Environmental Awareness (CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 22 - 26 of 33

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Question number: 22

» Environmental Awareness » Soil Erosion

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

The set of processes by which soil and rock are loosened and move downhill are called: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Saltation

b.

Abrasion

c.

Erosion

d.

Weathering

Question number: 23

» Environmental Awareness » Environmental Hazards

Appeared in Year: 2015

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the List-I with List-II. Identify the correct answer from the codes given below the lists: (June)
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Conservation

(i)

Planting tree

(B)

Texture

(ii)

Land degradation

(C)

Erosion

(iii)

Mineral particle size

(D)

Profile

(iv)

Vertical zonation

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

Question number: 24

» Environmental Awareness » Wastelands and Reclamation

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Which state in India has the highest area of wastelands under barren/stony/rock category? - (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Himachal Pradesh

b.

Uttarakhand

c.

Arunachal Pradesh

d.

Jammu and Kashmir

Question number: 25

» Environmental Awareness » Soil Erosion

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Which of the following are true regarding ‘Jhum’ cultivation in India? – (June)

(A) It is largely practiced in N-E India

(B) Fertility is exhausted in a few years

(C) It is referred as ‘Slash and Burn’ techniques

Choose the correct answer:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b and c only

b.

1 and 3 only

c.

a and b only

d.

a, b and c

Question number: 26

» Environmental Awareness » Rainwater Harvesting

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

In rainwater harvesting, the purpose of percolation tank is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

surface water supply and groundwater recharge

b.

Drinking water supply

c.

Surface water supply for irrigation

d.

Recharge groundwater only

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