08 December 2019
Q1. ‘Climate Risk Index’ is released by which of the following institutions?
(a) Environment think tank Germanwatch
(b) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
(c) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
(d) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the burden of malaria cases in India:
- The incidence of P vivax malaria is highest in India according to the WHO’s World Malaria Report 2019.
- Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal are the states with maximum incidences of Malaria.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q3. The ‘Head on Generation (HOG) technology’, often seen in the news is associated with which of the following?
(c) Internet of Things
(d) Solar energy
Q4. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Neutrinos?
(a) They hold the key to understand the origin of Universe.
(b) They are also known as ‘Ghost Particles’.
(c) Neutrinovoltaic technology can operate anywhere at any time.
(d) All of the above.
Q5. ‘Adaptation Fund’, often seen in the news, is associated with which of the following?
(a) Kyoto Protocol
(b) Paris climate change agreement
(c) United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
(d) Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
- The IPCC assessment underscores the need for unprecedented and urgent action in all countries that have significant greenhouse gas emissions. In light of the given statement, analyse the steps taken by the government of India in combating climate change. Also, suggest some measures to tackle this menace.