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Mock Test for IAS Prelims-2017: Environment

Q.1. India demanded late Peak date for HFC Reduction Pathway for developing countries at Kigali. What was India’s logic behind this demand?

  1. Chemical firms in developed countries hold most of the intellectual property for clean alternatives to HFCs.
  2. HFCs enhances food security in developing countries and so they need alternative before their freeze
  3. India contributes only less than 2% of HFC, as also other developing countries contribution is still less.
  4. India also objected to the inclusion of a GHG like HFC under Montreal Protocol, rather than under Kyoto Protocol.
  1. All
  2. 1,2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 1, 3 & 4

Q.2. African Savanna differs from Brazilian Campos in all except:

  1. African Savanna has tall grasses as compared to Brazilian Campos
  2. African Savanna has little drier climate as compared to Brazilian Campos
  3. African Savanna has chestnut soil while Brazilian Campos has chernozem soil
  4. African Savanna has more bio-diversity as compared to Brazilian Campos

Q.3. World’s largest Marine Protected Area is

  1. Weddell Sea Protected Area
  2. Ross Sea Protected Area
  3. Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve
  4. Sea of Okhotsk Marine Park

Q.4. . As per India’s INDC, India sets

  1. Emission reduction target of 33-35/ per unit of GDP
  2. Target year of 2030
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.5. Namdapha National Park

  1. Is the largest protected area in the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity Hotspot
  2. It house all the 4 big cats, like Tiger, Lion, Leopard & Panther.
  3. It harbours the northern most lowland evergreen Rainforest in the world

Correct statements about Namdapha are

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 & 2
  3. Only 2
  4. 1 & 3

Q.6. Which of the following will promote forest cover?

  1. Involving locals in forestry programme
  2. Promoting local verities in forestry programme
  3. Commercialisation of forestry
  4. Changing forest laws to involve tribal in forest planning
  1. 1, 2, 3 & 4
  2. 1 & 4
  3. 1, 3 & 4
  4. 2, 3 & 4

Q.7. Consider the following facts about environment protection in India:

  1. No appeal can be made against National Green Tribunal’s award
  2. NGT is guided by the Principle of Natural Justice
  3. NGT is a Statutory body
  4. Establishment of NGT confirms the provision of Article 21 of our Constitution.

Choose the correct combination from the given code:

  1. 1, 2 & 3
  2. 2, 3 & 4
  3. 1, 3 & 4
  4. 2 & 3
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