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Previous Year Exam Questions for Environmental Impact Assessment Management - EIAM of 2018 - BPUT by Bput Toppers

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Management - EIAM
  • 2018
  • PYQ
  • Biju Patnaik University of Technology Rourkela Odisha - BPUT
  • Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech
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Registration No : Total Number of Pages : 02 B.Tech PCI7J003 7th Semester Regular Examination 2018-19 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT BRANCH : CIVIL Time : 3 Hours Max Marks : 100 Q.CODE : E150 Answer Question No.1 (Part-1) which is compulsory, any EIGHT from Part-II and any TWO from Part-III. The figures in the right hand margin indicate marks. Part- I Q1 Short Answer Type Questions (Answer All-10) a) What is EIS? b) What is the purpose of screening in EIA? c) What are the objectives and Scope of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)? d) Enlist the drawbacks of Matrix method of EIA. e) f) Differentiate between Rapid and Comprehensive EIA Scoping is an essential step in the EIA process – discuss the statement? g) List out the key features of National environmental policy Act. h) What is Environmental Audit? i) What are the options to mitigate noise due to highways? j) Write two objectives of public participation in EIA? (2 x 10) Part- II Q2 Focused-Short Answer Type Questions- (Answer Any EIGHT out of TWELVE) a) Briefly describe the legal provisions in India regarding EIA b) What are the typical impacts of development projects on land Environment? c) Discuss objectives, merits and demerits of EIA. d) List the criteria to be considered while selecting an EIA Methodologies? e) What are the strength and Limitation of EIA. f) What are the activities at site to be carried for Environmental audit? g) Explain the factors based on which the significance of environmental impacts can be assessed? h) What are the generic impacts of projects on flora and fauna? i) What is the role of public participation in environmental decision making process? j) Write the methodology for assessment of ground water characteristics in the study area? k) What are the socioeconomic impacts due to highway project? l) What is the purpose and key objective of EIA report? Describe the content of typical EIA. (6 x 8)

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Part-III Long Answer Type Questions (Answer Any TWO out of FOUR) Compare the strengths, weakness and applicability of four methodologies commonly used in EIA. Q3 (16) Q4 Describe the EIA methodologies in detail. (16) Q5 Explain the following approaches for prediction of environmental impacts of engineering projects : Mass balance approaches Mathematical modelling approach. (16) Explain the various kinds of impact mitigation? Also explain in detail the objectives and methods of mitigation with an example? (16) a) b) Q6

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