Question number: 142

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earthquakes and Volcanism

Appeared in Year: 2015

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An earthquake’s epicenter is (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Determined by analyzing S-wave arrival time at seismic stations

b.

Determined by analyzing P-wave arrival time at seismic stations

c.

A point on the surface directly above the focus

d.

Usually in the lower part of the mantle

Question number: 143

» Ecosystems » Parasitism, Prey - Predator Relationships

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Parasites in a population/community can:

(I) Influence host population cycles

(II) Change ecological communities

(III) Change community structure

Choose the correct answer: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(I), (II) and (III)

b.

(II) and (III) only

c.

(III) only

d.

(I) only

Question number: 144

» Endangered and Threatened Species » Biodiversity and Conservation » Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Consider the following International agreements.

(I) The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

(II) The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

(III) The World Heritage Convention

Which of the above has/have a bearing on the biodiversity?

Choose the correct answer: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(I) and (II) only

b.

(I), (II) and (III)

c.

(I) and (III) only

d.

(III) only

Question number: 145

» Environment Impact Assessment » Environmental Priorities in India

Appeared in Year: 2015

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The share of India in the total annual GHG emissions of the world is approximately: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1720%

b.

2015%

c.

1012%

d.

57%

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