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.

Ca>Na>Mg

b.

Mg>Na>Ca

c.

CO3>SO4>C

d.

Na>Mg>Ca

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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