Quiz on The Ailing Planet
Hornbill Chapter 5 Class 11th English
1. What was the issue raised by the author in the chapter 'The Ailing Planet'? *
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2. When did the Green Movement help environmentalists to raise awareness about the harmful condition of the earth? *
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3. When was the Sustainable Development used by the World Commission on Environment and Development? *
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4. What did the sign in the zoo in Alaska read? *
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5. Where was the message ‘The World’s most dangerous animal’ written in the zoo? *
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6. "Who raised the question “Are we to leave our successors a scorched planet of advancing deserts, impoverished landscapes and ailing environment?” *
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7. What are the four principal biological systems that form the foundation of the global economic system? *
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8. What will the grasslands turn into if systems become unsustainable? *
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9. What happens to the forest in poor countries? *
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10. What is leading to deforestation at an alarming rate? *
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11. What is one of the reasons for the exploitation of the environment? *
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12. What is the best contraceptive for overpopulation? *
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13. What is the meaning of holistic and ecological view? *
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14. At what rate is the world’s ancient patrimony of tropical forests eroding? *
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15. Which article of the Constitution of India provides that “the State shall endeavour to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the country”? *
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16. At what rate are the forests in India depleting? *
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17. What does the three-year study conducted by the United Nations state? *
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18. Complete this line from the chapter 'The rich get richer, and the poor beget children ___' *
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19. What is the transcending concern? *
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20. Who said,"No generation has a freehold on this earth. All we have is a life tenancy — with a full repairing lease”? *
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