1) US banned her entry calling her ‘a communist good’.

She was kept in On her journey to the USA from China she got into trouble when the London for time’s sake and became a major attraction there. Who? Chi-Chi the Panda, who became the mascot of the WWF 2) The comic character Yogi Bear lives in a national park that takes its name from the world’s first national park. Name both. Jellystone and Yellowstone 3) The byline of which company, rather ironically went ‘What we do will touch your lives in some way everyday’? Union Carbide Limited (Bhopal Gas Tragedy) 4) Cubatao, in Brazil has certain epithet because it is the world’s most polluted place. What epithet? The Valley of Death 5) Which popular brand takes its name from a particular species of deer native to South Africa? Reebok 6) Which metal was responsible for the fatal brain disease that affected people eating fish caught from the Minamata Bay off the Japanese island of Kyushu? Mercury 7) What is the claim to fame of a body called the Dasohli Gram Swarajya Mandali? Pioneered the Chipko movement 8) A certain kind of bird called Storm Petrels are named after St. Peter. Why? Because they can walk on water 9) The largest flower in the world is named after the person who forced Lord Minto to occupy Java and was at one time the keeper of the London Zoo. We know him best for a city that he founded. Name him and the flower? Sir Stamford Thomas Raffles and the Rafflesia arnoldi

Sanctuary 17) Who said ‘A nation’s wealth. ‘The Man of Trees’ 18) Who is the patron saint of ecology? St.10) In which book would you find the lines ‘All animals are equal but some animals are more equal’. Francis 19) Of which media powerhouse is the Discovery Channel a division? Disney . Barbe Baker. George Orwell’s ‘Animal farm’ 11) The Indian television series ‘Living on the edge’ was the first in Asia to win the prestigious Panda Award. Why? To eradicate the weed Parthenium 16) India’s premier environmental magazine is edited by activist Bittu Sahgal. By what popular name is this award known? The Green Oscar 12) Which animal is mentioned as the teacher of Yudhishthira in the Mahabharatha? The Mongoose 13) Which comic character cannot stand trees being cut down? Dogmatix of Asterix 14) Which Banking and Finance corporate major recently tied up with the WWF to issue special WWF branded credit cards wherein the company would donate a certain amount of money on the customer’s behalf to WWF everytime he used the card? Citibank 15) A few years ago a certain insect called the Mexican Beetle was imported into Bangalore in large numbers. its real wealth can be gauged by its tree cover ‘? Richard St. Name it.

Now it is a primary component for reforestation and its bark and flowers are used as medicine for Bronchitis. Which tree? The Mango 26) What is the area adjoining the Kuntipuzha river in Kerala called? The Silent Valley 27) Which comic achieved the distinction of being the first to be printed on recycled paper as early as the mid 80s? Archie Comics 28) Petra Kelly founded a political party in Germany whose agenda is conservation. Which tree? The Teak 24) This tree was supposedly brought to India from Sri Lanka by Hanuman when he was carrying messages from Sita. Name the party. Paul Getty 22) Which ancient Indian text contains rules and regulations on how to run a protected forest or a ‘abhayaranya’? Kautilya’s Arthashastra 23) The oldest of the species is supposedly more than 600 years old and is found in Kerala’s Perambikulam game sanctuary. Its name originated in Malayalam and entered Portuguese to mean ‘carpenter’. Who? J. He felt so delighted by it that he threw the seeds on what is presently Maharashtra.20) Who authored a bestseller ‘Overload’ which is concerned with a fight between environmentalists and an engineer over the building of a thermal power station? Arthur Hailey 21) This American industrialist donated about 1/5th of his property to WWF in return for which the WWF gives an annual Wildlife Conservation Prize to individuals and organisations for distinguished service to the cause of conservation. in his name. The Greens Party 29) Who was the star of a film “Grime goes green’ along with John Cleese? .

Keibul Lamjao floating sanctuary in Manipur . Name the ship. rather incongruously announced they would resume whale hunting. Kashmir and North America that I have heard of. Name them.P.Prince Charles 30) The first environmentally conscious community are found in Rajasthan and get their name from the fact that the follow 29 commandments? The Bishnois 31) If you were a Gargencian with whom would you mate? The Amazon tribe 32) Carl Sagan headed a research team called TTAPS which introduced a phrase into the English language. Fill in the blank. But I think ________ is the only floating wildlife sanctuary in the world.Gee referring to in his book ‘Wildlife of India’ when he wrote ‘ There are floating islands in Burma. Texaco Carribean 34) In 1992. At the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro two countries. the first in the Indian Ocean. a US owned tanker flying a Pan American flag carrying Iranian oil struck a mine off Fujirah port in UAE and caused an oil slick. What phrase? Nuclear Winter 33) In an irony of war in the Gulf. Iceland and Norway 35) What was E.

Bihar and West Bengal B Himachal Pradesh. What minerals are found in the run-off from agricultural land and treated and untreated sewage effluents.2. Aquaculture is the controlled cultivation and harvesting of freshwater or marine aquatic species of plants and animals. UP. Name them. East Coast. which are highly responsible for eutrophication of water bodies? Phosphorous and carbon Nitrogen and phosphorus A Potassium and arsenic Iron and manganese 3. Haryana and Punjab UP. The following pollutant is not contained in the vehicular exhaust emissions: Lead Ammonia A .plans to intercept and divert municipal sewage falling into the river from 25 large urban conglomerates in thee states. UP. The GAP (Ganga Action Plan) – a project to clean up the polluted waters of the Ganga . where aquaculture and prawn culture activities are a major source of coastal pollution as well as a threat to the endangered sea turtles. especially Orissa A Maharashtra Kerala All of the above 4. Bihar and West Bengal 1. and Haryana Orissa . Name an area along the Indian coast.

Name them SPM. Why is tetra-ethyl lead added to petrol? It prevents engine knocking A Reduces vehicular emissions Increases life of motor tyres None of the above What is car–pooling? an interesting computer game intensive washing of your father’s car you and your friends sharing a ride to a movie A none of the above .CO2 Earlier. leaded petrol used to be the most widespread.Carbon monoxide Particulate matter 2. source of urban air pollution in the world.Rate the environmental friendliness (1=best & 4=worst) of the following vehicles as per this criterion: Car : scooter : bus : bicycle 4:3:2:1 A 2:3:4:1 3:2:4:1 4:2:3:1 Diesel exhaust is the main source of three highly toxic pollutants that have a widespread impact on the urban air quality and human health.Ammonia.Sulphur dioxide and Nitrogen oxides (NOx) Suspended particulate matter(SPM). though easily preventable. Environmental friendliness of a vehicle could be measured by the amount of pollutants it emits per passenger per kilometre travelled. benzene B Sulphur dioxide. 15–18 million children in the developing countries are already suffering from permanent brain damage due to lead poisoning. According to WHO (World Health Organization).Benzene Lead. NOx.

The term used for the conservation of ecosystems and natural habitats and the maintenance and recovery of viable populations of species in their natural surroundings is Core conservation In-situ conservation Ex-situ conservation A Peripheral conservation Sea turtles are called living fossils for they have been on the earth in their present form for over 150 million years. CO. and HC into less harmful products. Name this device. Of the five species of sea turtles found in the waters of the Indian subcontinent. which is the most populous species? Keneps Ridley Loggerhead Olive Ridley A Flatback A device is fitted to motor vehicles to chemically reduce some gases produced by internal combustion engines like NOx. Catalytic converter A 2-stroke engines Carburetor Tail pipe Which is the only country who has not ratified the Kyoto Protocol yet? Australia United States Japa n India Name any 3 countries that have flouted or refused to sign anti whaling agreements? India China USA Brazil A .

Shimla Dehra Doon Kulu Darjeeling A Large amounts of solar energy is stored in the oceans and seas. India UK A Japan China 2. Diesel Kerosene Naphtha A Mobile oil Of the primary energy supply of the largest coal-producing country in the world. biomass can be obtained from Groundnut shells Sugarcane bagasse Rice husk All of the aboveA Hydro power. besides leading to high emission levels. It causes damage to the vehicle engine. Name the country.75% is met by this fossil fuel. In India and elsewhere. The first mini hydel plant was set up in 1897 at the following place. Consequently this country is the second-largest country of greenhouse gas emissions after USA – (95% of its GHG emissions is CO2 from coaldominated fossil fuel combustion). 2.A much cheaper and lighter fuel extracted from crude oil is used to adulterate petrol in the ratio 3:1 (adulterant : petrol). which is derived from water is one of the earliest sources of energy in the country. The process of harnessing this energy is called . Name this common adulterant of petrol that most easily escapes detection.

OTEC (ocean thermal energy conversion) A OTC (ocean thermal conversion) OSTEC (ocean and sea thermal energy conversion) 6. Which landmark global conference was the FIRST major step towards a global agreement on greenhouse gas emissions reduction and the first to recognize the atmosphere as a natural resource? The Vienna Convention in 1985 The Montreal Protocol in 1987 The 'Earth Summit' in Rio in 1992 C .

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