MCQs (Management of Natural Resources)

Q1. Which of the following is a green house gas?

(a) Nitrogen dioxide                  (b) Sulphur dioxide
(c) Carbon dioxide                     (d) Carbon monoxide

Q2. Floods can be prevented by

(a) afforestation                         (b) removing top soil
(c) deforestation                        (d) agriculture

Q3. Narmada bachao andolan was to

(a) Clean Narmada                   (b) Expand Narmada
(c) Save Narmada                     (d) None of above

Q4. Which of the following is best method from environment point of view?

(a) Reduce                              (b) Recycle
(c) Reuse                                 (d) all of above

Q5. The full form of UV rays is

(a) Ultra violet                       (b) Ultra violent
(c) Ultra valve                        (d) Ultimate violet

Q6. Synthetic material/chemical which depleted Ozone layer is

(a) CFC’s (chlorofluorocarbon)                 (b) CFL’s
(c) CO2                                                           (d) None of above

Q7. What is coliform?

(a) group of bacteria                               (b) group of viruses
(c) group of microorganisms                (d) group of diseases

Q8. What is the name given for replenishment of forest?

(a) afforestation                                (b) silviculture
(c) deforestation                               (d) sericulture

Q9. Why should we conserve forest and wild life?

(a) To protect biodiversity                           (b) To maintain ecosystem
(c) To maintain balance                               (d) To continue food chain

Q10. Water harvesting is a method which

(a) Increase ground water level                   (b) Not practiced in modern days
(c) Has no relation with ground water       (d) Decrease ground water level

Q11. The movement that focuses on ecological conservation is

(a) Chipko movement                  (b) Silent valley project
(c) Green revolution                     (d) Operation flood

Q12. Which of the following is a renewable resource?

(a) Petrol                                          (b) CNG
(c) LPG                                              (d) Water

Q13. Which of the following resource need to be used in a sustainable manner?

(a) Solar energy                                     (b) Petroleum
(c) Water                                                 (d) Bio gas

Q14. How is water harvested in hilly areas?

(a) by rooftop reharvesting                   (b) by guls/kuls
(c) by building tanks                               (d) none of the above

Q15. When combustion of coal/petrol takes place in insufficient air (oxygen) which gas is

(a) CO2                                          (b) Carbon monoxide
(c) Nitrogen and CO2                 (d) All of above

Q16. Which of the following resource is used in thermal power plant?

(a) Coal                                     (b) Kerosene
(c) charcoal                              (d) Petroleum

Q17. Which of the following Dam is built on Ganga?

(a) Bhakra nagal Dam                 (b) Sardar Sarovar
(c) Tehri Dam                                (d) Krishna Sagar

Q18. In which village Chipko Movement was started?

(a) Khurja village                (b) Reni village
(c) Kaithal village                (d) Siraspur

Q19. For which of following activity did Amrita Devi Bishnoi sacrificed her life with 363
people in 1731?

(a) to protect river              (b) to save trees
(c) to save crops                   (d) to save wild life

Q20. In which year Ganga Action Plan came about?

(a) 1980                                    (b) 1985
(c) 1990                                    (d) 1975




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