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1. Highest airport of India is located in which city? : (A) Pakyong, (B) Leh, (C) Siliguri, (D) Guwahati. . 2. Which one of these is the 11th biosphere reserve of India? : (A) Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, (B) Simlipal Biosphere Reserve, (C) Panchmarhi Biosphere Reserve, (D) Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

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3. Which amongst the following is not an unconventional hydrocarbon?

(A) Shale gas

(B) Shale oil

(C) Coal bed methane

(D) Gasoline

4. Where is the C-band Doppler weather radar system proposed?

(A) Mangalore

(B) Trivananthapuram

(C) Marmagao

(D) Kochi

5. Which satellite has been launched recently to measure true depth of ice sheet melting?

(A) ICESat-2

(B) ICEPat-4

(C) ICAMA-3

(D) ICAMIS-2

6. Which is an alternative to affordable transportation by using compressed biogas?

(A) RAHAT

(B) MEHNAT

(C) BIOPOST

(D) SATAT

7. What is the target to create additional carbon sink by 2030 under INDCs?

(A) 2.5 to 3 billion tons of CO2 equivalent

(B) 0.5 to 1 billion tons of CO2 equivalent

(C) 1.5 to 2 billion tons of CO2 equivalent

(D) 4.5 to 5 billion tons of CO2 equivalent

8. Which is not the first generation biofuel?

(A) Starchy food

(B) Sugarcane

(C) Wood

(D) Sweet Sorghum

9. Why was PM of India awarded “Champion of Earth Award” by UN?

(A) Pledge to eliminate single use plastic in India by 2022

(B) Pledge for cleanliness drive and clean India by 2022

(C) Pledge for new India by 2022

(D) Please for reducing carbon footprint and increasing carbon sink by 2030

10. Which is not a code for air quality index?

(A) Green

(B) Red

(C) Orange

(D) White

11. Air Quality Warning System has been developed by?

(A) Indian Meteorological Department

(B) National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, Noida

(C) Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Pune

(D) All of the Above

12. What is permissible limit for Carbon monoxide to be inhaled?

(A) 4 mg/m3

(B) 8 mg/m3

(C) 18 mg/m3

(D) 80 mg/m3

13. Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been rolled out to combat?

(A) Air pollution

(B) Water pollution

(C) Forest fires

(D) Ozone depletion

14. Which SAI stadiums have been declared plastic free zones?

(1) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

(2) Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium

(3) Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex

(4) Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range

(5) Dr. SPM Swimming Pool Complex

Which options are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3

  2. 2,3 and 4

  3. 1,2, 3,4 and 5

  4. 2,3, 4 and 5

15. Which of the following is ISRO’s green propellant based on?

(A) Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate

(B) Hydrogen peroxide

(C) Liquid oxygen

(D) Dinitrogen tetraoxide

16. Name the environmental single window hub launched for Environment, Forest, Wildlife and CRZ clearances on occasion of World Biofuel Day, 10th August, 2018?

(A) Pariyavaran

(B) Parivesh

(C) Prakrati

(D) Pratham

17. India’s first environmental friendly flight between Delhi to Dehradun was propelled using?

(A) Jatropha seeds and Aviation Turbine Fuel

(B) Liquid oxygen and Aviation Turbine Fuel

(C) Sugarcane and Aviation Turbine Fuel

(D) Methanol and Aviation Turbine Fuel

18. Which report was recently submitted for pollution affecting Taj Mahal?

(A) A. Kundu Report

(B) Gadgil Report

(C) CK Mishra Report

(D) CP Bhatt Report

19. Which is considered the cheapest fuel with highest number of non-food sources?

(A) Ethanol

(B) Methanol

(C) Bagasse

(D) Algal Blooms

20. Which of these is a benefit of using methanol as a fuel?

(A) Higher octane

(B) Higher flash point

(C) Burns cooler

(D) All of the above

- Published/Last Modified on: November 27, 2018

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