Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology quiz 1

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Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology Online Quiz 1

Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology quiz 1 is a free online quiz challenge under Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology category. There are 59 free online quiz challenges available in Environment and Ecology category


With respect to earthquake, consider the following statement1. Northern India is prone to frequent earthquake as, it is located on junction of two plate.2. Seismic zoning map is brought out by BIS.3. India has been divided into four  seismic zones according to maximum intensity of earthquake.4. Zone V which includes North Eastern India, Northern Portion of Bihar, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and Andaman and Nicobar is most active.Select the correct answer using the codes given below

Which of the following group is most frequently encountered as disasters?

Which among the following statements in incorrect?

Consider the following statements about Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)1. The Hyogo Framework for Action came out of the World Conference on disaster reduction held in Hyogo. Japan in 2005.2. Hyogo Framework for Action is the first plan to explain, describe and detail the work that is required form all different sectors and actors to reduce disaster losses.3. In March, 2020, the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) will come to an end and will be replaced by a new post 2020 international framework for disaster risk reduction and resilience.Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

While allocating the funds to various states, factors considered are1. expenditure incurred by State Government on relief operation during last 10 years.2. vulnerability of the state to natural disaster3. economic status of state4. status of state planSelect the correct answer using the codes given below.

With respect to Tsunami, consider the following statement.1. Japanses word 'tsu' means harbor and 'nami' means 'wave'.2. Generated due to abrupt deformation of sea floor resulting vertical displacement of overlying water.3. Tsunami waves have small amplitude but very long wavelength.4. It may be caused by non-seismic event also.Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

Consider the following statements1. The Northern parts of India, specially the hilly regions and the adjoining plains, are influenced by transient disturbances in the mid-latitude Westerlies, which often have weak frontal characteristics.These are  known as Western disturbances, which lead to cold waves and fog in these areas.2. While the Southernmost part of India is free from dust storms and affects the Central, North_Eastern, North-Western part of the country.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Drought is defined as a protracted period of deficient precipitation resulting extensive  damage to crops, resulting in loss of yields, following are impacts of drought1. Salinisation of soil2. Groundwater decline3. Increased pollution of freshwater ecosystem4. Regional extinction of animal species Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

With respect to India, choose the correct statement1. 60% of landmass is prone to earthquake2. 8% of total area is prone to cyclones 3. 68% of area is susceptible to drought 4. 12% of area is susceptible to flood

Principal reasons for flood in India are 1. ecological system2. monsoon3. silting4. steep and highly erodible mountainSelect the correct answer using the codes given below.

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