Thursday, 20 April 2017

Environment Quiz 27 (Green Olympiad Practice Questions)

Practice questions for the Green Olympiad and Wild Wisdom Quiz




1. What is the term used to refer to the organisms that are able to adapt to a wide range of salinities?
Stenohaline
Euryhaline
Osmocomformers
Halophile

2. Which was the first country to introduce carbon tax in 1990?
Netherlands
Norway
Sweden
Finland

3. The waterfalls in which the water descends vertically, losing contact with the bedrock surface is called
Horsetail
Cataract
Cascade
Plunge

4. The Worldwatch Institute is a globally focused environmental research organisation based in Washington D.C. Can you name the founder, who was the first to propose the term "environmental refugee" and also the founder of the Earth Policy Institute?
Lester R Brown
Norman Meyer
Mustafa Tolba
Jonathan Porritt

5. The Appiko movement, a revolutionary movement for environmental conservation inspired by the Chipko movement, was launched in which one of the following states?
Kerala
Karnataka
Assam
Andhra Pradesh

6. What are the "Global 200" list identified by WWF include?
Multinational companies
Wild animals
Ecoregions
Countries

7. Adelita was the name of the first sea turtle tracked across an ocean basin, the northern Pacific Ocean by placing a satellite tag on it. Do you know to which species of sea turtles did Adelita belong?
Olive ridley
Loggerhead
Leatherback
Kemp's ridley

8. Which of the following continents does not have glaciers?
Australia
Europe
Antartica
North America

9. Which Indian city elected the Gangetic river dolphin as the city animal?
Haridwar
Allahabad
Kolkatta
Guwahati

10. There are three types of deserts in India: cold deserts, salt deserts and sandy deserts. Do you the only cold desert in India?
Kutch
Thar
Jaislamer
Ladakh

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