Question Paper: Environmental Studies Question Paper - Dec 17 - First Year Engineering (Semester 1) - Mumbai University (MU)
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Environmental Studies - Dec 17

First Year Engineering (Semester 1)

Total marks: 80
Total time: 3 Hours
INSTRUCTIONS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary.

Q1) Attempt any five:

1(a) Explain depleting nature of forests: causes, effects and prevention.
(3 marks) 2636

1(b) Explain the concept of socio-economic aspects of sustainable development.
(3 marks) 2604

1(c) What is meant by 'greenhouse effect’?
(3 marks) 2668

1(d) Write a short note: Environmental Clearance mechanism.
(3 marks) 2649

1(e) What are limitations of conventional energy sources?
(3 marks) 2655

1(f) Write a short note on 'water crisis'.
(3 marks) 00

1(g) Explain the concept of ' carbon credit'.
(3 marks) 2675

2(a) Write a detailed account of 'Chipko Movement'.
(5 marks) 00

2(b) What are '3R control measures?
(5 marks) 2607

2(c) Define 'noise pollution'. Which are its sources? What are its health effects?
(5 marks) 2642 2625

3(a) Explain principle, construction and working of electrostatic precipitator.
(5 marks) 00

3(b) Discuss the cloudburst and landslide at Kedarnath.
(5 marks) 00

3(c) How electricity is generated from wind energy?
(5 marks) 2656

4(a) Discuss the case study of 'London smog'.
(5 marks) 00

4(b) Write in details: Food chain and food web.
(5 marks) 2594

4(c) Write a note on: Green buildings Concept and objectives.
(5 marks) 2650

5(a) What is land pollution? Discuss solid waste management.
(5 marks) 2621

5(b) Which are renewable energy resources? Write about their importance.
(5 marks) 00

5(c) Write on: Functions and powers of Central pollution control board.
(5 marks) 2652

6(a) What is nuclear pollution? Discuss Fukushima disaster.
(5 marks) 00

6(b) What is an ecosystem? Discuss the classification of ecosystem with examples.
(5 marks) 2590

6(c) Draw a schematic diagram of photovoltaic cell. Explain its principal and working .
(5 marks) 2654

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