CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 39 - 44 of 385

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Question number: 39

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Large elongated depression with steep walls formed by the downward displacement of a block of the earth surface between nearly parallel faults systems (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Grabben

b.

Rift valley

c.

Horst

d.

Thrust faults

Question number: 40

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Water Resources and Environment » Types of Water

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which state has the largest coastline in India? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

West Bengal

b.

Odisha

c.

Gujarat

d.

Karnataka

Question number: 41

» Solid Waste and Management » Disposal Methods and Management of Solid Wastes

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Sanitary landfills have following properties. They

(1) Reduce trash volume in a short time

(2) Release CH4 and CO2

(3) Eventually produce leachate which contaminant ground water

(December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(2) only

b.

(1) and (3) only

c.

(1), (2) and (3)

d.

(1) and (2) only

Question number: 42

» Endangered and Threatened Species » Biodiversity and Conservation » Definition

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Blue whale is placed under the category of: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

extinct species

b.

Vulnerable species

c.

Endangered species

d.

Critically endangered species

Question number: 43

» Introduction of Environmental Science » Structure and Composition of Atmosphere

Appeared in Year: 2015

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The lowest temperature is observed in which layer of the atmosphere (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Troposphere

b.

Stratosphere

c.

Thermosphere

d.

Mesosphere

Question number: 44

» Energy Resources » Air and Thermal Pollution

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Which of the following air pollutants are released by thermal power plants? (June)

(I) Oxides of nitrogen (II) Oxides of sulphur

(III) Ammonia (IV) Carbon monoxide

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(1), (III) and (IV) only

b.

(1), (II) and (IV) only

c.

(II) and (III) only

d.

(I), (II, (III) and (IV)

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