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Environment Quiz 26. 04. 2018

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Question 1

In India, if a species of tortoise is declared protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, what does it imply?

Question 2

Silent Valley is a tropical evergreen forest in which of the following state?

Question 3

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
1). The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) is chaired by Union minister of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
2). It provide for policy framework for wildlife conservation in the country.
3). The Federal Ministry is responsible for planning, enacting and implementing policies on wildlife conservation.

Question 4

Arrange the following fresh water resources in increasing order as per their percentage share.
1). Soil moisture
2). Glaciers
3). Rivers
4). Groundwater
5). Lakes
6). Atmospheric vapour

Question 5

Consider the following:
1). Blue baby syndrome- caused by Mercury
2). Minamata disease- caused by excess nitrate in drinking water
3). Black foot disease- caused by chronic exposure to arsenic.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 6

CORSIA, what is this term about?
1). It stands for Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.
2). It is a market base measure for international aviation to measure carbon emissions.
3). India is a founding member of CORSIA.
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