GTU previous years question papers
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E Sem-I/II Examination June-July 2011
Subject code: 1100
Subject Name: Environmental Studies
Total Marks: 70
- Attempt all questions.
- Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.
- Figures to the right indicate full marks.
(a) What is the role of environmental engineer? Discuss the impact of
technological development on environment.
(b) Describe the structure of atmosphere and tabulate the compositions of atmosphere.
(a)Justify that energy flow in ecosystem is unidirectional and non cyclic and explain the nutrient cycling in ecosystem.
(b) What is the meaning of biogeochemical cycle? Draw the carbon cycle and explain its functioning.
Give the classification of Ecology and explain the different parts of an ecosystem.
(a)What is meant by Ecological Pyramid? Describe the pyramid of biomass for terrestrial and aquatic ecosystem.
(b) Define food chain and discuss different trophical levels of it.
(a) Differentiate renewable and non renewable energy resources and discuss the effect of overpopulation on energy problems.
(b) Define population growth and describe the different ways to control population growth.
(a) Explain the conventional and non conventional energy resources. Discuss use of solar energy in India
(b) Describe the uses of different water resources and explain any two techniques of water conservation used in India.
(a) Enumerate different primary and secondary air pollutants and explain the effect of carbon monoxide on human beings.
(b) Give the classification of forests and discuss the effects of deforestation on society.
(a) Discuss briefly current global environmental problems and discuss green house effect in details.
(b) Write short notes on(i) Land degradation (ii) Ozone depletion
What is Noise pollution? How is it measured? Describe the effects of noise pollution on human and animals.
(b) What are different types of pollutions? Describe the causes and effects of Eutrophication .