Indian Geography MCQ-110

Indian Geography objective Quiz for B.Ed.,TNPSC,CDS,Customs,UPSC,SSC,CivilsPrelims Exams

Of the following which one pollutes the air of a big city?


Ozone layer above the surface of Earth provides a shield against


The permissible upper limit of Arsenic in water is


Consider the following statements
1. Asian Brown Cloud is a layer of air pollution that covers parts of Northern Indian Ocean, India and Pakistan.
2. Asian Brown Cloud is a permanent phenomena.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


Ground water in the Bengal basin is mostly contaminated by


Match List I (Environmental Degradation) with List II (Constituent Causing Degradation) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
Listl- List II
A. Acid Rain 1. Nitrogen
B. Automobile Smoke 2. Carbon dioxide
C. Ozone Depletion 3. Nitrogen oxide
D. Global Warming 4. Oxide of sulphur
5. Clorofluoro-carbon


Heavy metal pollution of water is caused by


Supersonic jet causes pollution by thinning of


Consider the following
1. Designation of a technology as a ‘clean coal’ technology does not imply” that it reduces emissions to zero or near zero.
. Nuclear energy, emits almost no greenhouse gases.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?


Biodegradable wastes can usually be converted into useful substances with the help of


Which of the following is biodegradable?


Consider the following
1. Carbon dioxide
. Oxides of Nitrogen
3. Oxides of Sulphur
Which of the above is/are the emission/emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants?


The formation of ozone hole in the Antarctic region has been a cause of concern. What could be the reason for the formation of this hole?


There is a concern over the increase in harmful algal blooms in the seawaters of India. What could be the causative factors for this phenomenon?
1. Discharge of nutrients from the estuaries.
2. Run-off from the land during the monsoon.
3. Upwelling in the seas.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below


Recently ”oil zapper” was in the news. What is it?


Which one among the following groups of items contains only biodegradable items?


Which one among the following industries produces the most non-biodegradable wastes?


Consider the following pairs of projects and related environmental problems
1. River Valley project : Water body induced
2. Mining project : Groundwater and surface water pollution
3. Thermal power project: Degradation of land
Which of the above pairs(s) is/are correctly matched?


Cadmium pollution is associated With


Gas released during Bhopal tragedy was


Environmental Kuznets curve


Consider the following statements about Wetlands
1. It plays an important role in pollution abatement.
2. It is a habitat of endangered and rare species of birds, animals, plants and insects.
. It influences the micro-climate of the locality in addition to checking of underground salt water intrusion on an adjacent brackish water environment through interface pressure.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


”Consider the following statements

1. The Forest Survey of India was established in 19
2. The Forest Survey of India was a successor to ”Pre-investment Survey of Forest Resources” (PISFR), a project initiated in 1965 by Government of India and sponsored by FAO and UNDP.

3. The Forest Survey of India prepare vegetation maps after every five years.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Aerosols are suspended particulates in the atmosphere and have implications for climate and health. Consider the following statements in light of this
1. Aerosols change cloud properties, alter precipitation patterns.
2. Aerosols have a direct radiative forcing because they scatter and absorb solar and infrared radiation in the atmosphere.
3. Long-term accumulation of black carbon aerosols in the Arctic and Himalaya is leading to increased melting of snow.
Which of the statement given above is/are true?


Consider the following statements about Cobalt 60
1. Cobalt-60 is a radioactive isotope of cobalt.
2. Cobalt-60 is found in nature.
3. Cobalt-60 is a hard, lustrous, grey metal
4. It is used in fabrication work, especially for welding steel which has higher thickness.
Which of the statements given above are correct?