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Wednesday Geography and Environment Quiz #17

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Hello Everyone,
Please answer these 7 questions on Geography and Environment to test your preparation on the subject. Answers will be uploaded at 5:00 pm.
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Q.1 Consider the following statements regarding volcanism:
1. Intrusive features are formed when the magma is rich in silica and poor in metallic minerals
2. Laccolith is a concave, saucer shaped deposit of lava in the crustal rocks
3. Cinder cone and Lava domes are extrusive volcanic features
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q.2 Which of the following activity is not related to the formation or modification of the present atmosphere?
a) Solar winds
b) Degassing
c) Differentiation
d) Photosynthesis
Q.3 The flat-topped volcanic peaks which remain under water and are eroded by wave action are called:
a) Sea mounts
b) Guyots
c) Islands
d) Canyons

Q.4 Consider the following statements regarding Earthquake waves:

1. Shadow zone made by S-waves is more extensive than that made by P-waves

2. P- waves are the first to reach the surface and are the most destructive earthquake waves

3. S-waves can only pass through the molten materials

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are true?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.5 Consider the following statements regarding Ramsar Convention on Wetlands:
1. It is affiliated with United Nation Environment Program (UNEP)
2. It is the only global environmental treaty that deal with a particular ecosystem
3. At the time of joining the convention, each contracting party must designate at least two sites for inclusion in the List of Wetlands of International Importance.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only

 

Q.6 Which of the following states is a habitat for now Leopards in India?

a) Assam

b) Arunachal Pradesh

c) Manipur

d) Meghalya

 

Q.8 Consider the following Bioremediation techniques:
1.  Bioventing
2. Bio- augmentation
3. Bioreactors
 
Which of the above are in-situ techniques?
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only

 

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