Striving for Better Environment Part II


Fill in the Blank: The steam and heat produced in a ________ help cook faster and
save fuel.
Name the following: An equipment to heat water. These have solar panels, which are
made of solar cells. Solar cells are made of silicon. They are eco-friendly. They
tap Solar energy, which is easily available, renewable and pollution free
Name the following: Organic waste is decomposed by micro-organisms in a digester.
This results in production of good fuel and a good fertilizer (slurry). Name the
Fill in the Blank: _________ means creation of goods and services using fewer resources
and creating less waste.
The term Eco Efficiency was coined by ________ in 1992
(a) Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)
(b) Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB)
(c) WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)
(d) Ministry of Environment & Forests
Fill in the Blank: The renewable sources of energy like solar power, wind power,
tidal power, hydro-power, geothermal power, power from organic waste, etc are called
__________. They are pollution free and inexhaustible.
Name the following: The biomass left after crushing sugarcane for juice. It is used
as fuel for boilers. It is also used or manufacture of paper and production of ethanol
Name the following: It is produced by fermentation of wheat, maize, potatoes or
sugarcane. It is mixed with petrol or diesel. It is an alternate source of energy
Fill in the Blank: Automobile parts are now made of ________ instead of steel. It
is cheaper, do not corrode and more durable.
Fill in the Blank: Use of ___________ in place of copper telephone wire not only
reduces use of mineral resource but also provides better communication.
Name the following: The development that meets the needs of the present without
compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Name the following: This organisation promotes energy efficiency and conservation
in day to day life. The short form is PCRA, established in 1977
Fill in the Blank: Earth has 70% water, but only 3% is fresh and just ____ % is
easily accessible.
Fill in the Blank: ___________ for urbanization, results in soil erosion, effects
the soil fertility, reduces rain fall and ultimately changes the global climate.
Name the following: To eliminate waste and conserve resources, RRR approach is a
very effective matra. What is RRR?
Fill in the Blank: ________ is the desire to purchase more products and services
which may not be required as that time.
Name the following: Waste by used electronic products like discarded computers,
TV, printers, fax machines, cell phones, audio equipment, paramedical equipment,
etc. It can cause lead-poisoning.
The state shall endeavour to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard
the forests and wildlife of the country. This is stated in article ____ of the Constitution
of India
(a) 48 A
(b) 49 A
(c) 50 A
(d) 51 A
Protection of monuments and places and objects of national importance. This is stated
in article ____ of the Constitution of India
(a) 48
(b) 49
(c) 50
(d) 51
It should be the duty of every citizen to value and preserve the rich heritage of
our composite culture. This is stated in article ____ of the Constitution of India
(a) 48 A(g)
(b) 49 A(g)
(c) 50 A(g)
(d) 51 A(g)
Fill in the Blank: The Environment Act, 1986 came into force soon after the ___________
Name the following:
* License required for use of loudspeakers or public systems for any occasion
* Sound systems should not be used between 10 PM to 6 AM, except in closed premises
* Systems not allowed in silence zones
These are the restriction placed by _________ Rules, 2000
Fill in the Blank: ___________ Rules, 1998 deals with generation, handling, treatment
& disposal of biomedical waste
Fill in the Blank: _______ Rules, 2011 are applicable to all producers & consumers,
who manufacture, purchase, process electronic equipment. It came into effect in
May, 2011
Fill in the Blank: A ___________ is defined by competent authorities as an area
comprising not less than 100 metres around hospitals, educational institutions and
Name the following: A unit for measuring sound
Limits of Decibels for Silence Zone at night is ___ dB
(a) 100
(b) 80
(c) 60
(d) 40
Maximum Decibels for Industrial Area at day is ___ dB
(a) 100
(b) 75
(c) 50
(d) 25
Fill in the Blank: ____ has powers to stop or regulate of electricity, water or
any other services for defaulters of Air Pollution
Fill in the Blank: Population is increasing and natural resources are depleting.
To safeguard from these dangers we have to use efficient and __________ technology


01. Pressure cooker
02. Solar Water Heater
03. Biogas Plant
04. Eco Efficiency
05. (c) WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)
06. Green Power
07. Bagasse
08. Ethanol
09. Plastics
10. Fibre optic cables
11. Sustainable Development
12. Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)
13. 1
14. Deforestation
15. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
16. Consumerism
17. E-Waste
18. (a) 48 A
19. (b) 49
20. (d) 51 A(g)
21. Bhopal Gas
22. The Noise Pollution
23. Bio-medical Waste
24. E-Waste
25. Silence Zone
26. Decibel
27. (d) 40
28. (b) 75
29. CPCB: Central Pollution Control Board
30. Eco-Friendly