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NOUN POP Past Questions: ESM342 - Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing

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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 EXAMINATION
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
COURSE CODE: ESM 342
COURSE TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING
COURSE UNIT: 3 units
TIME: 2½hours
INSTRUCTION: Answer any five questions.
(1) (a) Write briefly on the following:
(i) Internal audit (2 marks)
(ii) External audit (2 marks)
(b) Enumerate five keys to a successful audit. (5 marks)
(c) List any 5 projects that are mandatory to EIA process under decree 86 of 1992.(5 marks)

(2) (a) List the three main environmental laws in India. (3 marks)
(b)Enumerate eight challenges of EIA system and practice in Nigeria. (8 marks)
(c)What are the three broad classes of environmental audit based on how audit is carried out? (3 marks)

(3) (a) List five stakeholders in the EIA process. (5 marks)
(b) State five roles of National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) as an environmental regulator. (5 marks)
(c) What are the four major goals of Nigeria’s Agenda 21 programme? (4 marks)

(4) (a) Define environmental audit according to FEPA National guidelines in Nigeria. (2 marks)
(b) State four objectives of environmental audit? (4 marks)
(c) List four financial benefits of carryingout an environmental audit. (4 marks)
(d) Mention the two main pieces of environmental legislation in Russia. (4 marks)

(5) (a) Discuss the three elements involved in assessment of impacts. (9 marks)
(b) Mention five characteristics of a good report. (5 marks)

(6)(a) Enumerate five contents of an EIA document? (5 marks)
(b) Itemize nine important information that an audit report should contain. (9 marks)

(7) (a) Mention five functions of Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) established by Decree No. 56 of 1971. (5 marks)
(b) Outline nine essential items that a draft EIA report to be presented to the Federal Ministry of Environment must contain. (9 marks)






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National Open University of Nigeria
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi - Abuja
Faculty of Science
APRIL/MAY, 2019 EXAMINATIONS


COURSE CODE: ESM 342
COURSE TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND AUDITING
CREDIT: 3 Units
TIME ALLOWED: 2½ Hours
Instruction: Attempt question number ONE (1) and any other FOUR (4) questions


(1) What is an Audit?(2 marks)
1b) Outline the objectives of Environmental Audit (4marks)
1c) Explain the various types of EA (16marks)

(2) Describe the various review processes leading to the approval of an EIA report
(12 marks)

(3) What is the meaning of Environmental Impact Assessment?(4marks)
3b) Discuss the different phases of the evolution of EIA (8marks)

4) Explain the following as it relates to EIA
i) Functions (3marks)
ii) Roles (3marks)
iii) Purpose (6marks)


5) What is Environmental Governance? (2marks)
5b) Discuss the various models that have been put forward for addressing the global environmental governance (10marks).

6) Explain the different stages involved in conducting an Environmental Audit (12 marks).




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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION

ESM 342 Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Auditing (3 CR)
Duration: 3 hrs

Instruction: Answer 5 questions out of 7

1. Examine the various overlapping phases in the evolution of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (25 marks)

2. Write a short note on Environmental Impact assessment. (25 marks)

3. Outline and briefly discuss the long term purposes of EIA. (25 marks)

4. List and explain 7 main EIA processes (25 marks)

5. Mention and discus 5 stakeholders in the EIA process (25 marks)

6. Write short notes on the following types of audits:
a. Management Audit
b. Regulatory Compliance Audit
c. Process Safety Audit
d. Liability Audit
e. Occupational Health Audit (25 marks)

7. Discuss the role of an interdisciplinary EIA team? (25 marks)






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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, NnamdiAzikwe Expressway, Jabi, Abuja
FACULTY OF SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
JULY EXAMINATION2017

COURSE CODE: ESM 342 TIME: 2:30mins

COURSE TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND AUDITING(2 units)

INSTRUCTION: Attempt Question 1 any 3 questions

1. Write short notes on the following types of audits:
a. Management Audit(5marks)
b. Regulatory Compliance Audit (5marks)
c. Process Safety Audit (5marks)
d. Liability Audit (5marks)
e. Occupational Health Audit (5marks) (25 marks)
2a. Examine the various (overlapping) phases in the evolution of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)(10 marks)
2b. Explain the term “Environmental Impact Assessment” (5marks)
3. With examples, give details notes on the following
a. Environmental Impact Assessment. (9 marks)
b. Auditing (6 marks)

4a. Outline and briefly discuss the long term purposes of EIA. (10 marks)
4b. Explain the essentials of EIA (5 marks)
5a. List and explain any fiveprocesses of EIA (10 marks)
5b. What are the essentials of environmental auditing (5 marks)




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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
JUNE/JULY EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: ESM342
COURSE TITLE: Environmental Impact Assessments and Environmental
Auditing(3 Units)
TIME ALLOWED:3 hrs
INSTRUCTION: Answer 5 questions only


1. Write a short note on Environmental Impact assessment.(14 marks)

2. (a) Differentiate between internal audit and external audit (7 marks)
(b)Outline four characteristics of a good auditor(7 marks)

3. Outline andbriefly discuss the long term purposes of EIA.(14 marks)

4. List and explain 7 main EIA processes(14 marks)

5. (a) The table below represents some effluent limitation guidelines in Nigeria for all categories of industries. Fill in the blank. (4 marks)
Parameters Limit for discharge into
surface water (mg/l) Limit for land application(mg/l)
pH 6-9 -
Total dissolved solids 2000 -
Chloride - 600
Sulphate 500 -

(b)Identify six contents of an audit report.(3 marks)
(c)Discuss the benefits of carrying out an environmental audit.(3 marks)
(d) List and briefly explain the types of environmental audit(4 marks)

6. Write short notes on the following types of audits:
(a) Management Audit (b) Regulatory Compliance Audit (c) Process Safety Audit
(d) Liability Audit(3.5 marks each, a total of 14 marks)

7. (a) Enumerate the challenges of EIA application in Nigeria ( 5 marks)
(b) Why is it important to consult with the general public during an EIA process?(4 marks)
(c) What are the basic principles of an EIA Process? Explain briefly
any 4 of them?(5 marks)




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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS
MARCH/APRIL 2016 EXAMINATION

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


COURSE CODE: ESM342
COURSE TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING

COURSE UNIT: 3 units
TIME: 2½hours
INSTRUCTION: Answer any five questions.
(1)(a) Enumerate five contents of an EIA document? (5 marks)
(b) Itemize nine important information that an audit report should contain. (9 marks)

(2) (a) List five stakeholders in the EIA process. (5 marks)
(b) State five roles of NESREA as an environmental regulator. (5 marks)
(c) What are the four major goals of Nigeria’s Agenda 21 programme? (4 marks)

(3) (a) Discuss the three elements involved in assessment of impacts. (9 marks)
(b) Mention five characteristics of a good report. (5 marks)

(4) (a) List the three main environmental laws in India. (3 marks)
(b) Enumerate eight challenges of EIA system and practice in Nigeria. (8 marks)
(c)What are the three broad classes of environmental audit based on how audit is carried out?
(3 marks)

(5) (a) Mention five functions of Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) established by Decree No.56 of 1971. (5 marks)
(b) Outline nine essential items that a draft EIA report to be presented to the Federal Ministry of Environment must contain. (9 marks)

(6) (a) Define environmental audit according to FEPA National guidelines in Nigeria. (2 marks)
(b) State four objectives of environmental audit? (4 marks)
(c) List four financial benefits of carrying out an environmental audit. (4 marks)
(d) Mention the two main pieces of environmental legislation in Russia. (4 marks)

(7) (a) Write briefly on the following:
(i) Internal audit (2 marks)
(ii) External audit (2 marks)
(b) Enumerate five keys to a successful audit. (5 marks)
(c) List any 5 projects that are mandatory to EIA process under decree 86 of 1992.(5 marks)
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Course Code: ESM 342
Course Title: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT & ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING
Credit Unit: 2
Time: 2 Hours
Instruction: Answer Four out of five questions
Questions:
1. Describe the challenges to executing environmental audit in Nigeria and suggest practical solutions to address these challenges. (22 marks)

2. Identify the different types of environmental audit and state the reasons why organisations would want to undertake an environmental audit. (14 marks)

3. How can we minimise the challenges to environmental impact assessment in developing countries? Explain by using three major strategies for a named developing country (16 marks)

4. Briefly describe any four of the following EIA processes:
a. Public Consultation with Stakeholders
b. Scoping
c. Screening
d. Mitigation
e. Environmental impact statement (16 marks)

5. Communication with stakeholders is an important aspect of the EIA. Identify and describe the role of three key decision stakeholders in the EIA procedure (16 marks)






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