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Dive deep into the fascinating world of People and Environment with our comprehensive set of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). This page is dedicated to exploring the fundamental concepts and intricacies of People and Environment, a crucial aspect of UGC CBSE NET General Paper. In this section, you will encounter a diverse range of MCQs that cover various aspects of People and Environment, from the basic principles to advanced topics. Each question is thoughtfully crafted to challenge your knowledge and deepen your understanding of this critical subcategory within UGC CBSE NET General Paper.


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Which among the following industries, consumes maximum water in India?
Answer: (c).Thermal power plants
Plants suitable for biomonitoring of Sulphur Dioxide pollution are:
Answer: (a).White pine, moss and lichens
An earthquake is rated as ‘major’ if its magnitude in Richter Scale is in the range of:
Answer: (d).7.0 – 7.9
Answer: (c).Large amount of land required to grow energy crops
Assertion (A): Climate change is going to increase social tension in India.

Reason (R): The frequency and intensity of the extreme weather events will have
serious consequences for food security.
Answer: (a).Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
Which of the following pollutants is the major cause of respiratory diseases?
Answer: (b).Suspended fine particles
Which of the following come(s) within the ambit of the term 'corruption'?

(a) Misuse of official position
(b) Deviation from rules, laws and norms
(c) Non-action when action is required
(d) Harm to public good

Select the correct answer from the code given below:
Answer: (a).(a), (b), (c) and (d)
Among the following fuels of energy, which is the most environment friendly?
Answer: (a).Hydrogen
Who among the following can be removed by the President without Parliament's resolution?
Answer: (c).Governor of a State
Occurrence of natural hazards is affected by:

(a) Land use changes
(b) Drainage and construction
(c) Ozone depletion
(d) Climate change

Choose the correct answer from the code given below :
Answer: (d).(a), (b) and (d)
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