Monday, February 18, 2019

Gauhati University Question Papers: Environmental Studies - I (May-June’ 2016)


Gauhati University Question Papers
Environmental Studies - I (May-June’ 2016)
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. (a) Write the meaning of the following terms:                               1x4=4

1)         Bio energy.
2)         Carrying capacity.
3)         Chlorofluorocarbons
4)         E-waste.
(b) Illustrate the following terms:                                             2x3=6
1)         Greenhouse effect.
2)         Hydrological cycle.
3)         Noise pollution.
2. Answer any two of the following:                                        5x2=10
a)         Define solid waste. Describe the sources and management of solid waste.
b)         Discuss the cyclonic disaster in India.
c)          Discuss the role of family welfare programmes on checking population growth.
3. How are the environment and human health related? Describe with examples.                            10
Or
Discuss the causes and consequences of climate change.                                          10
4. Write notes on any two of the following:                                         5x2=10
a)         Rainwater harvesting.
b)         Population growth.
c)          Value education.

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