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Daily Subject wise Quiz Day 113 Environment XIV ( Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

  1. It is statutory organization constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
  2. It aims to improve the quality of air and to prevent, control or abate air pollution in the country.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

2) Which of the following statements is/are correct about COP 21 Conference

  1. The greenhouse gas emission development strategy agreed in the COP 21 is voluntary to the parties involved and not legally binding.
  2. Outcome of the conference is to keep global warming below 2 degrees centigrade prior pre-industrial level.

Select the correct answers using the codes given below

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements with respect to Montreal Protocol

  1. It is a global agreement to protect the Earth's ozone layer by phasing out the ozone-depleting chemicals.
  2. It includes both production and consumption of ozone-depleting chemicals.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

4) Which of the following statements is/are incorrect about Convention of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)

  1. It is the only convention that deals with taking or harvesting of species from the wild.
  2. Appendix I of this convention lists migratory species which have an unfavourable conservation status.

Select the correct answers using the codes given below

a. b. c. d.

5) Which of the following statements is/are correct about Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES)

  1. The Convention of Parties to CITES is the supreme decision-making body of the Convention and comprises all its Parties.
  2. CITES is legally binding on the Parties, however it does not take the place of national laws.

Select the correct answers using the codes given below

a. b. c. d.
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