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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 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 ?

Answer:Presence of prominent polar front and stratospheric; clouds: and inflow of chlorogluorocarbons

Question: Ozone layer is important because-

Answer:filters ultraviolet rays selectively

Question: What type of forests are the Sunderbans‘ ?

Answer:Tidal forests

Question: Eco-Mark is given to an Indian product which is -

Answer:Environment friendly

Question: Cauvery river has its source of origin in -

Answer:Brahmagiri hills

Question: The school of Environmental Determinism was born in—


Question: The scientific view is that the increase in global temperature should not exceed 2Ã"šÃ‚°C
above pre-industrial level. If the global temperature increases beyond 3Ã"šÃ‚°C above the preindustrial
level, what can be its possible impact/impacts on the world?
1. Terrestrial biosphere tends toward a net carbon source
2. Widespread coral mortality will occur
3. All the global wetlands will permanently disappear.
4. Cultivation of cereals will not be possible anywhere in the world
Select the correct answer using the code given below

Answer:1 and 2 only

Question: In which of the following districts of U.P. is Aryabhatta Planetarium situated?


Question: Which is the first country to withdraw itself from Kyoto Protocol Treaty in December 2011 ?


Question: The water (Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Cess Act was implemented in -


Question: Which one of the following strongly threatens biodiversity ?

Answer:Destruction of natural habitats and vegetation, and jhum cultivation

Question: In India, cluster bean (Guar) istraditionally used as a vegetable or animal feed, but
recently the cultivation of this has assumed significance.
Which one of the following statements is correct in this context ?

Answer:The gun made from its seeds is used in the extraction of shale gas

Question: Which of the following famines of the 19th Century in India has been described as "Sea of Calamity" ?

Answer:Orissa Famine of 1866-67

Question: Recently "oilzapper" was in the news. What is it ?

Answer:It is an eco-friendly technology for the remediation of oily sludge and oil spills

Question: Consider the following:-1. Carbon dioxide 2. Oxides of Nitrogen 3. Oxides of Sulphur
Which of the above is/are the emission/emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants ?

Answer:1, 2 and 3

Question: The main cause for the forest loss is:-

Answer:Agricultural development

Question: Biodiversity forms the basis for human existence in the following ways:
1. Soil formation 2. Prevention of soil erosion 3. Recycling of waste 4. Pollination of crops
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Answer:1,2,3 and 4

Question: The National Environment Engineering Institute is located in"”


Question: In the context of ecosystem productivity, marine upwelling zones are important as they increase the marine productivity by bringing the:
1. decomposer microorganisms to the surface 2. nutrients to the surface. 3. bottom-dwelling organisms to the surface.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

Answer:2 only

Question: The water pollution in a river is determined by measuring the dissolved amount of-