Expected Questions for NTA NET Paper 1 Environment December 2019

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Air Pollution Safar AQI, SDG, MDG, NAAQS Clean Air Initiative - Bengaluru, National Disaster Risk Reduction Sendai Framework, Single use Plastic, Control Spread of Fall Army Worm: Affects various crops Pest infestation, ACs- Rising Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) , Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) & Teacher Education (TE) are part of Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, Freedom to recruit faculty from outside India (limit of 25 % of its faculty strength for public institution.

  • Government Institutions to get additional funding upto 1000 Cr. 2. The selected Institutions under IoE shall have complete academic and administrative autonomy.
  • Freedom to offer online courses as part of their programmes with a restriction that not more than 20 % of the programme should be in online mode. Certificate courses can entirely be through online mode. 16. Students enrolment capacity to be 10,000 in 15 years.
  • UGC inspection will not be considerd

Greta Thunberg

  • Swedish teenage environmental activist on climate change whose campaigning has gained international recognition.
  • NBPZ nominee
  • No one is too small to make a difference
  • Our house is on fire
  • Scenes from the Heart

Earth Alliance

  • Earth Alliance is a new initiative launched by Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio along with Laurene Powell Jobs and billionaire investor Brian Sheth t

COP25 - Madrid

  • For outstanding practices and performance to enhance effectiveness of teaching
  • In 2008

Kanpur - World՚s Most Polluted City

  • PM2.5 17 times higher than allowed limit of 10 micrograms/m3

El-Nino La-Nina

Colombo Declaration on Sustainable Nitrogen Management

  • The aim of the Declaration is to halve nitrogen waste by 2030
  • Environment ministers and officials from more than 30 countries attended the event
  • The event endorsed UN plans for a campaign called “Nitrogen for Life” . The campaign aims at sustainable management of Nitrogen. It is based on the Sustainable Management Resolution that was adopted during the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly that was held in Nairobi, Kenya in March 2019
  • The Declaration was developed with technical support from International Nitrogen Management System (INMS) . INMS is a joint activity of UNEP and Internationals Nitrogen Initiative

Snow Leopard Assessment

  • Snow Leopard Population Assessment in India (SPAI) will contribute to global ′ Population Assessment of the World ′ s Snow Leopard ′ s (PAWS) initiative.
  • India is believed to have about 400 to 700 snow leopards spread across Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim.

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