Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 4 MCQ the Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role by Nani Palkhivala prepared for new academic session 2024-25. Students of Class 11 can take the benefits of English Chapter 4 Multiple Choice Questions getting the extra questions in Reading Skills section.

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Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 4 MCQ with Answers


Which movement was started in 1972?

[A]. Save silent valley movement
[B]. Chipko movement
[C]. Green movement
[D]. Cool earth movement

According to the author, how is the world looking at Earth today?

[A]. Living organism
[B]. Last hope
[C]. Materialistic happiness
[D]. Second home

What is the focus of the “World Commission on Environment and Development”?

[A]. Cut carbon emissions
[B]. Sustainable development
[C]. Maintain earth’s temperature within limits
[D]. Environmental awareness

What is the transcending concern?
[A] Survival of humans
[B] Survival of planet
[C] Population explosion
[D] Rise in pollution
[B] Survival of planet

Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 4 MCQ Explanation


Where is it written on Zoo’s cage “The World’s Most Dangerous Animal”?

[A]. India
[B]. New Zealand
[C]. Zambia
[D]. Antarctica

Who has been named the World’s Most Dangerous Animal in Zoo?

[A]. Elephant
[B]. Human Beings
[C]. Crocodile
[D]. King Cobra

Who is Mr L K Jha?

[A]. Member of Brandt commission
[B]. Civil servant
[C]. Economist
[D]. All of the above

Who says these words “We have not inherited this earth from our forefathers; we have borrowed it from our children”?
[A] Mr Edgar S Woolard
[B] Margaret Thatcher
[C] Mr Lester Brown
[D] James Speth
[C] Mr Lester Brown

Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 4 Multiple Choice Questions

According to Mr Brown, which one of the following is not a biological ecosystem of Earth?

[A]. Islands
[B]. Grasslands
[C]. Forests
[D]. Croplands

What will happen to crops if the productivity of biological ecosystem hampers?

[A]. Cop lands will convert into barren wasteland
[B]. Croplands deteriorate
[C]. Croplands wills disappear
[D]. Croplands will collapse

According to the author, who is using wood the most for cooking purposes?

[A]. Illiterate people
[B]. Rural India
[C]. Africans
[D]. Poor Nations

What is the meaning of holistic and ecological view?
[A] Preservation of environment
[B] Controlling population
[C] Conservation of resources
[D] All of the above
[A] Preservation of environment

Which factor does the author find most strong in spoiling the environment?
[A] Plastic usage
[B] Industrial Revolution
[C] Government’s ignorance
[D] Population Explosion
[D] Population Explosion

Class 11 English Hornbill Chapter 4 Important MCQs

How much forest land is vanishing from the earth every year?

[A]. Fifty to sixty million acres
[B]. Forty to fifty million acres
[C]. Thirty to forty million acres
[D]. Hundred million acres

What does Article 48A of Indian Constitution says?

[A]. World awareness on Global Warming
[B]. Reduction of green house gases
[C]. Protection and improvement of environment
[D]. Compulsory plantation of trees by States.

What does UN’s study on environment made through aerial photography says?

[A]. Antarctica’s glaciers melting rapidly
[B]. Earth’s health has reached ‘critical’ stage
[C]. Four fold increase in passenger vehicles
[D]. Wide hole in Ozone layer

Which is the ‘best contraceptive’ to save environment according to author?
[A] Sustainable Development
[B] Pollution reduction
[C] Control on population
[D] Both [A] and [C]
[D] Both [A] and [C]

Last Edited: September 5, 2023