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Environment Quiz 22. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Which of the following is/are correctly matched?
1) Hydrodynamic trapping – Carbon dioxide can be trapped as a gas under high permeability cap rock.
2) Mineral Carbonation – Carbon dioxide react with minerals in a geologic formation to form stable compounds.
3) Solubility trapping – Carbon dioxide can be dissolved into oil.

Question 2

Why do you think is Blue Carbon ecosystem important?

Question 3

Consider the following statements:
1). Ecotone describes a variation in species prevalence. It is a "zone of junction" between two or more diverse ecosystems.
2). Ecocline is a variation of the physicochemical environment. It is the "physical transition zone".
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 4

Which of the following is/are not correct about International day for Biological Diversity (IDB)?
1) The UN proclaimed May 22 as IDB.
2) This date is chosen as on this date Convention on Biological Diversity entered into force.

Question 5

Consider the following and choose the correct statement.
1) A Tiger reserve includes three zones, i.e. Core zone, Buffer Zone and Transition Zone.
2) No alteration in the boundaries of a tiger reserve shall be made except on a recommendation of NTCA and approval of The Ministry of Environment & Forests.
3) The limits of such area are determined on the basis of scientific and objective criteria in consultation with the concerned Gram Sabha.

Question 6

Consider these statements:
1) Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an intergovernmental scientific programme that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments
2) It works under the aegis of IUCN and UNESCO.
3) India is a part of the South and Central Asia MAB Network (SACAM) along Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Choose the correct statement from above.
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