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ENVIRONMENT (Important for UGC-NET, CTET, IAS, PCS and Other Competitive Exam.)

  1. Medicine of quinine is produced by—
  • eucalyptus plant
  • aconite plant
  • cinchona plant
  • money plant
  1. Chief source of energy in environment is—
  • fire (B) moon

(C) sun              (D) stars

  1. When trees are cut, amount of oxygen ?
  • decreases
  • increases
  • both (A) and (B)
  • remains same
  1. Process through which plants reproduce—
  • eating
  • evaporation
  • pollination
  • condensation
  1. 71% of earth surface is covered with—
  • land (B)    air

(C) water             (D)    coal

  1. A natural phenomenon that becomes harmful due to pollu­tion is—
  • global warming
  • ecological balance
  • greenhouse effect
  • desertification
  1. The pollutant responsible for ozone holes is—
  • C02 (B)    S02

(C) CO                 (D)    CFC

  1. One of the best solutions to get rid of non-biodegradable wastes is—
  • burning (B)    dumping

(C) burying         (D)    recycling

  1. Animal dung is……..
  • Biodegradable
  • Non-biodegradable
  • Hazardous
  • Toxic ;
  1. Which of the followihg is bio­degradable?
  • Iron nails.
  • Plastic mugs
  • Leather belts
  • Silver foil
  1. Which of the following is non- biodegradable ?
  • Animal bones
  • Nylon
  • Tea leaves
  • Wool
  1. Name one non-biodegradable waste which may pollute the earth to dangerous levels of toxicity, if not handled properly.
  • DDT
  • CFC
  • Radioactive substances
  • PAN
  1. In a lake polluted with pesti­cides, which one of the following will contain the maximum amount of pesticides ?
  • Small fish
  • Microscopic animals
  • Big fish
  • Water birds
  1. Name the substance whose accumulation in pelicans of Lake Michigan led to the formation of thin shells of their eggs—
  • CFC (B) PAN

(C) DDT            (D) PAC

  1. Air pollution causes—
  • global warming
  • floods
  • acid rain
  • All of the above
  1. Deforestation is one of the sources of pollution because—
  • it increases the oxygen levels produced
  • it decreases the Carbon di­oxide
  • it causes fertilizers to wash away in the water
  • it decreases atmospheric power to absorb carbon dioxide
  1. Oil spills are a source of pollu­tion for—
  • water
  • land and water
  • land and air
  • air and noise
  1. Which of the following indicates the types of soil erosion in decreasing order of damage caused in India ?
  • Ravine erosion and gullies, alkalinity and salinity, weeds and water-logging
  • Alkalinity and water-log­ging, ravine erosion and weeds
  • Water-logging, weeds, salinity and ravine erosion
  • All are equally damaging
  1. Which of the following States has very little alluvial soil ?
  • Bihar
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Punjab
  1. The soils of the Plains have not been derived—
  • from the Himalayan rocks
  • from the Peninsular rocks
  • only from the r$>cks existing locally
  • from material brought by the rivers
  1. Match the following types of soil and regions where they are found in India—
List-I
(a) Alluvial soils
(b) Black soils
(c) Red soils
(d) Laterite soils
List-II
1. Highland areas Plateau of the
2. Periphery of the Plateau
3. Deccan lava tracts
4. River basins and plains coastal

 

 

(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 4 3 1 2
(B) 4 2 3 1
(Q 1 2 3 4
(D) 4 3 2 1

 

Answers
  • Which of the following soils is formed under typical monsoonal conditions ?
  • Black soils
  • Red soils
  • Laterite soils
  • None of the above
  1. Which of the following is incorrect ?
  • Red soils are rich in iron
  • Black soils are rich in phos­phorus, nitrogen and organic matter
  • Alluvial soils are rich in potash but poor in phosphorus
  • Red soils are suitable for cultivation of pulses and coarse grains
  1. Which is the chief characteristic of the soil of the Indo-Gangetic plain ?
  • It is derived from Hima­layan rocks
  • It is rich in humus
  • It is formed of peninsular rocks
  • It is derived from local rocks
  1. Where in India would you find endemic flora ?
  2. Gangetic Plains
  3. Peninsular areas
  • Himalayas
  1. Thar desert
  • II and III (B) I only
  • III only (D) II and IV
  1. Assertion (A) : Most of the ‘exotics’ or plants that have come to India from outside are trouble some weeds which thrive here. Reason (R) : They have no ‘natural’ enemies of their home land to curb them in their new habitat.
  • (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not a correct explanation of (A)
  • (A) and (R) are true and (R) correctly explains (A)
  • (A) is true but (R) is untrue
  • (A) and(R) are both incorrect

 

  1. Mahogany, Jamun, Bamboo, and Palm are typical of Wet Ever­green vegetation to be found in—
  • Southern Sahyadris
  • Hill regions of Shillong plateau
  • Shiwaliks
  • I and III (B) II and III
  • II only (D) I and II
  1. Tropical moist deciduous vege­tation is to be found in Sahyadris, north-east plateau of the Penin­sula, and in the Shiwaliks. Which of the following is not a tree species of this group ?
  • Teak (B) Sal

(C) Sandalwood (D) Deodar

  1. The Indo-Gangetic plains of India are fertile due to—
  • the heavy and timely rains and forests
  • alluvial soils brought by the rivers from the mountains
  • hard labour of the farmers over the generations
  • better irrigation facilities
  1. Which one of the following state­ments about forests is not correct ?
  • Forests in the equatorial regions of India are less dense than the monsoon forests
  • Coniferous forests of high latitudes yield soft wood
  • Large-scale exploitation of forests has caused soil erosion and repeated floods
  • Between 2000 m and 3000 m. elevation on the Himalayas grow deodar, chinar, and walnut
  1. Which state has very little alluvial soil area ?
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Haryana
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  1. One area in which peaty soil is found is—
  • Kashmir valley
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Kerala
  • Rajasthan
  1. Where is the greatest variety of flowers found ?
  • Kerala
  • Uttar Pradesh hills
  • Assam
  • Sikkim

 

  1. The evergreen variety of the

tropical rain forest is found in—

  • Assam (B) West Bengal
  • Odisha (D) All of these
  1. Khaddar soils are found
  • in piedmont plains
  • in flood plains
  • over low plateaux
  • over steep slopes
1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (A) 4. (C) 5. (C)
6. (C) 7- (D) 8. (D) 9. (A) 10. (C)
11. (B) 12. (C) 13. (D) 14. (C) 15. (D)
16. (D) 17. (B) 18. (A) 19. (B) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (C) 23. (B) 24. (A) 25. (A)
26. (B) 27. (D) 28. (D) 29. (B) 30. (A)
31. (C) 32. (C) 33. (B) 34. (D) 35. (B)
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  1. After RBI’s Monetary Policy 2016-17, the difference between repo rate and reverse repo rate becomes—
  • 25 bps (B) 50 bps
  • 100 bps (D) No difference
  1. What is Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) as per RBI’s Monetary Policy 2016-17 ?
  • 3-5% (B) 3-75%
  • 4-0% (D) 4-25%
  1. What is true for Marginal Stand­ing Facility (MSF) as per the Monetary Policy 2016-17 annoqnced on April 5, 2016 ?
  • Reduced by 25 bps
  • Reduced by 50 bps
  • Reduced by 75 bps
  • No change
  1. What is Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) e.f April 2, 2016 ?
  • 21-0% (B)           21-25%
  • 21-5% (D)           21-75%

Answers

(Trade and Industry)

  1. (B) (D)  3.    (B)  4. (C)    5. (A)
  2. (C) (B)  8.    (B)  9. (D) 10. (A)
  3. (B) (C) 13. (D)    14. (D) 15. (B)
  4. (C) (A) 18. (B)     19. (C) 20. (D)
  5. (B) (B) 23. (C)     24. (C) 25. (B)

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