Thursday, 6 June 2019

Environment Quiz 85: Green Olympiad Sample Questions

Environment Quiz 85: Green Olympiad Sample Questions


1. Who founded Centre for Science and Environment, one of India’s first environmental NGOs?
Sunita Narain
Medha Patkar
Sunderlal Bahuguna
Anil Kumar Agarwal

2. The Chenchu are the tribal people of Southern India who continue to live in harmony with the tigers in a wild life sanctuary. Which wildlife sanctuary is referred here?
Bandipur
Periyar
Nagarjunasagar Srisai
Namdapha

3. In which year did India introduce Ecomark for increasing awareness among the consumers towards reducing environment impact?
1998
1991
1985
1962

4. When was the first Earth Summit took place?
1992
1972
1982
2002

5. The last Earth Summit was held in 2012. Where was it held?
Rio de Janeiro
Nairobi
Stockholm
Johannesberg

6. Where is the Jawai Dam Crocodile Sanctuary situated?
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh

7. Bhitarkanika National Park, declared as a Ramsar Site by UNESCO, is located in which Indian state?
Uthar Pradesh
West Bengal
Odisha
Maharashtra

8. This national park derives its name from the abundance of semul (red silk cotton trees) that bloom there. Do you know which national park we are referring to?
Simlipal
Sirohi National Park
Singalila National Pa
Hemis National Park

9. The recycling of waste where the recycled material is of lower quality and functionality than the original material is called
Upcycling
Downcycling
Repurposing
Lifecycling

10. "The Blue Economy: 10 years – 100 innovations – 100 million jobs" is a book written by enterprenuer who has been called Steve Jobs and the Che Guevara of sustainability. Who is he?
Gunter Pauli
Al Gore
Paul Hawken
David Foreman



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