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GE6351 Environmental Science and Engineering Nov Dec 2016 Important Questions

Important questions for Nov Dec 2016 GE6351 Environmental Science and Engineering examinations conducting by Anna University Chennai
03rd Semester
Department of EIE and Some Common Branches
GE6351 Environmental Science and Engineering
(Regulation 2013)
Nov Dec 2016 Important Questions

Important 16 Marks Questions with answers (All five units. 05 questions from each unit) are listed for GE6351 Environmental Science and Engineering subject

1. (i) Examine the major causes of man-wild conflicts? Discuss the remedial steps that can curb the conflict. (8)
(ii) Explain briefly the energy flow through ecosystem. (8)

2. (i) Define ecosystem. Give an account of structure and functions of grassland ecosystem. (8)
(ii) Define biodiversity. Discuss the values and significance of biodiversity. (8)

3. (i) Sketch the Nitrogen cycle with a brief note. (8)
(ii) Explain conservation of biodiversity? State and explain the basic approaches to wild life conservation. (8)

4. With a neat sketch, discuss the structure and function of Ecosystem. (16)

5. (i) Examine ecosystem. What are its components? (8)
(ii) Explain the various threat to biodiversity. (8)

6. (i) Define the following : (8)
(1) Nuclear hazards.
(2) Thermal pollution.

7. (i) Examine the hazards caused by nuclear wastes briefly. (8)
(ii) Analyze the role of an individual in pollution prevention. (8)

8. (i) Discuss the effects and control measures of soil pollution. (8)
(ii) Analyze and explain the following. “As an individual how will you prevent the pollution load in the environment?” (8)

9. Explain the various control measures of noise pollution with relevant diagrams.

10. (i) Describe various chemical and photochemical reactions in the atmosphere. (8)
(ii) Explain the source and effects of noise pollution. (8)

11. (i) Discuss the impact of mining on environment and human health. (8)
(ii) Infer the effects of deforestation. Is deforestation justified? Comment. (8)

12. (i) Describe the following :
(1) Food resources.
(2) Mineral resources. (8)
(ii) Draw a neat diagram and explain the production of biogas. (8)

13. (i) Explain major use of forest. (8)
(ii) Justify how the ecological uses of forests surpass commercial uses? (8)

14. Describe Environmental biochemistry. (16)

15. (i) Explain in detail on various renewable energy sources in the earth. (8)
(ii) Discuss in detail on:
(1) Land resources (4)
(2) Soil erosion and desertification. (4)

16. Describe the various urban problems related to energy. (16)

17. (i) Write a note on:
(1) Earthquake
(2) Cyclone. (8)
(ii) Explain in detail, how biomedical wastes are managed and handled. (8)

18. (i) Discuss the various applications of green chemistry for achieving sustainable development. (8)
(ii) Explain the salient features of Water Act. (8)

19. Discuss the recent approaches to achieve sustainable development. (16)

20. (i) Define acid rain. What are the impacts on the man and the environment? (8)
(ii) Explain the agenda of "sustainable development". (8)

21. (i) Define AIDS. What are the sources and mode of transmission of HIV infection? (8)
(ii) Write notes on the following:
(1) Women and child welfare in India.
(2) Human rights. (8)

22. Point out the advantages of family welfare programme. (16)

23. Describe the role of NMIS, ENVIS and GIS in dissemination of Environmental information and Environmental management? (16)

24. Explain about Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA). (16)

25. (i) State sparsely populated areas. Give examples and reasons for poor population in those areas (8)
(ii) Define HIV. What are the preventive measures suggested? (8)
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