NDA Exam I 2016: Sample Question Set 3- Environment

Dear Aspirants, we are providing the set of 10 objective type question based on the Environment, which comes under the Part A of the General Ability paper. It will be helpful to understand the pattern of Environment question which can be asked in the coming NDA Exam I 2016.

Updated: Apr 4, 2016 14:31 IST

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
Ans. b

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?
(a)Only I
(b)Only II
(c)Only I & II
(d)I, II, III
Ans- a

5. Basel Convention is related to the:
(a)Trans-boundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal.
(b)Ozone layer depletion
(c)Sustainable development
(d)Earth summit
Ans. a

6. In the word “COP”, C stands for:
Ans. b

7.What is the rank of India in the world in respect of plant diversity?
(a) 10th
(b) 12th
(c) 5th
(d) 6th
Ans a

8.Give an example of Biosphere Reserve of India.
(a) Sundarban
(b) Jim Corbett
(c) Gulf of Mannar
(d) Dachigam
Ans c

9. Where are ‘Sundari’ tree found?
a)Western Ghats
b)Eastern Ghats
d)Gulf of Khambhat
Ans c

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
Ans b

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