CISF Exams Practice questions for Ecology and Environment Part 10

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58. With reference to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), consider the following statements:

1. It is a leading international body for assessment of climate change

2. It conducts independent research to provide scientific data on climate change and its effects.

3. It was set up jointly by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment programme (UNEP)

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

59. Excess intake of Fluoride, a major water pollutants in India, may lead to:

1. Permanent Joist deformities

2. Neurological Problems

3. Cracked Teeth

4. Loss of vision

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: B

60. According to the National Institute of Wind Energy’s Wind Atlas, arrange the following states in the decreasing order of their Wind Energy Potential

1. Kerala

2. Gujarat

3. Tamil Nadu

4. Karnataka

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1-2-4-3

(b) 2-1-4-3

(c) 2-4-3-1

(d) 2-3-1-4

Answer: C

61. Which of the following statement (s) is/are correct regarding fluorinated gases?

1. They are Ozone Depleting Substances.

2. They are emitted during manufacture of

Semiconductor components

3. They are removed from the atmosphere through photo-decomposition.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1. And 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1 2 and 3

Answer: B

62. Which of the following is/are necessary conditions for freshwater algal blooms?

1. Sunlight

2. High Turbidity

3. Slow moving water

4. Nutrient enrichment

Select the correct answer using code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only

(b) 1, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: B

63. Which of the following are Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)?

1. Halons

2. Carbon Tetrachloride

3. Hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

4. Hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs)

5. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: B