Q61. Consider the following statements
- Tree Foundation, an NGO engaged in the conservation of the sea turtle found more than 1000 dead Olive Ridley Turtles on the shores of Nagapattinam.
- The Olive Ridley turtles find the coastline of Nagapattinam as favorable nesting habitat and that’s why they reach the shore from December to March every year.
- The Olive Ridley looks very similar to the Kemp’s Riddle but has a deeper body and slightly up-turned edges to its carapace (shell).
- Olive Ridley weighs around 45 kilograms and is 70cm in size and this makes them the smallest of the sea turtles along with Kemp riddles.
Which of the following statements are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) All of the above
Q62. Discussing the consequences of global climate change at a conference, representatives of a developing nation suggest that those nations that contribute the most greenhouse gases (GHGs) to the atmosphere should contribute the most to paying for adaptive responses worldwide. Further, this representative pointed out that her poor country contributes less than 1% of the annual GHGs and has less than 0. 1% of the world’s wealth. This representative’s appeal represents:
(a) The precautionary principle
(b) The polluter pays and equity principles
(c) An argument for mitigation instead of adaptation.
(d) Stages 2 and 3 of the climate change skeptic’s responses
Q63. The concept of the ecological niche was first introduced by
(a) C. C. Park
(b) E. P. Odum
(c) J. Grinnell
(d) G. E. Hutchinson
Q64. The Earth summit was organized by-
Q65. The highest chemical pollution is caused by the industrial effluents of
(a) Leather industry
(b) Paper industry
(c) Rayon industry
(d) Textile industry
Q66. Silent valley is located in-
(d) Andhra Pradesh
Q67. Eco-Mark is given to the Indian products that are
(a) Pure and unadulterated
(b) Rich in proteins
(d) Economically viable
Q68. Which one of the following naturally occurring greenhouse gases causes the highest percentage of the greenhouse effect?
(a) Carbon dioxide
(d) Water vapor
Q69. Which one of the following trees is considered to be an environmental hazard?
Q70. The “Valley of Flowers” is located in which state?
(b) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Himachal Pradesh