Indian Geography MCQ-120

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Consider the following statements
1. Clean Development Mechanism (COM) did not allows for company projects in developing countries, with no mandated emission reduction targets, to trade in Certified Emission Reduction (CER) with the countries that having such targets.
2. One Certified Emission Reduction (CER) is equivalent to a reduction of ten tonne of carbon.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


”Green house effect” with respect to global warming refers to


Which of the following is not a major greenhouse gas?


The ”greenhouse effect” refers to


The Earth Summit produced legally binding convention(s) on
1. The United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under which the industrialized countries were required to reduce emission of green house gases that cause global warming and related atmospheric problem.
2. The Convention on Biological Diversity, which failed for halting the destruction of spices, habitats and ecosystem.
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Following is the most widely discussed impact of climate change


Which of the following is the world’s largest carbon credit project?


Sea level is expected to rise because of warmer climate due to the following


Climate change may have an impact on the following


Which sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?


By AD 2100, global temperature is expected to rise by about 2 0C and consequently, the sea level by about 50 cm from the present level. How is a rise in temperature expected to increase the level of the sea?


In which of the following summits green climate fund was finalized?


Name the gas released from landfills, decaying organic matter under shallow water in marshes and bogs, flooded paddy fields, by ruminant animals and termites, and by the burning of biomass. A molecule of this gas has 21 times more global warming potential than a molecule of CO2.


Consider the following statements
1. Under the Kyoto Protocol the developed countries which pay for the costs of developing countries is under Annexure I.
2. EU is under Annexure I.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?


The effects of global warming are
1. The sea level may rise.
2. It will prevent the stirring up of the oceans.
3. Fish population will migrate towards the Tropics.
4. Precipitation will be frequent.
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Which of the following countries is not a part of Kyoto Protocol at present?


The hockey stick graph indicates


In the context of COemission and Global Warming, what is the name of a market driven device under the UNFCCC that allows developing countries to get funds/incentives from the developed countries to adopt better technologies the reduce green house -gas emissions?


Consider the following flexible mechanisms of Kyoto Protocol
1. Through Clean Development Mechanism (COM), any Annex I country can invest in emission reduction projects in any other Annex I country as an alternative to reducing emissions domestically.
2. Through Joint Implementation (J l), countries can meet their domestic emission reduction targets by buying greenhouse gas reduction units from (projects in) non Annex I countries to the Kyoto Protocol (mostly developing countries)
Which of the above statements is/are cone ”t?


Consider the following about Green Climat Fund
1. It is intended to provide US $100 billion each year by 2020 to help the mitigation and adaptation activities of the world’s poorest countries.
2. It would be overseen by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
Which of the statements given above is/are true?


Due to their extensive rice cultivation, some regions may be contributing to global warming. To what possible reason / reasons is this attributable?
1. The anaerobic conditions associated with rice cultivation cause the emission of methane.
2. When nitrogen based fertilizers are used, nitrous oxide is emitted from the cultivated soil.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Consider the following statements regarding ‘Kyoto Protocol’
1. It is legally binding for Annex I countries.
2. It emerged from the deliberations of COP-3 to the UNFCCC.
3. The signatories have to reduce their individual Green House Gas emissions by 5.2% from 1990 level.
Which among the above statements is/are correct?


Which among the following is the most abundant Green-House-Gas (GHG) in the earth’s atmosphere?


The ranking of countries as the highest per capita emitters of Carbon Dioxide in the world, takes into account their annual CO2 emissions from
1. burning of fossil fuels.
2. cement manufacture.
3. land use such as deforestation.
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The United Nations Framework Conventions on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international treaty drawn at