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  4. Which among the following is/are part of India's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)? 1. To reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 60 to 65 per cent by 2030 from the 2005 level. 2. To create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent through additional forest and tree cover by 2030. 3. To build capacities for quick diffusion of cutting edge climate technology in India. Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) 1 only (c) 1 and 3 only (b) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3


  5. To achieve about 40 percent cumulative electric power installed capacity from non-fossil fuel based energy resources by 2030, with the help of transfer of technology and low cost international finance, including from Green Climate Fund. To create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent through additional forest and tree cover by 2030. (Statement 2 is correct)


  6. .41.B Some of the salient points of the India's INDC are: To put forward and further propagate a healthy and sustainable way of living based on traditions and values of conservation and moderation. To adopt a climate-friendly and a cleaner path than the one followed hitherto by others at the corresponding level of economic development. .To reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 per cent by 2030 from the 2005 level (Statement 1 is incorrect)


  7. Water contaminants are a major threat to public health. Which of the following is/are correct in this context? 1. Deficiency of fluoride in drinking water causes tooth decay 2. Excessive sulphate in drinking water causes laxative effect Select the correct answer using the code given belovw (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2


  8. Answer C For drinking purposes, water should be tested for fluoride ion concentration .Its deficiency in drinking water is harmful to man and causes diseases such as tooth decay etc Soluble fluoride is often added to drinking water to bring its concentration up to 1 ppm, which hardens the tooth enamel statement 1 is correct. Excessive sulphate (500 ppm) in drinking water causes laxative effect; otherwise at moderate levels it is harmless. statement 2 is correct