Environment & Biodiversity MCQs

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41. Which among the following alkane has largely replaced the ozone layer-depleting halomethanes in household refrigerators and freezers?
[A] Methane
[B] Propane
[C] Butane
[D] Ethane

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42. Which among the following will emit maximum mass of carbon dioxide , when the same quantity is burnt of all of them?
[A] Kerosene
[B] Natural Gas
[C] Gasoline
[D] Propane

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43. The Ozone Day is observed every year on September 16 as on this day in 1987 the ___________was signed for launching efforts to arrest the depletion of the fragile ozone layer in the stratosphere that prevents the harmful ultra-violet rays of the sun from reaching the earth. Fill the correct word in blank.
[A] Montreal Protocol
[B] Geneva Protocol
[C] Kyoto Protocol
[D] Nagoya Protocol

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44. Which among the following is / are the main objective(s) of National Green Corps ?
[A] Educate youngsters about environment and eco-systems
[B] Prosecute and Punish the violators of Environment laws
[C] Promote Green Products
[D] All of above

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45. Madhav Gadgil Panel or The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) had, in May 2011 had suggested listing of which among the following regions in the State as Ecologically Significant Area (ESA)?
[A] Eastern Ghats
[B] Western Ghats
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Eastern Himalayas

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46. Gharana Wetland, which was notified the important Bird Area is located in which among the following states of India?
[A] Haryana
[B] Himachal pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Jammu & Kashmir

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47. The Chenchu people in India have been active in protection of wildlife in which among the following protected areas of India?
[A] Nagarjunasagar Srisailam (Andhra Pradesh)
[B] Similipal (Odisha)
[C] Indravati, Udanti-Sitanadi (Chhattisgarh)
[D] Palamu (Jharkhand)

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48. Now a days Environmental Accounting is making news. What is Environment Accounting?
[A] It is a method to measure the consumption of the environment/ natural resources
[B] Its a method to statistically analyze the green areas of the country
[C] Its a method of accounting in which all units are expressed in terms of loss / gain of Carbon Dioxide
[D] Its a method of accounting in which all measurement is expressed in Carbon Credits

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49. The name of Billy Arjan Singh is most closely associated with which among the following National Parks of India?
[A] Jim Corbett National Park
[B] Dudhwa National Park
[C] Panna National Park
[D] Rajaji National Park

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50. Main bench of National Green Tribunal is located at ?
[A] Lucknow
[B] New Delhi
[C] Bhopal
[D] Indore

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