Environmental Geography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Paper-I): Questions 29 - 33 of 41

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Question number: 29

» Environmental Geography » Introduction to Pollution

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following pollutants can cause cancer in humans? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Lead

b.

Ozone

c.

Pesticides

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question number: 30

» Environmental Geography » Environmental Management

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

As part of National Climate Change Policy, Indian government is planning to raise the installed capacity of renewable energy by the year 2030 to (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

250 GW

b.

200 GW

c.

175 GW

d.

350 GW

Question number: 31

» Environmental Geography » Human Ecological Changes

Appeared in Year: 2015

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

People population control measures do not necessarily help in checking environmental degradation. (December)

Reason (Ꭱ)

The relationship between population growth and environmental degradation is rather complex.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 32

» Environmental Geography » Water Pollution

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is the largest source of water pollution in major rivers of India? (July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Untreated sewage

b.

Unregulated small scale industries

c.

Agriculture run-off

d.

Religious practices

Question number: 33

» Environmental Geography » Air Pollution

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

Identify the air pollutant in urban areas, which irritates eyes and also respiratory tract of human beings. (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Surface ozone

b.

Carbon monoxide

c.

Oxides of nitrogen

d.

Particulate matter

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