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Natural Resources QUESTIONS

Exam NameNatural Resources QUESTIONS
DescriptionNatural Resources QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: The most important reason for dwindling forest resources today is -

Answer:over felling


Question: As a part of wild-life conservation efforts in Nepal and India, a new association by the name SAVE was launched recently. The objective of SAVE is to conserve:-

Answer:Vultures


Question: Natural sources of air pollution are-

Answer:Volcanic eruptions


Question: Regarding Carbon credits which one of the following is not correct ?

Answer:Carbon credits are traded at a price fixed from time to time by the UN environment Programme


Question: "The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute" is located at"”

Answer:Darjeeling


Question: Biodiversity changes occur :

Answer:Increases towards the equator


Question: The Kalabaisakhis‘ originate during—

Answer:Summers


Question: Polar bears are carnivores and prey on many arctic birds and fish. However, under natural conditions, no one found polar bears predating any penguin. This is because-

Answer:Polar bears and penguins never coexist under natural conditions. The former lives in the North Pole while the latter lives in the South Pole.


Question: 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:


Answer:1 and 2 only


Question: Due to improper / indiscriminate disposal
of old and used computers or their parts, which
of the following are released into the
environment as e-waste ?
1. Beryllium
2. Cadmium
3. Chromium
4. Heptachlor
5. Mercury
6. Lead
7. Plutonimum
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below.


Answer:1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 only


Question: Which of the following water management strategy is cost effective in India?

Answer:Rain water harvesting


Question: The gas predominantly responsible for global warning is—

Answer:Carbon dioxide


Question: Regarding "carbon credits" which one of the following statements is not correct ?

Answer:Carbon credits are traded at a price fixed from time to time by the United Nations Environment Programme


Question: In order to compensate the deficiency of which of the following elements, the insectivorous plants trap and consume insects ?

Answer:Nitrogen


Question: The flood plain along river banks formed by newer alluvium is called—

Answer:Khadar


Question: When was forest conservation Act passed in India ?

Answer:1980


Question: The "Red Data Books" published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) contain lists of:
1.Endemic plant and animal species present in the biodiversity hotspots. 2. Threatened plant and animal species 3.Protected sites for conservation of nature and natural resources in various countries. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


Answer:2 only


Question: Another name for Regur soil is-

Answer:Black soil


Question: National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is located at :-

Answer:Nagpur


Question: National Environmental Engineering Research Institute is located at

Answer:Nagpur