Question 1. Where is the Industrial Toxicological Research Centre located?
Question 2. Where are the headquarters of the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources located?
Answer: New Delhi
Question 3. Where is the Centre for Environmental Education located?
Question 4. Where is the C.P. Ramaswami Aiyer Environmental Education Centre located?
Question 5. Where is the Centre for Environmental Studies located?
Question 6. Where is the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute located?
Question 7. Where is the Engadine National Park located?
Question 8. Where is the Tsavo Royal Park located?
Question 9. Where is Khao Yai National Park located?
Question 10. Where is the Chitwan National Park located?
Question 11. Where is Kruger National Park located?
Answer: South Africa
Question 12. Where is the Bonaire Marine Park located?
Answer: Caribbean Islands
Question 13. Where is Murchison Falls Park located ?
Question 14. Where is Serengeti National Park located?
Question 15. Where is Oka National Park located?
Question 16. Where is the Albert Park located?
Question 17. Where is the man-made Wiliam Curtis Ecological Park, which gives an urbanite an idea of wildlife, located?
Question 18. Which chemical has the International Maritime Organization banned from disposal into the sea?
Question 19. The International Fur Trade Federation has banned the trade of:
Answer: Snow Leopard
Question 20. What is the 30% Club associated with?
Answer: Acid rain
Question 21. What was Greenpeace originally known as?
Answer: Don't Make a Wave
Question 22. Which country has proposed that industrialized countries should allocate 0.1 per cent of their Gross National Product for a World Atmosphere Fund as a starting point?
Question 23. Who is the author of Green Parties, dealing with the politics of the green movement the world over?
Answer: Sara Parkin
Question 24. The idea that national security can no longer be confined to military power but must also be extended to include forests, watersheds, crop lands, genetic resources and other environmental factors, was first pointed out in:
Answer: The Brandt Report
Question 25. Which country has adopted the slogan: ‘Whoever afforests the land will own the trees’
Question 26. Nowadays, saving one of the following environments is the top priority of conservationists:
Answer: Tropical forests
Question 27. How many kilometres into the sea does the Exclusive Economic Zone of a coastal country extend?
Answer: 300 kilometres
Question 28. Which country has (1989) banned the manufacture, use, and export of most asbestos products?
Question 29. Which Green Party leader created the famous slogan: `We are neither left nor right; we are in front'?
Answer: Herbert Gruhl
Question 30. Who was the first to use the slogan `Our Spaceship Earth' during the U.S. Presidential election?
Answer: Adlai Stevenson
Question 31. Rotation of the earth causes deflection of wind by
Answer: Corlolis force
Question 32. The Mediterranean region receives rainfall
Answer: From westerlies in winter
Question 33. The atmospheric layer which reflects radio waves is called:
Question 34.Tropopause is the zone that separates :
Answer: Troposphere and Stratosphere
Question 35. What is the characteristic of planetary winds :
Answer: These blow from the belts of high pressure to the belts of low pressure
Question 36. Assertion :
(A) The total annual insolation is maximum at the equator and goes on decreasing towards the poles.
Reason (R) The earth is spherical in shape.
Answer: Both A and R are correct and R explains A
Question 37. Cirus clouds are :
Answer: High clouds
Question 38. Tasmania and New Zealand are located in:
Answer: West Europian type of climate
Question 39. Oak is most important tree of:
Answer: West European climate.
Question 40. Horse latitudes lie :
Answer: In the vicinity of 30o latitude both north and south of the equator
Question 41. The precipitation in north-west India in winter season is caused by :
Answer: Western disturbances
Question 42. Jet Stream blows :
Answer: From west to east
Question 43. In which region does rainfall occur throughout the year?
Answer: Equatorlal region
Question 44. Doldrum belt is the region of :
Answer: Low pressure and calm conditions
Question 45. Tropical deserts receive scanty rainfall because
Answer: Trade winds blow from the hot interior of the continent
Question 46. Structurally shillong Plateau belougs to
Answer: Peninsular India
Question 47. Humid regions of western Europe have
Answer: Grey-Brown Podzolic soils
Question 48. Soils developed in humid tropical regions are called
Question 49. Lithosols are :
Answer: Shallow and stony
Question 50. Halomorphic soils are the outcome of:
Answer: Salinization and alkalinization