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GREENLAWNS HIGH SCHOOL FINAL EXAMINATION YEAR 2010 SUBJECT : ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TIME : 2 HOURS CLASS MARKS : IX : 80

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------NOTE: Answers to this paper must be written on the answer sheets provided separately. You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in reading the question paper. The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers. Section A is compulsory. Attempt all questions from Section A and any four questions from Section B. Be neat.

Section A (40 marks) Attempt all questions from this Section. Question 1. a) What is Agro-forestry? [2] b) Mention two steps taken to save the Taj Mahal. [2] c) Name two gases responsible for air pollution. [2] d) Give any two characteristics of Eco-tourism. [2] e) Gully control is extremely important for preventing complete destruction of cultivated lands and grasslands.Explain how this [2] can be done.

Question 2. a) What is Biomagnification? Give an example. [2]

b) Mention two ways in which radio-active substances enter into the water bodies. [2] c) Name the diseases caused by contamination of each of the following:- [2] i) Cadmium ii) Methyl mercury.

d) Give the differences between biodegradable and nonbiodegradable [2] pollutants. e) A good mix of brown and greens is the best nutritional balance for the microbes. Justify. [2]

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-2Question 3. a) Define Biopiracy [2] b) Mention any two projects carried out in India to prevent the [2] extinction of some endangered wild animal species.
c)

Name two artificial habitats for ex-situ conservation. [2]

d) Give two effects of Acid rain. [2]

e) Suggest any two measures to control soil pollution. [2]

Question 4. a) Explain Coral Bleaching [2] b) Give one example each [2] i) ii) a secondary pollutant a primary pollutant

c) Give two advantages of Green manures. [2]


d)

Give any two basic objectives of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. [2]

e)

Define soil pollution.

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Section B (40 Marks) Attempt any four questions from this Section Question 5:a) What measures would you use to protect coastal areas. [4] b) What is JFM? Give the importance of the role of the local [6] people in JFM.

Question 6.
a)

Give four precautions to be taken for Offshore drilling. [4]

b) Write short notes on each of the following:[6]

i) ii)

Social Forestry Danger of chemical pesticides

Question 7:a) Give four salient features of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. [4] b) How can you conserve water at home. [6]

Question 8.
a)

Compare a national Park with a Biosphere Reserve. [4]

b) What is meant by sustainable use of resources? Give any four measures to be taken to avoid over-exploitation of resources. [6]

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Question 9 a) What are the difficulties involved in preventing Biopircy? [4] b) What measures are taken for the conservation of wildlife in India. [6]

Question 10 a) What is Eutrophication? How can it be controlled? [4]


b)

What are Johads? Write a note on the impact of Johads [6]