MCQ Maze 6

Q1. With reference to Nilgiri Tahr, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is found along the entire length of Western Ghats from Maharashtra to Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
2. It is given legal protection under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q2. Nagoya Protocol for the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources shall be implemented at the national level through

(a) The Biodiversity Act, 2002
(b) The Environment Protection Act, 1986
(c) The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
(d) The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

Q3. The ‘Paris Agreement’, which has recently been in news, is related to the affairs of

(a) WIPO
(b) FAO
(c) UNEP
(d) UNFCCC

Q4. Plastics used for packaging of fast foods contains a class of chemicals known as ‘phthalates’ which pose a considerable health risk. Which of the statements given below about them is/are correct?

1. They are used to add colours to the plastic used in packaging.
2. They can contaminate the food items contained therein.
3. They can cause learning and behavioural problems in children.

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below.

(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q5. Consider the following statements about The Energy and Research Institute (TERI):

1. It is research institute head-quartered in Mumbai.
2. It works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
3. GRIHA, the national rating system for green buildings, was conceived by TERI.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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