ENVIRONMENT FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , TEST-24

Q 1 . Which among the following rivers passes through Panna tiger reserve?
(a) Betwa
(b) Chambal
(c) Tapti
(d) Ken

Q 2 . The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project is on:
(a) Godavari river
(b) Paleru river
(c) Indravati river
(d) Krishna river

Q 3 . Consider the following statements about Extra Neutral Alcohol:
1 . It is colourless non food grade alcohol.
2 . It typically contains less than 50 per cent alcohol by volume.
Which of the above statement is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 4 . Rajghat, Paricha and Matatila dams are over
(a) Betwa river
(b) Ken river
(c) Godavari river
(d) Tapti river

Q 5 . Consider the following statements:
1 . Ken and Betwa rivers originate in Lalitpur and are the tributaries of Yamuna.
2 . Ken meets with Yamuna in Hamirpur district of UP and with Betwa in Banda district of UP.
Which of the above statement is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 6 . The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established in 1988 by
(a) World Meteorological Organization
(b) United Nations Environment Programme
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above

Q 7 . BSE-GREENEX measures
(a) Total market value of carbon-intensive products in the economy
(b) Performance of the companies in terms of Carbon Emissions
(c) Trade balance in green products
(d) Movement in sovereign debt of green economies

Q 8 . “Arctic greening” is attributed to which of the following reasons?
(a) More regular commercial ship sailing
(b) Global Warming
(c) Ozone Hole formation
(d) Erratic ocean current flow

Q 9 . A substantial increase in atmospheric aerosols is likely to
1. Affect rainfall patterns
2. Cut down the destruction of stratospheric ozone significantly
3. Increase global warming by large proportions
Select the correct answer using the codes below.
(a) 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 only
(d) 1 and 2 only

Q  10 . Consider the following statements about Ken- Betwa project:
1 . It is the country’s first river interlinking project.
2 . The project aims to transfer surplus water from the Betwa river in MP to Ken in UP.
Which of the above statement is/are incorrect?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2