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  1. 1. www.studentyogi.com www.studentyogi.com Code No: CE052391 RA III B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2008 ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES ( Common to Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science & Systems Engineering, Electronics & Telematics, Metallurgy & Material Technology, Electronics & Computer Engineering, Production Engineering and Bio-Technology) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks 1. (a) De ne “Environmental Studies”? (b) Explain the components and scope of Environmental studies. [4+12] 2. Explain how agricultural practices and industrial growth have led to undesirable changes in the environment. [16] 3. Write brie y about the following types of ecosystems. Bring out the unique char- acteristics, threats and also the action needed to overcome threats: (a) Marine ecosystem (b) Desert ecosystem (c) Grasslands. [16] 4. Discuss the aesthetic value of nature with respect to the following statements. (a) A true wilderness experience is an incredible learning experience. (b) The beauty of nature encompasses every aspect of the living and non-living part of our earth. [8+8] 5. (a) Oceans are ultimate sink for most of the waste we produce. Explain. (b) List o shore sources of Marine Pollution. (c) Explain the e ects of oil pollution on the ocean. [8+4+4] 6. (a) De ne watershed management and explain its ob jectives. (b) Discuss various water conservation techniques that can be practiced by indi- viduals. [8+8] 7. (a) Though population growth shows a global decline, there is still cause for worry. Explain why. (b) What are the reasons for di erences in the rate of population growth in various countries. [8+8] 1 of 2 www.studentyogi.com www.studentyogi.com
  2. 2. www.studentyogi.com www.studentyogi.com Code No: CE052391 RA 8. What are the problems encountered in the disposal of solid waste from various sources. Describe the outcome of poor management of solid waste, illustrating your answer with any case-study. [16] 2 of 2 www.studentyogi.com www.studentyogi.com

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