Environment – Miscellaneous Topics One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 Who is known as “Dakshin – Gangotri”? India’s first Antarctic Research Station
2 The name of India’s third research station in Antarctica? Bharati
3 “Momentum for Change: Climate Neutral Now” is an initiative launched by – The UNFCCC Secretariat
4 In Uttar Pradesh, the first biotech park was established – Lucknow
5 Which India’s permanent and operational research stations are in Antarctica? Bharati and Maitri
6 With Jaipur’s ‘Jantar Mantar’ being granted World Heritage site status by UNESCO, how many sites in India till August 2010 have been granted this status? 28
7 The “Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative” (KSLCDI) is a collaboration among which three nations? India, China, Nepal
8 ‘Vegetation is the true index of climate’. This statement is associated with – Wladimir Koppen
9 Tsunami is the result of – Marine earthquakes
10 The Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar is awarded every year for – Contribution in the field of environmental protection
11 Medha Patkar is related to which movement? Narmada Bachao Andolan(NBA)
12 What is the full form of NGT? National Green Tribunal
13 “Rally for Valley” programme in India was organized to highlight the problems of – Resettlement
14 The World Habitat Day is observed on – First Monday of October
15 United Nations Conference on climate change, COP21 was held in – Paris
16 The World Anti-Tobacco Day is Celebrated every year on – 31st May
17 19th November is observed as the – World Toilet Day
18 Prime Minister of India launched “Swachha Bharat Mission” o൶ cially on – Gandhi Jayanti
19 United Nation’s highest environmental honour – ‘Champion of the Earth’ award 2018 was conferred on – Narendra Modi
20 In which district will the National Dinosaur Fossil Park be set up? Dhar district
21 India’s first National Centre for Marine Biodiversity (NCMB) is located in which city? Jamnagar
22 Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI) is situated at – Jodhpur
23 Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment is situated in which of the following cities? New Delhi
24 AGMARK Act came into force in India in – 1937
25 The term ‘Domestic Content Requirement’ is sometimes seen in the news with reference to – Developing solar power production in our country
26 In which of the scientific fields, Borlaug award is given – Field of Agriculture and Environment
27 Which is the main component of natural gas? Methane
28 Which is the national aquatic animal of India? Ganges River Dolphin
29 Why is a plant called Prosopis julifl ora often mentioned in news?
It tends to reduce the biodiversity in the area in which it grows
30 If LANDSAT data for an area is received today, then the data for an adjacent area to its west will be available – After a certain number of days at the same local time
31 Which hurricane affected the northeastern and eastern coastal area of USA in 2012? Hurricane Sandy
32 What is the main and important source element of Seaweeds? Iodine
33 Ringelmann scale is used to measure density of – Smoke
34 How many agreements are there in Agenda-21? 4
35 Prestigious ‘Tyler Prize’ is given in the field of – Environment Protection
36 Rajiv Gandhi Environment Award is given for outstanding contribution to – Neat technology and development
37 ‘Global 500’ awards are given for achievements in – Protection of environment
38 ‘R2 Code of Practices’ constitutes a tool available for promoting the adoption of –
Environmentally Responsible Practices in Electronics Recycling Industry
39 International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) is – 1990-1999
40 District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is headed by – District Magistrate
41 Where is the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) located? New Delhi
42 The Disaster Management Act was made in – 2005
43 When was National Disaster Management Authority formed? September 27, 2006
44 Section ……. of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 empowers Governor of a State to establish a State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA). – Section 14
45 Which has been recognized as a Mega diverse country? Australia
46 The ‘Eco Mark’ Scheme was launched in 1991 to encourage consumers to buy products of less harmful environmental impact. Which one of the following consumer products is not notified under this Scheme? Drugs and Antibiotics
47 Which Indian scientist is recognised by ‘UNEP’ as Father of Economic Ecology ? M.S. Swaminathan
48 The Monoclimax Theory was propounded by – F.E. Clements
49 Which has the lowest mean net primary productivity? Temperate grasslands
50 The Marine National Park of India is located in – Gulf of Kutch
51 “Bhitarkanika” which has recently been included in the list of CWorld Heritage Sites’ is situated in – Odisha
52 The five rhino range nations, who signed a declaration “The New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019” are India, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia and – Bhutan
53 Which states has the maximum area under teak forest in India? Madhya Pradesh
54 Recently, there was a growing awareness in our country about the importance of Himalayan nettle (Girardinia diversifolia) because it is found to be a sustainable source of – Textile fibre
55 World’s most problematic aquatic weed is – Eichhornia crassipes
56 Where was the Mitti Bachao (Save the Soil) Movement started in India? Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh
57 World Ozone Day’ is celebrated on – 16th September