NTA UGC-NET Environment Questions (Part 1 of 14)

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  1. Sericulture is:

    1. science of the various kinds of serum

    2. artificial rearing offish

    3. art of silkworm breeding

    4. study of various cultu res of a community

    Answer: c

  2. Tides in the oceans are caused by:

    1. Gravitational pull of the moon on the earth's surface including sea water

    2. Gravitational pull of the sun on the earth's surface only and not on the sea water

    3. Gravitational pull of the moon and the sun on the earth's surface including the sea water

    4. None of these

    Answer: c

  3. Nagarjunasagar Project is situated on the river:

    1. Tungabhadra

    2. Cauvery

    3. Krishna

    4. Godavari

    Answer: c

  4. The difference between t he Indian Standard Time and the Greenwich mean Time is:

    1. -3 hours

    2. + 3 hours

    3. -3 hours

    4. + 5 hours

    Answer: d

  5. Which of the foUowing dams is not. On Narmada river?

    1. Indira-Sagar Project

    2. Maheshwar Hydel Power P roject

    3. Jobat Project

    4. Koyna Power Project

    Answer: d

  6. Which of the following statements is no true about the availability of water on the earth, the crisis for which is going to increase in the years to come?

    1. About 97.5 per cent of the total volume of water available on the earth is salty

    2. 80 per cent of the water available to us for use comes in bursts as monsoons

    3. About 2.5 per cent of t. He total water available on the earth is polluted water and cannot he used for human activities

    4. Possibility is that some big glaciers will melt in the coming ten-ftfteen years and sealevel will rise by 3 − 4 meters all over the earth

    Answer: d

  7. Through which States does Cauvery River Dow?

    1. Gujarat. M P Tamil Nadu

    2. Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu

    3. Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh

    4. M P, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu

    Answer: b

  8. The biggest reserves of thorium are in:

    1. India

    2. China

    3. The Soviet Union

    4. USA

    Answer: a

  9. Photosphere is described as the:

    1. Lower layer of atmosphere

    2. Visible surface of the sun from which radiation emanates

    3. Wavelength of solar spectrum

    4. None of the above

    Answer: b

  10. Different seasons are formed becau~

    1. Sun is moving around the earth

    2. of revolution of the earth around the Sun on its orbit

    3. of rotation of the earth around its axis

    4. All of the above

    Answer: b

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