Q1. The Environment (Protection) Bill was passed by the Parliament of India in

(a) 1986
(b) 1972
(c) 1981
(d) 1984

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(a)1986

Q2. Biodiversity hotspots are also known as?

(a) evergreen forests of tropic region
(b) biologically rich areas with large percentage in endemic species
(c) deserts areas
(d) All of the above

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(b) biologically rich areas with large percentage in endemic species

Q3. First International Convention on environment was held in?

(a) New Delhi
(b) New York
(c) Stockholm
(d) Geneva

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(c) Stockholm

Q4. Why is ozone important?

(a) It is the dominant gas in the atmosphere.
(b) It protects the . Earth from harmful greenhouse gases.
(c) It protects the Earth from damaging UV rays from the Sun.
(d) It can clean the air in the troposphere.

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(c) It protects the Earth from damaging UV rays from the Sun.

Q5. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Acid rain reacts with buildings made from limestone.
2. Burning of sulphur containing coal can contribute to acid rain.
3. Eutrophication is an effective measure to control pollution. Select

the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) Only 1
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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(a) 1 and 2