Q1. REDD-plus Program is concerned with which of the following?
(a) Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
(b) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
(c) Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
(d) Earth Summit
Q2. The Ramsar convention is associated with the conservation of
Q3. The concept of greenhouse gases was postulated by
(a) C. C. Park
(b) J. N. N. Jeffers
(c) Joseph Fourier
(d) L. Zobler
Q4. Which of the organizations is mainly related to environmental planning?
Q5. Which one of the following plants are used for green manuring in India?
Q6. Consider the following
- Carbon dioxide
- Oxides of Nitrogen
- Oxides of Sulphur
Which of the above is/are the emission/emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants?
(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Q7. Sustainable development is a case of intergenerational sensibility in respect of the use of
(a) Natural resources
(b) Material resources
(c) Industrial resources
(d) Social resources
Q8. The United Nations Convention on climate change ratified by more than 50 countries became effective on
(a) March 21, 1994
(b) May 21, 1995
(c) June 21, 1996
(d) June 21, 1999
Q9. Which is the first national park of India?
(a) Jim Corbett National Park
(b) Similipal National Park
(c) Dachigam National Park
(d) Hazaribagh National Park
Q10. Polar bears are carnivores and prey on many arctic birds and fishes. However, under natural conditions, no one found polar bears predating any penguin. This is because
(a) Penguins have chemical substances in their muscles which is toxic to polar bears
(b) Penguins are gregarious and always move in groups. Therefore, a polar bear cannot approach them
(c) Polar bears and penguins never coexist under natural conditions.
The former lives in the North Pole while the latter lives in the South Pole
(d) Polar bears and penguins display symbiotic relationships and they help each other for their existence in the ice-cold ecosystem