Basics of Environmental Geosciences (CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 18 - 22 of 43

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Question number: 18

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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The major conventions of Rio Earth Summit are. (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Basel convention and Bameco convention

b.

Kyoto protocol and Montreal protocol

c.

CBD and climate change

d.

CDM and Nagoya protocol

Question number: 19

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Floods, Landslides and Avalanche

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Slump is a complex slide, which consists of: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Curved and planar shear surfaces

b.

Curved shear surface

c.

Planar shear surface

d.

No definite shear surface

Question number: 20

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Floods, Landslides and Avalanche

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Landslide hazards in the Himalayas region are the consequence of:

(I) Road cutting (II) Seismic activity

(III) Deforestation (IV) Urbanization

Choose the correct answer: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(I) and (II) only

b.

(I) only

c.

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

d.

(I), (II) and (III) only

Question number: 21

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Destructive powers of Tsunami result mainly from its (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Incredible Height

b.

Cold water

c.

Momentum and long wavelength

d.

Unpredictability

Question number: 22

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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One of the warning signs of an impending volcanic eruption is volcanic tremor, which is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Emission of large quantities of gases

b.

Inflation of a volcano as magma rises

c.

Ground shaking lasting for minutes or hours

d.

A change in ground levels

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