Environmental Conservation II - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary goal of environmental education?

 

A

Reducing waste

 

B

Conserving natural resources

 

C

Promoting consumerism

 

D

Generating pollution

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Why is recycling important for environmental education?

A

It increases pollution

 

B

It conserves resources

 

C

It depletes natural habitats

 

D

It has no environmental benefits

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

What is one environmental benefit of recycling paper?

 

A

Increased tree cutting

 

B

Reduced greenhouse gas emissions

 

C

More landfills

 

D

Energy wastage

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Recycling aluminum can save approximately what percentage of energy compared to making new aluminum from raw materials?

 

A

10%

 

B

50%

 

C

75%

 

D

95%

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
5

How does recycling contribute to waste reduction?

 

A

 It increases waste

 

B

It reduces the need for landfills

 

C

It has no impact on waste

 

D

It depletes resources

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

Which environmental problem is directly linked to improper waste disposal?

 

A

Water conservation

 

B

Air pollution

 

C

Resource abundance

 

D

Biodiversity preservation

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

How does recycling help in preserving biodiversity?

 

A

It has no effect on biodiversity

 

B

It reduces resource consumption

 

C

It increases pollution

 

D

It promotes deforestation

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Why is recycling considered a sustainable practice?

 

A

It depletes natural resources

 

B

It encourages wastefulness

 

C

It promotes long-term resource use

 

D

It has no relation to sustainability

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

What economic benefits can recycling bring to a community?

 

A

Job loss

 

B

Economic stagnation

 

C

Job creation and growth

 

D

Increased waste disposal costs

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

How does recycling contribute to climate change mitigation?

 

A

It increases greenhouse gas emissions

 

B

It reduces emissions associated with waste

 

C

 It has no impact on climate change

 

D

It depletes the ozone layer

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
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