EVS Environment Studies Questions

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
Ans: (d)

Q2. Tropic of Capricorn is
(a) 0 1 23 2
(b) 230S
(c) 0 1 23 S 2
(d) 0 1 23 N 2
Ans: (c)

Q3. Who coined the term “ecosystem”?
(a) Dr. R. D. Mishra
(b) Dr. Wittaker
(c) Dr. Odum
(d) Dr. A. G. Tansley
Ans: (d)

Q4. The problem of water pollution with Arsenic is maximum in
(a) Uttar Pradesh (b) West Bengal
(c) Bihar (d) Madhya Pradesh
Ans: (b)

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
Ans: (c)

Q6. The Wildlife Protection Act was passed in
(a) 1960 A.D. (b) 1975 A.D.
(c) 1972 A.D. (d) 1962 A.D.
Ans: (c)

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
Ans: (c)

Q8. Fundamental duties are adopted from which country’s Constitution?
(a) Germany (b) USSR
(c) USA (d) United Kingdom
Ans: (b)

Q9. In a food chain of grassland ecosystem, the top consumers are
(a) Herbivorous
(b) Either carnivorous and Herbivorous
(c) Bacteria
(d) Carnivorous
Ans: (d)

Q10. The main atmospheric layer near the surface of earth is
(a) Stratosphere
(b) Ionosphere
(c) Mesosphere
(d) Troposphere
Ans: (d)

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
Ans: (b)

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
Ans: (b)

Q13. Acid rain is concerned with presence of
(a) Hydrochloric acid
(b) Boric acid
(c) Acetic acid
(d) Sulphuric acid
Ans: (d)

Q14. WWF stands for
(a) World Wide Fund
(b) World Watch Fund
(c) World Wildlife Fund
(d) World War Fund
Ans: (c)

Q15. The valley of flowers is located in
(a) Jammu-Kashmir
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Sikkim
(d) Himanchal Pradesh
Ans: (b)

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
Ans: (d)

Q17. ‘Cotopaxi’ is an active volcano situated in
(a) Sicily (b) Rockies
(c) Andes (d) Hawaii
Ans: (c)

Q18. Tsangpo river of Tibet in India is known as
(a) Ganga
(b) Indus
(c) Brahmaputra
(d) Yamuna
Ans: (c)

Q19. The Pole star is
(a) North Star
(b) West star
(c) East star
(d) South star
Ans: (a)

Q20. ‘Project Tiger’ was started in India
(a) 1972 A.D.
(b) 1985 A.D.
(c) 1981 A.D.
(d) 1973 A.D.
Ans: (d)

Q21. Kanha National Park is located in which Indian State?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Gujrat
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Ans: (d)

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
Ans: (a)

Q23. Where is the Wild Ass Sanctuary?
(a) In Rajasthan
(b) In Bihar
(c) In Madhya Pradesh
(d) In Gujarat
Ans: (d)

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
Ans: (d)

Q25. The Constituent Assembly adopted National Anthem on
(a) 20 January 1950
(b) 13 November 1949
(c) 21 May 1949
(d) 24 January 1950
Ans: (d)

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
Ans: (a)

Q27. Which of the following is not a abiotic component of biosphere?
(a) Protein
(b) Phosphorus
(c) Fungi
(d) Soil
Ans: (c)

Q28. The headquarter of Green Peace International is located in
(a) New York
(b) Nagasaki
(c) Amsterdam
(d) Sydney
Ans: (c)

Q29. In which of the following regions Reindeer are found?
(a) Monsoon (b) Taiga
(c) Tundra (d) Hot desert
Ans: (c)

Q30. Which one of the following is not a temperate grassland?
(a) Downs (b) Prairies
(c) Pampas (d) Compas
Ans: (d)

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