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1

In which year did Environment Protect Act brought about?

1986

2

It is ___________________________ duty of every citizen to protect the environment. Also name the articles.

Fundamental, Article 51- A, 47, 48, 48- A

3

Environment Protection Act was enacted after which UN conference

UN conference on the Human Environment held at Stockholm in the year June 1972

4

When was EPA last amended

1991

5

What are Milankovitch oscillations

reason for climate change. something to do with sun's surface.

6

Name the greenhouse gasses

1. Water vapour
2. carbon Dioxide
3. methane
4. Nitrous Oxide
5. Ozone

7

Fluorinated gasses are released through

Industrial processes

8

Highest emission of CO2 (countries)

China> US> India

9

Per capita emission of CO2

Saudi Arabia> Australia> US> Canada

10

In which layer is Ozone gas found?

Stratosphere

11

Ozone is measured in

Dobson Unit

12

The ozone hole is where?

Above Antarctica

13

which treaty was signed keeping in mind the ozone hole

Montreal Treaty in 1987

14

When is World Environment Day celebrated

5th June (1974)

15

The theme for 2018 Environment Day was

Beat Plastic Pollution

16

The theme for the 2019 environment day

Biodiversity (Columbia in partnership with Germany)

17

which country will host 2020 environment day and what will be the theme

Columbia with the partnership of Germany, thetheme being Biodiversity

18

United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change was adopted where and when

Earth Summit Rio De Jenerio , in the year 9 May 1992

19

Rio declaration consists of

27 principles

20

Rio Summit came into force in the year

21 March 1994

21

What is IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

22

Kyoto Protocol was adopted in the year

11 December 1997

23

Kyoto Protocol made boundations for nations for the time period?

2008- 2012

24

Paris Agreement was adopted in the year?

2015

25

Earth Summit was held where and in which year?

Johannesburg, 2002

26

Earth Summit was nicknamed as

Rio 10 +

27

MDG was a result of which summit?

Rio Summit

28

Rio 2012, Rio + 20 is called

Earth Summit 2012

29

Earth Summit 2012 was hosted by which country

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

30

Kyoto Protocol applies to 6 greenhouse gases

carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulfur hexafluoride