The Environment Quiz Question

The Environment Quiz Question

The Environment Quiz Question:-Environment stands for surrounding and it has been defined as the sum total of all conditions and influences that affect the development of an organism. Here, we are giving the Environment Quiz Questions with answers on the Basic Concepts of Environment and Ecology in the form of multiple choice questions which strengthen the knowledge of aspirants who are preparing for the competitive Exams

The Environment Quiz Question

No.-1. How can we reduce the pollution by smoke from factories?
Answer: By using electrostatic filters in the chimneys of factories.
No.-2. When the environment is unhealthy and unsafe to living and non-living things, what’s the condition usually known as?
Answer: Pollution.

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No.-3. There are a number of mammals inhabiting the earth. Which is the slowest moving mammal among all of them?
Answer: Sloth (can be seen in South American jungles)
No.-4. Which European country is committed to decommissioning all of its nuclear reactors?
Answer: Sweden.
No.-5. Both whale and whale shark are gigantic creatures living in the oceans. What is the biological difference between the two?
Answer: (a)Whale has nostril but whale shark does not have nostril.
(b) Whale shark has gill but whale does not have gill.
(c) Whale shark is smaller than whale but bigger than dolphins and killer whales.
(d) whale shark has a big mouth and whale does not have a big mouth.
(e) whale is a mammal but whale shark is not a mammal.
(f) Whale has eyes but whale shark does not have eyes.
(g) Whale has legs but whale shark does not have legs.
(h) Whale sharks are found in warm water but whales are found in cold water, warm and cold water. (dolphins, killer whales and beluga whales are mammals, they live in cold water.) (whales are mammals, they live in warm and cold water.) (dolphins live in the sea while whales live both on land and sea. beluga whales live in cold water and warm water. killer whale live in the sea and warm water.

Environment Quiz

No.-6. Which highly polluted Italian river discharges 234 tons of arsenic into the sea a year?
Answer: River PO.
No.-7. Which is the environment wing of UNO?
Answer: United Nations Environment Programme.
No.-8. Name the general term used to mean all the plants and fish thatcher live in water.
Answer: Aquatic living beings.
No.-9. Name the mammal which has become notorious as being a ‘blood sucker’:
Answer: Vampire bats (they drink the blood of cattle and horses)
No.-10. Which is the world’s largest type of earthworm?
Answer: The South African Giant Earthworm.
No.-11. What is the effect of acid rain on the soil?
Answer: The soil becomes acidic which reduces the growth of crops.
No.-12. What was the viral disease controversially introduced into Britain during the 1950s to reduce the rabbit population?
Answer: Myxomatosis.
No.-13. What is BOD?
Answer: Biochemical Oxygen Demand.
No.-14. This layer absorbs 99% of sun’s ultraviolet radiations which are very harmful for animals and plants. So this layer is called a shield to the earth. Name this layer.
Answer: Ozone layer.
No.-15. What are the three main greenhouse gases?
Answer: Carbon dioxide, Methane and Chlorofluorocarbon.

Questions for Environment Quiz

No.-16. What is the name of Britain’s nuclear-fuel reprocessing plant?
Answer: Sellafield.
No.-17. Which sea is so highly polluted that the Barcelona convention was set up in 1976 to try and clean it up?
Answer: Mediterranean Sea.
No.-18. Which is the worst disaster from a nuclear power plant?
Answer: Chernobyl, Russia (April 1986)
No.-19. The main theme of the ‘Silent Spring’ is the harmful effects of a particular insecticide. Identify this insecticide:
Answer: DDT.
No.-20. What is the main factor responsible for ozone layer depletion?
Answer: The use of chlorofluorocarbon by man.
No.-21. Which country produces the world’s largest quantity of municipal waste per person per year at over five-sixths of a ton?
Answer: USA.
No.-22. Which is the world-famous monument of India is affected by air pollution from a nearby factory?
Answer: Taj Mahal, Agra.
No.-23. In 1962 Rachel Carson wrote a book which is now very popular in Environmental Literature. What’s the title of this well-known book?
Answer: Silent Spring.
No.-24. What is the name for land in the Britain officially designated ‘not to be built on but to be preserved as open space’?
Answer: Green belt.
No.-25. Those animals which sleep in the day and actively move round during the night are called?
Answer: Nocturnal animals.

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