Environment and Society Solved MCQs


World wide Fund for nature – India (WWF-I) was initiated in ------ at first.

A. new delhi
B. madras
C. pune
D. mumbai
Answer» D. mumbai

----------- is the effect of undesirable changes in our surroundings that have harmful effects on plants, animals and human beings.

A. pollution
B. degradation
C. deforestation
D. climate change
Answer» A. pollution

Indira Gandhi had stated in the Conference in 1972 that poverty was the greatest polluter.

A. summit
B. saraac
C. stockholm
D. world
Answer» C. stockholm

------------ Work is mainly concerned with modernity and its effects.

A. giddens
B. marx
C. parson
D. weber
Answer» A. giddens

Created environment is introduced by ------------ in his work on modernity.

A. weber
B. habermas
C. ulrich beck
D. gidden
Answer» D. gidden

Contemporary ------------ theory emphasis not only the role of capitalists but also that of the State in fastening ecological destruction

A. marxistian
B. weberian
C. critical
D. structural
Answer» A. marxistian

Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

A. sustainable development
B. human development
C. economic development
D. social development
Answer» A. sustainable development

As carbon dioxide is released by various human activities causing --------

A. global warming
B. acid rain
C. ozone layer depletion
D. nuclear holocaust
Answer» A. global warming

------------- is a highly poisonous gas with a strong odor

A. ozone
B. carbon
C. acid pollutants
D. sulphur dioxide
Answer» B. carbon

The destruction of the layer causes increased incidence of skin cancer and cataracts

A. uv
B. ozone
C. carbon
Answer» B. ozone

Reduce, Reuse, recycle is the new concept in ----------- management

A. environment
B. waste
C. pollution
D. water
Answer» B. waste

The implementation forest conservation act is --------------

A. 1980
B. 1952
C. 1974
D. 1947
Answer» A. 1980

The environmental protection Act was passed in the year

A. 1986
B. 1974
C. 1972
D. 1976
Answer» A. 1986

World health day is celebrated on ----------

A. april 7
B. april 18
C. april 22
D. march 21
Answer» A. april 7

World environment day is celebrated on -------------

A. june 11
B. june 5th
C. august 6
D. september 16
Answer» A. june 11

Madhave gadgil is a well known ---------------

A. sociologist
B. ecologist
C. journalist
D. social worker
Answer» B. ecologist

Biological diversity deals with the degree of nature’s variety in the

A. biosphere
B. ecosphere
C. hydrosphere
Answer» A. biosphere

-------- as a mega diversity nature

A. america
B. pakistan
C. india
D. japan
Answer» C. india

---------- percent of Indian plants are endemic to the country and found nowhere else in the world

A. 25
B. 20
C. 18
D. 10
Answer» C. 18

Risk Society is advocated by

A. hebermas
B. ulrich beck
C. weber
D. ulrich beck
Answer» B. ulrich beck

____________ call for a ‘past exuberant Sociology

A. catton and dunlap
B. giddens
C. haberman
D. parson
Answer» A. catton and dunlap

Economy and Society is Written by

A. weber
B. marx
C. parson
D. durkheim
Answer» A. weber

-------- early work the concept of the humanization of nature is proposed

A. weber
B. durkheim
C. marx
D. parson
Answer» C. marx

AGIL model is introduced by

A. durkheim
B. gidden
C. murphy
D. parson
Answer» D. parson

The author of ‘the passing of traditional Society is -------------

A. lerner
B. parson
C. weber
D. ulrich beck
Answer» A. lerner

The author of Surplus to Scarcity

A. allan schnaiberg
B. ulrichbeck
C. anthony gidden
D. hebermas
Answer» A. allan schnaiberg

The ‘treadmill of production’ framework for understanding environmental problem through sociological approach is introduced by

A. allan schnaiberg
B. anthony giddens
C. hebermans
D. ulrich beck
Answer» A. allan schnaiberg

Civilization and climate, is the principle sociological work of ----------

A. huntington
B. murphy
C. durkheim
D. weber
Answer» A. huntington

The first explicit use of environmental Sociology was by

A. huntington
B. klausner
C. catton and dunlop
D. gidden
Answer» B. klausner

The author of Silent Spring

A. rachel carson
B. riley dunlap
C. william catton
D. meadows
Answer» A. rachel carson

Environmental sociology has established since the early --------- in Japan and Korea

A. 1970
B. 1980
C. 1990
D. 2000
Answer» C. 1990

Korean association for environmental Sociology conference in

A. 1990
B. 1995
C. 1998
D. 2000
Answer» D. 2000

The handbook of environmental sociology is written by

A. riley dunlap
B. gidden
C. murphy
D. ulrich beck
Answer» A. riley dunlap

New Ecological paradigm was introduced by ----------

A. anthony gidden
B. hebermas
C. catton and dunlap
D. humphrey
Answer» C. catton and dunlap

The Environmental Justice paradigm has created new growth opportunities for environmental sociology in US in the year

A. 1970
B. 1975
C. 1980
D. 1990
Answer» D. 1990

------ is often represent the debut of the modern environmental movement

A. population day
B. environmental day
C. earth day
D. ozone day
Answer» C. earth day

The author of the history of civilization to England is---------

A. henry thomas buckle
B. ultrich beck
C. murphy
D. dunlap and catton
Answer» A. henry thomas buckle

Earths democracy; Justice, Sustainability and peace is written by -------

A. vandana shiva
B. anil agarwal
C. allen schanaiberg
D. ulrich beck
Answer» A. vandana shiva

----------- movement primarily begun and supported by local women in the hills of uttarakhand and Garhwal

A. feminist
B. chipko
C. environment
D. ecological
Answer» B. chipko

In the ----------- religion each and every species on earth is supported to have a place in the scheme of life

A. islam
B. christian
C. hindu
D. jain
Answer» D. jain

_------ founded Shanthiketan

A. gandhiji
B. rabindranath
C. tagore
D. swami vivekanadhan
Answer» B. rabindranath

------------- University that taught an environment based philosophy

A. shanthikethan
B. sri shankaracharya
C. rajiv gandhi
D. mahatma gandhi.
Answer» A. shanthikethan

------------------------environment is a humanly controlled environment.

A. created
B. natural
C. urban
D. rural.
Answer» A. created

The word environment is derived from the-------------verb environer.

A. latin
B. french
C. greek
D. german.
Answer» A. latin

--------------------study of Societal environmental interactions.

A. environmental science
B. environmental sociology
C. ecology
D. social ecology.
Answer» B. environmental sociology
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