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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


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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