SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    'Heat-islands are produced due to

    A) Air pollution      

    B) Water pollution

    C) Land pollution

    D) all of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    An urban heat island (UHI) is a city or metropolitan area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities. The less-used term heat island refers to any area, populated or not, which is consistently hotter than the surrounding area Heat is also an air pollutant. Heat generated from various factories and power plants raises the temperature of the surroundings. It creates heat islands around industrial cities and decreases rainfall.

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