Environment & Biodiversity

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181. Many a times we read in the newspapers about Clean Development Mechanism. Which among the following is not a correct sentence regarding CDM?
[A] It allows industrialized countries with a greenhouse gas reduction commitment to invest in projects that reduce emissions in developing countries as an alternative to more expensive emission reductions in their own countries
[B] The CDM allows net global greenhouse gas emissions to be reduced at a much lower global cost by financing emissions reduction projects in developing countries where costs are lower than in industrialized countries
[C] It is an arrangement under Geneva Protocol
[D] It is an arrangement under Kyoto Protocol

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182. which of the following reserves holds the unfortunate distinction of becoming the first tiger reserve in India to lose all its wild tigers to poaching and forest degradation?
[A] Jim Corbett
[B] Sariska
[C] Manas
[D] Gir national park

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183. Which among the following is not correctly matched?
[A] Bhitarkanika National Park – Orissa
[B] Gugamal National Park – Rajasthan
[C] Mollem National Park – Goa
[D] All are correct

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184. National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was constituted in:
[A] 2005
[B] 2006
[C] 2007
[D] 2008

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185. Valmiki National Park or Valmiki Tiger Reserve is located in which of the following states?
[A] Bihar
[B] Orissa
[C] West Bengal
[D] Gujarath

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186. Which among the following international institutions was jointly established by World Meteorological Organization and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)?
[A] Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
[B] International Organization for Sustainable Development
[C] International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
[D] None of the above

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187. While studying the Clean Development Mechanism we read about CEU which is a standard unit comprising 1 million cubic tonne CO2. What is the correct full form?
[A] Certified Emission Units
[B] Carbon Emission Units
[C] Codified Emission Units
[D] None of the above

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188. What is “Kharmor “?
[A] A rare / endangered animal found in some parts of north east India
[B] A rare / endangered bird found predominantly in Madhya Pradesh
[C] A species of fresh water mollusk
[D] An species of a rare plant found in Himalayas

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189. Which among the following is a bird sanctuary ?
[A] Kanha national par
[B] Desert National Park
[C] Bandipur National Park
[D] Sultanpur National Park

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190. Headquarters of United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is loacated at:
[A] Geneva
[B] Nairobi
[C] New Delhi
[D] New York

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