First/Second Semester B.E Degree Examination, June/July 2017

Environmental Studies-15CIV18/28

(COMMON TO ALL BRANCHES)

Time: 2 hrs              Max. Marks: 40              Question Paper Version : C


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1. Environmental (protection) act was enacted in the year,
    a) 1986
    b) 1992
    c) 1984
    d) 1974

2. The forest (conservation) act was enacted in the year,
    a) 1986
    b) 1974
    c) 1994
    d) 1972
    Correct Answer: 1980

3. The leader of Chipko movement is,
    a) Sunderlal Bahuguna
    b) Medha Patkar
    c) Vandana Shiva
    d) Suresh Hebliker

4. Chernobyl Nuclear disaster occurred in the year,
    a) 1984
    b) 1985
    c) 1986
    d) 1987

5. The computer driven system that permits storing and retrieving environmental information,
    a) GIS
    b) Digital information
    c) Information technology
    d) None of these

6. Bacteria that are commonly associated with root nodules are,
    a) Rhizobium
    b) Bacillus
    c) Pseudomonas
    d) None of these

7. Earth’s fresh water reserves are about,
    a) 2.6%
    b) 26%
    c) 0.26%
    d) 1.6%

8. The Earth is believed to have come to existence some,
    a) 3.5 billion years ago
    b) 4.5 billion years ago
    c) 4.5 million years ago
    d) 5.5 million years ago

9. Which of the following is considered as an alternate fuel?
    a) CNG
    b) Kerosine
    c) Coal
    d) Petrol

10. Wind Farms are located in,
    a) River basin
    b) Plain area
    c) Hilly area
    d) Valley area

11. Hydrogen energy can be tapped through,
    a) Heat pumps
    b) Fuel cells
    c) Photovoltaic cell
    d) Gasifier

12. With Minimum resource maximum energy can be created by,
    a) Solar radiation
    b) Wind
    c) Nuclear fuels
    d) Tidal waves

13. Nuclear fusion uses the following as a the fuel,
    a) Carbon
    b) Helium
    c) Hydrogen
    d) Water

14. Biogas is gaseous fuel composed mainly of,
    a) Methane and carbon dioxide
    b) Methane and hydrogen sulphide
    c) Methane and Carbon monoxide
    d) None of these

15. Reduction in brightness of the famous Taj Mahal is due to,
    a) Global warming
    b) Air pollution
    c) Ozone depletion
    d) Afforestation

16. Ozone layer thickness is measured in,
    a) PPM
    b) PPB
    c) Decibels
    d) Dobson units

17. Bhopal gas tragedy caused due to leakage of,
    a) Methyl Iso Cyanate
    b) Sulphur dioxide
    c) Hydrogen Sulphide
    d) Methane

18. Septic tank is,
    a) An aerobic attached growth treatment system
    b) An aerobic suspended growth biological treatment system
    c) An aerobic attached growth biological treatment system.
    d) An aerobic suspended growth treatment system.

19. Sound that is safest to the human ear should not exceed,
    a) 45 Db
    b) 125Db
    c) 70Db
    d) 85Db

20. Scientific means of M.S.W management involves,
    a) Collection and transport
    b) Segregation
    c) Safe disposal
    d) All of these

21. Cow dung can be used,
    a) as manure
    b) for production of Bio gas
    c) as fuel
    d) All of these

22. Biomedical waste can be disposed off by,
    a) Incineration
    b) Autoclaving and Land filling
    c) Both a) and b)
    d) None of these

23. The objectives of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) are,
    a) Immunization
    b) Health check up and referral services.
    c) Pre-school non-formal education
    d) All of these

24. The international protocol to protect the ozone layer is,
    a) Montreal protocol
    b) The Vienna protocol
    c) Kyoto protocol
    d) Cartagena protocol

25. Major purpose of most of the dams around the world is,
    a) Power generation
    b) Irrigation
    c) Drinking water supply
    d) Flood control

26. The Permissible range of pH for drinking water as per the Indian standard,
    a) 6 to 9
    b) 6.5 to 7.5
    c) 6 to 8.5
    d) 6.5 to 8.5

27. Excess of fluorides in drinking water is likely to cause,
    a) Blue babies
    b) Fluorosis
    c) Taste and Odour
    d) Colour

28. The largest reservoir of nitrogen on our planet is,
    a) Ocean
    b) Atmosphere
    c) Biosphere
    d) Fossil fuels

29. Mining means,
    a) Conserve and Preserve minerals
    b) Check pollution due to mineral resource
    c) Extract minerals and ores
    d) None of these

30. E.I.A can be expanded as,
    a) Environment and Industrial act
    b) Environmental Impact activity
    c) Environmental Impact Assessment
    d) Environmentally important activity.

31. “Earth Day’” is held every year on,
    a) June 5
    b) November 23rd
    c) April 22nd
    d) May 16

32. Water logging is a phenomena in which,
    a) Crop patterns are rotated
    b) Soil root zone becomes saturated due to over irrigation,
    c) Erosion of soil
    d) None of these

33. The term environment has been derived from French word which means to encircle or surround.
    a) Environ
    b) Oikor
    c) Geo
    d) Aqua

34. Which of the following component of the environment are effective transports of matter?
    a) Atmosphere and hydrosphere
    b) Atmosphere and Lithosphere
    c) Hydrosphere and Lithosphere
    d) Lithosphere and hydrosphere.

35. Which of the following is a biotic component of an ecosystem:
    a) Fungi
    b) Solar light
    c) Temperature
    d) Humidity

36. The sequence of eating and being eaten in an ecosystem is called,
    a) Food chain
    b) Carbon cycle
    c) Hydrological cycle
    d) None of these

37. Primary consumer is,
    a) Herbivores
    b) Carnivores
    c) Macro consumer
    d) Omnivores

38. The Major atmospheric gas Layer in stratosphere is,
    a) Hydrogen
    b) Carbon dioxide
    c) Ozone
    d) Oxygen

39. A food web consists of,
    a) a portion of a food chain
    b) an organisms position in a food chain
    c) interlocking of food chain
    d) a set of similar consumer

40. India has a world’s largest share of which of the following:
    a) Manganese
    b) Mica
    c) Copper
    d) Diamond