||The discussion on ‘Sustainable Development’ was started after submittinga report on environment to the United Nations in 1987. That report was –
||Our Common Future
||The Environment (Protection) Act of India was enacted in –
||Generally, environment can be classifi ed as following categories. Which among the following is NOT a part of such category?
||Sustainable development is a matter of intergenerational sensibility in respect of the use of?
||What is blue carbon?
||Carbon captured by oceansand coastal ecosystems
||‘Saving energy and other resources for the future without sacrificing people’s comfort in the present’ is the definition of which of the following concepts?
||Which of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) will target the water availability for all and its permanent management upto 2030 in India?
||SDG – 6
||The Decade of Sustainable Energy for all is the initiative of –
||Which Nodal Institution for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in India?
||World Environment Day is celebrated on –
||The book ‘Silent Spring’ published in 1962 which set the tone for an environmental movement in the world, was written by –
||A country’s natural capital included all of the following except –
||What is the theme for ‘World Environment Day 2018’?
||Beat Plastic Pollution
||The main role of solar radiation is in –
||When and where the National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) was established?
||The ‘Common Carbon Metric’ supported by UNEP, has been developed for –
||assessing the carbon footprint of building operations around the world
||Which one of the following is not the objective of smart city development?
||Stabilizing quality of life
||‘Earth Summit’ was held at –
||What was the title of the Rio -20 declaration?
||The future we want
||International Conference held in Rio-de-Janeiro was –
||United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
||What is the thin layer of gases around the earth called?
||Air is a/an –
||Percentage of Nitrogen in dry air –
||Which optimum concentration of Carbon-Dioxide for natural balance in the atmosphere?
||Which Noble Gases is not present in the air?
||In the atmosphere, the highest percentage is of –
||The concept of weathering relates to –
||Natural process leading to the decomposition of rocks
||The Headquarter of World Meteorological Organization is located at –
||The headquarter of U.N.E.P. is located at –
||Where was the 4th session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) held recently?
||What does EPA stand for –
||Environment Protection Agency
||In which of the institutes, the Environmental Information System (ENVIS)’s ‘Centre on Population and Environment’ is located?
||N.E.A. Stands for –
||National Environment Authority
||The headquarters of the Green Peace International is located at –
||Eco-Mark is given to an Indian product which is –
||To label environment-friendly consumer products, the Government has introduced –
||According to ‘Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) India Index, 2019’ recently released by NITI Aayog, which State holds the first position?
||Which state is NOT in the list of top five states on the Sustainable Development Goals Index, 2019-20 India?
||Sustainable agriculture means –
||To utilize land so that its quality remains intact
||Which State in India has recently introduced the ‘Greenhouse Farming’ –
||The author of ‘Green Development’ is –
||What is Rio+20 Conference, often mentioned in the news?
||It is the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
||In the year 1997, the World Environment Conference was organised in?
||The Earth Summit + 5 was held in?
||Who has propounded the concept of ‘Limits to Growth’?
||Club of Rome
||The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), a UN mechanism to assist countries transition towards a greener and more inclusive economies, emerged at?
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, Rio de Janeiro.
||Many transplanted seedlings do not grow because –
||Most of the root hairs are lost during transplantation
||Plachimada which has been in the news for immense damage to its environment lies in –
||Environment (Protection) Act (EPA) is also known as –
||The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee is constituted under the –
||Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
||As a result of their annual survey, the National Geographic Society and an international polling firm Globe Scan gave India top rank in Greendex 2009 score. What is this score?
It is a measure of environmentally sustainable consumer behaviour in different countries
||Which one of the best strategy for environment-friendly sustainable development in Indian agriculture?
Mixed cropping, organic manures, nitrogen-fixing plants and pest-resistant crop varieties
||The investigator of Natural Farming was –
||Which country introduced the Green Army for Environment conservation?
||During the mid 80’s decade of twentieth century, the negative aspects of development were discussed at large. Which one among the following was NOT such important?
||Politics and Development