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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 M.Tech P1CIBC05 1st Semester Regular / Back Examination 2018-19 ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND AUDITING BRANCH : CIVIL ENGG., GEOTECHNICAL ENGG, SOIL MECHANICS, SOIL MECHANICS FOUNDATION ENGG, STRUCTURAL FOUNDATION ENGG, STRUCTURAL ENGG, TRANSPORTATION ENGG, WATER RESOURCE ENGG, WATER RESOURCE ENGG AND MANAGEMENT Time : 3 Hours Max Marks : 100 Q.CODE : E705 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) Briefly describe the Legal requirements in India regarding EIA. b) List out the various techniques useful for EIA process. c) Scoping is an essential step in the EIA process – discuss the statement? d) Enlist the drawbacks of Matrix method of EIA. e) What is the importance of public participation in EIA? f) What are the different types of scales used in scaling check list methods? g) What are the basic parameters to be followed in selecting an impact assessment methodology? h) Define noise. How it is measured? i) Differentiate between Rapid and Comprehensive EIA. j) List the essential components of an Environmental Management Plan (2 x 10) Part- II Q2 Focused-Short Answer Type Questions- (Answer Any Eight out of Twelve) a) Discuss the essential steps to complete an environmental impact assessment. b) List the various EIA methods. What are the criteria used for selecting best EIA method in a given situation? c) Discuss typical mitigation measures that should be adopted to various water related issues. d) How can you predict the impacts of the project activity on biological environment? e) Present the Leopold matrix method in EIA and highlight its strengths andapplicability. f) Give a brief account on cost benefit analysis of EIA. g) What are the strength and Limitation of EIA? h) Discuss the socio economic impacts of developmental projects and the mitigation measures i) Briefly describe the legal provisions in India regarding EIA j) Describe the procedure of Public Consultation in India. k) How to categorize the project to get environmental clearance? Give examples of any five developmental projects. l) Briefly discuss the responsibilities of different stakeholders in the EIA process. (6 x 8)

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Part-III Long Answer Type Questions (Answer Any Two out of Four) Write short notes on : a) Strategic EIA b) Cost Benefit Analysis c) Life Cycle Assessment d) Rapid EIA Q3 Q4 a) b) (16) Give the important characteristics of simple and descriptive check lists methods. Give the advantage of scaling checklist method over simple and descriptive checklist method. (8) (8) Q5 Explain the various kinds of impact mitigation? Also explain in detail theobjectives and methods of mitigation with an example? (16) Q6 What is checklist in the context of EIA? and arrive the checklist for Industrial development project. (16)

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