Environment MCQs Day 6 Questions

Environment question for 14/04/2018

 

 

1 Which among the following multilateral environment agreements (MEAs) is NOT correctly paired with the respective issue it deals with?

 

(A) Montreal Protocol of 1987 Regulation in controlling usage of Green House Gases

(B) Bonn Convention of 1979 The conservation of Migratory Species.

(C) Basel Convention of 1989 Regulation of Trans-boundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal

(D) Rotterdam Convention of 1998 Consensual International Trade in certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides.

 

2 Which of the following criteria have to be met in order to qualify as a biodiversity hotspot on the world hotspots map?

 

  1. The region must contain at least 0.5 percent or 1500 species of vascular plants as endemic species
  2. The region has to have lost at least 70 percent of its primary vegetation
 

Select the correct answer using the following Code:

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

3 Consider the following Biosphere reserves in India:

 

  1. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
  2. Panchmahari Biosphere Reserve
  3. Manas National Park
  4. Gulf of Mannar
 

Which of the above mentioned are included in UNESCO s world network of Biosphere reserve?

(A) 1, 2 and 3

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1, 2 and 4

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

4 Consider the following statements with respect to Wild Life Protection Act, 1972:

 

  1. The act has been adopted by all states including Jammu and Kashmir
  2. It provides protection of hunting rights of the Tribes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  3. It also sets up National Tiger Conservation Authority
 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

5 Consider the following statements about National Green Tribunal (NGT):

 

  1. It is a specialized body equipped with the necessary expertise to handle environmental disputes involving multi-disciplinary issues
  2. It shall be guided by principles of natural justice and not by Code of Civil Procedure 1908
  3. The Tribunal is mandated to make an endeavour for disposal of applications or appeals finally within 6 months of filing the same
 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

6 Consider the following statements about Lighting a billion lives (LABL):

 

  1. It is a global initiative started by UNFCCC
  2. The initiative enables energy poor communities to transition from traditional and inefficient energy sources to modern, more efficient and sustainable energy solutions
 

Which of the above-mentioned statements is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

7 Consider the following statements with respect to TRAFFIC The Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network:

 

  1. It is a joint conservation programme of WWF and IUCN
  2. Its aim is to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

8 Which of the below mentioned are Priority areas of IUCN:

 

  1. Bio-diversity
  2. Organic Farming
  3. Sustainable Energy
  4. Green Economy
 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 and 2

(B) 1, 2 and 3

(C) 1, 3 and 4

(D) 2 and 3

 

9 Consider the following statements regarding Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI):

  1. It is a rational number to characterize the environmental quality at a given location
  2. If the CEPI score is less than 60 on a scale of 0 to 100 then it is normal
 

Which of the above-mentioned statements is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

10 Which of the following are the key features of National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA)?

 

  1. River basin is the unit of planning and management
  2. It spearheads the river conservation efforts at the national level
  3. One of the Chief Ministers of the States through which the Ganga flows becomes the Chairman of NGRBA on a rotation basis
 

Select the correct Answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

 

11 The Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana yojana (PMVVY) is a Scheme exclusively for:

(A) Women

(B) Senior citizens

(C) Poor and destitute

(D) Unbanked population

 

12 Consider the following statements related to E-Waybill:

 

  1. All kinds of transport have been covered under the e-waybill
  2. It is required on a transport of a good of a value of more than 50,000
  3. The bill once generated, is valid for one day for consignment up to 200kms
 

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 and 3 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 2 only

 

13 Which of the following policy initiatives/schemes started by the government is/are aimed at doubling farmers income by 2022:

  1. SAMPADA
  2. National agriculture market
  3. Annapurna Scheme
  4. Soil health card scheme
 

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1, 2 and 3 only

(B) 1 and 3 Only

(C) 2,3 and4 Only

(D) 1,2 and 4 Only

 

14 Consider the following statements:

 

  1. The anti-profiteering authority will have powers to take action against the companies that are not passing on the benefits of lower tax incidence to end users
  2. It can order the cancellation of companies' registration under GST.
 

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 Only

(B) 2 Only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

15 Which of the following scheme has been launched in order to accelerate access to high-quality family planning choices based on information, reliable services and supplies within a rights-based framework?

(A) Mother s absolute affection

(B) Laqshya

(C) Mission Parivar Vikas

(D) Mission Kayakalp

 

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  • Date: 26/03/2018
  • Answer: 1 a, 2c, 3d, 4a, 5c, 6d, 7a, 8c, 9b, 10c, 11b, 12d, 13a, 14b, 15d.
 

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