Thursday, 1 June 2017

Environment Quiz 37 - Green Olympia/Wild Wisdom Quiz






1. International Animal Resuce (IAR) is an animal welfare non-profit organization. It is registered and based in which country?
India
USA
UK
Netherlands

2. GoodWeave International, formerly known as Rugmark, is a network of non-profit organizations dedicated to ending illegal child labour in the rug making industry. Do you know the founder of this organisation?
Maneka Gandhi
Medha Patkar
Anna Hasare
Kailash Satyarthi

3. This well known Indian classical dancer and humanitarian was instrumental for the legislation for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and for later setting up of the Animal Welfare Board of India, under her chairmanship in 1962. Who is she?
Rugmin Devi Arundale
Mrinalini Sarabhai
Shovana Narayan
Sonal Mansingh

4. Where is National Environmental Engineering Research Institute situated?
Guwahati
Bangalore
New Delhi
Nagpur

5. Which one of the following is NOT an Indian Research station in Antartica?
Dakshin Gangotri
Maitri
Himadri
Bharati

6. Which place in India has the lowest altitude (height in relation to sea level)?
Wular lake
Kanyakumari
Chilika lake
Kuttanad

7. Who wrote A Sand County Almanac, considered as one of the two most venerated and significan environmental books of the 20th century?
Rachel Carson
Aldo Leopold
Edward Abbey
David Foreman

8. Name the Indian poet and activist who played a big role in the Save Silent Valley protest
Mahadevi Varma
Vandana Shiva
Medha Patkar
Sugathakumari

9. The founding member of Goa Foundation, she initiated a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in 1987 to save the sand dunes of Goa, the first ever PIL filed in the state. Do you know this environmentalist who is currently the president of People for Animals?
Norma Alvares
Shehla Masood
Vandana Shiva
Sunita Narain

10. What is the theme for World Environment Day 2017?
Seven Billion Dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care
Small Islands and Climate Change
Connecting People to Nature – in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator
Think.Eat.Save

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  1. Answer to question number 9 not provided

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