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Eco Quiz 2010

  1. 1. ECO QUIZ 2010<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  2. 2. MANDOVI<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br />Clockwise <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  3. 3. 1<br />Why did the  Arla Foods colour their Swedish milk cartons black-grey, as distinct from the typical white-green?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  4. 4. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  5. 5. To raise awareness for Earth Hour<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  6. 6. 2<br />This is a procedure used as a means of sealing an oil well that is experiencing an uncontrolled eruption of crude oil or natural gas. The process involves pumping heavyweight drilling mud into the manifolds connected to the top of the well. What is it known as?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  7. 7. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  8. 8. Top Kill<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  9. 9. Identify:<br />3<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  10. 10. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  11. 11. The death of female tigress due to <br />accident with Government Vehicle <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  12. 12. 4<br />PETA launched a campaign against KFC. What was it called?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  13. 13. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  14. 14. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  15. 15. 5<br />What is "NIMBY" an acronym for??<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  16. 16. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  17. 17. Not in my backyard<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  18. 18. Identify:<br />6<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  19. 19. TALPONA<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br /> Anti-Clockwise<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  20. 20. Identify<br />1<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  21. 21. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  22. 22. Sunderlal bahuguna<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  23. 23. Identify<br />2<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  24. 24. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  25. 25. Medha Patkar<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  26. 26. 3<br />He was mentioned as himself in Anita Desai's best selling novel "Village by the Sea"He wrote the Foreword to the Sixth Edition of "Flowering Trees and Shrubs in India" by D V Cowen? <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  27. 27. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  28. 28. Dr. Salim Ali<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  29. 29. Identify<br />4<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  30. 30. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  31. 31. Al Gore<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  32. 32. Identify <br />5<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  33. 33. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  34. 34. Wangari Mathaai<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  35. 35. Identify<br />6<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  36. 36. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  37. 37. Prof. M S Swaminathan<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  38. 38. CHAPORA<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br />Clockwise<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  39. 39. 1<br />CFCs (chloro-fluro-carbons) are greenhouse gases that have caused a rise of 0.3 ºC in the global temperatures in the past century. Name the CFC that is used in refrigerators.<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  40. 40. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  41. 41. Freon<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  42. 42. 2<br />What is car–pooling?  <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  43. 43. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  44. 44. You and your friends sharing a ride <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  45. 45. 3<br />Which disease is caused by high nitrate contamination in ground water resulting in decreasedoxygen carrying capacity of hemoglobin in babies leading to death?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  46. 46. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  47. 47. Blue baby syndrome or Methemoglobinemia<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  48. 48. 4<br />Who/what is a climate refugee ?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  49. 49. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  50. 50. if the causes for the migration are believed to be due to global warming related environmentaldisasters<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  51. 51. 5<br />How do we know Polyethyleneterephthalate better as?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  52. 52. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  53. 53. PET bottles<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  54. 54. 6<br />What is a cascade effect?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  55. 55. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  56. 56. it is a series of secondary extinctions that is triggered by the primary extinction of a key species in an ecosystem.<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  57. 57. 7<br />What is IUCN?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  58. 58. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  59. 59. The International Union for Conservation of Nature <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  60. 60. 8<br />What is a process whereby water bodies receive excess nutrients that stimulate excessive plant growth called?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  61. 61. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  62. 62. Eutrophication<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  63. 63. 9<br />______ is a name given to the periodic development of a warm ocean current along th e coast of Peru as a temporary replacement of the cold peluvian current.______ in Spanish means 'the child' and refers to the 'baby Christ'.<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  64. 64. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  65. 65. El Nino<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  66. 66. 10<br />PUC certificates are issued to all vehicles, they serve as a guide to the performance of the vehicle and the maintenance needed. What does PUC stand for?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  67. 67. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  68. 68. Pollution Under Control<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  69. 69. 11<br />What does the Cryosphere comprise of?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  70. 70. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  71. 71. the portions of the Earth’s surface where water is in solid form<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  72. 72. ZUARI<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br />Anti-Clockwise<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  73. 73. 1<br />The first ever conservational programme of crocodiles in India was initiated by Dr. H. R. Bustard. Where was it set up?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  74. 74. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  75. 75. Tikerpada in Satkoshia George Sanctuary, Orissa<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  76. 76. 2<br />Name the world’s only floating sanctuary in Manipur?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  77. 77. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  78. 78. Keibul lamjao sanctuary in loktak lake<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  79. 79. 3<br />Hailey National Park was established in 1935, What is it now known as ?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  80. 80. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  81. 81. Jim Corbett National Park<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  82. 82. 4<br />Complete the list:Kanha, Pench, Bandhavgarh, Bori-Satpura, __________?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  83. 83. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  84. 84. Panna<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  85. 85. 5<br />Complete the List:Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Mollem Wildlife Sanctuary Cotigao Wildlife SanctuarySalim Ali Bird Sanctuary<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  86. 86. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  87. 87. Mhadei Wildlife SanctuaryNetravali Wildlife Sanctuary<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  88. 88. 6<br />This tiger reserve lies in Lakhimpur Kheri district in North Uttar Pradesh with its northern edge running along the Indo-Nepal border. Which Tiger reserve?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  89. 89. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  90. 90. Dudhwa Tiger Reserve<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  91. 91. TEREKHOL<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br />Clockwise<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  92. 92. 1<br />Which phenomenon was discovered by Joseph Fourier in 1824, first reliably experimented on by John Tyndall in 1858, and first reported quantitatively by Svante Arrhenius in 1896?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  93. 93. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  94. 94. Greenhouse Effect<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  95. 95. 2<br />What was discovered in 1913 by the French physicists Charles Fabry and Henri Buisson? <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  96. 96. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  97. 97. The ozone layer<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  98. 98. 3<br />Wetlands are very rich and diverse ecosystems. Of the wetlands of international importance in the world, a large number are subject to moderate or high threat. Which convention signed in Iran protects this specific ecosystem (wetlands) on a global basis?  <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  99. 99. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  100. 100.  The Ramsar Convention<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  101. 101. 4<br />On 30 November 2007, the business leaders of 150 global companies published a communiqué  to world leaders calling for a comprehensive, legally binding United Nations framework to tackle climatechange. This was held in Indonesia.What was is it known as?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  102. 102. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  103. 103. Bali communiqué<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  104. 104. 5<br />The _________ was initially adopted on 11 December 1997 . As of November 2009, 187 states have signed and ratified the _______but a country has refused to ratify the ___________. Which treaty and which country?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  105. 105. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  106. 106. The Kyoto Protocol and U S A<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  107. 107. 6<br />Which country has been chosen to host the World Environment Day 2010?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  108. 108. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  109. 109. Rwanda<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  110. 110. SAL<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br />Anti-Clockwise<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  111. 111. 1<br />Identify this desert animal whose body makes water when their food combines with oxygen when they breathe:<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  112. 112. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  113. 113. Kangaroo rat<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  114. 114. 2<br />Which Indian bird is also called the ‘snake bird’ due to its long and flexible neck?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  115. 115. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  116. 116. Darter<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  117. 117. Identify<br />3<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  118. 118. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  119. 119. Peregrine<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  120. 120. 4<br />The fish showing phenomenon of ‘male pregnancy’?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  121. 121. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  122. 122. Seahorse <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  123. 123. 5<br />What is the baby/young name of an eel?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  124. 124. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  125. 125. Elver<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  126. 126. Identify<br />6<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  127. 127. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  128. 128. Ruby throated yellow bulbul/black crested yellow bulbul<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  129. 129. 7<br />In Scandinavian Mythology, this animal was known to cause Aurora Borealis. Which Animal?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  130. 130. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  131. 131. Arctic Fox<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  132. 132. Identify<br />8<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  133. 133. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  134. 134. The Great Indian Bustard<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  135. 135. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  136. 136. Identify<br />9<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  137. 137. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  138. 138. Hyneas<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  139. 139. Identify<br />10<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  140. 140. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  141. 141. Sambar<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  142. 142. Identify <br />11<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  143. 143. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  144. 144. Indian Gaur or Bison<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  145. 145. GALJIBAGA<br />+ 10 for correct<br />+5 on a pass<br />Clockwise<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  146. 146. 1<br />The Geysers, a large steam reservoir located north of San Francisco is the world’s largest source of<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  147. 147. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  148. 148. GeothermalEnergy<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  149. 149. 2<br />The phrase Big Five game was coined by big-game hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot? Which animals comprise of Big Five?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  150. 150. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  151. 151. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  152. 152. 3<br />The GAP (Ganga Action Plan) – a project to clean up the polluted waters of the Ganga - plans to intercept and divert municipal sewage falling into the river from 25 large urban conglomerates in thee states. Name them<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  153. 153. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  154. 154. UP, Bihar and West Bengal<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  155. 155. 4<br />Some plants are able to assess the levels of pollution and even soak it. (peepal, arjuna, neem, banyan tree etc. are the examples of such trees) What are these trees called?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  156. 156. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  157. 157. Phytoindicators/bioindicators<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  158. 158. 5<br />Why is the red sea called so?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  159. 159. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  160. 160. the seasonal blooms of the red-coloured Trichodesmium erythraeum near the water's surface.<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  161. 161. 6<br />What is the baby/young name of a skunk?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  162. 162. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  163. 163. kit<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  164. 164. 7<br />The Sundarban Delta derives its name from this tree which grows well in marshlands. Which tree?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  165. 165. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  166. 166. Sundari <br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  167. 167. Identify<br />8<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  168. 168. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  169. 169. Indian Ecomark<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  170. 170. Identify<br />9<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  171. 171. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  172. 172. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  173. 173. Connect:<br />10<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  174. 174. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  175. 175. R K Pachauri<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  176. 176. Identify<br />11<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  177. 177. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  178. 178. Red list of endangered species<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  179. 179. Connect<br />12<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  180. 180. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  181. 181. Decline of vulture population due to diclofenac<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  182. 182. Identify:<br />13<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  183. 183. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  184. 184. Red caped Manakin or the Moonwalking bird<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  185. 185. 14<br />What is common to the following places:-Abbey, Barkana, Sathodi, Gersoppa,Gokak<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  186. 186. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  187. 187. Waterfalls in Karnataka<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  188. 188. Identify<br />15<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  189. 189. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  190. 190. Neelakurunji, blooms once in 12 years<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  191. 191. 16<br />The last documented sighting of _______ in India was in 1947 when the Maharaja of Surguja, ruler of a state in what is now eastern Madhya Pradesh, killed three during a hunting trip. The species was declared extinct in 1952. Which animal?<br />(C) Jayant Karn<br />
  192. 192. (C) Jayant Karn<br />
  193. 193. (C) Jayant Karn<br />

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