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Environment Quiz 05. 04. 2018

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Question 1

In India, in which one of the following types of forests is teak a dominant tree species?

Question 2

Consider the following pairs of Species and their Vegetation types in India –
1) Sal : Tropical moist deciduous
2) Lantana : Invasive Exotic species
3) Palms : Moist tropical Evergreen
4) Oak : Montane
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

Question 3

Consider these statements:
1) Water vapour is the biggest overall contributor to the greenhouse effect.
2) Humans are directly responsible for emitting this gas in quantities sufficient to change its concentration in the atmosphere.
3) Since rate of evaporation rises with temperature, the amount of water vapour in the air is strongly related to the amount of other greenhouse gases in the air.
Which of the above is/are true?

Question 4

Consider the following can be attributed to the Ozone depletion over Antarctic:
1) The low temperature of Antarctic
2) The longetivity of the Antarctic vortex.
3) Typical happenings in the winter months.

Question 5

Consider these:
1) The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits State Parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
2) It is based on the premise that (a) global warming exists and (b) human-made CO2 emissions have caused it.
3) China is the one such member which is a signatory to the protocol but has not ratified it yet.
4) India belongs to Annex B parties with binding targets in the second period.
Which of the above is/are true?

Question 6

In the context of C02 emission and Global Warming, what is the name of a market driven device under the UNFCC that allows developing countries to get funds/incentives from the developed countries to adopt better technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
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