Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 3) (Download PDF)

()

Download PDF of This Page (Size: 196.82 K)

Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choice for paper 1 questions and all 50 questions are compulsory, you need to have a strong preparation for all topics including higher education.

Loading video

Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Environment

Dr. Manishika Jain discusses the Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Environment (In English)

Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel

  • Explore new environment friendly fuels in Railways
  • Substitution of diesel with CNG/LNG
  • Replacing acetylene and LPG by CNG and LNG for metal cutting
  • Promoting Bio-Diesel Roof top solar generation systems
  • Solar energy on roofs of passenger and freight trains
  • Setting up of waste to energy plants for converting
  • Bio-Waste into energy
  • Developing hydrogen based fuel cell technologies

National Wildlife Action Plan

  • 3rd plan
  • For 2017 - 2031
  • Rehabilitation of threatened species
  • Ban on certain activities
  • Regulation of tourism
  • Law enforcement

Project Varshadhari

  • Cloud Seeding Project in Karnataka – AgI, NaCl, KCl

Global Innovation Index

  • Top nations – Switzerland > Sweden > Netherlands

National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change

  • Launched in 2015
  • Implemented by NABARD
  • Adaption program, updating climatic scenario, capacity building
  • Projects in 3 states – Sikkim (climate change), Rajasthan (water) and Gujarat (livelihood for natural resource dependent community)

Biomethane

  • By India’s largest Commercial Vehicles manufacturer Tata Motors
  • First Bio-CNG (bio-methane) bus at Urja Utsav, bio-energy programme, organized by the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Image of bio-energy programme

Image of Bio-energy Programme

Image of bio-energy programme

National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination

  • 1st phase by 2022 in 2 categories
  • Total elimination by 2027
  • Vector borne disease
  • Caused by parasite Plasmodium falciparum (Pf), found more in the forest areas and Plasmodium Vivax (Pv), more common in the plains.

Cleaner Railways

  • Avoid PAH (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) – carcinogenic and mutagenic & heavy metals
  • CNG based dual fuel system on DEMU trains
  • Use of methanol as alternative
  • 5 % bio-diesel blend in locomotives
  • Solar power generation system in railways

Ban on Chemicals in Fireworks

  • Antimony – eye, skin and lungs
  • Lithium – diahhrea, muscle weakness, fatigue
  • Mercury – nervous system
  • Arsenic – liver, cancer in lungs, skin, bladder and kidney
  • Lead – brain & nervous system, high BP
  • Cadmium – kidney and lung
  • Zinc - blood

Given by PESO (Petroleum

Sagar Vani – Cyclone Alert

  • Stage 1: Pre Cyclone Watch
  • Stage 2: Cyclone Alert - yellow
  • Stage 3: Cyclone Warning - orange
  • Stage 4: Post Landfall Outlook – red

Green Climate Fund

  • Under UNFCC
  • Assist developing countries to counter climate change
  • Based in Incheon, S. Korea

Castor Seed Plant

  • Fight soil pollution by absorbing heavy metals from pollution
  • For treatment of skin, arthritis, skin problems
  • Used in cosmetics, for colic pain, joint pain

Solar Energy

  • Highest installed

National Afforestation Program

  • Physical and capacity building to Forest Development Agencies for Joint Forest Management

Green India Mission

  • Plantation and Compensatory afforestation
  • Increase forest cover to 5 million hectares (mha) and improve quality of tree cover on another 5 mha of forest or non-forest lands- wetland, grassland, dense forest etc.

Interlinking of Rivers

IUCN Classification

Loading video

IUCN and Red Data List - Knowing About Biodiversity

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the IUCN and Red Data List. This is an integral part of biodiversity and very important to understand.

Biodiversity

Loading video

Biodiversity: Types, Patterns, Importance, Causes and Loss

Dr. Manishika Jain explains Biodiversity: Types, Patterns, Importance, Causes and Loss

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity

Loading video

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1 - UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains/NET 2017

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1 - UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains/NET 2017

Loading video

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 2 - UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains/NET 2017

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 2 - UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains/NET 2017

Loading video

Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Environment & Geography

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the what to expect for 2017 Paper 1 - Environment and Geography.

Environmental Conventions

Loading video

30 Environmental Conventions & Agreements in 15 Minutes (Besides Earth Summit)

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the major Environmental Conventions & Agreements which are must for the exam. Earth Summit is discussed in separate lecture.

Major Pollutants

  • Sulfur dioxide. …
  • Oxides of nitrogen. …
  • Hydrocarbons. …
  • Methane. …
  • Oxides of carbon. …
  • Suspended particulates in the troposphere. …
  • Lead compounds

Other Important Topics

  • Waste to Wealth (New source for renewable Energy)
  • Urban Waste Segregation (Dry and Wet Waste)
  • Carbon trading
  • Global warming and greenhouse effect
Loading video

Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Environment

Dr. Manishika Jain discusses the Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Environment (In Hindi)

- Published/Last Modified on: November 2, 2017

NTA NET-JRF Upd.

NTA NET Paper-1 fully-solved question bank (including prior year problems), mock test series, FREE video lectures, and online crash course: Our exclusive material coprehensively covers the vast and evolving paper 1 syllabus.