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300 Expected Questions on Environmental Science for JKSSB Exams 2018


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If you are preparing for JKSSB Teacher Exam then you might be aware that Environmental Science carries 10 Marks and in the context of an exam, where 2.5 lakh candidates are appearing for 2100+ posts, every mark counts. So, this is the most important Study Material for Environmental Science. 

Here is this post, we are Sharing the 300 Most Expected Environmental Science Questions for JKSSB Teacher Exam 2018. In our previous posts, we have already Shared the 1000 Expected Questions for JKSSB Teacher Exam which includes Questions form J&K GK, Computer Fundamentals and Environmental Sciences. 


1) Considering climate change, melting of ice sheets and glaciers causes the

Ans Endangering of Species.

2) Which International Convention provides for the protection of Endangered species of Plants and Animals?

Ans Washington Convention (1973)


3) Stockholm Convention signed in May 2002, is associated with?

Ans Protect human health and the environment from POPs


4) Which Convention Deals with Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes

Ans Basel Convention


5) Which convention Deals with "Protection of Ozone Layer"?

Ans Vienna convention.


6) What is Montreal Protocol all about?

Ans Montreal Protocol relates to Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. It was signed in 1987.Ozone Depleting substances contain either Chlorine or Bromine


7) Which convention provides for the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals?

Ans Bonn Convention


8)  What is Green Climate Fund?

Ans Assist developing countries to adopt & mitigate practices to counter climate change.

9) What is Nairobi Declaration

Ans Adopted in 1982 Create a special commission to frame long-term environment strategies for achieving sustainable developments up to the year 2000 and beyond


10)  The primary source of energy for the earth's atmosphere is


Ans Sun


11) The most abundant gases in the earth's atmosphere by volume are.

Ans Nitrogen and Oxygen


12) In the atmosphere, tiny solid or liquid suspended particles of various composition are called

Ans Aerosols


13) The most abundant greenhouse gas in the earth's atmosphere:

Ans Water vapour


14) The hottest atmospheric layer is ?

Ans Thermosphere


15) Almost all of the earth's weather occurs in the

Ans Troposphere


16) The atmospheric layer in which we live is called the:

Ans Troposphere


17) The instrument that measures temperature, pressure, and humidity at various altitudes in
the atmosphere:

Ans Radiosonde


18) The rate at which temperature decreases with increasing altitude is known as the

Ans Lapse Rate


19) The electrified region of the upper atmosphere is called the:

Ans Ionosphere


20) The gas that absorbs most of the harmful ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere

Ans Ozone


21) The blueness of the sky is mainly due to:

Ans The Scattering of sunlight by air molecules


22) Salinization is ____________ ?

Ans Accumulation of Salts in the soil.


23) Skin Cancer is associated with ?

Ans Ozone Depletion.


24) CFC's are used as?

Ans Refrigerants, Insulators and Aerosol Propellents


25) Ramsar Convention refers to the conservation of

Ans Wetlands


26) The earth's atmosphere is divided into layers based on the vertical profile of:

Ans Air Temperature


27) The pyramid of energy in any ecosystem is

Ans Always Upright


28) Pollutants that are introduced into the environment by human activity are called as

Ans Qualitative Pollutants


29) The term "Ecology" was coined by

Ans Earnst Haeckel


30) The term "Ecosystem" was coined by

Ans Arthur G Tansley


31) Cement factory labourers are prone to

Ans Cytosilicosis


32) The State Which Constituted Gree Bench?


Ans Tamil Nadu


33) The abiotic and biotic components constitute the structure of an

Ans An Ecosystem


34) All species on earth together with their environments collectively comprise

Ans Ecosystem


35) An example of nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil

Ans Azotobacter


36) In a food chain of grassland ecosystem the top consumers are

Ans Carnivorous


37) The first protected area in India is ____________

Ans Corbett National Park


38) What scale is useful to record the force of wind ?

Ans Richter Scale


39) The controversial dam across the river Narmada?


Ans Sardar Sarovar


40) Snow leopard is found in which National Park?

Ans The Great Himalayan


41) The study of food chains and food webs is observed in the phenomenon known as

Ans Biological Magnification


42) Any unfavorable alteration of the environment may be called as

Ans Environmental Pollution


43) Energy resources derived from natural organic materials are called

Ans Fossil Fuels


44) Total amount of living material at the various trophic levels of a food chain is depicted by pyramids of

Ans Biomass


45) If there is no atmosphere, the colour of the sky will be

Ans Black


46) _________ is the study that deals with the interaction of organisms with their environment.

Ans Ecology


47) In the stratosphere, the air temperature normally:

Ans Increases with Increasing Height


48) What is Carcinogen?

Ans Cancer-Causing agent


49) The Term Smog was introduced in 1905 by

Ans Des Voeux


50) Atmospheric ozone layer which protects us from UV-B and C is getting depleted most by addition of

Ans Chloro Fluoro Carbons


51) Which of the following greenhouse gases trap more heat?

Ans Trifluoromethyl sulphur pentafluoride


52) Acid rain mainly result from

Ans Sulphur Dioxide


53) The first trophic level in a food chain

Ans Green Plants


54) _________ is the regulatory authority of quality in India

Ans CPCB


55) Example of Primary Pollutant

Ans Hydrocarbons


56) Earth summit of Rio de Janeiro (1992) resulted in


Ans Conservation of Bio-Diversity


57) Organisms which depend on Producers for nutrition are called

Ans Consumers


58) Phytoplankton are

Ans Producers of Lakes


59) National Park associated with rhinoceros is

Ans Kaziranga

60) Endemic species are

Ans Species Localized is a specific region


61) Green House effect is caused by

Ans Increase in Carbon Dioxide

62) As it travels along the food chain, the concentration of DDT

Ans Increases


63) The crack marked on a glacier due to the splitting of ice is called

Ans Crevasses


64) The conversion of ammonia to nitrate is known as ________

Ans Nitrification


65) Major cause of Ozone depletion is due to which chemical?

Ans Cholor Fluoro Carbons


66) Which of the following is a biodiversity hot sport in India?


Ans Western Ghats


67) The unit ofthe total water content of the soil is known as

Ans Holard


68) The complex network of interconnected food chains is called

Ans Food Web


69) Autecology deals with

Ans Ecology of species


70) Synecology deals with

Ans Ecology of Community


71) A group of individuals of a plant or animal species, inhabiting a given area is called

Ans Population


72) Lotic ecosystem refers to

Ans Ecosystem of Flowing Water


73) When the two ecosystems overlap each other, the area is called


Ans Ecotone


74) World s most problematic aquatic weed is


Ans Eichhornia


75) The resources that are derived from biomass of living organisms are called ________ resources


Ans Re-Newable.


76) The Primary Consumers are also called as


Ans Herbivores


77) First Biosphere reserve in India


Ans Nilgiri 


78) The components of LPG are _____________


Ans Propane and Butane


79) Biogas is composed of

Ans methane, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and hydrogen


80) The portion of the earth and its environment which can support life is known as _________


Ans Biosphere


81) When is the World Wildlife week ?

Ans First Week of October


82) When number of food chains is interlocked this is called


Ans Food Web


83) Rain water harvesting is a major method implemented for


Ans Water Conservation


84) The pyramid of numbers is inverted in the case of


Ans Parasitic Food chain


85) First National Park in India


Ans Jim Corbett National Park


86) Ozone depletion in the stratosphere will cause


Ans Increase incidence of Skin Cancer


87) Infection of HIV is usually detected by which test


Ans Elisa test


88) . In the atmosphere, tiny solid or liquid suspended particles of various composition are called:


Ans Aerosoles


89) What is meant by GM foods?

Ans Genetically Modified


90) _________ refers to the phenomenon in that the organisms are exclusively restricted to a given area.


Ans Endemism


91) A river with high BOD value is

Ans Highly Polluted


92) What type of energy is derived from heated groundwater?


Ans Geothermal


93) Atmospheric humidity is measured by


Ans Hygrometer


94) Ozone hole was first discovered in


Ans Antartica


95) The biggest award for environmental activities in India is given in the name of an individual. In whose name is it constituted?


Ans Indira Gandhi


96) MAB program stands for


Ans Man and Biosphere


97) National Maritime Day of India is celebrated on


Ans April,5


98) World Water Day is celebrated on ___________


Ans March 22


99) What is lentic habitat?


Ans Standing or still water habitat


100) The Chipko movement is started by


Ans Sundar Lal Bahuguna



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