NDA Exam I 2016 – 17th April 2016
1. UNCED stands for……….
(a)United Nations Confederation on Environment and Development
(b)United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
(c)United Nations Conference on Economical Development
(d)United Nations Confederation on Economy and Development
2. What does mean “Agenda 21” ?
(a)It’s an agreement between 20 developing countries of the world on climate change.
(b)It’s a free trade agreement between 7 developed countries of the world.
(c)Agenda 21 is a non-binding, voluntarily implemented action plan of the United Nations with regard to sustainable development.
(d)None of the above
3. Consider the following statement (s) related to Rio+20 ,1992
I.Securing renewed political commitment for inclusive development
II.Assessing the progress and implementation gaps in meeting previous commitments.
III.Addressing new and emerging challenges.
What is/ are not the objective of Rio+20, 1992 conference?
(c)Only I & II
(d)I, II, III
5. Basel Convention is related to the:
(a)Trans-boundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal.
(b)Ozone layer depletion
6. In the word “COP”, C stands for:
7.What is the rank of India in the world in respect of plant diversity?
8.Give an example of Biosphere Reserve of India.
(b) Jim Corbett
(c) Gulf of Mannar
9. Where are ‘Sundari’ tree found?
d)Gulf of Khambhat
10.Why thorn forests and scrubs have thick and small leaves?
(a) To maximise evaporation
(b) To minimise evaporation
(c) To reduce moisture
(d) To do nothing