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Gauhati University Question Papers: Environmental Studies - I (May-June’ 2017)

Gauhati University Question Papers
Environmental Studies - I (May-June’ 2017)
Full Marks: 50
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Fill in the blanks:                                          1x4=4

a)         _____ is considered as the World Environment day.
b)         In _____, India’s first Wildlife Protection Act was introduced.
c)          Cadmium pollution causes _____ disease.
d)         Flood is a kind of _____ disaster.
2. Answer the following questions in two or three sentences each:                                          2x3=6
a)         What is acid rain?
b)         What do you mean by disaster management?
c)          How environment is related to health?
3. Write briefly (any two):                                                            5x2=10
a)         What is ozone layer depletion? Discuss its adverse effects.
b)         What do you mean by sustainable development?
c)          Write the main causes of displacement of tribal people.
4. What is growth curve? How many types of growth curves are there? Describe with figures.                    2+2+6=10
What is water pollution? What are the effects of water pollution? How it can be controlled?                    2+4+4=10
5. Write short notes on any two of the following:                                              5x2=10
a)         Global warming.
b)         Human rights.
c)          Environmental ethics.


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