CISF Exams Practice questions for Ecology and Environment Part 11

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64. Which of the following are objectives of India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)?

1. Increase the forest cover to 33%

2. Install 175 GW of solar wind and biomass electricity by 2022

3 Reducing emission intensity by 1/3rd by 2030

4. Create additional carbon sink of around 3 billion by 2030

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(C) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and

Answer: B

65. With reference to insolation, which of the following characteristics of light directly impact plant growth?

1. Light intensity

2. Wavelength

3. Duration

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

66. Which of the following is/are covered under Environment protection Act, 1986?

1. Declaration of Coastal Stretches as Coastal Regulation Zone

2. Regulation of Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs)

3. Noise pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules

4. Penalties for violation of Ozone Depleting Substances Rules

5. Conservation of biological resources and associated knowledge

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(b) 1, 3 and 5 only

(c) 2, 4 and 5 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: A

67. Under the ECOMARK scheme Government provides accreditation to Environment Friendly products. In this context consider the following statements:

1 The product must have been manufactured using renewable energy resources like solar and wind energy to be labelled as ECOMARK.

2. Central Pollution Control Board is one of the designated authorities to label a product as ECOMARK

3. Under the scheme, government rewards natives by companies to reduce adverse environmental impact of their products.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

© 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

68. With reference to Air (Prevention and Control of pollution Act, 1981, consider the following statements:

1. The Act considers noise as an air pollutant

2. The Act empowers State Governments to designate air pollution control areas

3. The Act empowers Central Government to constitute Central Pollution Control Board.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: A

69. With reference to Ecosystem Services, which of the following are examples of Regulating Services?

1. Carbon sequestration and storage

2. Moderation of extreme events

3. Waste-water treatment

4. Maintenance of genetic diversity

5. Medicinal resources

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 4 and 5 only

© 2, 3, 4 and 5 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: A