Test: Environment And Sustainable Development - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international environmental treaty, signed in 2001 and effective from:

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Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international environmental treaty, signed in 2001 and effective from May 2004, that aims to eliminate or restrict the production and use of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).

QUESTION: 2

Factor contribute to global warming

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QUESTION: 3

A UN Conference on Climate Change, held in _____ in 1997, resulted in an international agreement to fight global warming which called for reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases by industrialised nations

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (“the Convention”), held at Kyoto (Japan) from 1 to 11 December 1997, resulted in an international agreement to fight global warming which called for reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases by industrialised nations

QUESTION: 4

Ozone depletion refers to the phenomenon of reductions in the amount of ozone in the

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QUESTION: 5

The problem of ozone depletion is caused in the stratosphere by high levels of compounds

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QUESTION: 6

CFC stands for

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QUESTION: 7

UV radiation seems responsible for (i) Skin cancer in humans (ii) Lower production of phytoplankton (iii) Influence the growth of terrestrial plants (iv) Decrease in cattle production. Options are

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QUESTION: 8

Ozone layer prevents most harmful wavelengths of ______ light from passing through the earth’s atmosphereUltraviolet

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The "Dobson unit", a convenient measure of the amount of ozone overhead, is named in his honor. The ozone layer absorbs 97 to 99 percent of the Sun's medium-frequency ultraviolet light (from about 200 nm to 315 nm wavelength), which otherwise would potentially damage exposed life forms near the surface.

QUESTION: 9

Ozone depleting chemicals such as carbon tetrachloride, trichloroethane (also known as methyl chloroform), and bromine compounds known as

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QUESTION: 10

The CPCB has identified ____ categories of industries which are significant polluters

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QUESTION: 11

Example of overuse of environmental resources are

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QUESTION: 12

Deforestation leads to

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QUESTION: 13

The black soil of the Deccan Plateau is particularly suitable for cultivation of

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QUESTION: 14

India alone accounts for nearly ____ per cent of the world’s total iron-ore reserves

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QUESTION: 15

The Chipko Movement, which aimed at protecting forest in the

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Sunderlal Bahuguna, a noted environmentalist who initiated the Chipko Movement, was born on January 9, 1927. The man who has been fighting for the preservation of forests in the Himalayas celebrates his 90th birthday today.

QUESTION: 16

Which of the following factor not responsible for land degradation

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Land degradation is a process of deterioration or loss of the productive capacity of the soils for present and future, which is majorly induced by human beings. Land degradation is happening at an alarming pace, contributing to a dramatic decline in the productivity of croplands and rangelands worldwide.
Therefore, once a land is destroyed or depleted it is not good for vegetation so the resolution for that is deforestation in order to gain fertile land. So this cannot be the factor responsible for land degradation.

QUESTION: 17

The per capita forestland in the country is only

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QUESTION: 18

Estimates of soil erosion show that soil is being eroded at a rate of ____ excess of the recharge capacity

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QUESTION: 19

India supports approximately _____ per cent of the world’s human and ______ per cent of livestock population on a mere 2.5 per cent of the world’s geographical area

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QUESTION: 20

CPCB stands for

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