Basics of Environmental Geosciences (CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 12 of 43

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Question number: 7

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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For many decades, geologists noted the high number of earthquakes and active volcanoes occurring around the rim of the Pacific Ocean basin. This is called: (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Earthquake zone

b.

Volcanic hot spot

c.

Volcanic ring

d.

Ring of fire

Question number: 8

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Water Resources and Environment » Origin and Composition of Seawater

Appeared in Year: 2011

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Which of the following options is correct for concentration of elements in seawater? (June NET Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

Question number: 9

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth Systems and Biosphere » Relation Between Landscape, Biomes and Climate

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The largest unit of climax communities representing well-defined climatic zone is referred to as (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Biota

b.

Biosphere

c.

Biome

d.

Landscape

Question number: 10

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

Appeared in Year: 2011

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Which of the following accounts for nearly 75 % of the available fresh water in the world (including frozen waters)? (June NET Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Groundwater

b.

Lakes

c.

Glaciers

d.

River water

Question number: 11

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Environmental Geochemistry » Diseases Induced by Human Use of Land

Appeared in Year: 2014

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“Blue baby syndrome” is caused due to intake of water high in (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Nitrates

b.

Ammonia

c.

Sulphates

d.

Sulphides

Question number: 12

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Water Resources and Environment » Origin and Composition of Seawater

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The mountain that rises a kilometer or more above the surrounding sea floor is called (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Atoll

b.

Oceanic Island

c.

Island arc

d.

Seamount

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