Environment & Biodiversity MCQs

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71. Which among the following acts is the specific legislation for declaration and regulation of the Biosphere Reserves in India?
[A] Wildlife Protection Act 1972
[B] Biological Diversity Act, 2002
[C] Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
[D] None of above

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72. Which among the following plant has been prohibited from cultivation and planting in India via the Willd Life protection Act?
[A] Killer weed (Parthenium hysterophorus)
[B] Dragon Plant (Dracaena draca)
[C] Belladona (Atropta Belladona )
[D] Ladies slipper orchids (Paphiopedilum spp. )

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73. Kameng Elephant Reserve and Deomali Elephant Reserve are located in which state?
[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Mizoram
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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74. In which of the following states of India  located a tiger reserve, which is also a World Heritage Site?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Assam
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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75. To fulfill the obligations under which among the following treaties, the government of India publishes the National Communication (NATCOM) periodically?
[A] U. S. -India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative
[B] World Summit on the Information Society
[C] United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
[D] None of them

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76. In the UNFCCC convention at which among the following places, the decision to set up a “Green Climate Fund” was taken?
[A] Copenhagen
[B] Cancun
[C] Bali
[D] Paris

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77.  How many number of the Biogeographic zones are present in India?
[A] 4
[B] 8
[C] 10
[D] 15

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78. On which of the following ‘clean energy cess’ is levied in India?
[A] Gasoline
[B] Domestically produced Coal
[C] Imported Coal
[D] Both 2 & 3

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79. The Washington Convention whose formal name is abbreviated as CITES is related to which among the following?
[A] Pesticides
[B] Ozone Depletion
[C] Endangered Species
[D] Human Rights

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80. The Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) are the compounds which have the following molecules:

  1. Hydrogen
  2. Carbon
  3. Chlorine
  4. Fluorine

Which among the above plays the most important role in Ozone depletion?

[A] Hydrogen
[B] Carbon
[C] Chlorine
[D] Flourine

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