SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

  • question_answer
    Carbon dioxide is called green-house gas because it is:

    A)  Used in green-house to increase plant growth

    B)  Transparent to heat but traps sunlight

    C)  Transparent to sunlight but traps heat

    D)  Transparent to both sunlight and heat

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas as it transmits visible light but absorbs strongly in the infrared and near-infrared, before slowly re-emitting the infrared at the same wavelength as what was absorbed.

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