MCQ on Health & Environment

These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) derived from Yojana. MCQs on Health & Environment are conceptual as well as factual. 


These questions-answer will be useful for UPSC, UPPSC, and other Civil Service Prelims Examinations...

MCQ on Health & Environment


1. Which one of the following energy is most utilized in biomass?

a) Atomic energy

b) Solar energy

c) Geothermal energy

d) Tidal energy

✔️b) Solar energy

 

2. Consider the following statements:

Assertion (A): Ecological productivity decreases from the equator towards the poles.

Reason (R): Insolation rapidly decreases from the equator towards the poles.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Codes:

a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

c) A is true but R is false.

d) A is false but R is true.

✔️a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

 

3. It is suggested by the doctors that the person suffering from prostrates in the kidney or  gallbladder should not consume excessively the food stuffs like tomatoes, eggs, milk etc which are the major causes of the crystal formation as the prostrates, which is made of:

a) Calcium phosphate

b) Calcium oxalate

c) Calcium chloride

d) Calcium sulphate

✔️b) Calcium oxalate

 

 

4. In a forest, deer, raccoons, squirrels, and other animals eat and find shelter. A detritus food web occurs as their wastes accumulate on the forest floor. In this detritus web:

a) Deer and raccoons function as the producers

b) Fungi and earthworms function as producers

c) Decomposers function as consumers

d) The deer and raccoons represent decomposers

✔️c) Decomposers function as consumers

 

5. A sample of chloroform before using as an anaesthetic, is tested by

a) Fehling’s solution

b) Ammonical cuprous chloride

c) Ammonical silver nitrate solution

d) Silver nitrate solution after boiling with alcoholic KOH
✔️c) Ammonical silver nitrate solution

 

6. In a rural hilly district in Himachal Pradesh, a land developer uses bulldozers to clear all but the largest trees and cleans up a nearby stream, lining the bottm of the stream with pretty park-like setting around his home. We expect that in this cleared yard, there will be:

a) More species of invertebrates in the stream and on the land but fewer species of vertebrates and plants everywhere

b) More mammal and plant species, but fewer birds and invertebrates on the land and in the stream

c) Fewer species of vertebrates and plants everywhere but more invertebrates in the stream

d) Fewer species of plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates everywhere

✔️b) More mammal and plant species, but fewer birds and invertebrates on the land and in the stream

 

7. Living in the atmosphere of CO is dangerous because it

a) Reduces organic matter of tissues

b) Dries up the blood

c) Combined with O2 present inside to form CO2

d) Combines with haemoglobin and makes it incapable of absorbing oxygen

✔️d) Combines with haemoglobin and makes it incapable of absorbing oxygen

 

8. The partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), a UN mechanism to assist countries transition towards greener and more inclusive economies, emerged at

a) The Earth Summit on Sustainable Development 2002, Johannesburg

b) The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, Rio de Janeiro

c) The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2015, Paris

d) The world Sustainable Development Summit 2016, New Delhi

✔️b) The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, Rio de Janeiro

 

9. The target to reduce Infant Mortality Rate [IMR] during eleventh plan period was kept at

a) 27 per 1000 live birth

b) 28 per 1000 live birth

c) 29 per 1000 live birth

d) 30 per 1000 live birth

✔️b) 28 per 1000 live birth

 

10. Which one of the following adopted “Agenda 21”?

a) First Earth Summit

b) Summit on Sustainable Development

c) Montreal Protocol

d) Kyoto Protocol

✔️a) First Earth Summit

 

Source: Yojana


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