NIFTEM-ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES-AES 222- midterm + End Semester Question Paper-Jun 2018-4th Sem

NIFTEM-ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES-AES 222- midterm + End Semester Question Paper-Jun 2018-4th Sem

The information shared below is only to get a rough idea of NIFTEM’s end semester question paper pattern. However, questions proportion from the syllabus topics may vary every semester.

 

MIDTERM

 

Important points-

  1. Time- 1:30 hours
  2. Total Marks- 50
  3. Three parts A, B & C, in which Part A is compulsory of (15 marks) having Objective questions, MCQs, Fill in the blanks and matching type questions. Students have to answer the questions from Part-A on the paper itself. Time allotted for Part-A is 25 minutes
  4. Part B & part C consists of 25 marks and 10 marks respectively. Have to attempt -Part B- 5 questions of 5 marks each & Part C- 1 Questions of 10 marks. Time for Part-B and C is total of 01:05 hours.

 

 

PART B 

 

Answer any 5 questions from the following-

 

1. What do you understand by the latitudinal biodiversity gradient?

 

2. Which would be better suited for agricultural development:

the soil of a tropical rain forest or the soil of a temperate deciduous forest? Explain your answer.

 

3. Compare the plants that live in deserts with the plants that live in the tundra biome.

 

4. Describe major threats to the tropical rain forests.

 

5. What challenges you might ace in introducing an exotic plant species in a forest?

 

6. Enlist five environmental functions of wetlands.

 

7. Well-preserved mammoths have been found buried in the tundra. Explain why the tundra preserves animal remains well.
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PART C

 

Answer any 1 question from the following-

 

1. Which of the various threats to biodiversity do you think will be most difficult to stop? Which are the hardest to justify? Explain your opinion.

 

2. Describe three ways that preserving biodiversity can come into conflict with human interests.

 

3. What are mega diversity nations and biodiversity hotspots? Differentiate between the two. Also, describe the Biodiversity Hotspots of India.

 

 


 

END SEM

 

Important points-

  1. Time- 3:00 hours
  2. Total Marks- 100
  3. Three parts A, B & C, in which Part A is compulsory of (30 marks) having Objective questions, MCQs, Fill in the blanks and matching type questions. Students have to answer the questions from Part-A on the paper itself. Time allotted for Part-A is 40 minutes
  4. Part B & part C consists of 40 marks and 30 marks respectively. Part B- 8 questions of 5 marks each & Part C- 3 Questions of 10 marks each. Time for Part-B and C is total of 2:20 hours.

 

PART B 

 

Answer any 8 questions from the following-

 

1. Describe the abiotic and biotic factors of pond ecosystem.

 

2. Explain the causes and effects of deforestation. Add a note on control measures fo minimize deforestation.

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3. Write a note on

(a) hotspots of biodiversity

(b) levels of biological diversity.

 

4. Define air pollution. What are the types of air pollutants? Briefly describe any one air pollution control device.

 

5. Describe the formation and destruction of ozone in the stratosphere. Substantiate with equations.

 

6. What are the causes and consequences of landslides? Add a note on the landslide disaster mitigation.

 

7. Explain the concept of sustainable development. Add a note on the goals of sustainable development.

 

8. Write a note on

(a) Food web

(b) Solar energy

 

9. Write a note on

(a) Convention on biological diversity

(b) Water (prevention and control of Pollution Act 1974.

 

10. Define waste. Write a detailed note on the classification of solid waste.

PART C

 

 

Answer any 3 questions from the following-

 

1. Define water pollution. Classify the wastewater based on the source of veneration, Add a note on the causes and effects of water pollution.

 

2. Explain in detail the various causes leading to loss of biodiversity.

 

3. Discuss briefly any two renewable energy resources. Add a note on its production process

 

4.Describe in detail the structural components of an ecosystem

 

5. Describe the causes, effects, and management of floods.

 

 

 

 

Best of Luck !!

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