Environment

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Which one of the following is not a Biosphere Reserve?
Agasthyamalai
no
Nallamalai
yes
Nilgiri
no
Panchmarhi
no
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Consider the following protected areas; 
1. Bandipur 
2. Bhitarkanika 
3. Manas 
4. Sunderbans 
Which of the above are declared Tiger Reserves?
1 & 2 Only
no
1, 3 and 4 Only
yes
2, 3 and 4 only
no
1, 2, 3 & 4
no
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Other than poaching, what are the possible reasons for the decline in the population of Ganges River Dolphins?

1. Construction of dams and barrages on rivers
2. Increase in the population of crocodiles in rivers
3. Getting trapped in fishing nets accidentally
4. Use of synthetic fertilizers and other agricultural chemicals in crop-fields in the vicinity of rivers

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
1 and 2 only
no
2 and 3 only
no
1, 3 and 4 only
yes
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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Which of the following have coral reefs?

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2. Gulf of Kutch
3. Gulf of Mannar
4. Sunderbans
1, 2 and 3 only
yes
2 and 4 only
no
1 and 3 only
no
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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The most important strategy for the conservation of biodiversity together with traditional human life is the establishment of...........
Biosphere reserves
yes
Botanical gardens
no
National parks
no
Wildlife sanctuaries
no
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Why is Ozone Layer important?
It absorbs greenhouse gases.
no
It protects earth from ultraviolet radiation.
yes
It maintains Earth's temperature.
no
It is a buffer against extra-terrestrial hazards
no
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What do carbon credits signify?
Credits given in the course of carbon products sales.
no
Entitlements to emit certain quantity of green house gases.
yes
Permissible amount of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
no
The extent of carbon required to ensure sustainable development.
no
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The purpose of Kyoto Protocol is..........
To promote tourism.
no
To contribute sustainable development.
no
To promote renewable sources of energy.
no
To put a limit on greenhouse gas emissions by states.
yes
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