Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 Where was the climate change conference held in the year 2015? Paris
2 Which United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Paris? 21st
3 The greenhouse effect is the process –
Heating the atmosphere by absorption of infrared radiations by atmospheric carbon dioxide
4 The concept of Greenhouse Gases was postulated by – Joseph Fourier
5 Which atmospheric changes take place due to the greenhouse effect?
Increase in carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere
6 ‘Kyoto Protocol’ is related to – Climate change
7 The greenhouse effect is enhanced in the environment due to? Carbon dioxide
8 Which country has announced to impose a ‘Carbon Tax’ in 2019 to cut its greenhouse gas emissions? Singapore
9 Which gas is not a greenhouse gas? O2
10 Which gas has the highest contribution to global warming? Carbon dioxide
11 Which gas is both harmful and beneficial to life on Earth? Carbon dioxide
12 Today the largest contributor to carbon dioxide (CO2 ) emissions is – China
13 Which country is known as a ‘carbon-negative country’ in the world? Bhutan
14 The total amount of greenhouse gases produced, to directly and indirectly support human activities, is referred to as? Carbon footprint
15 Which is the most fragile ecosystem that will be first affected by global warming? The Arctic and Greenland Ice sheet
16 The increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the air is slowly raising the temperature of the atmosphere because it absorbs – The infrared part of the solar radiation
17 Which human activity is most affected by climate? Farming
18 The greenhouse gas liberated by cud-chewing animals is – Methane
19 The United Nations Convention on Climate Change ratified by more than 50 countries became effective on – March 21, 1994
20 Its place of India among the 58 Countries in the world as per the 2017 Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) published by the German Watch is – 20th
21 When was India’s first National Action Plan on Climate Change released? 2008
22 What is the ‘Greenhouse Gas Protocol’?
It is an international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify and manage greenhouse gas emissions
23 Which country does not have a global atmosphere watch station to collect data on world temperatures? India
24 In the context of CO2 Emission and Global Warming, what is the name of a market-driven device under the UNFCCC that allows developing countries to get funds/ incentives from developed countries to adopt better technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Clean Development Mechanism
25 The concept of ‘carbon credit’ originated from – Kyoto protocol
26 BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes is managed by the – World Bank
27 Without the greenhouse effect, the average temperature of the earth’s surface would be – –18°C
28 Who had suggested that shifting Earth on its axis is one of the factors, responsible for the climatic change? Milutin Milankovic
29 Who provides the cryogenic indicator of climate change? Ice core
30 India’s first National Action Plan on Climate Change was released in – 2008 A.D.
31 When was the Jharkhand Action Plan on Climate Change published? 2013
32 According to Jharkhand Action Plan on Climate Change Report (2014) which is the most sensitive District? Saraikela Kharaswan
33 Scientists at Manchester University recently suggested controlling global warming by cloud brightening over the Pacific Ocean through geo-engineering. Which substance is used for this? Sea water
34 The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international treaty drawn at –
UN Conference on Environment and Development, Rio-de-Janeiro, 1992
35 ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contribution’ sometimes seen in the news refers to – World Action Plan to deal with climate change
36 Which country is the first country in the world to propose a carbon tax for its people to address global warming? New Zealand