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I I ll Semester B.E Degree Examination, Dec.2013 I Jan.20l4
Time: 2 hrs.l
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Answer all the fifty questions, each question carries one mark.
Use only:Btack ball point pen for writing / darkening the circleS:
For each qrrestion, after selecting your answer, darkcu the appropriate circle
corresponding to the same question number on the OMR sheet.
Darkening two circles lor the same question malg1the answer invalid.
Damaging/overwriting,
,trsing
whiteners on the OMR sheets are strictly
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
(coMMoN TO ALL BRANCHES)
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Marks: 50
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CANDIDATES
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1. Population growth in developing countries creates environmental and socio
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economic
problems such as
a) Poverty
c) Food problems
b) Natural resource depletion
d) All of these
Climate and Global air c'irculations are mainly affected by the properties of
a) Water and Air
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b) Temperature
c) Precipitation d) None of these
3. Reduction of'green house gases can be achieved by
a) Improving the efficiency of electricity generation
b) Switching to less polluting fossil fuels
c) Both (a) & (b)
d) None of these
40, Ozone layer present in
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a) Troposphere b) Mesosphere c) Stratosphere
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d) Thermosphofe
5. To achieve the goal of clean environment, important strategies required are
a) Effective laws b) Active participation of the publics
c) Active participation of NGO's d) Both (a) & (b)
6. Least controllable man made source of pollution
a) Thermal power plants b) Exhausts of automobiles
c) Chemical and industrial effluents d) Domestic cooking
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21. Which of the conceptual sphere of the environment is having the less storage capacity for
matter
a) Bio sphere b) Hydrosphere c) Lithosphere d) Atmosphere
22. Ecology is defined as the study of
a) relation between organisms to their environment.
b) relation between groups of organisms to their environment
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d) All of these
Nations providing the
c) both (a) and (b) d) None of these
a) Each cou,rrtries total food supplies b) Dietary differenoeB.of the countries
c)
Quality
of food produced d) None ofthese-,,
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23. Which of the following is the terrestrial system?
a) Forest b) Grassland c) Desert
Food and Agricultural organizatron (FAO) of the United
informatisn on
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26.
Social security is one of the most impofiant programmes providing benefits to
a) Worker / Employee b) Un - employee c) Families of deceased d) All of these
The first United Nationaicooference on Human environment was held at
a) New York b) Stockholm c) Montreal
27. World Environmental day is celebrated on
a) June 5 b) August tr5' I
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c) December 5
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28. The Environmental (protection) Act oflrrdia was enacted in the year
a) 1986 c) 1984
29. The objectives of wild Ufe
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a) To preserve the bio
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diversity
b) To maintain essenlial ecologicaland life supporting system
c) Protection and conservation of wild Iife
d) All of these
30. The study of,environmental system and their interaction is fall under
b) Environmental Engineering a) Environhental Science
c) Eqlironmental Management
31. Norrnal sound level of a quiet speech is
a) 120dB
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b) 90dB
d) Basal
d) September 5
d) 1974
d) s0dB
d) Both (a) & (c)
c) 140dB
b) Incineration
d) Land filling
b) Industrial revolution
d) Green revolution
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Disposal of bio
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medical waste is by
a) Autoclaving and landfilling
c) Both (a) & (b)
Activated sludge process is
a) Anaerobic method b) Aerobic method c) Both (a) & (b) d) None of these
34. The major cause for the global population increase in the 19th century was due to
a) Decrease in birth rate
c) Decrease in death rate
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