GK/General Awareness/G-Studies,

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1- What is the natural environment of a living organism called ?- Habitat

2-The term used to describe a substance that can be broken down and eaten up by microorganisms ? -Biodegradable

3-The Symbol of World Wildlife Fund is – Red Panda.

4-The rain that contains chemical waste and causes damage to plants and animals is known as -Acid Rain

5-‘The World Commission on Environment and Development’ (WCED) is popularly known as -Brundtland Commission

6-Out of several Biodiversity hotspots, two belongs to India. These are- Western Ghats and Eastern Himalayas

7-Which ecosystem covers the largest area of the earth ?-Marine ecosystem

8- Majoli, the largest river island is located in –Assam,India

9-Largest brackish water lake of India is –Chilka

10-The First Biosphere Reserve of India ? -Nilgiri

11-IUCN is an abbreviation for –International Union for conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

12-The headquarter of South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP) is located at –Colombo

13-The Headquarter of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is at – Nairobi

14-Project Snow Leopard was commenced in the year-2009

15- Which of the following convention/protocol is related to ‘protection of Ozone Layer’ ? -Vienna Convention

16-Name the river on which Jog Waterfall, the highest waterfall of India is situated ?-Sharavati

17-The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established in 1988 by two United Nations Organizations. These two UN Organizations are –WMO and UNEP

18-Who is the recipient of Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar 2008, presented by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam during World Environment Day function in New Delhi on June 05, 2010 ?
Ans-Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev

19- Places like the Kaziranga sanctuary is a place where rhinos, tigers etc. can live safely away from hunters and poachers. Such careful use and protection of nature is known as ?
Ans-Conservation

20-Which among the following is the largest fresh water lake of India ? -Wular

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