Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity Multiple choice questions for GK paper in SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

91. The systematic Seed Certification was started in India in which of the following year?

[A] 1969
[B] 1996
[C] 1991
[D] 1947

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92. Which of the following are the effects of air pollution on vegetation?
1) It retards photosynthesis.
2) Sulphur dioxide causes chlorosis, plasmolysis, membrane damage and metabolic inhibition
3) Hydrocarbons such as ethylene cause premature leaf fall, fruit drop, etc;
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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93. Which article of the Indian Constitution assures the citizens of India the right to a healthy environment?

[A] Article 20
[B] Article 21
[C] Article 22
[D] Article 23

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94. National Tiger Conservation Authority was established in which of the following years?

[A] 2002
[B] 2004
[C] 2005
[D] 2009

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95. Arrange the following gases in descending order of relative contribution to total global warming:
1) Carbon dioxide
2) Methane
3) CFCs
4) Nitrous oxide
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 2, 1, 3, 4
[C] 1, 3, 2, 4
[D] 3, 1, 2, 4

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96. Arrange the following gases in the increasing order of Global warming potential:
1) Methane
2) Nitrous oxide
3) Perfluoro carbons
4) Sulfur hexafluoride
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 2, 1, 3, 4
[C] 1, 2, 4, 3
[D] 2, 1, 4, 3

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97. Which of the following publish the statement on the State of the Global Climate?

[A] UNEP
[B] IPCC
[C] WMO
[D] UNFCCC

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98. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Emissions Reduction Commitments under Kyoto Protocol?
1. Kyoto Protocol set up binding emissions reduction commitments for developed country parties.
2. Greenhouse gas emissions, majorly of carbon dioxide, became a new trade-able commodity.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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99. Which of the following heads the State Disaster Management Authority?

[A] Governor
[B] Chief Minister
[C] Home Minister
[D] Chief secretary of the state

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100. Which of the following statements are correct regarding PARIVESH (Pro-Active and Responsive facilitation by Interactive, Virtuous and Environmental Single-window Hub)?
1. It is a Single-Window Integrated Environmental Management System.
2. It strengthens the sustainable development through e-governance.
3. It caters to central, state and district level clearances.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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