UPTU Previous Year Exam Papers
B Tech 8th Semester
Environmental Biotechnology 2006-07
Notes : (i) Attempt all questions.
(ii) All questions carry equal marks.
1.Discuss the role of biotechnology in environmental management giving suitable examples.
Enumerate the various types of pollutants and their important physico-chemical characteristics.
2.Enumerate and discuss various types of biosensors used in waste management.
Discuss the physico-chemical and biological parameters of waste monitoring.
3.Describe the role of mixed microbial populations in the degradation of xenobiotics.
Discuss few important environmental legislations in relation to biomedical waste.
4.Describe the operational principles of Activated sludge process.
Describe the suitable approach for design of municipal solid wate treatment facility.
5.What are xenobiotic compounds ? Briefly describe the various types of recalcitrant xenobiotic compounds and the hazards from xenobiotics.
Write short notes on any two :
(a) Cometabolism and gratuitous metabolism
(d) Trickling filters