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Current Affair Environment Questions-1( in Hindi)
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Faizan Khan
An engineer from IIT Kharagpur with over 4 years of teaching experience in both IIT JEE & UPSC CSE.

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  1. Prelims Questions on Environment and ecology


  2. The Draft 'India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)' is released by a) International Energy Agency b) The Energy and Resources c) Bureau of Energy Efficiency d) The Ozone Cell of the Ministry IEA) Institute (TERI) (BEE) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change


  3. The Draft 'India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)' is released by a) International Energy Agency b) The Energy and Resources c) Bureau of Energy Efficiency d) The Ozone Cell of the Ministry IEA) Institute (TERI) (BEE) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change


  4. Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) and a booklet on 'Montreal Protocol - India's Success Story'. CAP aims to provide sustainable cooling and thermal comfort Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out that the Ministry has already undertaken an important initiative for upskilling of 100,000 Refrigeration and Air- Conditioning Servicing technicians in collaboration with the Ministry of Skl Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) - Skill India Mission


  5. The goals emerging from the suggested interventions stated in ICAP are: Recognition of "cooling and related areas" as a thrust area of research under national science and technology programme to support development of technological solutions and encourage innovation challenges, ii. Reduction of cooling demand across sectors by iii. Reduction of refrigerant demand by 25% to 30% iv. Reduction of cooling energy requirements by 25% v. Training and certification of 100,000 servicing 20% to 25 % by year 2037-38. by year 2037-38, to 40% by year 2037-38. sector technicians by the year 2022-23, in synergy with Skill India Mission


  6. India is the first country in world to develop such a document (ICAP), which addresses cooling requirement across sectors and lists out actions which can help reduce the cooling demand. This will help in reducing both direct and indirect emissions.


  7. Which of the following is/are correctly matched? 1. Brazzaville declaration -Road safety 2. Brasilia Declaration - Peatland conservation . Pelindaba Troaty-Nuclear proliferation a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 3 only d) All of the above


  8. Which of the following is/are correctly matched? 1. Brazzaville declaration -Road safety 2. Brasilia Declaration - Peatland conservation . Pelindaba Troaty-Nuclear proliferation a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 3 only d) All of the above


  9. Brazzaville declaration seeks to protect the Cuvette Centrale region in the Congo Basin, the world s largest tropical peatlands, from unregulated land use and prevent its drainage and degradation, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Republic of Congo and Indonesia jointly signed the Brazzaville declaration that promotes better management and conservation of this globally important carbon store Brasilia Declaration - Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety hosted by Brazil and WHO adopted Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety. The member countries have agreed to reduce the number of accidents and deaths to half by the year 2020


  10. The Pelindaba Treaty signed in 1996, also known as the African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty, aims at preventing nuclear proliferation and preventing strategic minerals of Africa from being exported freely. As India Is not a member of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) so member countries of Pelindaba treaty are restricted to trade Uranium with India.


  11. Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF) was launched by? a) World Bank b) UN-Environment c) Green Climate Fund (GCF) d) Vulnerable Twenty (V20)


  12. Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF) was launched by? a) World Bank b) UN-Environment c) Green Climate Fund (GCF) d) Vulnerable Twenty (V20)


  13. The Bishkek Declaration is concerned with conservation of a) Pandas b) Snow Leopards c) Coral Reefs d) Cougars


  14. Consider the following statements about Environmental Defense Fund' 1. It was established onthe eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet's most environmental problems. pressing 2. It was established in the International Bank fo Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Select the correct statements a) 1 Only b) 2 Only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2


  15. Integrated Development of Wildlite Habitats (CSS-IDWH) consists of 1. Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger (CSS-PT) 2. Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-DWH) 3. Project Elephant (CSS-PE) Select the correct code: a) 1 and 2 b)2and 3 c) 1 and3 d) All of the above


  16. Integrated Development of Wildlite Habitats (CSS-IDWH) consists of 1. Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger (CSS-PT) 2. Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-DWH) 3. Project Elephant (CSS-PE) Select the correct code: a) 1 and 2 b)2and 3 c) 1 and3 d) All of the above


  17. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Umbrella Scheme of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-IDWH) beyond the 12thPlan period from 2017-18 to 2019-20. The Scheme consists of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of- Project Tiger (CSS-PT), Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-DWH) and Project Elephant (CSS-PE)