Quiz on Environment
Q. Who was the first scientist to discover Greenhouse effect?
Ans. Joseph Fourier (1824)
Q. How long does it take for glass to decompose completely?
Ans. 1,000,000 years
Q. When was the ozone layer hole over the Antarctic discovered?
Q. How long does it take for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to disperse?
Ans. 100 years
Q. True or false: Global warming is caused only by natural factors.
Q. We all know that the Kaziranga sanctuary is a place where rhinos can live safely away from hunters. What is the term used for such careful use and protection of nature?
Q. What is the natural environment of a living organism called?
Q. Where was the Mitti Bachao (Save the soil) Movement launched in India?
Ans. Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh
Q. Where is the Centre for Environmental Studies located?
Q. Which Indian actress walked out of a film because it involved cruelty to animals?
Q. Who wrote ‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’ which is now fast becoming a reality?
Ans. S T Coleridge
Q. Which tree is described by Kalidasa in Ritusamhara?
Q. Which wildlife region of India has been immortalized by Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Tales?
Q. Which Indian king or emperor was fond of watching birds and animals and of growing new plants and trees?
Q. Where is the campaign ‘No Driving Today’ taking place to fight smog?
Ans. New Mexico