Question Paper: Environmental Studies : Question Paper Dec 2016 - First Year Engineering (Semester 1) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Environmental Studies - Dec 2016

First Year Engineering (Semester 1)

TOTAL MARKS: 60
TOTAL TIME: 2 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Use suitable data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Solve any five questionQ.1(a,b,c,d,e,f,g)

1(a) Explain the role of Ministry of Environment and Forest' (MoE &F) towards conservation of environment.
(3 marks) 2645

1(b) What are the causes and effects of photochemical smog?
(3 marks) 2629

1(c) Which are the renewable sources of energy? Why there is growing emphasis given on renewable energy sources?
(3 marks) 2666

1(d) Explain briefly the concept of Green Buildings.
(3 marks) 2671

1(e) What are the environmental aspects of sustainable development?
(3 marks) 2610

1(f) What is Food Web? Explain giving suitable example.
(3 marks) 2594

1(g) Explain the causes and effects of E-pollution.
(3 marks) 2681

2(a) Explain the importance of 3R-principles as a control measure for sustainble development.
(5 marks) 2607

2(b) What is solid waste? Explain solid waste management by composing.
(5 marks) 2623

2(c) Draw a suitable diagram and explain how solar energy can be harnessed using photovoltaic cells.
(5 marks) 2663

3(a) What causes Global Warming? What are its adverse effects?
(5 marks) 2619

3(b) Explain important powers and functions of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
(5 marks) 2652

3(c) Which are the Indoor Air Pollutants? What effect are produced on account of them?
(5 marks) 2680

4(a) Why there is global environmental crisis pertaining to water?
(5 marks) 00

4(b) Explain important features of environmental clearance and authorization mechanism.
(5 marks) 2649

4(c) Draw a suitable diagram of flat plate collector and explain its working.
(5 marks) 00

5(a) Explain how environmental education is an important measure for sustainable development.
(5 marks) 2608

5(b) What are the causes and effects of Noise Pollution?
(5 marks) 2625

5(c) Draw a neat sketch of wind -mill and explain its role in generation of energy.
(5 marks) 2667

6(a) What are Carbon Credits? Explain with suitable example.
(5 marks) 2675

6(c) Draw a neat diagram of Bag House Filter and explain its working.
(5 marks) 2633

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