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GK Quiz on Ramsar Convention & The Convention for Regulation of Whaling

21-MAR-2016 13:14

    Dear Students, the team of jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 questions based on Ramsar Convention & The Convention for Regulation of Whaling. These MCQs are made after analyzing the trend of previous exams. This set will help you to understand that what kind of questions can be asked on this particular topic. So solve it and boost your knowledge.

    1. Which of the following statement is true about Bonn convention?

    I. The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.

    II. It is also known as CMS or the Bonn Convention.

    III. The Convention was signed in 1979 and entered into force in 1993.

    Options are:

    (a) Only I, II

    (b) Only I

    (c) Only II

    (d) All are true

    2. Which of the following is included in the operational bodies of Bonn convention?

    I. The Scientific Council and a Secretariat provided by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

    II. Conference of parties

    Options are:

    (a) Only I

    (b) ONLY II

    (c) Both

    (d) None

    3. CITES is related to the:

    (a) The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

    (b) The Convention on International Trade in vulnerable Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

    (c) The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna.

    (d) Global warming and ice melting.

    4. Which of the following is true about the CITES?

    I. It entered into force on 1 July 1979.

    II. It is a multilateral treaty, drafted as a result of a resolution passed in 1963 at a meeting of members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

    III. It accords varying degrees of protection to more than 34,000 species of animals and plants.

    Options are:

    (a) Only I, II

    (b) Only II, III

    (c) Only I,III

    (d) All of the above

    5. The Ramsar convention is related to the:

    (a) Protection of wild life

    (b) Protection of earth

    (c) Protection of rivers in African continent

    (d) The conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands

    6. The place Ramsar of “Ramsar convention” is situated in:

    (a) France

    (b) Britain

    (c) Iran

    (d) Russia

    7. When was the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) signed?

    (a) 1946

    (b) 1957

    (c) 1992

    (d) 1993

    8. The main aim of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) was to:

    I. Increase the trade of whale in the whole world.

    II. Ensure the conservation, development, and optimum utilization of whale resources.

    III. To prevent the flow of Whale from Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean.

    Options are:

    (a) Only I, II

    (b) Only I, III

    (c) Only II

    (d) All

    9. Which of the following is true about the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW)?

    I. It was signed by 15 nations in Washington, D.C. on December 2, 1946.

    II. It’s in effect from 1948.

    III. The convention is a successor to the International Agreement for the Regulation of Whaling, signed in London on June 8, 1936.

    (a) Only I, II

    (b) Only II, III

    (c) Only I, III

    (d) All

    10. When was India’s first National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) launched?

    (a) 2010

    (b) 2008

    (c) 2001

    (d) 2006

    Question

    Answer

    1

    a

    2

    c

    3

    a

    4

    b

    5

    d

    6

    c

    7

    a

    8

    c

    9

    a

    10

    b

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