Q1. The components of the ecosystem are
(a) Plants and animals
(b) Producers, consumers and decomposers
(c) Producers and consumers
(d) Biotic and abiotic substance
Q2. Tropic of Capricorn is
(a) 0 1 23 2
(c) 0 1 23 S 2
(d) 0 1 23 N 2
Q3. Who coined the term “ecosystem”?
(a) Dr. R. D. Mishra
(b) Dr. Wittaker
(c) Dr. Odum
(d) Dr. A. G. Tansley
Q4. The problem of water pollution with Arsenic is maximum in
(a) Uttar Pradesh (b) West Bengal
(c) Bihar (d) Madhya Pradesh
Q5. Deccan of the Western Ghats in India is drier because of
(a) Low temperature effect
(b) Pressure effect
(c) Rain shadow effect
(d) High altitude effect
Q6. The Wildlife Protection Act was passed in
(a) 1960 A.D. (b) 1975 A.D.
(c) 1972 A.D. (d) 1962 A.D.
Q7. Solar radiation per unit area received at the outer limit of atmosphere is known as
(a) Insolation (b) Heat budget
(c) Solar constant (d) Solar energy
Q8. Fundamental duties are adopted from which country’s Constitution?
(a) Germany (b) USSR
(c) USA (d) United Kingdom
Q9. In a food chain of grassland ecosystem, the top consumers are
(b) Either carnivorous and Herbivorous
Q10. The main atmospheric layer near the surface of earth is
Q11. The Biodiversity Act was passed by the Indian parliament
(a) 11th May, 1972
(b) 11th December, 2002
(c) 16th October, 1990
(d) 10th December, 1980
Q12. Which one of the following agriculture practices is eco-friendly?
(a) Shifting cultivation
(b) Organic farming
(c) Cultivation of high yielding varieties
(d) Growing plants in glass house
Q13. Acid rain is concerned with presence of
(a) Hydrochloric acid
(b) Boric acid
(c) Acetic acid
(d) Sulphuric acid
Q14. WWF stands for
(a) World Wide Fund
(b) World Watch Fund
(c) World Wildlife Fund
(d) World War Fund
Q15. The valley of flowers is located in
(d) Himanchal Pradesh
Q16. Which of the following agencies is Primarily concerned with the measurement of pollution in India?
(a) Green Tribunal
(b) Survey of India
(c) Central water Commission
(d) Central Pollution Control Board
Q17. ‘Cotopaxi’ is an active volcano situated in
(a) Sicily (b) Rockies
(c) Andes (d) Hawaii
Q18. Tsangpo river of Tibet in India is known as
Q19. The Pole star is
(a) North Star
(b) West star
(c) East star
(d) South star
Q20. ‘Project Tiger’ was started in India
(a) 1972 A.D.
(b) 1985 A.D.
(c) 1981 A.D.
(d) 1973 A.D.
Q21. Kanha National Park is located in which Indian State?
(a) West Bengal
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Q22. The Lucknow Pact of 1916 was made between
(a) The congress and the Muslim League
(b) The moderates and Extremists
(c) The British and the Indian
(d) The Hindu and the Muslims
Q23. Where is the Wild Ass Sanctuary?
(a) In Rajasthan
(b) In Bihar
(c) In Madhya Pradesh
(d) In Gujarat
Q24. Carbon dating refers to
(a) Measurement of strength of rocks
(b) All of these
(c) Use of carbon for writing on white board
(d) measurement of age of bones or materials in ancient sites
Q25. The Constituent Assembly adopted National Anthem on
(a) 20 January 1950
(b) 13 November 1949
(c) 21 May 1949
(d) 24 January 1950
Q26. Biomagnifications is
(a) increasing concentration of a toxic substance in the tissues over time
(b) all of these
(c) to increase the size of picture using computer
(d) increasing size of organism
Q27. Which of the following is not a abiotic component of biosphere?
Q28. The headquarter of Green Peace International is located in
(a) New York
Q29. In which of the following regions Reindeer are found?
(a) Monsoon (b) Taiga
(c) Tundra (d) Hot desert
Q30. Which one of the following is not a temperate grassland?
(a) Downs (b) Prairies
(c) Pampas (d) Compas