If you choose a wrong answer, read the coaching comment and try again. The contamination of air or water does not just affect the living beings only , but also non living things are negatively affected. Copyright © 1995-2010, Pearson Education, Inc. Which of the following is a likely characteristic of hazardous waste? Biochemical Oxygen Demand measures: a Industrial pollution b Air pollution c Pollution capacity of effects d Dissolved O 2 needed by microbes to decompose organic waste. Mobile combustion accounts a 10-20% of air pollution b 40-50% of air pollution c 50-60 % of air pollution d 5-10 % of air pollution 8. Earth summit was held in a Stockholm in 1972 b Rio de Jeneiro in 1992 c Paris in 1992 d New York in 1972 18. Biomedical waste may be disposed of by? Which of the following air pollution control devices is suitable for the removing the finest dust from the air? Study the indicated material in The Nature and Properties of Soils 13th Edition.
For each question, choose the one best answer. All are physical pollutants except a heat b sound c radiations d soot 19. C cigarette smoke D air Aaaugh! Excess fluoride in drinking water is likely to cause: a Blue baby syndrome b Fluorosis c Change in taste and odour d Intestinal irritation 20. Quiz Pollution quiz What do you know about pollution? Taj Mahal at Agra may be damaged by: a Sulphur dioxide b Chlorine c Hydrogen d Oxygen 15. Air pollution from automobiles can be controlled by fitting: a Cyclone separato b Electrostatic precipitator c Catalytic converter d Wet scrubber 14.
During Inversion: a Temperature increases with altitude b Temperature decreases with altitude c Temperature remains constant d None of the above 5. Which of the following is a non-point source of water pollution? Similarly the water pollution is not only creating troubles for human beings , but for whole bio-diversity. Fluoride pollution mainly affects: a Kidney b Brain c Heart d Teeth 21. B car exhaust Cough cough cough!. The undesirable change in physical, chemical or biological characteristics of air, land and water is referred as a pollutants b ecodestructions c pollution d all of these 12. Which of the radioactive material is largely associated with bone cancer a radium-226 b thorium-232 c Strontium-90 d iodine 14. You can see hints and scores in the space above this message.
Which of the following are likely to be present in photochemical smog? The acid drops down with rain , and corrodes the marble. Air pollution can be of a natural origin b artificial or man made origin c both a and b d b only 7. For example acid rains are eating away many buildings made of marble. Smog is: a A natural phenomenon b A combination of smoke and fog c Is colourless d All of the above 9. Fine organic or inorganic particles suspended in air is called a particulate pollutant b gaseous pollutant c aerosol d none of these 5. If you miss a few, please don't get discouraged. Which soil components would strongly adsorb and hold such organic pollutants, should an underground fuel tank begin to leak? The highest heating valve is of: a Garbage b Rubbish c Hospital waste d Industrial waste 29.
Which of the following on inhalation dissolved in the blood hemoglobin more rapidly than oxygen? E traffic and aircraft noise F water Phew! Which of the following devices is suitable for the removal of gaseous pollutants? Which of the following is not a marine pollutant? Which of the following is a major source of thermal pollution in water bodies? Carbon dioxide, methane and several other gases A Greenhouse gases Cough choke! Air pollution is severe in a Cities b Industrialised areas c Densely populated areas d all of these 2. Noise is: a Loud sound b Sound of high frequency c Unwanted sound d Constant sound 26. Radiation can cause a cardiac disease b Haemophilia c leukemia d bone marrow diseases 13. Which of the following would be considered one of the benefits or advantages of soil washing as a remediation technique for polluted soils? Which statements about radon is are correct? The questions attempt to exercise your reasoning as well as your memory. Septic tank is: a An aerobic attached growth treatment system b An aerobic suspended growth biological treatment system c An anaerobic attached growth biological treatment system d An anaerobic suspended growth treatment system 23. Air or water pollution is one of the greatest danger Earth is facing today.
Among the following, the only secondary pollutant is: a Sulphur tetraoxide b Sulphur dioxide c Ozone d Sulphur tetraoxide 6. Gas leaked in Bhopal tragedy: a Methyl isocyanate b Potassium isothoiocynate c Ethyl isocyanate d Sodium isothiocyanate 16. Lead poisoning a reduces O2 carrying capacity of haemoglobin in blood b increases O2 carrying capacity of haemoglobin in blood c reduces O2 carrying capacity of myoglobin in muscles d increases O2 carrying capacity of myoglobin in muscles 15. A cid rain contains a sulphuric acid b nitric acid c both a and b d sulphuric acid, nitric acid and hydrochloric acid 16. Sound becomes hazardous noise pollution at decibels: a Above 80 b Above 30 c Above 100 d Above 120 27.
High level radioactive waste can be managed in which of the following ways? Air pollution is single most reason for various diseases associated with breathing trouble. All are particulate pollutants except a dust b ozone c soot d smoke 4. Particulate pollutants are a are small solid particles and liquid droplets b liquid droplets in atmosphere c are small solid particles released into the atmosphere d all of these 3. The highest moisture content is in: a Garbage b Rubbish c Hospital waste d Agricultural waste 30. .
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