WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY QUIZ 2010

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY QUIZ-2010 : 

B M NAMAZI MTech,MFM,MBA BINANI ZINC LIMITED BINANIPURAM KOCHI-683502 INDIA WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY QUIZ-2010 1 B M NAMAZI

ROUNDS : 

POLLUTION FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY THEMES ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE HAZARDOUS WASTE RECYCLE/REUSE ENVRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS ROUNDS 2 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION The following pollutant is not contained in the vehicular exhaust emissions: Lead  Ammonia Carbon monoxide  Particulate matter 3 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION Health problems related to air pollution include coughing asthma bronchitis all of these 4 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION "Run-off" pollution is when: A.A bunch of crabs run out of the water and onto the shore, carrying all the water pollutants with them.B.  rain carries all pollutants, trash, dirt, and nutrients in its path as it flows into the bay.C.  toxic chemicals run off the back of a truck and onto the road.D.  chemicals accumulate in aquatic plant tissue 5 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION An effective way to decrease run-off pollution is to A. dig up all plants, bushes, and grasses near your neighborhood stream.B.  plug up all the storm drains on the streets so that nothing can get to the bay.C.  put concrete on all stream and riverbanks to absorb chemicals before they dump into the bay.D.  put my trash in a garbage can, decrease the amount of chemicals my family uses on our lawn and farms, and plant trees, bushes, and plants by streams and rivers. 6 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION Which of the following is NOT a major source of criteria pollutants? 7

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION What is visible air pollution called Photochemical smog Smoglight Chemvis pollution Rainbow pollution 8 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION The evaporation of irrigation water leaves salt in soil producing what type of soil pollution Monoxide pollution Oxide pollution Pressure pollution Salinization 9 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION Which of the following is ozone not used for? Sterilizing water Bleaching Softening clothes 10 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION Ozone pollution is worst at what time of day? Afternoon Early evening Both afternoon and early evening Early morning 11 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION The Air Quality Index (AQI) measures which of the following? Carbon dioxide Particulate matter Ultraviolet radiation 12 B M NAMAZI

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION : 

ROUND ONE –POLLUTION Another form of pollution caused by industries is thermopollution. This occurs when: A.  factories use bay water to cool off their machines and then return the scalding water back into the bay. B.  the steam from a factory's smoke stacks releases harmful chemicals. C.  industries dump toxins into the bay water to get rid of them, in this case the pollutant is phospho-thermo-oxide.D.  A and B 13

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY What extinct animal is this Wagga Quagga Zagga Zorse 14 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY The lack of ____________ produces the yellow leaves and causes slow plant growth. Oxygen Nitrogen Hydrogen None of the above 15 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY The lack of ______________ causes the leaves, fruit, and roots to be small. Protein Calcium Sun Water 16 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Which of these is not a cause of the loss of biodiversity? Pollution Playing too much Sport Climate Change Natural Disasters 17 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY How many confirmed Pinta Island Tortoises remain in the world? Twenty Three Four Five One 18 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY The high concentration of _______________ causes the flower and fruit production to increase. Phosphates Nitrogen Oxygen None of the above 19 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY What is biodiversity? is the variety of species, their genetic make-up, and the natural communities in which they occur. the number of plants throughout the world. the number of different animals existing. the study of life 20 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Which effects biodiversity loss the most? Habitat Destruction Introduced Species Pollution Population Growth Over-consumption 21 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Forests ecosystems provide all of the following functions except____________. oxygen production remove carbon from the atmosphere control erosion lower the diversity of plants and animals 22 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY The extensive destruction of coral reefs caused primarily by humans is estimated to take _________ to recover 6 months 5-12 years 20-100 years 200-1,000 years hundreds of thousands of years 23 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY The greatest number of species are amongst fungi. vascular plants. bacteria and viruses. invertebrates reptiles 24 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Which of the following is not part of an aquatic ecosystem? estuaries barrier islands coral reefs savannas 25 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Which of the following is not part of an aquatic ecosystem? estuaries barrier islands coral reefs savannas 26 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Which forest contains deciduous trees that shed their leaves in autumn? Boreal Forests Tundra Forests Appalachian Forests Temperate Forests 27 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY __________ is a milky, clear juice found in rubber plants. It is used to make surgical gloves, paints and other things Gum Latex Chichle A and B 28 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY : 

ROUND TWO-FORESTRY/BIODIVERSITY Forests ecosystems provide all of the following functions except____________. oxygen production remove carbon from the atmosphere control erosion lower the diversity of plants and animals 29 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY The sun gets its energy from Burning hydrogen Burning biomass Nuclear fission Nuclear fusion 30 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY Large amounts of solar energy is stored in the oceans and seas. The process of harnessing this energy is called OTEC (ocean thermal energy conversion) OTC (ocean thermal conversion) OSTEC (ocean and sea thermal energy conversion) 31 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY The most commonly used renewable energy in the world is Hydro energy Wind energy Solar energy Geothermal energy 32 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY THIS SOURCE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IS NOT WEATHER DEPENDENT GEOTHERMAL WIND SOLAR HYDRO ENERGY 33 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY THE EARTH GETS……. SOLAR ENERGY TO MEET ALL OF OUR ENERGY NEEDS 50 TIMES LESS THAN ENOUGH NOT ENOUGH MORE THAN ENOUGH JUST ENOUGH 34 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY WHICH OF THESE ENERGY SOURCES IS RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS WIND URANIUM COAL 35 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY WHICH OF THESE ENERGY SOURCES IS NOT RENEWABLE SOLAR WIND PETROLEUM GEOTHERMAL 36 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY WHAT ENERGY SOURCE DOES THE SUN USE? CHEMICAL ENERGY BURNING OF HYDROGEN NUCLEAR ENERGY BIOMASS 37 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANTS CONVERT ---------------- INTO ELECTRICITY THE OCEANS TIDAL ENERGY THE SUNS INFRA RED RADIATION THE EARTHS HEAT ENERGY THE EARTHS BIOMASS 38 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY Solar energy is the primary force in the creation of ___________. Precipitation Wind Erosion of earth materials Atmospheric circulation All of the above 39 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY Which of the following is not considered a "primary" source of energy for Earth processes? Gravity Friction Solar energy Earth's internal heat Impact of extraterrestrial bodies 40 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY Solar cells are simple photovoltaic devices that convert solar energy directly into electricity and are manufactured from the second-most abundant element in the earth’s crust. Name it. Bauxite Silicon Calcium 41 B M NAMAZI

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY : 

ROUND THREE-ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY Biogas is a methane-rich gas formed by fermentation of animal dung, human sewage and crop residue. The advantage(s) of biogas is/are: A clean and smokeless fuel Slurry left behind is used as fish feed High potential in rural India All of the above 42 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL DEFINITION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT USING LESS ENERGY IN PRODUCTION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT TAKES FUTURE GENERATIONS INTO ACCOUNT 43 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WHAT IS ORGANIC FARMING FARMING WITHOUT SYNTHETIC CHEMICAL PRODUCTS OR GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS FARMING WITHOUT PESTICIDES,WHICH PROTECTS HUMAN HEALTH FARMING WITHOUT PESTICIDES,WHICH PROTECTS THE ENVIRONMENT 44 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT What is “Agriculture Raisonnée” (a form of sustainable farming)? A method of farming production that aims to respect the environment, control the risks related to the health of the plants, and implement health and safety at work A method of farming production that aims to improve its awareness of the environment in its operations A method of farming production that aims to control the risks related to the health of the plants 45 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT What is Agri Confiance A label that guarantees superior product quality A collective trademark that guarantees reciprocal commitments between suppliers of agricultural produce and the agro-food industries A unilateral declaration by an agro-food company based on internal specifications 46 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT What is a company’s carbon footprint An analysis of the quantity of CO2 in wine A method for counting the greenhouse gas emissions created by a company’s activities An analysis for measuring the quantity of CO2 released during alcoholic fermentation 47 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Manufacturing and operating a typical mobile phone emits how much co2 each year 5.5 gm 5.5kg 55 kg 550kg 48 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Pursuing sustainable development means getting the right mix of policies in three main areas.Environment and Economy are two of them.Whats the third Education Society Transport Culture 49 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT A UN commission led by which nordic prime minister in the 1980s was key to promoting the concept of sustainable development Carl Bildt Gro Harlem Brundtland Bjarni Benediktsson Trygve Bratteli 50 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT What is the goal of sustainable development? ProfitablilitySustainabilityEnvironmental TargetsSurvival 51 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Who tops the world Environmental Sustainability Index? FinlandCanadaSouth AfricaNew Zealand 52 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : 

ROUND FOUR –SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Which European country has the most Negotiated Environmental Agreements? DenmarkNetherlandsGermanyUnited Kingdom 53 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE Which of the following is not a major greenhouse gas Carbon Dioxide Methane Ozone Water vapor 54 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE As a result of rising global temperatures following two major impacts are expected relatively long summers and drier winters. rise in the sea level and regional climatic changes. Increased water levels in water bodies like lakes and streams but more consistent flooding patterns. Increased water levels in lakes and streams and comparatively larger floodplains. 55

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE Which pollutant is involved when air pollution over cities interacts with sunlight, heat, oxygen, and other chemicals? Nitric oxide Nitrogen dioxide Tropospheric ozone All of the above 56 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE Which of the following is NOT expected to be a future impact of climate change Sea level rise will flood coastal wetlands, real estate Agriculture and forestry may have mixed resultsEcosystems will be altered; some will disappear Freshwater will become more abundant 57 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE How much Carbon dioxide (CO2) is in Earth's atmosphere today? 10% or greater 2% to 10% less than 1/10th of 1% 58 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE Which temperature measuring method most accurately measures global warming? Ground-based thermometers Orbiting weather satellites Weather balloons 59 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE Scientist predict the Arctic could be ice free in the summer months.Give or take 25 years, what is the year they believe it will happen?202520502075 60 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE What is the yet unproven theory that carbon dioxide emission can be captured and buried underground instead of being released into he atmosphere? Carbon demissionCarbon sequestration Carbon Controflow 61 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE Beside carbon dioxide emission, what other chemical is spewed into the air? GoldSilverMercury 62 B M NAMAZI

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE : 

ROUND FIVE –GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE How many tons of carbon is believed to be put into the atmosphere each year?500,000 tons1 billion tons6 billion tons 63 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED THEME FOR 2000 The Environment Millennium - Time to Act Connect with the World Wide Web of Life Give Earth a Chance Water – Two Billion People are Dying for It! 64 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED THEME FOR 2005 Green Cities – Plan for the Planet! Deserts and Desertification - Don't Desert Drylands! Melting Ice – a Hot Topic? Kick The Habit - Towards A Low Carbon Economy 65 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED THEME FOR 1974 Only one Earth Human Settlements Water: Vital Resource for Life Ozone Layer Environmental Concern; Lands Loss and Soil Degradation 66 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED THEME FOR 2003 Give Earth a Chance Water – Two Billion People are Dying for It! Wanted! Seas and Oceans – Dead or Alive? Green Cities – Plan for the Planet! 67 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED THEME FOR 2008 Deserts and Desertification - Don't Desert Drylands! Melting Ice – a Hot Topic? Kick The Habit - Towards A Low Carbon Economy Your Planet Needs You - UNite to Combat Climate Change 68 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED THEME AND HOST CITY FOR 2010 Melting Ice – a Hot Topic? Tromsø, Norway Kick The Habit - Towards A Low Carbon Economy Wellington, New Zealand Your Planet Needs You - UNite to Combat Climate Change Mexico City, Mexico Many Species. One Planet. One Future Rawanda City, Rawanda 69 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED HOST CITY FOR 2002 Adelaide, Australia Torino, Italy and Havana, Cuba Shenzhen, People's Republic of China Beirut, Lebanon 70 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES WED HOST CITY FOR 2006 Barcelona, Spain San Francisco, U.S. Algiers, Algeria Tromsø, Norway 71 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES : 

ROUND SIX – WORLD ENVIRONMENT THEMES NEW DELHI WAS THE HOST CITY FOR THE WED THEME CHILDREN AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN 1990 TRUE FALSE 72 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Biotic environment includes Producers                          Consumers Decomposers           All the above 73 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Decomposers include Bacteria                    Fungi Both                Animals 74 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Abiotic environment does not include Air                       Water Soil                   plants 75 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE The group of organisms which convert light into food are called Autotrophs                       Heterotrophs Decomposers                          Omnivores 76 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE What is an ecological footprint?    The area occupied by an Ecco shoe.   The area for food, space, fibers and waste for one human being    An EU-measurement 77 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE The earth functions like a living organism, not simply an environment where life exist is the __. Earth stewardship Biosphere theory Gaia theory Apple and earth theory 78 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE A self supporting community - plants and animals interacting with each other and the non-living environment to provide a balanced system is a __. Ecosystem Ecotone Energy chain Ecology 79 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Large portions of the earth with similar climate, soil, plant and animal life community is known as __. Biospheres Biomes Food web Aquatic realms 80 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE The scientific bases for environmental science is ___. Ecology Zoology Chemistry Meteorology 81 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE The region existing between two ecosystems which contain species of both ecosystems is __. Ecotone Energy Chain ecology Ecosystem 82 B M NAMAZI

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : 

ROUND SEVEN – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Which of the following is abiotic ? Grass Birds Water Apples 83 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE Which of the following is not a type of toxic waste? Asbestos Dioxins Lead Sodium 84 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE This is a name given to a group of minerals composed of thin thread-like fibres. Asbestos Chlorine Dioxins Heavy metals 85 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE Which of the following are concerns of hazardous wastes? Global warming & acid rain Cancer & birth defects Ozone depletion & global warming Destruction of forests & plankton 86 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE This method of disposal for hazardous waste involves pumping waste in porous rocks such as limestone Artesian well Secure landfills Deep well injection Underground landfills 87 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE Which of the following is not a heavy metal? Carbon Copper Lead Mercury 88 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE Which of the following is a common hazardous substance? Dishwashing liquids Oven cleaners Soap Vinegar 89 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE Which of the following is a source of dioxins? Asbestos Chromium Pulp & paper Zinc 90 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE What is the best solution to the problem of toxic wastes? Dilute & disperse Incinerate Concentrate & contain Reduce production 91 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE This method of disposal of hazardous waste uses bacteria to break down chemical wastes. Bioremediation Incineration Landfills Bacteriology 92 B M NAMAZI

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE : 

ROUND EIGHT –HAZARDOUS WASTE What is the best solution to the problem of toxic wastes? Dilute & disperse Incinerate Concentrate & contain Reduce production 93 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE To produce an aluminum can from bauxite needs a lot of electricity. How much energy is saved when recycled alu-cans are used? 10-15%30-35%70-75%90-95% 94 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE To produce paper a lot of water is needed.How much water can be saved if recycled paper is used instead of shredded wood? 20%40%60%80% 95 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE When steel is produced a lot of WATER is used.How much water can be savedwhen recycled metal is used in steel production? 10%20%30%40% 96 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE One of the best solutions to get rid of non-biodegradable wastes is Burning Dumping Burying Recycling 97 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE How many average sized trees are saved by recycling 1 tonne of paper? a) 6b) 17c) 1d) 12 98 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE Which of these bits of rubbish cannot be turned into compost? a) Plastic bagb) Apple corec) Grass cuttingsd) potato peelings 99 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE Which of these is not an example of reusing something? a)Drawing on the back of a piece of scrap paperb)Throwing something in the binc)Refilling an empty plastic bottle with drinkd)Giving clothes you have grown out of to someone smaller so they can be used again 100 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE Which one uses the least energy? Toaster oven Microwave Oven 101 B M NAMAZI

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE : 

ROUND NINE –RECYCLE/REUSE How much carbon does a tree take out of the atmosphere over its lifetime? 1/2 ton 1 ton 1.5 tons 102 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS Which natural disaster can produce the fastest winds on earth Tornado Hurricane Cyclone Tsunami 103 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS Which natural disaster cannot be caused by the shifts in tectonic plates Avalanche Earthquake Volcanic Erruption Hurricane 104 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS In what country did the strongest earthquake on earth occur Chile United States Indonesia Iran 105 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS What natural phenomenon is a hypocenter associated with Earth Quake Hurricane Tornado Tsunami 106 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS What is the most dangerous type of Avalanche Wet Avalanche Dry Slab Avalanche Ice Fall Avalanche Loose Snow Avalanche 107 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS Which of the following islands was completely destroyed during an 1893 Hurricane Sumatra-Indonesia Hog Island,New York Rotuma,Polynesia Bimini,Bahamas 108 B M NAMAZI

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS : 

ROUND TEN –ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL DISASTERS The worst environmental disaster involving chemical waste in US history,in NewYork Sate’s Love Canal development was detected in which year 1978 1988 1998 1968 109 B M NAMAZI