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M P Keshari » ISC GUESS PAPER IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FOR 2012.

ISC GUESS PAPER IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FOR 2012.

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ISC  Guess Paper in Environmental Education for – 2012.

Environmental Education.

Time – 3 Hours. Full Marks – 70.

Section – A [20 Marks]

[compulsory]

Q.1. Answer all the questions.

(i)         Define a food web.                                                                             [1]

(ii)        Explain bufferzone.                                                                            [1]

(iii)       What is the significance of soil bacteria in Agriculture.                     [1]

(iv)       What are gene banks?                                                                         [1]

(v)        State any one function of the World Bank.                                        [1]

(vi)       Suggest a method used in Integrated Pest Management.                   [1]

(vii)      State the Extended Producer Responsibility.                                                 [1]

(viii)     State the effect of the excessive use of Synthetic fertilizers.            [1]

(ix)       Define species diversity.                                                                     [1]

(x)        State one example of symbiosis in animals.                                        [1]

(xi)       State the name of any two macro nutrients.                                       [2]

(xii)      Give any two advantages of micro irrigation systems.                       [2]

(xiii)     What are Environmental Indicators?                                                  [2]

(xiv)     What are limiting factors? Give some examples.                                [2]

(xv)           What are mangroves? Name one place in India that has mangroves. [2]

Section – B [50 Marks]

Answer ANY FIVE questions.

Q.2. (a) What is Ecosystem diversity? Explain the importance of conserving genetic diversity.                                                                                                                  [5]

(b) Examine the economic potential of Biodiversity.                                                 [5]

Q.3. (a) What is Monoculture? Discuss any three harmful effects of Monoculture. [5]

(b) Examine the technological aspects of environment management giving some examples of eco-friendly technology.                                                                 [5]

Q.4. (a) Explain five ways by which we can achieve Sustainable development in our modern society.                                                                                                       [5]

(b) Biotechnology has a positive as well as a negative impact on agriculture in India. Explain this.                                                                                                                         [5]

Q.5. (a) What is organic farming? Discuss any three advantages of organic farming. [5]

(b) Write short notes on the following :

(i) Ecological role of Biodiversity.

(ii) Importance of soil for crops.                                                                     [5]

Q.6. (a) Explain any five elements of Sustainable agriculture.                                   [5]

(b) Explain any five consequences of the extensive use of chemical pesticides.        [5]

Q.7. (a) State and explain the social, political and economic challenges to Sustainable development.                                                                                                                     [5]

(b) What are the role of non-governmental agencies in fostering Sustainable development.                                                                                                                         [5]

Q.8. (a) State and explain the five ways by which effective storage of food grains can be ensured.                                                                                                                        [5]

(b) Discuss the importance of information exchange and surveillance in maintaining environmental quality.                                                                                              [5]

Q.9. (a) Irrigation has always played a key role in shaping our agricultural systems. Explain the advantages of traditional systems over modern irrigation systems.   [5]

(b) Suggest any five measures for the management of Agricultural produce in India. [5]

Q.10. (a) What is ISO 14000? Discuss its role in promoting a clean environment.    [5]

(b) What is mixed farming? State any three advantages of mixed farming.              [5]

 

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