Basics of Environmental Geosciences (CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 23 - 27 of 43

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Question number: 23

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Water Resources and Environment » Groundwater Pollution

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which of the following minerals causes fluoride pollution in the groundwater? – (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Calcite and Magnetite

b.

Fluorite and Apatite

c.

Olivine and Hematite

d.

Quartz and Orthoclase

Question number: 24

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Climate change has become a buzz word throughout the world. In case of the Himalayas the best way to infer whether there is a climate change or not is to:

(I) Monitor tree line

(II) Monitor migration of glaciers

(III) Study alteration in species composition

Choose the correct answer: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(I) only

b.

(II) only

c.

(I), (II) and (III)

d.

(I) and (II) only

Question number: 25

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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In which one of the following area does radial drainage fully develop? – (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Around an ox-bow lake

b.

Around a volcano

c.

On a point bar

d.

Near a delta

Question number: 26

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth Systems and Biosphere » Tropical Cyclones and Western Disturbances

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Main source of energy for a tropical cyclone formation comes from:

(I) Heat of condensation of water vapors in the atmosphere

(II) Torrential rains

(III) Large ocean waves

Choose the correct answer: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(II) only

b.

(III) and (II) only

c.

(I) only

d.

(I) and (III) only

Question number: 27

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Water entrapped at the time of formation of the sedimentary rocks is called (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Connate water

b.

Meteoric water

c.

Juvenile water

d.

Groundwater

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