Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

The increasing CO2 in the atmosphere is likely to have which of the following effects?

1. Oceans would be less acidic.

2. Flooding of coastal areas.

3. Melting of continental glaciers.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. Fluorides are emitted into the air in particulate forms only.

2. Hydrogen fluoride is an extremely toxic gas.

3. Fluoride does not have any health benefits for humans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

With reference to Peroxyacetyl nitrate, consider the following statements:

1. It is formed by the interaction of nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons.

2. It is more unstable than ozone.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Consider the following statements:

1. Particulate matter is the sum of all solid and liquid particles suspended in the air.

2. Pollen is also a Particulate matter.

3. They are either emitted from various sources or indirectly formed from gaseous pollutants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

Consider the following phenomenon:

1. Forest fires

2. Wind erosion

3. Volcanic eruptions

Which of the above add suspended particulate matter into the air?

Q6

The occurrences of ground-level ozone can be linked to which of the following?

1. Strong wind

2. Heavy traffic

3. High temperatures

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Consider the following pairs:

(Name of Pollutant and their Sources)

1. Mercury:   Coal-fired power plants

2. Silica dust:  Vehicular pollution

3. Chlorofluorocarbons:    Emissions from jets

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. Catalytic converters absorb lead from leaded petrol.

2. An electrostatic precipitator is used to spray dust suppressants on road, construction sites to control emissions.

3. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), particulate size 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter (PM 2.5) are responsible for causing the greatest harm to human health.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q1.

The increasing CO2 in the atmosphere is likely to have which of the following effects?

1. Oceans would be less acidic.

2. Flooding of coastal areas.

3. Melting of continental glaciers.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. Fluorides are emitted into the air in particulate forms only.

2. Hydrogen fluoride is an extremely toxic gas.

3. Fluoride does not have any health benefits for humans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

With reference to Peroxyacetyl nitrate, consider the following statements:

1. It is formed by the interaction of nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons.

2. It is more unstable than ozone.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

Consider the following statements:

1. Particulate matter is the sum of all solid and liquid particles suspended in the air.

2. Pollen is also a Particulate matter.

3. They are either emitted from various sources or indirectly formed from gaseous pollutants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

Consider the following phenomenon:

1. Forest fires

2. Wind erosion

3. Volcanic eruptions

Which of the above add suspended particulate matter into the air?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

The occurrences of ground-level ozone can be linked to which of the following?

1. Strong wind

2. Heavy traffic

3. High temperatures

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q7.

Consider the following pairs:

(Name of Pollutant and their Sources)

1. Mercury:   Coal-fired power plants

2. Silica dust:  Vehicular pollution

3. Chlorofluorocarbons:    Emissions from jets

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. Catalytic converters absorb lead from leaded petrol.

2. An electrostatic precipitator is used to spray dust suppressants on road, construction sites to control emissions.

3. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), particulate size 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter (PM 2.5) are responsible for causing the greatest harm to human health.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only