ENVIRONMENT FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , SOLUTION OF TEST-19

1 . Solution (d)

2 . Solution (b)

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is the National Implementing Entity (NIE).

3 . Solution (b)

4 . Solution (d)

The GEF also serves as financial mechanism for the following conventions:
1 . Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
2 . United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
3 . UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
4 . Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
5 . Minamata Convention on Mercury

5 . Solution (a)

6 . Solution (d)
Earth hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their essential lights for One hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm, towards the end of March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet.
It was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007.

7 . Solution (a)

8 . Solution (c)

9 . Solution (a)

10 .  Solution (a)
World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002)

1 .  Also known as Rio +10
2 . Held in Johannesburg , 2002
3 . Reviewed progress in the implementation of Agenda 21 since its adoption in 1992