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February 7, 2017

World And Indian Geography Test-21-Global Warming and Climate Change

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1) The increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the air is slowly raising the temperature of the atmosphere, because it absorbs
2) The “greenhouse effect” refers to
3) Consider the following statements
1.Clean Development Mechanism (COM) did not allows for company projects in developing countries, with no mandated emission reduction targets, to trade in Certified Emission Reduction (CER) with the countries that having such targets.
2.One Certified Emission Reduction (CER) is equivalent to a reduction of ten tonne of carbon.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
4) Global warming is expected to result in
5) Sea level is expected to rise because of warmer climate due to the following
6) In which of the following summits green climate fund was finalised?
7) Which one of the following plants is popularly grown along the road for absorbing vehicular pollutants?
8) Ozone layer present in our atmosphere absorb
9) Name the gas released from landfills, decaying organic matter under shallow water in marshes and bogs, flooded paddy fields, by ruminant animals and termites, and by the burning of biomass. A molecule of this gas has 21 times more global warming potential than a molecule of CO2.
10) The Earth Summit produced legally binding convention(s) on
1.The United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under which the industrialized countries were required to reduce emission of green house gases that cause global warming and related atmospheric problem.
2.The Convention on Biological Diversity, which failed for halting the destruction of spices, habitats and ecosystem.
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11) Consider the following statements
1.With 17% of the world’s population, India contributes only 4% of the total global greenhouse gas emission.
2.India’s C02 emissions are approximately 1 tonne per annum as against a world average of 4.2 tonnes per annum.
3.India is one of the few developing countries in the world where the forest cover is increasing, despite the pressure of population growth and rapid economic development.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
12) Which gas is responsible for global warming?
13) “Green house effect” with respect to global warming refers to
14) Climate change may have an impact on the following
15) Which of the following is not a green house gas?
16) Carbon dioxide is called a green house gas because
17) e hockey stick graph indicates
18) Following is the most widely discussed impact of climate change
19) ‘Global Dimming1 means
20) Which sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?
21) By AD 2100, global temperature is expected to rise by about 2 °C and consequently, the sea level by about 50 cm from the present level. How is a rise in temperature expected to increase the level of the sea?
22) Which of the following is not a major greenhouse gas?
23) Which one of the following is not a part of India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)?
24) The effects of global warming are
1.The sea level may rise.
2.It will prevent the stirring up of the oceans.
3.Fish population will migrate towards the Tropics.
4.Precipitation will be frequent.
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25) Which of the following countries is not a part of Kyoto Protocol at present?
26) The concept of ‘carbon credit’ originated from which one of the following?
27) The increasing abundance of green house gases in the atmosphere has led to the following effects except
28) Consider the following statements
1.The United Nation’ Conservation to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is one of the Copenhagen Conventions that focuses on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (DLDD).
2.‘Desertification’ as defined in the UNCCD refers to land degradation in the drylands (arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid regions) resulting from various factors and does not connote spread or expansion of deserts.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
29) What is the major role of a green house gas that contributes to temperature rise of the earth’s surface?
30) Consider the following statements
1.Under the Kyoto Protocol the developed countries which pay for the costs of developing countries is under Annexure I.
2.EU is under Annexure I.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?

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