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Environmental Studies

Unit -1:

Short Questions:

Q1. Define environment.
Q2. Define types of environment on the basis of its formation.
Q3. What are the goals of environment education?
Q4. Differentiate artificial & natural environment.
Q5. Explain the role of Environment Education in protecting the environment.

Long Questions:

Q1. How environmental studies are multidisciplinary in nature?
Q2. Enlist the various environmental issues.
Q3. Explain the significance of biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and
lithosphere.
Q4. Explain the importance of environmental education in the present day context.
Q5. Unawareness or ignorance with protection of environmental will lead to
detrimental consequences- comment with illustration.

Unit -2:

Short Questions:

Q1. What is meant by resources?
Q2. Explain cause & effects of deforestation.
Q3. Explain various types of resources
Q4. Differentiate biogas & biomass.
Q5. What is OTEC?

Long Questions:

Q1. Explain wind energy with its advantages & disadvantages.
Q2. Illustrate the production of geothermal energy.
Q3. Differentiate renewable & non renewable energy resources.
Q4. “Water could be the source of the world’s next big conflicts.” Explain.
Q5. Explain various biogas plants.

Q3. Unit -4: Short Questions: Q1. Explain biotic & abiotic component of an ecosystem. “The pyramid of energy always takes a true upright shape. Explain eutrophication? Q4. Q2. Explain air pollution with its sources. How soil pollution affects surrounding. Q2. Define biomagnifications. Q4. Q2. Define the concept of biogeochemical cycle. Define ecology. & controlling measures. Q3. Q5. Q4.Unit -3: Short Questions: Q1. Define various ecological pyramids. Differentiate natural & artificial ecosystem. What is pollutant? Explain on the basis of its nature. Discuss the structure and function of an ecosystem in detail. effects. Explain types of solid waste. effects. Define ecosystem. Explain nitrogen cycle. Q2. Q3. Long Questions: Q1. Explain types of an ecosystem. Long Questions: Q1. Q5. Define pollution. & controlling measures Q5. Explain noise pollution with its sources. Q5. Explain the techniques of solid waste management. Unit -5: Short Questions: .” Why? Q4. Explain waste water treatment plant with diagram. Q3.

Explain the concept of population. Q4. Explain acid rain. . Write Chapman reaction of ozone formation. Q5. Q2. Q5. Explain chipko movement & silent valley movement.Q1. Explain rain water harvesting. Q2. Define carrying capacity. Q4. Long Questions: Q1. Illustrate the consequences of over population. Q3. Write short note on ozone layer depletion. Define population explosion. Explain global warming with its consequences. Q3.