Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Environment Quiz 22


1. The Kyoto Protocol was initially adopted in the year
1997
1998
1999
1996

2. The origin of the phrase 'think globally, act locally' can be traced to
The Rio Earth Summit
The Stockholm Conference
The Vienna Conference
The Johannesburg Summit

3. The World Summit on Sustainable Development or WSSD is also referred to as
Rio +10
The Stockholm Conference
The Vienna Conference
The Aarhus Conference

4. These pesky species have an excellent sense of taste and a good memory. They can identify certain substances, including poisons, after just a tiny taste of it.
Rats
Ants
House Fly
Bats

5. This insect can lift 20 times its own body weight.
Ants
Bedbugs
House Fly
Cockroach

6. This small creature can jump up to 8 inches high- 150 times its own height. (If you could do this, you would be able to leap over even tall skyscrapers!)
Ants
Flea
Grasshoppers
Bedbugs

7. UNCED stands for
UN Conference on Environment and Development
UN Council for Education and Development
UN Charter on Empowerment of Developing Countries
UN Council fo Employment of Downtrodden

8. Wangari Maathai an environmentalist and first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize died on 25 September 2011 in Nairobi. Which African country did she belong to?
Ghana
Kenya
Sudan
Uganda

9. What are the winds blowing down the slope of a mountain is known as?
Land Breeze
Katabatic wind
Adiabatic winds
Downside breeze

10. What is the study of birds known as?
Entomology
Ornithology
Orthopterology
Dipterology

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