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Environment Quiz 29. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Public hearing is an important component of EIA. Which of the following is/are correct about public hearing procedure?
1) Public must be informed and consulted on a proposed development before completion of EIA report.
2) Anyone likely to be affected by the proposed project is entitled to have access to the Executive Summary of EIA.
3) They are given an opportunity to make oral/written suggestions to the state pollution board.

Question 2

The following statements talk about the different types forests classified in India for the purpose of management, control and regulation.
1). Reserved Forests are the most valuable as far as conservation of forest and wildlife resources are concerned.
2). Protected Forests are the one which are protected from any further depletion and are declared protected by the Forest Department.
3). Unclassed Forests are those belonging to both Govt. and Private Individuals and Communities
Which of the above is/are incorrect?

Question 3

Consider the following statements –
1) Normally the rain water has a pH of 7.0 i.e. it is neutral.
2) When the pH of the rain water drops below 5.6, it is called acid rain.
3) Acid rain is harmful for plants as it dissolves and washes away nutrients needed for their growth.
Correct options are –

Question 4

Consider the following Major rivers of India and famous Dams constructed on them.

Which of the above is/are correctly matched ?

Question 5

Which of the following is/are salient characteristics of Paris agreement on Climate Change?
1) It is mitigation-centric agreement.
2) The Paris Agreement recognizes the importance of sustainable lifestyles
3) It reflects the principles of equity and common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities
4) Pre-2020 actions are not part of the decisions as mitigation and finance starting is in the year 2020.

Question 6

Which of the following is/are incorrect?
1. Tropical forests are the most significant carbon storage points above the ground.
2. At least one-fourth of the carbon stored in these forests is collectively managed by the indigenous people and local communities.
3. These tropical forests provide a number of ecosystem services like soil retention, pollination, biodiversity, flood control etc.
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