Environment MCQs Day 2 Questions

Environment question for 10/04/2018

1 Consider the following statements:
  1. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) is the total measurement of all chemicals (organics & in-organics) in the water
  2. Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a measure of, the amount of oxygen that requires for the bacteria to degrade the organic components present in water.

Which of the above-mentioned statements is/are NOT Correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2


2 Algal bloom results in which of the following?


(A) Global warming

(B) Salination

(C) Eutrophication

(D) Biomagnification

3 Consider the following Pollutants in the atmosphere:

  1. Carbon dioxide
  2. Sulphur dioxide
  3. Carbon Monoxide
  4. Nitrogen dioxide

Which of the above-mentioned gases are emitted by vehicles?

(A) 1, 2 and 3

(B) 2, 3 and 4

(C) 1 and 2 only

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4


4 What is the correct sequence for treatment of polluted surface water?


  1. Disinfection and fluoridation
  2. Screening and mixing
  3. Flocculation and sedimentation
  4. Filtration and sludge processing

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 1-2-3-4

(B) 3-4-2-1

(C) 2-3-4-1

(D) 3-2-1-4

5 Which of the following rivers is called biological desert on account of its pollutants?


(A) Yamuna

(B) Periyar

(C) Damodar

(D) Mahanadi


6 Photochemical smog is mainly composed of which of the following gases?


  1. Ozone
  2. Nitric oxide
  3. Peroxyacetyl nitrate

Select the correct answer using the following Code:

(A) 3 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

7 The phenomena of Urban Heat Island effect is due to which of the following?


  1. Forest of concrete in the urban area
  2. Low moisture content in the soil
  3. High wind velocity

Select the correct answer using the following Code:

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3


8 Major aerosol pollutant present in the jet plane emission and responsible for climate change is?


(A) Sulphur Di oxide

(B) Chlorofluorocarbons

(C) Carbon Monoxide

(D) Nitrogen Oxide

9 Consider the following statements with respect to Greenhouses gasses contribution to global warming:


  1. Majority of the contribution to the global warming (more than 50%) are from Methane gas
  2. The next major contribution is from Carbon Dioxide and Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

Which of the above-mentioned statements is/are NOT correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

10 Consider the following statements regarding Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana:


  1. It is a cluster based scheme
  2. 10 or more farmers will form a cluster having 50-acre land to take up the organic farming under the scheme
  3. Every farmer will be provided Rs. 20,000 per acre in three years for seeds, to harvesting of crops and to transport the produce to the market

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 and 3 only

(B) 1 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3


11 Which of the following statements are true regarding National Judicial pay commission:


  1. It aims at making the pay scales and conditions of service of Judicial Officers uniform throughout the country
  2. It will give its recommendation to State governments after its constitution

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 Only

(B) 2 Only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) None of the above


12 Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana is an amalgamation of which of the following programmes:


  1. Accelerated Irrigation benefit programme
  2. Integrated Watershed Management programme
  3. On-farm water management programme
  4. Jal Kranti Programme

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 and 3 only

(B) 1,3 and 4 only

(C) 1,2 and 3 only

(D) 1and 2 only

13 Which of the following pairs are correctly matched:


  1. Nagar Panchayat - Smaller urban area
  2. Municipal council - Transition area (area in transition from a rural to urban)
  3. Municipal corporation- Large urban area

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 and 3 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 1,2 and 3

(D) 3 only


14 RKVY-RAFTAAR Scheme aims to achieve which of the following:


(A) To promote exports in agri-crops by incentivising farmers

(B) To make farming remunerative activity by strengthening farmers effort

(C) To promote the farmer-producer organisations and their integration in agriculture value chain

(D) To safeguard the interests of the growers and provide them faster financial relief when prices fall below a specific level


15 Consider the following statements about Swasthya Raksha programme:


  1. It is launched by Ministry of health and family welfare
  2. It aims to promote health and health education in villages
  3. It Organizes Swasthya Parikshan Camps, Swasthya Rakshan OPDs and Health and Hygiene awareness programs

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3


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  • Be sure to mention the date first.
  • Mention question number followed by option
  • Date: 26/03/2018
  • Answer: 1 a, 2c, 3d, 4a, 5c, 6d, 7a, 8c, 9b, 10c, 11b, 12d, 13a, 14b, 15d.

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