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

Environmental Studies - May 2016

First Year Engineering (Semester 1)

(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.

Attempt any five from the following

1(a) Discuss the global environmental crisis.(3 marks) 1(b) Explain in brief the concept of socio-economical aspect of sustainable development.(3 marks) 1(c) Discuss coagulation and flocculation in water treatment.(3 marks) 1(d) Define the term 'Noise Pollution' and explain its causes.(3 marks) 1(e) What are the general powers of the Central Government stated in Chapter-11 of the Environmental protection Act 1986?(3 marks) 1(f) Which are the various renewable sources of energy?(3 marks) 1(g) What is the role of technology with respect to environment and health?(3 marks)

Answer the following

2(a) How is environmental education important for sustainable development?(5 marks) 2(b) What are the constituents in the municipal solid waste?(5 marks) 2(c) What are the limitations of conventional sources of energy?(5 marks)

Answer the following

3(a) How ozone is getting depleted from the atmosphere? Explain with chemical reactions.(5 marks) 3(b) What are the important functions of central Pollution Control Board?(5 marks) 3(c) Explain the main aspects of Disaster management Technique in detail.(5 marks)

Answer the following

4(a) Write a note on depleting nature of environmental resources minerals.(5 marks) 4(b) What environmental clearances are required to set up an industrial unit?(5 marks) 4(c) Explain the working principle of generating electricity by using wind energy.(5 marks)

Answer the following

5(a) What do you mean by '3R' with respect to sustainable development?(5 marks) 5(b) What do you understand by 'Green House Effect' ?(5 marks) 5(c) State the working of Photovoltaic cell used for solar energy.(5 marks) 6(a) Discuss the importance of Environmental Study.(5 marks) 6(b) Draw a neat lebelled diagram of 'Venturi scrubber' and brief its working.(5 marks) 6(c) Explain the terms Tsunami and Earthquake.(5 marks)


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